Skills Classes | Ongoing Classes

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Skills Classes

Get Squared long cardigan
  • Get Squared® with Anne

    If you can crochet a granny square, you can crochet a sweater! Using the Get Squared® System, developed by Australian designer Jenny King, you can make a sweater that is guaranteed to fit with just two simple measurements. No swatching, no gauge, no seaming - no lengthy written pattern! Sound too good to be true? Sign up for this class and find out for yourself. There are five styles to choose from, plus many variations possible for sleeve, edge, and hem details. Anne is an Authorised Get Squared® Instructor. The class has two sessions; there will be time in the first session to purchase supplies.

    • Materials:
      • Any weight yarn!
        • Depending on style, yardage ranges from 400-1500 yds (365-1371 m)
      • Size J/10 (6mm) crochet hook
      • Locking stitch markers
      • Tapestry needle
      • Scissors
      • A small amount of smooth worsted-weight yarn, in three colors, for a mini-garment
    • Skill Level:
      • Adventurous beginner and beyond
        • Chain, single crochet, double crochet, and slip stitch

    • Dates: Saturdays, August 11 and 18, 2018
    • Time: 10 am - 1 pm
    • Cost: $30 (both sessions)
    • Pre-registration required!

Get Squared Shrug Get Squared Pullover
Photos courtesy of Jenny King Designs

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Ongoing Classes

  • Help for Stuck Projects with Eileen

    Have knitted UFOs hanging around your place? Unfinished Objects sit in your basket, looking at you accusingly and taking room away from new yarns! Eileen will help you with finishing issues you may have to get those UFOs done. This class is not a drop-in group; students must pre-register and contact Eileen before the class so she can discuss what finishing assistance is needed.(If you would rather call her, please call the shop at 858/272-8185; we'll have her call you back.)

    Classes are limited in size to 5 students.

    • Date: 2nd Tuesdays
    • Time: 1:30 - 3 pm
    • Cost: $15 per 1.5 hour session
    • Pre-registration required!

  • Crochet & Tunisian Crochet with Anne

    Anne teaches any level of crocheter; she is very skilled in Tunisian and beaded crochet.
    • Dates: Thursdays or Mondays
    • Times: 10 am - 12 pm
    • Cost: $30/one student, $20/two or more students (or by arrangement)
    • Pre-registration required!

  • Knitting with Jan

    Whether you want to learn to knit from the beginning, or want help on a technique, pattern, or project, Jan can help you out!
    • Dates: Sundays or Tuesdays
    • Times: 10-12 pm
    • Cost: $20
    • Pre-registration required!

  • Knitting or Crochet Clinic with Julie

    Drop-in class - come on by and ask Julie for help with your knitting questions - especially socks!
    • Dates: Saturdays
    • Times: 1-5 pm
    • Cost: $15/1.5 hours
    • No pre-registration required

  • Intermediate/Advanced Needlepoint with Nancy

    Nancy is an expert in choosing threads, stitch patterns, and colors! Morning and afternoon sessions held.
    • Dates: Alternate Tuesdays; one Saturday/month
    • Times: Tuesdays - 9:30-12 pm/12:30-3pm; Saturdays - 10-1 pm/2-5 pm
    • Cost: $20/each Tuesday sessions; Saturdays: $25/half-day; $45/all day
    • No pre-registration required
    • Upcoming classes
      July 31
      August 4
      August 14
      August 28