Skills Classes | Ongoing Classes & Groups

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Skills Classes

  • Crochet Bead Bracelet (or necklace) with Anne

    beaded crochet strands
    Combine thread crochet and beadwork to create a beautiful beaded bracelet using your own supplies or a kit available for purchase. Then learn how to make a necklace using the same stitch pattern, and how to modify the necklace to use with a pendant.
    The pattern is based on the "Satin Pillow Strand" pattern by crochet designer Vashti Braha, used with her permission.

    • Materials needed:
      • Size 10 cotton crochet thread
      • 18 glass beads: 4-6mm wide (A)
      • 36 seed beads: size 6/0 or 8/0 - optional (B)
      • Size 18 or 20 tapestry needle
      • crochet beaded bracelet
      • Toggle-style jewelry clasp
      • Kits containing all the above materials - with the beads already strung - will be available for $10
      • US #7 (1.5mm) crochet hook
      • Beading needle - "big-eye" type recommended
    • Homework:
      • If not purchasing a kit, please complete the homework before the class - there will be no time available during the class
      • Using a big-eye beading needle, string 18 large (A) and 35 seed (B) on the crochet thread, following this pattern:
        B, A, B; B, A, B; . . . B, A, B (Sets of three, BAB)
        If you will not be using the seed beads, then just string the large beads!
        Do not cut the thread!

    • Date: Thursday, April 25, 2019
    • Time: 10 am - 12 pm
    • Cost: $20 (plus $10 fee if kit is purchased)
    • Pre-registration required!

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Ongoing Classes & Groups

  • 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!
    • Jan unavailable until April
    • 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

  • Knitting with Susie

    Lessons for beginning knitters and those who want to brush up on their knitting skills. Children welcome!
    Beginning knitters: bring a pair of US #8 (5mm) straight needles and a ball of worsted (#4) weight yarn.

  • Drop-in Fibre Group

    Whatever your fibre addiction - come in and join us!
    • Date: Every Thursday
    • Time: 1 - 3 pm
    • Please park beside shop (up driveway) or behind (two spots in alley) or offsite. Thank you!

  • 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
      April 6 - cancelled!
      April 23