Skills Classes | Ongoing Classes

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Skills Classes

  • Nuno Felted Scarves with Ana

    Add wool to silk in this exploration of Nuno felting. With a bit of silk, wool, and warm soapy water, we will create a unique scarf. Add beads, sequins, and embroidery to make this an elegant statement piece for your wardrobe! Nuno Felted Scarves with Ana

    • Materials:
      • bath towel
      • wool roving
    • Optional:
      • beads
      • sequins
      • beading thread
      • beading needles

    • Date: Sunday, August 27
    • Time: 11 am - 2 pm
    • Cost: $35
    • Pre-registration required!

  • Get Squared® Crochet with Anne McFarland

    Get Squared pullover Learn to create perfectly fitting crocheted garments in any weight yarn with no swatching, no seaming, and no long, written pattern to follow. All you need to know is how to chain and double-crochet! Anne has studied with the creator of this innovative technique, Australian crochet designer Jenny King, and has been authorized to teach others. This class is in two sessions; the class fee covers both.

    • Materials:
      • US J/10 (6mm) hook
      • about 20 yards of worsted weight yarn in three colors
      • about 1500 yards of yarn for your sweater, any weight or fibre
        • Anne suggests you wait until you decide on the style you want to make, then buy the yarn
      • scissors, tape measure, tapestry needle
      • pencil and paper

    • Dates: Saturdays, October 14 and 21, 2017
    • Time: 10 am - 1 pm (3 hours)
    • Cost: $40 for class (both sessions)
    • Pre-registration is required - space is limited!

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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: Every Thursday
      • 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
      • 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
        August 15
        August 29