Yarn Cravin’ Class Schedule September – December 2015

Beginning Knitting – Sandy

Learn to knit while making a sampler scarf. You will learn to cast on, the knit stitch, the purl stitch, how to follow a pattern and bind off. This class meets 4 times for an hour each time.

Thursdays Sept. 10, 17, 24, and Oct. 8; 6-7

Saturdays Oct. 3, 10, 17, & 31; 10-11

Saturdays Nov. 7, 14, 21 & Dec. 5; 10-11

$45 plus supplies

Continental Knitting – Leigh Ann

In this technique class you will learn to knit in the continental style, which is holding the yarn in your left hand. This technique can increase your speed while being easier on your wrist and arms. You will learn the fundamentals of Continental Knitting including casting on and binding off, knitting and purling, plus work with texture in garter stitch, stockinette, and slipped stitches. You will complete a beautiful and simple cowl project to show off your new learning! This class is for beginning knitters and any English-style knitter looking to add a new skill to your repertoire.

Tuesday Sept. 8; 6-8 and Sept. 15; 6-7

$35 plus supplies

Socks on 2 Circs – Dale Ann

Have you always admired the beautiful sock yarn we have but thought you couldn’t possibly make socks? Well, this class is for you! If you can knit and purl, you can make socks. Learn how to in this class using 2 circular needles. Socks are fun to make and wonderful to wear. This class meets 3 times with varying times so put them in your calendar carefully.

Fri. Oct. 16; 1-2, Oct. 23; 1-4, Oct. 30; 1-3

$55 plus supplies

Toe Up Socks on Two Circular Needles – Leigh Ann

Have you always wanted to learn to make socks from the toe up? This method allows you to use every bit of your yarn plus a whole new world of wonderful patterns to explore. Prior basic sock knitting is required to take this class.

Saturdays Oct. 24; 10-12, Nov. 7; 9-12 and Nov. 14; 9-10

$55 plus supplies

Two Color Knitting/Fair Isle – Leigh Ann

In this class you will learn the basics of two-color knitting so that you can add interest to your knitted projects or take on that Fair Isle Sweater you’ve been thinking about! You will learn different ways to hold the yarns and how to catch the strands behind your work. After some swatch work to learn about proper tension, you will knit a headband in the round, which is how most two-color knitting projects are written. This class is for knitters with some knitting experience who know basic knit and purl stitches.

Sat. Oct. 3 & 10; 11-1 and Oct. 17; 11-12

$45 plus supplies

Simple Side-to-Side Sweater – Leigh Ann

This is a great project for first-time sweater knitters or a new approach for a garment veteran. Leigh Ann’s side-to-side is open to any weight yarn and custom sized with as much or as little ease as you’d like. It’s beautiful in a solid color, or an easy way to make a vertically striped sweater.

Thursday Oct. 22, Nov. 5 & 19 and Dec. 3; 6-8

$60 plus supplies

Flax Sweater – Leigh Ann

This is a good first sweater project. Top down sweater construction allows you to check the fit as you go and adjust along the way. Learn the basics of top down sweater construction with no seams to sew at the end!

This pattern is sized for infant thru 4XL adult.

Saturdays Oct. 3, 10, & 24; 2-4 and Nov. 7; 1-2

$60 plus supplies

Ladies Shrug – Laurie

This shrug will be sure to keep you warm come winter! Knit all in one piece with very little seaming. It is make with worsted weight yarn andknits up quickly.

Tues. Sept. 22 & 29; 6-8

$30 plus supplies

Antler Hat – Leigh Ann

Knit a hat for yourself or as a gift for someone else! This hat is knit from brim to top. Learn to knit in the round and knit cables. Good knit for the enthusiastic beginner who can cast on, knit and purl.

Thursday Oct. 15 & 29; 6-8

$30 plus supplies

Tweed Watch Cap – Laurie

The cables and garter ridges in this hat make a nice manly hat. However, change the colors and it is great for ladies as well. Great project for the enthusiastic beginner who wants to learn to knit in the round with a simple cable.

Sat. Oct. 10; 1:30-4:30

$20 plus supplies

Chevron Cowl – Laurie

This cowl is made with beautiful self striping yarn. The combination of two separate colors will make a stunning accessory for this coming winter.

Sat. Nov 14; 1-4

$20 plus supplies

Spotted Fair Isle Mittens – Laurie

Who doesn’t need a pair of beautiful hand knit mittens? Knit with only two colors, these mittens look much more complicated to knit than they are. Learn to follow a simple chart in this class.

Tues. Sept 8 & 15; 6-8

$30 plus supplies

Class Enrollment:

All classes must be paid for in advance. Class sizes are limited and to secure your spot it must be paid for. It is your responsibility to attend all classes in a multi session class. No refund will be given for missed classes. We will refund your fee if the class is cancelled due to low enrollment.

Class Materials:

We require that all class materials be purchased at Yarn Cravin’. You will receive a 10% discount on class supplies. Each teacher has supplied a list of required materials as well as any homework needed to be completed before your class. Please bring basic knitting supplies to all classes. (scissors, stitch markers, chibi, tape measure, etc.)