Learn the basics of casting on, knitting, common stitches, binding off, reading patterns, and enjoying the pleasure of your own creations. Three classes offered, each class meets three consecutive Tuesdays.
Dates: Tuesdays, Apr 4, 11, 18 - 6 to 8 p.m. May 2, 9, 16 -6 to 8 p.m.
Jun 6, 13, 20 - 6 to 8 p.m. Jul 4, 11, 18 -6 to 8 p.m.
Cost: $75 (cash only), plus supplies. Class is limited to four people so register early.
Beginners Knitting Drop-In
Drop-in when you have time to receive individual instruction on the basics of knitting, reading patterns, or just a refresher to get you back into the swing.
Dates: Thursdays, 6 to 8 p.m. Call to register.
Cost: $25 a class (cash only), plus supplies. Call the day of the class to assure a space is available. Drop-in is limited to four students a day.
Not sure there is a class you want to join, but still want to keep developing your skills? We’ve got something for you too. Stop by either of our free knitting groups times. Our groups are popular, attracting yarnies of all skill levels who support and inspire each other, all while having a great time. As an added bonus, the Wednesday night group brings wine and snacks. What could be better?
Instructor: Ruth, Gemma and/or Lia
Dates: All Wednesdays, 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. No cost
Project Knitting and Crochet
Do you prefer crochet or are you not able to make the Wednesday knitting group? Stop by our newly expanded Project Knitting and Crochet Group on Thursdays to develop, refine and build on your skills while enjoying some great comradarie. Bring your projects and enjoy yarn with others in this great community.
Date: All Thursdays, 6 to 8 p.m. No cost
Try your hand at something new. Stop by Friday afternoons to learn something unique in the beautiful world of needle- work. Virginia will try something new each week
and offer free drop-in help, ideas and advice on embroidery, needle- point, ribbon embroidery or appliqué.
Date: Fridays, 1 to 3 p.m.
Cost: No cost – just bring or buy supplies
Special Sundy Class
We’re introducing a series of Sunday classes, every other Sunday, taught by our Ruth or Gemma. Each class runs from 1 to 3 p.m. and costs $25. We’re always looking for ideas for more classes, so feel free to suggest a topic too!
Materials: bring two diffrent color balls of worsted or Dk with corresponding needles.
Oct. 9: Fixing Dropped Stitches Come learn how to pick up those stitches, even several rows down, and correct other little mistakes without ripping out your hard work.
Oct. 23: Fibers and How to Read Their Labels Weight, ply, blend, what does it all mean? We’ll help you decipher fibers and label codes to assure you get the best yarn for your project
Nov. 6: Twining/colorwork Wrapping Tricks Be gone anxiety over changing colors in a project. We’ll share tips and tricks to make your colorwork gorgeous.
Nov. 20: Knit Ball Ornaments Just in time for the holidays, we’ll help you make beloved hand made gifts or little treasures for your own tree.
Dec. 4: How to Cable, Making Little Christmas Trees Keeping with our Christmas theme, learn the tricks to cables while making adorable little trees that can sit on wine corks.
Dec. 18: There’s still time,Two-hour Gift Projects We’ll have a variety of quick and easy gift projects available and help pick one and work through it in this class, assuring you’re not empty handed.
Ditch the double points and learn the simplicity of magic loop. You’ll be knitting away with ease wondering how you ever did it the other way after this quick two-hour class. Instructor: Ruth Date: Sunday, Sept. 25, 4 to 6 p.m. Cost: $25
Baby’s First Sweater Class
Learn to knit a quick and easy baby sweater - In Threes by Kelly Without a Net. Soft and adorable, this pattern gives us the chance to explore increases, button holes and sizing. Price includes pattern and one skein of Cascade Longwood (or similar yarn up to $20). Instructor: Ruth Dates: Saturdays, Oct. 8, 15, 22, 1 to 3 p.m., Cost: $75, plus supplies Class is limited to six people so register early for your spot.
Chunky Knit Christmas Stockings
Try your hand at a fast and easy knit Christmas stocking with plenty of time to complete before the holiday. We’ll use two colors of chunky yarn of your choice, 10% off for those registered in the class. Instructor: Ruth Dates: Saturdays, Nov. 5 and 12, 1 to 3 p.m., Cost: $35, plus supplies Class is limited to six people so register early for your spot
5633 California Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98136
Phone: 206 935 2010
Tue, Wed, Thu 10-8
Fri, Sat, 10-5
Closed Sun, Mon