Knitting

Classes and Lessons


Beginning Knitting – Two part class

$60 plus supplies
Supplies: worsted yarn size 8 needles or bulky yarn size 10 needles
Instructor: Sarah
Class minimum: 3 students

Lesson 1 – Saturday, July 13th at 2pm
Lesson 2 – Saturday, July 20th at 2pm

Please contact Sarah for more information and to sign up for this class
Sarah – sarahepunderson@gmail.com


Knitting 101

$30 per session – supplies separate.
Supplies: contact Michele for your list.
Instructor: Michele

Our Knitting 101 classes meet once a month and are for the very new beginner, refreshers and beyond. Basic knitting skills are taught and reinforced (knitting, purling, casting on, binding off) at each session and knitting techniques will be discussed. Come to as many of these sessions as you like and until you feel confident in your knitting abilities.

Saturday, July 27th at 10am
Saturday, August 24th at 10am
Saturday, September 21st at 10am

Please contact Michele for information and to sign up for this class – email: mfrankhomes@gmail.com


How To:  Continental Knitting

$30 plus supplies
Supplies: worsted yarn and size 7 or 8 needles
Skill level: All levels of knitting experience welcome
Instructor: Paige
Class minimum: 3 students

In this group class you will learn how to knit Continental style – tensioning your yarn in your left hand.  This is a great class for knitters wishing to do fair isle knitting – knitting with two colors, holding one in each hand.

Friday, July 12th at 11am

Please contact Paige for information and to sign up for this class – email: paigetheframer@gmail.com


Basic Cast Ons

$30 plus supplies
Supplies: worsted yarn and size 8 needles
Skill level: basic knitting skills required
Instructor: Sarah
Class minimum: 3 students

Become aware of and try out different cast on methods and their advantages and disadvantages.
– Simple Loop
– Backwards Loop
– Knitted Cast On
– Cable Cast On
– Long Tail Cast On
– Old Norwegian Cast On (aka German Twisted Cast On)

Saturday, August 17th at 2pm

Please contact Sarah directly for information and to sign up for this class:
sarahEpunderson@gmail.com


Advanced Cast Ons

$30 plus supplies
Supplies: worsted yarn and size 8 needles
Skill level: basic knitting skills required
Instructor: Sarah
Class minimum: 3 students

Learn more advanced cast on methods for specific purposes.
– Provisional Cast On
– Double Sided Cast On: Turkish, Figure 8 and Judy’s Magic
– Special Shawl Cast On: Garter Tab, Fan and Pinhole

Saturday, August 24th at 2pm

Please contact Sarah directly for information and to sign up for this class:
sarahEpunderson@gmail.com


How To: Gauge!!
Swatch

$30 supplies included
Skill Level:  All levels of knitting experience welcome
Instructor: Paige
Class minimum: 3 students

Gauge, gauge, gauge! What’s the point?!  Come to this lecture/workshop and find out.  To take your knitting to the next level and to truly begin to understand your craft, gauge and tension are crucial to your success. Let’s chat about it!

Friday, September 13th at 11am

Please contact Paige for information and to sign up for this class – email: paigetheframer@gmail.com


How To: Magic Loop

$30 – supplies not included
Supplies: worsted yarn and size 7 or 8 needles
Skill Level: All welcome
Instructor: Paige

Knitting using the Magic Loop method is a useful technique to master. It allows you to knit any size circle on one set of needles. Please come to class with a 40″ knitting needle and worsted weight yarn.

Friday, September 2oth at 11am

Please contact Paige for information and to sign up for this class – email:  paigetheframer@gmail.com


How To:  Ravelry!!
Ravelry

$30 bring your laptop or tablet
Skill Level: All welcome
Instructor: Paige

If you knit, crochet, spin or weave and don’t know about Ravelry, you MUST come to this class.  Or if you’d like a better understanding of the website, take this class!  We’ll discuss how to use Ravelry and I will answer your questions.

Friday, August 9th at 11am

Please contact Paige for information and to sign up for this class – email: paigetheframer@gmail.com


Knitting Increases

$30 plus supplies
Supplies: light colored, worsted yarn and size 8 needles
Skill Level: knitting basics required
Instructor: Sarah
Class minimum: 3 students

Learn a variety of increases and when to use them.
– Yarn over (YO)
– Knit front and back (KFB)
– Make 1 Left
-Make 1 Right
-Right Lifted Increase
-Left Lifted Increase

Saturday, September 14th at 2pm

Please contact Sarah directly for information and to sign up for this class:
sarahEpunderson@gmail.com


Knitting Decreases

$30 plus supplies
Supplies: light colored, worsted yarn and size 8 needles
Skill level: knitting basics required
Instructor: Sarah
Class minimum: 3 students

Learn a variety of decreases and when to use them.
– Single Decreases
– Right leaning: K2tog, P2tog
– Left leaning: ssk, ssp, K2tog tbl, P2tog tbl, skpsso
-Double Decreases
– Right leaning: K3tog, P3tog
– Left leaning: sssk, sssp
– Center: s2kp2

Saturday, September 21st at 2pm

Please contact Sarah directly for information and to sign up for this class:
sarahEpunderson@gmail.com


Individual Knitting Lessons

Each lesson is designed for the individual ages 15 and up, from beginners or “refreshers” to intermediate knitters.  We will tailor the lesson to your needs and match you up with one of our talented knitting instructors.  Lessons are $75 per double session.  Please contact the instructor below who best fits your schedule.

Michele – available evening and weekends mfrankhome@gmail.com
Paige – available evenings paigetheframer@gmail.com
Tara – available weekends knittywittypurl@comcast.net


Kid Knit!

These are beginner lessons designed for children ages 8 and up.  Lessons are $40 per single session and include starter needles and a ball of yarn.  Knitting parties and group lessons are available too!!  Contact Tara directly for more information and to schedule a lesson at knittywittypurl@comcast.net