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SAT: 10am-4pm

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OPEN TABLE
Come and sit at our table, bring some friends and enjoy some knit or crochet time! Please check our events schedule to assure that that there is not a conflicting class happening.

THURSDAY KNIT NITE
Enjoy
the company of fellow crafters. Bring your work in progress and enjoy some lively conversation. If you need help, we are here. If you are looking for more extensive help, please consider signing up for one of our class offerings below.
4pm to 6pm


PRIVATE LESSONS - $40/hour
If you are unable to attend Thursday Knit Night or If you would prefer individual help with your project, 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

Winter/Spring 2024
(Please pay cash to the instructors directly)

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

Knitting

 

LEARN TO KNIT: THE SCARF - $35 (plus materials)

Learn the very basics of knitting while making this scarf. In this two
hour session, you will become familiar with all of the skills needed to create a beautiful scarf.

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

Saturday, February 24th
9am-11am


LEAERN TO KNIT SOCKS - $45 ( plus materials)

Does the idea of knitting sock intimidate you? Learn the basic
skills of sock making including knitting in the round on double pointed needles
These "shortie socks" are perfect for spring/summer!

Techniques:Knitting in the round on double pointed needles,
kitchner / graftomg stitch.

To be rescheduled


 

LEARN TO KNIT MITTENS- $45 ( plus materials)

You never know when you will need a pair of warm mittens in New England!

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

To be rescheduled



LEARN TO KNIT A HAT- $45 ( plus materials)

In this class you will learn how to knit in the round, read a pattern, make some simple cables and understand the
relationship between gauge and perfect fit .Best of all, you will create
a warm hat for chilly days!

Techniques: Ribbing, knitting in the round, decreasing, finishing and cabling.

Saturday, February, 24th and March 9th
4-5:30 pm



LEARN HOW TO KNIT FAIRISLE - $45 ( plus materials)

Does Fairisle knitting intimidate you? Learn how to strand colors in the round
while making this beautiful Knit-Stitch Beanie with worsted weight yarn. Choose
a size from baby to extra large adult.

Techniques: Learn how to carry colors in the round, read charts and decrease in
pattern.

Saturday. March 2nd and March 16th * FULL*
4-5:30 pm

or

Saturday. March, 9th, 9am-11am
and March 16th, 4pm - 5:30pm

KNIT ESMERAY - $65 ( plus materials)

This stunning top down knit Fairisle sweater is as soft as it is beautiful.
It will knit up quickly using a dk weight yarn. Finished sizes range from
351/2 inches to 75 inches. Short rows are used to shape the back. Corrugated ribbing is employed for the cuffs, hem and neck.

Techniques: Learn how to carry colors in the round. read charts and shape with short rows.

Sunday, March 3rd, 10th, 24th and April 7th, 21st
1-2:30 pm

Spinning

 

DROP SPINDLE SPINNING-$35 ( plus materials)

A bit of yarn, a drop spindle and a little bit of torque and you are well on your way to creating
the perfect yarn!

Techniques: Learn how to draft and spin fibers to meet your needs.

To be rescheduled

 

 

Knitting Technique

FIXING MISTAKES- $40

You have learned to knit, purl and read patterns but then you find a mistake
that clearly needs to be corrected. In this two hour class you will learn to recognize
an error and understand the way to go about addressing the problem.

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Skills required:
knit, purl, seed stitch, garter stitch

Techniques:Fixing twisted stitches,Fixing dropped stitches,
Removing stitches and rows,__
Reading your knitting, Adding a life line

Please bring the following to class:
1 swatch approximately 4x4" in stockinette stitch using worsted weight yarn left on needle
1 swatch approximately 4x4" in garter stitch using worsted weight yarn left on needle
1 swatch approximately 4x4" in seed stitch using worsted weight yarn left on needle
locking stitch markers
crochet hook

To be rescheduled

Crochet

LEARN TO CROCHET- $35 ( plus materials)

Learn the basics of crochet including the chains stitch, single crochet, double crochet. We will be making a set of coasters using combinations of these techniques.

Saturday, March 2nd
9am-11am


 

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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