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’s I’m 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.

K353 Jan. 29 (Sun.), 1-3p.m.  5 weeks  $58.00  THIS CLASS IS FULL


MY FIRST SWEATER—The Ramona Pullover

Tired of knitting scarves, hats, and baby blankets?  Then it is time to try your first sweater!  The Ramona Pullover by Elizabeth Smith features top-down raglan construction that eliminates finishing.  The pattern offers a wide range of sizes and includes 3 different body style options to suit any body shape.  Worked in a chunky yarn, this pullover can be finished in just a few weeks.  Learn to read a knitting pattern, find out about gauge, work in the round on circular and double-pointed needles, methods for increasing and decreasing, plus lots of tips and tricks for sweater success.  By Cheryl Murray.

K315  Feb. 11 (Sat.), 10 a.m.-noon 5 sessions, skip 3/4        $58.00                   LEARN MORE AND ENROLL NOW!



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’ll also learn how to knit Continental style and English style at the same time.  By Mary Mortensen.

K311  Feb. 12 (Sun.), 1-3 p.m.  1 day  $30.00                   LEARN MORE AND ENROLL NOW!



These quick-knit socks are just right to stay cozy on chilly evenings at home. With sizing for the entire family, these also make great gifts. Choose 1 or 2 colors of worsted or Aran weight yarn or bust some stash and add lots of colorful stripes or contrasting toes - it's up to you! You'll learn how to work in the round with double-pointed needles and all the basics of sock construction.   By Cheryl Murray.

K321  Mar. 9 (Thurs.) 6-8 p.m. 3 weeks         $52.00                   LEARN MORE AND ENROLL NOW!



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  Mar. 5 (Sun.), 1-3 p.m. 1 day   $30.00                   THIS CLASS IS FULL




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 to correct them.  A must-have class for those wanting to feel more confident.  Some homework required before the start of class.  By Cheryl Murray.

K345—Apr. 20 (Thurs.) 6-8 p.m. 1 day         $30.00                   LEARN MORE AND ENROLL NOW!



The Yarn Barn follows Douglas County COVID recommendations.  At this time, masks are not required.  If the situation changes, our policy will change to reflect County recommendations.


Please note:  

·         All class enrollments must include payment.

·         Students must be 16 years or older to sign up for classes.

·         Cancellations must be made 3 days prior to class starting to receive a refund.

·         If we are threading a loom for you, cancellations must be made 2 weeks prior to class 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 15% off most yarns during the class period.


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