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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 2019

Fall/Winter

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 two
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.


Saturday, Oct 26th , 9:00-11:00am or
Wednesday, Oct 9th , 5:30 pm- 7:30pm

LEARN TO KNIT: FINGERLESS MITTS- $30

A perfect project to bulld on skills from the scarf class. Take it to the next level, learning to read a pattern, and seam with ease. All materials are included in this class.

Techniques: A review of casting on, the knit stitch, introducing the purl stitch ,and seaming.


Saturday, Oct 26th , 9:00-11:00am


LEARN TO KNIT: THE HAT- $45

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, Oct 16th , 5:00-7:00pm and
Wednesday, Oct 23rd , 5:00 pm- 7:00pm

 

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!

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

Tuesday, October 22nd, 5:30-7:00pm and
Tuesday, October 29th, 5:30-7:00pm

 

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.

Saturday, November 9th, 9:00am-11:00am and
Saturday, November 2nd, 9:00am-11:00am and
Saturday, November 23rd, 9:00am-11:00am

Knitting Technique

 

BUTTERFLY COWL- $45

The Butterfly Cowl is a great way to master short rowing. This over the head cowl has
a V-neck and is a perfect introduction to the larger Butterfly /Papillon Shawl that we
have displayed in the shop.

Each time you knit this, the colors will vary, making it an exciting and fun project!

The Butterfly Cowl will make a great gift for the holidays!

Techniques: .
Casting on, picking up stitches, increasing with M1 with a lean to both the left and right, and short-rowing.

Wednesday, November 6th, 5:30pm-7:30pm and
Wednesday, November 13th, 5:30pm-6:30pm and
Wednesday, November 20th, 5:30pm-6:30pm



Crochet

LEARN TO CROCHET - $30

Learn the basics of crochet as you make a very usable washcloth
(or make a few for gifts)!

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

Saturday, November 16th, 11:00-1:00pm

BEYOND THE BASIC CROCHET - $40

Learn to crochet the Rue wrap. Circular medallions make`
up thiscrochet wrap pattern.
Motifs are joined as you work for a quick, fun project to crochet! Wrapcan be modified to suit personal preference.

Techniques:Foundation chain, treble crochet, back post treble, front post treble.

Saturday, November 16th, 2pm-4pm

 

 

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.

Saturday, November 9th, 11am-1:00 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, November 14th, 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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