Beginning Beadwork – Jaki Nordrum
June 9th, 16th, 23rd from 1-3pm
Learn to embellish your knitting with beads! This fun technique can enhance the appearance of any project. Learn about bead selection and two methods of adding beads while knitting a simple scarf.
Class Fee: $40
Heirloom Lace Bonnet – Michelle Poullin-Alfeld
June 10th from 11am – 3 pm
Make a beautiful heirloom lace bonnet while learning the essentials for lace knitting. This course will cover: circular cast on, knitting lace in the round versus back and forth, both stockinette and garter lace, lace knitting versus knitted lace, knitted on lace edgings, reading and personalizing lace charts, correcting mistakes, blocking techniques and both free standing and applied knitted cords.
Materials: Lace weight yarn: Cascade Yarns Forest Hills (51% silk, 49% Merino wool) 785 yds/100 g or Merino Lace Light by Hikoo (100% Merino), 1531 yds/100 g, # 2 set of double points, 16 inch circular needles, #E crochet hook, tapestry needle, magnetic board for use with chart. Class Fee: $45
Kids’ Beginning Knitting
June 15th, 22nd and 29th from 10:30am unil 11:00am
This beginning knitting class is for children 8 and over. Students will learn to cast on, knit,
purl and bind off while completing a simple project. Class size is limited! Age 8 year old and up.
Please bring wood or bamboo needles size US 8.
Class Fee $40
Tending the flock – The Art of Blocking
June 24th from 11am -3pm
Learn how to care for your treasured knits. The final blocking of our projects allows the true beauty of our knitting to shine through. Let us show you the tricks and trade secrets of blocking with blocking wires, what blocking can and can’t do, and special ways to handle hats, mittens, gloves and socks. We’ll discuss selvages in lace, circular verses back and forth knitted sweaters, blocking for fit and important differences in blocking wool, silk, cotton and fiber blends. Class Fee $40