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INTRODUCTION TO FAIR ISLE KNITTING
Fair Isle knitting, also know 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. 8 (Sat.) 10 a.m.-noon 1 day $22.50 SIGN UP HERE
MEGA PLAID MITTS
You will learn how to make these quick-knit fingerless mitts in easy stockinette stripes using your preferred method of small circumference knitting. An applied chain is added for a trendy oversized plaid. By Cheryl Murray.
K376 Feb. 20 (Thurs.) 6-8 p.m. 3 weeks $35.00 THIS CLASS IS CANCELED.
BAA-BLE HAT OR COWL
Our March Knit-A-Long will be these Donna Smith designs that show your love of all things sheepy. You will learn 2-handed stranded knitting on circular needles and make either a warm woolly hat or cowl. This is a great project for following along with an easy chart. By Cheryl Murray.
K375 Mar. 12 (Thurs.) 6-8 p.m. 2 weeks $32.50 SIGN UP HERE
BEGINNING BRIOCHE SKIPP HATReady to learn the basic reversible brioche stitch? Try out this popular design element with the Skipp hat by Jared Flood. You will make a 2-color brioche hat using Brooklyn Tweed's Loft or another wool yarn in a similar weight. Have fun with color and learn the brioche stitch, brioche decreases, and how to read a brioche pattern. By Kim Thelen.
K312 Mar. 26 (Thurs.) 6-8 p.m. 4 weeks $37.50 SIGN UP HERE
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 Mar. 28 )Sat.) 10 a.m.-noon 1 day $22.50 SIGN UP HERE
TRY IT TOE UP!
Your first sock or your 50th sock can be made with this toe-up pattern using 2 circular needles and sock weigh or sport weight yarn. If it's double points that have got you down, then you may find circular sock knitting easier. By Sherry Rohn.
K353 April 1 (Weds.) 7-9 p.m. 4 weeks; skip 4/22 $37.50 SIGN UP HERE
The floral pattern on this elegant hat will set the mood for spring. Learn the stranded (Fair Isle) technique in a quick project using a DK weight yarn. Making this simple project will make you confident in your stranding skills! By Mary Mortensen.
K344 April 4 (Sat.) 10 a.m.- noon 2 weeks $32.50 SIGN UP HERE
ADVANCED BRIOCHE DAMASK COWL
Now that you know how to do the basic brioche stitch, let's add some increases and decreases for a dramatic look in Nancy Marchant's Damask Cowl design. Choose 2 highly contrasting colors of a worsted weight yarn and work this cowl in the round. You must be proficient in the basic reversible brioche stitch to take this class. By Kim Thelen.
K342 April 30 (Thurs.) 6-8 p.m. 4 weeks $37.50 SIGN UP HERE
OOPS! OH NO! WHAT NOW? AND 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 to correct them. A must class for those wanting to feel more confident; some homework required before the start of class. By Cheryl Murray.
K345 May 24 (Sun.) 1:30-3:30 p.m. 1 day $22.50 SIGN UP HERE
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 May 10 (Sun.) 10 a.m.-noon 1 day $30.00 SIGN UP HERE
Are you looking for a chance to knit, crochet, cardweave or do any other portable textile work in a social setting? Join us for Stitch Night! We meet on the third Thursday of every month for an informal get-together from 6:00 to 7:30 here at the Yarn Barn. Come when you like and stay for a few minutes or the whole time. This is a free event open to everyone. You are welcome to bring your questions for the group to help with or from the store staff as time allows.
Dates: Jan. 16, Feb. 20, Mar. 19, April 16, May 21
· 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