NOTE: You must be able to independently cast-on, knit, purl, and bind-off to enroll in the Skill Building & Project classes. If it has been a few years since you picked up yarn and needles, please take one of our Introduction to Knitting classes as a refresher.
KNITTING CABLES 1-- FIRST STEPS ON THE TWISTING PATH
If you have never tried cables before, you will love how easy they are-- just knits and purls with a twist! Cables add lots of textural interest to you knits and will really impress your non-knitting friends. We will explore left- and right- crossing cables, try some variations on rope cables, and introduce chart reading in this introductory technique sampler class. By Cheryl Murray.
K322 June 13 (Thurs.) 6:30-8:30 p.m. 1 day $22.50 LEARN MORE AND SIGN UP
INTRODUCTION TO FAIR ISLE KNITTING
Fair Isle knitting, also known as stranded knitting, allows you to work 2 colors within a row. This technique is ofthen accompanied by 2-handed knitting, so you learn how to knit Continental style and English style at the same time. By Mary Mortensen.
K311 June 23 (Sun.), 1:30-3:30 p.m. 1 day $22.50 LEARN MORE AND SIGN UP
A sock knitting problem is figuring out how to tell how long the leg of your sock should be worked without running out of yarn before finishing the toe. Toe-up socks help solve this! You will learn a new type of cast-on and the technique for making a non-gusseted Turkish heel.
By Sherry Rohn.
K353 June 20 (Thurs.), 6:30-8:30 p.m. 3 wks, skip 7/4 $35.00
Choosing the right colors for a project can be a challenge even for the most skilled fiber artists. In this class, Bea will discuss aspects of color theory to help you sharpen your color sense and plan your projects with confidence! By Bea Bonanno.
P12 June 27 (Thurs), 6-8 p.m. 1 day $30.00 LEARN MORE AND SIGN UP
KNITTING CABLES 2-- NEXT STEPS ON THE TWISTING PATH
If you already love rope cables, try some more advanced variations. We will explore cables that travel across the knitted surface to create diamonds and Celtic braids, and we will talk about incorporating these into your own knitting projects. You will also get more practice working with charted designs in this technique sampler class. By Cheryl Murray.
K373 July 11 (Thurs.), 6:30-8:30 p.m. 1 day $22.50
NO INTARSIA? KNOW INTARSIA!
Intarsia is the technique for knitting blocks of color. Learn to handle multiple colors to avoid holes when changing colors, and to read intarsia charts. By Mary Mortensen.
K314 July 21 (Sun.), 1:30-3:30 p.m. 1 day $22.50 LEARN MORE AND SIGN UP
A THOUSAND SUNS COWL
Show your Kansas pride (or just your love of sunflowers!) with this cheery stranded colorwork cowl designed by Cheryl Murray. You will learn how to knit in the round on circular needles, master the 2-handed technique for knitting two colors at a time, and practice working from a chart. By Cheryl Murray.
K342 Aug. 8 (Thurs.), 6:30-8:30 p.m. 2 weeks $32.50 LEARN MORE AND SIGN UP
All class enrollments must include payment.
Cancellations must be made 3 days prior to class starting in order to receive a refund.
Yarn Barn will cancel a class 3 days prior to class start if the enrollment is below 4 participants; refunds will be issued.
Unless noted, materials are not included in the class fee; we have a recommended list of supplies for each class.
Students will receive 20% off yarns during the class period