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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 2018

Winter/Early Spring

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.

Tuesday, April 3rd, 5:00-7:00 pm or
Saturday, March 24th, 9:00-11:00 am


EXPLORE CIRCULAR KNITTING TECHNIQUES
- $45

Learn to knit in the round using five different approaches:

Double Point Needles
Circular
Two Circulars
Flexi-Flips (a brand new alternative from Skacel)
Magic Loop (one long circular needle)

This hands on class is a great introduction to all circular knitting and will be a wonderful foundation for any of the circular knitting classes offered at the Yarn Barn.

To be rescheduled~

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.

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, March 21th, 6:00-8:00pm

 


LEARN TO KNIT: MITTENS-
$45

Warm mitts for the winter…a small project and big learning experience!
Want to make fingerless mitts? We'll show you how! Add a flap for optional coverage.

Techniques: Master the purl stitch, ribbing, picking up stitches, decreasing, increasing & finishing.

to be rescheduled


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. Get a jump start by taking the Explore Circular Knitting Techniques class!

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

to be rescheduled

 

2 COLOR BRIOCHE COWL IN THE ROUND- $40

Always wanted to try brioche knitting? See how much fun this stitch can be as you create a beautiful cowl. Entirely reversable and super snuggly!

Techniques: Knitting the brioche stitch, how and why to use a safety line, how to retrieve stitches if a mistake is made.

Wednesday ,April 4th , 5:30pm-7:30pm

 

Needle Felting

NEEDLE FELTING FUN - $45

Spring is right around the corner!

Create an adorable bunny, bees, lady bugs and other felted critters! Let your imagination run
wild!

Techniques:Learn how to manipulate fiber with a felting needle to form and add fine details.

Class includes all materials! Recommeded age: 8 years and up

Saturday, March 24th, 11 am-1pm

 

Crochet

LEARN TO CROCHET - $30


Learn the basics of crochet as you make a scarf for the season!

Techniques:Foundation chain, single crochet (sc), half-double crochet (hdc), double crochet (dc).

Saturday , March 17th , 11:00am-1:00pm

 

CROCHET A SPRING BAG - $45

This class will review the basics and teach you how to read a
pattern as you work in the round to create the fabulous
new Spiaggia bag from Berroco ! Use Berroco's new Medina yarn with amazing colors!

Techniques: Foundation chain stitch, single crochet, finishing and working in rounds.

Saturday , March 17th and April 7th, 2:00pm-4:00pm

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.

Thursday, February 22nd, 5pm-7:00 pm

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!

Thursday, March 15th, 5:00pm-7:00pm

 

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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