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Classes: Fall 2018/Winter 2019

PROJECT CLASS with Sydney

THURSDAYS, 7 – 9 pm |
Session 5: November 1, 8, 15, 29 and December 6, 13, and 20
2019: January 10, 17, 24, 31 and February 7, 14, 21, 28

 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 |
November 12, 19, 26 & December 3, 10 & 17
2019: January 7, 14, 21 & 28
February 4, 11, 18 & 25

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 ($95 in Nov./Dec.), or $20 per class, pre-registered; plus supplies.

 


STEPHEN WEST BATAD KAL with Clementine

WEDNESDAYS, 10:30 - 12 noon
November 7, 14, 21, 28 and December 5, 12

Back by popular demand! Join Clementine to knit one of Stephen West’s most versatile designs, the Batad. Welts and short rows add dimension and texture to a 3-in-1 finished object. Wear the Batad as a cowl, a capelet, or an off-the-shoulder shawl. The fiber choice dictates the feel and drape, while the color options are endless. Stockinette stitch welts and garter stitch short rows are worked seamlessly from the top neck edge. There is only one purl round after each welt so the rest of the rounds and rows utilize quick and easy knit stitches.

Level: Advanced beginner - ready for a fun new challenge guaranteed to build your knitting tool box of skills! Cost: $90, plus supplies.

 Batad shawl


LEARN TO KNIT NEXT STEPS: GIFT PROJECTS with Shellye

WEDNESDAYS, 7 - 9 pm
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, plus supplies.

 

Leafy Dishcloth

CHANNELING GABRIELLE NECKLACE with Stephanie

FRIDAY, 10 am - 12:30 noon
November 30

Learn to crochet this simple and stunning necklace from Denise Voie de Vie. It works up quickly, and your friends and family will be begging you to make them one too!

Level: Advanced beginner; must know basic crochet
$35, plus supplies (pattern included in class fee).

 Channeling Gabrielle Necklace

 


TO BEAD OR NOT TO BEAD: FINGERLESS MITTS with Sherri

SUNDAY, 10 - 12 noon
December 9 

Love beading? Never tried it? Come join this class and you will learn two basic beading techniques and use them to make a pair of fabulous fingerless mitts. Still not sure about using those precious little gems? We will also have a choice of patterns that do not need beads (though you can add them if you feel adventurous!)

 Level: Advanced beginner, must know knit/purl, cast on/off, k2tog and yo as well as understand basic knitting instructions. Cost: $50, plus supplies.

Queen Lucy Mitts

 


KNIT CLUB FOR KIDS with Allison

 TUESDAYS, 4 – 5 pm |
January 8 - March 26

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.


LEARN TO KNIT: BEGINNER BASICS with Shellye
WEDNESDAYS, 7 - 9 pm
Session 1: January 9 & 16
Session 2: February 13 & 20
Session 3: March 13 & 20

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.

 


THE SHIFT COWL KAL with Alison

MONDAYS, 3 - 5 pm 
January 14, 21 & 28

Andrea Mowry’s The Shift cowl is a masterpiece of color and texture! Learn how to work applied i-cord and shifting slip-stitch patterns in three beautiful colorways of Spincycle Dyed in the Wool.

Level: Advanced beginner.
$50, plus supplies.

 


COLORMILL KAL with Cecelia Campochiaro

THURSDAYS, 5 – 7 pm
January 10, 17 and February 7

More information to come!

Level: Advanced beginner.
$125, plus supplies (pattern included.)

 


BEGINNING 8-SHAFT WEAVING with Laura
MONDAYS, 2 - 5 pm
February 4, 11, 18 & 25

Learn the basics of weaving while creating a set of tea towels. You will start by winding a warp, before beaming and threading an 8-harness table loom for your project. You will also learn good weaving technique, how to read a weaving draft, determine sett, calculate yarn requirements and how to finish your towels. 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: Beginner/advanced beginner. Cost: $125; plus supplies.

 


WEAVE A SCARF ON A  RIGID HEDDLE LOOM with Laura
SUNDAYS, 9 am - 12 noon
February 10 & 17

Come and learn the ins and outs of weaving a scarf on a portable rigid heddle loom. We will cover: project planning, warping, weaving and finishing techniques. Bring your own already-assembled rigid heddle loom and tools; 8 dpi rigid heddle, and approximately 500 yards total of worsted weight yarns. This class is for beginners or those that want to refresh and refine their skills. Please pick up the materials list when you sign up for the class.

Level: Beginner. Cost: $65; or purchase a Cricket Loom and get the class free!

 Weaving



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.

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