Knitting Classes: Winter 2017

Sweater season is here! Our classes offer great inspiration as well as technical support and encouragement for your more challenging works in progress.

Registration for classes requires full payment. Please call the shop (650-941-1815) or come in person to register. Class size is limited. Sorry, no refunds on class fees; no make-ups are available for missed classes.

PROJECT CLASS with Sydney
THURSDAYS, 7 – 9 pm |
Session 1: January 5, 12, 19 & 26 and February 2, 9, 16 & 23
Session 2: March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 and April 6, 13, 20 & 27
Session 3: May 4, 11, 18 & 25 and June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Turn your knitting frustration into a fun evening! Sydney will help you work through any challenges to finish your project successfully. Participants attend any 6 classes out of the 8 scheduled.

Level: Beginner. Cost: $95 per session.


KNIT CLUB FOR KIDS with Sara
WEDNESDAYS, 4 – 5 pm |
January 11
- March 29

This drop-in Knit Club is designed for kids aged 8 – 12 of all levels and abilities. Beginners will learn how to cast on and knit a garter stitch scarf. Ready to go beyond the basics? Come to class with your ideas and Sara will help you find the perfect pattern next project.

Level: Beginner. Cost: $15 per session or $10 each for 5 or more classes when pre-registered; plus supplies.


LEARN TO KNIT: BEGINNER BASICS with Shellye
WEDNESDAYS, 7 – 9 pm |
Session 1: January 11 & 18
Session 2: February 8 & 15
Session 3: March 8 & 15

Learn the fundamentals of knitting, and gain the experience and confidence you’ll need to successfully tackle your first knitting project.

Level: absolute beginners and long-lost knitters looking to brush up on the basics. Cost: $60; includes supplies.


CUSTOM FIT SWEATER: KNIT IT NOW with Sara
FRIDAYS, 9:30 – 11 am |
January 20, 27, February 3, 10, 17 and March 3, 10

Are you ready to knit your best sweater yet? Sara will guide you from start to finish of your CustomFit sweater, including taking your measurements, evaluating your swatch, helping you choose a flattering style, creating the pattern and troubleshooting your questions. Once you’ve knit a CustomFit sweater, you won’t want to stop!

Level: Beginner. Cost: $95; plus supplies.


DESIGN AND WEAVE YOUR OWN PROJECT with Laura
MONDAYS, 2:30 – 4:30 pm |
Session 1:
January 23, 30 (until 5:30), and February 13
Session 2: February 27, March 6 and 13
Session 3: March 27, April 3 and 10

This class covers the basics and more of project planning, warping and weaving a project of your choice. Please bring your already assembled rigid heddle loom, tools and ideas to the first class. Suitable for beginners and advanced students alike.


Level: Beginner. Cost: $60; plus supplies.


LEARN TO KNIT: NEXT STEPS with Shellye
WEDNESDAY, 7 – 9 pm |
January 25, February 22, March 22

Once you’ve learned the basics of knit and purl, a few more techniques under your belt will open up a wide range of patterns to you, including simple mitts, cowls and hats. Moving beyond a simple scarf is easier than you think!

Level: Beginner. Cost: $25; plus supplies.

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Honey Cowl in Misti Alpaca Pima Silk


FOR THE LOVE OF BRIOCHE with Clementine
SATURDAYS, 10 am – 12 noon |
February 4, 11, 18 & 25

Learn the basics: two-color Italian cast on, brioche knit and purl, increasing and decreasing. After that, you’ll choose your own pattern to work on with the group, KAL-style.


Level: Advanced beginner, must know basic knitting techniques. Cost: $80; plus supplies.


CROCHET STUDIO with Stephanie
SUNDAY, 11 am- 12 noon |
February 5, March 5 and April 9

Bring your crochet project in progress or start a new one! Anything goes–just bring your questions, patterns, hooks and yarn and Stephanie will help you finish your project successfully. Note: this is not a Learn to Crochet class, beginner experience is required.


Level: Beginner/intermediate. Cost: $25 per class; plus supplies.


KNITTING STUDIO with Clementine
MONDAYS, 9:30 – 11:30 am |
Session 1: February 6, 13, 20, 27 & 26
Session 2: March 6, 13, 20, 27

Carve out some time for yourself and your knitting projects! Clementine will be your coach, cheerleader and technical support for any works you have in progress.


Level: Beginner. Cost: $20 per class, or $65 for all 4 classes when pre-registered; plus supplies.


BAA-BLE COWL with Darcie
SUNDAYS, 2 – 4 pm |
February 12 & 26

Following the success of the Baa-ble Hat pattern in 2015 there is now a Baa-ble Cowl from the same designer. You will learn basic Fair Isle (color work) techniques and practice knitting in the round on circular needles. The class supply list will provide more information on supplies.

Level: Intermediate. Cost: $50; plus supplies.


Ongoing

We do our best to help you any time you come with project challenges–if you need more focused attention, or want to be sure someone will be available to help, the Drop-in sessions are for you!

Drop-in Knitting & Crochet Help
Every Wednesday 3 – 4 p.m.

$10 payable to Uncommon Threads.