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Classes: Fall 2018

KNIT CLUB FOR KIDS with Allison  **MOVING TO TUESDAYS IN SEPTEMBER - NOVEMBER**
THURSDAYS, 4 – 5 pm |
June 14 - August 30

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 Allison will help you find the perfect pattern for your next project.

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


PROJECT CLASS with Sydney/Anne
THURSDAYS, 7 – 9 pm |
Session 4: July 5, 12, 19, 26 and August 2, 9, 16, 23
Session 5: September 6, 13, 20, 27 and October 4, 11, 18, 25

Turn your knitting frustration into a fun evening! Sydney will help you work through any challenges to finish your project successfully. Please bring an easy project to work on while you wait for your turn to get help. Participants attend any 6 classes out of the 8 scheduled.

Level: Beginner. Cost: $95 per session.

 

KNITTING STUDIO with Clementine
MONDAYS, 9:30 - 11:30 am |
Session 5: August 6, 13, 20, 27
NO STUDIO IN SEPTEMBER
Session 6: October 1, 8, 15, 22

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. Bring a challenge project as well as an easy project to work on while you wait for help. Limit: 8 students.

Level: Advanced beginner; must know basic knitting techniques and be able to knit independently. Cost: $65 for all 4 classes (* $80 in April), or $20 per class, pre-registered; plus supplies.

 


FINISHING CLINICS with Anne
SUNDAYS, 11 am - 1 pm |
August 5 & 19

Your projects-in-progress deserve a high-quality finish! Anne will cover blocking, sewing seams, picking up stitches and buttonholes. Register for one or both clinics and get your projects completed in time for our Finish It for Fall event.

Level: Beginner; must know how to cast-on, knit and purl. Cost: $25 per clinic; pre-registered; plus supplies.

Mattress stitch

CHRISTMAS STOCKING KAL with Darcie
THURSDAYS, 11 am - 12:30 pm |
August 23, 30 and September 6, 13

Be ahead of the game by the time holidays come around! Darcie will help you navigate the techniques of knitting a basic or patterned Christmas stocking.

Level: Intermediate; must know how to cast-on, knit and purl in the round. Cost: $50; pre-registered; plus supplies.

Churchmouse Basic Christmas Stocking

 


BASIC AMIGURUMI TECHNIQUES with Stephanie
SUNDAY, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
September 9

Amigurumi are adorable crocheted toys that use a few basic techniques--this class will teach you tips and tricks for completing a simple animal and inspire you to try a more complicated pattern!

Crochet octopus

Level: Beginner; must know chain stitch and single crochet. Cost: $50, plus supplies

 


CONSTRUCTING A COLORWORK GARMENT with Darcie
SUNDAYS, 3 - 5 pm |
September 16, 30 and October 14

Learn some of the construction techniques traditionally used in Fair Isle or stranded colorwork garments such as steeks. These techniques allow you to knit a garment in the round without seams. Choose a yoked sweater, vest, or child/doll size project and enjoy watching the pattern unfold!

Cruden Vest

Level: Intermediate; must know how to cast-on, knit and purl in the round. Cost: $65; pre-registered; plus supplies.

 


LEARN TO KNIT NEXT STEPS: GIFT PROJECTS with Shellye
WEDNESDAYS, 7 - 9 pm
September 19 & 26: Toe-Up Socks*
October 3: Holiday Cowl
November 28: Giftable Dishcloths

Gift knitting is a breeze when you plan ahead and pick the right project! Small accessories in beautiful, medium-weight yarn are sure to please your friends and family, and Shellye will take novice knitters step-by-step through new techniques.

Level: Beginner; must know knit/purl and cast on/off. Cost: $25 per class, plus supplies.($45 for Toe-Up Socks)

 


INTARSIA DESIGN & TECHNIQUE WORKSHOPS with guest instructor Dee Hardwicke
MONDAY, September 24

We're so excited to host renowned British designer Dee Hardwicke for a day of workshops on designing intarsia motifs from botanical inspirations; and practicing the technique to knit a charming butterfly purse. Contact stephanie@uncommonthreadsyarn.com to receive more information as soon as it's available.

Butterfly purse

Level: Intermediate;. Cost: $TBD, plus supplies.

 


BEGINNING 8-SHAFT WEAVING with Laura
MONDAYS, 2 - 5 pm
October 1, 15, 22, 29

In this class, you will learn the basics of weaving. You will start by winding a warp, before beaming and threading an 8-harness table loom for a sampler. You will also learn good weaving technique, how to read a weaving draft, determine sett, calculate yarn requirements and finish your sampler. This class is designed for those that have never woven before or those that are looking for a basic refresher. Loom and equipment rental included in cost of class.

Level: Advanced beginner. Cost: $125, plus supplies.

Wolf Pup weaving

 


LEARN TO KNIT: BEGINNER BASICS with Shellye
WEDNESDAYS, 7 - 9 pm
Session 1: October 10 & 17
Session 2: November 7 & 14

Learn the fundamentals of knitting and gain the experience and confidence you'll need to successfully complete your first knitting project.

Level: Absolute beginners and long-lost knitters looking to brush up on the basics. Cost: $60, includes 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! We’ve recently added more sessions, and limited participants to 4 people to be sure you get the attention you need.

Drop-in Knitting & Crochet Help
Every Wednesday 3 – 4 p.m.; 1st and 3rd Sunday, 1 -2 p.m.

Hit a rough patch in your pattern? Made a frustrating mistake? Our expert advice will get you back on track. $10 payable to Uncommon Threads.

Private Lessons
Time slots available:
1st and 3rd Sunday, 2 – 4 p.m.

When you need to learn or refresh a technique, demystify a complicated pattern or revive a “vintage” project, private lessons are the best choice. Sign up for one-on-one sessions with Anne, half-hour minimum. $15 half-hour, register in advance.

  • rowan
  • jamiesons
  • Shibui
  • Berroco
  • Tahki
  • Addi
  • Lang