INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED KNITTING CLASSES

The knitting classes listed below are suitable for knitters who have been actively knitting and would like to expand their technical skills.  If you know how to knit, but it has been a few years since you picked up needles and yarn, please take the Introduction to Knitting class first.

                                                                                                                                                 

MY FIRST SOCKS Magic Loop Method

Everyone needs a nice pair of socks.  Summer Lee痴 I知 So Basic sock pattern is free from Ravelry and is a great way to learn how to make socks using the Magic Loop method.  Your contrast heels and toes are not only adorable but will highlight the new skills you learn.  By Katie Werner.

K354 June 20 (Thur.) 6-8 p.m.  5 weeks, skip 7/4  $58.00           LEARN MORE AND ENROLL NOW!

 

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 often accompanied by 2-handed knitting, so you値l also learn how to knit Continental style and English style at the same time.  By Mary Mortensen.

K311 July 21 (Sun.) 1:30-3:30 p.m.  1 day                                        $30.00                     LEARN MORE AND ENROLL NOW!

 

 TOASTY TOE-UP SOCKS

You will learn how to make toe-up socks in this beginner sock class.  Using a long circular needle for Magi Loop, you can make a pair of socks with one color or have some contrasting toes, heels, and rib in a DK weight yarn.  If you want to learn how to make socks top-down, then sign up for My First Socks.  By Sammy Ideus.

K353  June 30 (Sun.) 1:30-3:30 p.m. 4 weeks                          $56.00                     LEARN MORE AND ENROLL NOW!

 

INTRODUCTION TO INTARSIA KNITTING

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 while making a fun party bunting.  By Mary Mortensen.

K314 Aug. 17 (Sat.) 10 a.m.-noon  1 day                                         $30.00                     LEARN MORE AND ENROLL NOW!

 

CURIO SOCKS

Keep your curiosity alive with these fun socks.  Andrea Mowry designed the Curio sock pattern to use with color shifting or gradient sock yarn paired with a solid shade.  These socks are knit toe-up with the magic loop and have an afterthought heel.  If you have never made a sock before, please take the Toasty Toe-Up or My First Socks class before you sign-up for this class.  By Sammy Ideus.

K332  July 28 (Sun.) 1:30-3:30 p.m. 4 weeks                            $56.00                     LEARN MORE AND ENROLL NOW!

 

OOPS! OH NO! WHAT NOW? & OTHER KNITTING DISASTERS

Become a more confident knitter by learning how to avoid trouble before you start, how to correct common mistakes without ripping out your work, and how to successfully rip and recover.  Using small swatches, you will make mistakes and then learn how to correct them.  A must-have class for those wanting to feel more confident.  Some homework is required before the start of class.  By Cheryl Murray.

K345  July 11 (Thur.) 6-8 p.m. 1 day                                                    $30.00                     LEARN MORE AND ENROLL NOW!

 

TRAVELER SHELL

Love the look of the Traveler Shell but not ready to make one on your own?  Join our class to have the support of a teacher and fellow knitters.  Andrea Mowry痴 Traveler Shell is knit from the bottom up in a combination of knit and purl rows that makes a stretchy ribbed fabric.  The shoulders are shaped with short rows and then joined with a 3-needle bind-off.  Stitches are picked up and knit in rib for the collar and cuffs.  We can help you find the perfect shade of organic cotton Ad Astra yarn.  By Rebecca Cook

K341 July 10 (Weds.) 6-8 p.m. 6 weeks, skip 7/24 & 7/31               $60.00                     LEARN MORE AND ENROLL NOW!

 

EMOTIONAL SUPPORT CHICKEN

Everyone needs an Emotional Support Chicken in their life様earn how to make your own!  This ingenious project is fun and easy to make.  Except for the beak and the comb, the Chicken is knit entirely in garter stitch.  Almost all the shaping is done with short rows, so you will become very comfortable with using them during this class.  You will need two skeins of worsted weight yarn in different colors, one for the body and the other for the stripes; a few yards of yellow and red for the beak, comb, and wattle; and a pair of safety eyes.  By Elinor Schroeder.

K315  July 13 (Sat.) 1:30-3:30 p.m. 3 weeks, skip 7/27    $54.00                     LEARN MORE AND ENROLL NOW!

 

LADDERBACK JACQUARD: Climb to Colorwork Success

Step up your stranded colorwork skills with Ladderback Jacquard, a different method for managing long color floats in stranded knitting.  LBJ is a quick and easy technique that eliminates tension issues and peek-through problems.  You値l learn how to create LBJ stitches, where to place them and how to remove them when they are no longer needed.  You値l be amazed by the difference this simple technique can make in your colorwork project!  By Cheryl Murray.

K321  July 28 (Sun.) 1:30-4 p.m. 1 day                         $32.00                                          LEARN MORE AND ENROLL NOW!

 

Please note: 

         All class enrollments must include payment.

         Students must be 16 years or older to sign up for classes unless they are specifically kids classes.

         Unless otherwise noted, cancellations must be made 3 days prior to class starting to receive a refund.

         Yarn Barn will cancel a class 3 days prior to class start if the enrollment is below the minimum number; 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 a discount off most yarns during the class period.

 

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