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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

Spring/Summer

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, July 13th , 9:00-11:00am or
Thursday, July 25th , 2:00 pm to 4:00pm

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.


To be rescheduled

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.

To be rescheduled

 

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.

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.

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

Knitting Technique



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, July 20th, 1:00-3:00pm

CROCHET THE PERFECT BAG - $40

Using the fabulous new 100% cotton Estiva yarn from Berroco Yarns, you
will learn to read and follow the directiions to create this beautiful bag.
This bag is approximately 28" around and 16" high-plenty of room for a
summer purse or use it for all of your crochet/knitting projects.

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

Note: Command of basic crochet skills is a prerequisite.

Saturday, July 20th, 11:00-1:00pm
and
Saturday, August 3rd, 11:00-1:00pm

 

CROCHET A GRANNY AFGHAN - $40

Take your crochet skills to the next level while creating a beautiful artpiece.
The use of the new Noro Ito yarn simplifies the design process. Each ball contains 32 color changes in one ball making your project an artistic creation without any design planning.

Techniques: Working crochet in the round, double crochet, increasing, reading directions for understanding.

to be rescheduled

 

 

 

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, July 24th, 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!

Wednesday, August 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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