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Drop in and Knitting Help

Join us Thursdays between 5:30-7:00


Bring your project, knit and share ideas with others. Get assistance with problems you're having with your current project.

PRIVATE LESSONS - $40/hour
Unable to attend the Drop in ? Want individual help with your work-in-progress? Call us to set up a private lesson ! We'll schedule your lesson for a mutually convenient time and you will get one-on-one instruction to help you along.


CLASSES 2017

Fall

Still more to come! Check back.....

Knitting

 

LEARN TO KNIT: THE SCARF - $30

Learn the very basics of knitting while making this scarf. In this one and a half
hour session, you will become familiar with all of the skills needed to create a beautiful scarf. Then, learn how to make your scarf into a cowl!

Techniques: Casting on, the knit stitch, fixing mistakes, casting off, fringing,  and (time permitting) color changing on rows.

Wednesday, Sept 27th, 5:30-7:00pm or
Saturday, October 14th, 9:30-11:00am

LEARN TO KNIT: THE HAT- $40

A natural progression from the scarf class, the hat workshop offers an excellent
introduction to knitting in the round, reading instructions and finishing techniques.
Add a hat to your gift giving this year!

Techniques: Unlocking the mystery of gauge (knit to fit), introducing the purl stitch, knitting in the round, decreasing stitches, working with double point needles and weaving in ends invisibly.

Wednesday,October 4th, 5:30-7:00pm

LEARN TO KNIT: MITTENS- $40

Warm mitts for the winter…a great gift and learning experience! Master the purl stitch, ribbing, picking up stitches, decreasing, increasing & finishing.

Tuesday, October 17th & 24th, 7:00pm-8:30pm

BEGINNER'S KNITTED SOCKS - $45

Does the idea of knitting socks intimidate you? Learn the basic skills of sock-making including knitting in the round on double pointed needles or on two circular needles.

Techniques: Knitting in the round on double pointed needles or two circulars, casting on for circular knitting, turning a heel, kitchener/grafting stitch.

Tuesday , Nov 7th, 21st and Dec 5th, 5:30pm-7:30pm

CABLE STITCH COZY- $30

Learn to knit the cable stitch while making this cute little cozy. Directions and hand-dyed dk yarn from Zen Yarn Garden are included in the cost of this class. This is a quick to knit project and will make an excellent Holiday present!

Techniques: Knitting, purling, cabling, and finishing techniques.

Saturday , Nov 18th, 9:30am- 11am

 

Crochet

CROCHET SIMON THE SHEEP - $45

Learn to crochet this adorable stuffed animal. Geared to the beginner,
crocheting Simon will teach you all of the fundamentals as well as
how to read and understand written instruction.

Class includes all materials including pure wool yarn, a crochet hook, stuffing and embellishments.

Techniques: chain stitch, shaping with single crochet, finishing techniques.

Saturday, Oct 21st, 11am - 1:00pm

CROCHET A COWL - $40

This class will review the basics and teach you how to read a pattern as you work in the round to create a fabulous cowl. Use a lightweight yarn for a great summer cowl or plan ahead for a fabulous winter gift!

Techniques: chain stitch, single crochet, half double crochet, slip stitch, and working in rounds.

Saturday, Oct 21st, 1:30-3:30pm

Spinning

 

DROP SPINDLE SPINNING- $40

Using just a drop spindle, some wool roving, and a little bit of momentum, you can create your own one-of-a-kind yarn.

Wednesday, Nov 1st, 5:30pm-7:30pm

SPINNING ON A WHEEL- $40

Learn to spin yarn on one of our spinning wheels to help you decide what kind of wheel suits your needs, and learn all the basics!

Wednesday, Nov 29th, 5:30pm-7:30pm

 

REGISTRATION: Payment in full is required at time of registration.
Class fees do not include materials, supplies or patterns unless specified. Yarn for classes must be purchased at The Yarn Barn. Payment for classes may be made in person, by mail with a check/credit card number, or by phone with a credit card.

If you cancel within two weeks of your class date, half of your class fee will be refunded.
Should you cancel within two days of the class date, we cannot refund any part of the class fee.

The Yarn Barn reserves the right to cancel or change the date of a class, in which case, you may request a refund or apply the fee toward a different class.

CALL FOR DETAILS ABOUT:

  • Having your project felted for you
  • Mending and finishing services
  • One on one tutoring to meet your schedule
  • Private Lessons
  • Birthday Parties

Call 203-389-5117 or stop by to register at 1666 Litchfield Turnpike, Woodbridge, CT

 

 


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