Individual, one-on-one classes are always available by appointment - we can get you going if you are a beginner, or work with you on an existing project. Please call or come into the shop to schedule a session. $30/hour

Fall Class Schedule

 

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Session Classes

These classes are designed to be taken as a set, and you pay a single price for all classes in the session. Students receive a 10% discount on supplies purchased on class day.

 

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Beginning Knitting with Destiny or Elspeth
Get started! In this two or three-class series (check dates and times), we will introduce you to the basics - how to hold your yarn and needles, the key stitches (knit and purl), casting on, binding off, and reading simple patterns.

Cost: $60, plus supplies* 

 

September Sessions:
Three Thursdays: September 5th, 19th, and 26th   5:00pm-6:00pm (instructor: Elspeth)
OR
Two Saturdays: September 21st, and 28th   12:00pm-1:30pm (instructor: Destiny)

 

October Sessions:
Three Thursdays: October 3rd, 10th, and 17th   5:00pm-6:00pm (instructor: Elspeth)
OR
Three Saturdays: October 12th, 19th, and 26th   12:00pm-1:00pm (instructor: Destiny)

 

November Sessions:
Three Thursdays: November 7th, 14th, and 21st   5:00pm-6:00pm (instructor: Elspeth)
OR
Three Saturdays: November 9th, 16th, and 23rd   12:00pm-1:00pm (instructor: Destiny)

 

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Beginning Crochet with Sonia
Ready to try crochet? This two-class series will get you going. Sonia will cover chain stitch, slip stitch, single crochet, double crochet, and pattern reading basics. And she'll give you some fun little projects to do along the way!
Cost: $60, plus supplies*

September Session: 
Two Thursdays: September 19th & 26th  4:00pm-5:30pm 

 

October Session:
Two Saturdays: October 19th & 26th  11:00am-12:30pm 

 

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Cabled Hat Class (Instructor: Elspeth)
Elspeth's reviving her popular class, and will teach you how to make the beautiful cabled Pome hat by Agata Smektala! In this three-class series, Elspeth will walk you through you to the basic structure of a hat, and will work with you as you create ribbing and gorgeous cables. You’ll learn or improve on skills such as knitting in the round, creating cable stitches, reading cable charts, and decreasing for the crown of the hat.
Cost: $65 plus supplies* 
September Session:

Three Sundays: September 1st, 8th, and 22nd   10:30am-11:30am

 

October Session: 

Three Sundays: October 13th, 20th, and 27th 12:30pm-1:30pm

 

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Fixing Mistakes (Instructor: Elspeth)
You made a mistake? Don't despair - fix it! In this class, Elspeth will teach you how. You'll go over un-knitting (also known as "tinking"), ripping back or "frogging," reorienting stitches, picking up dropped stitches, and laddering down multiple rows to correct a way-back error. It's the stuff every knitter needs to learn eventually - now is your time!
Cost: $65, plus supplies
September Session

Two Sundays: September 8th and 22nd  12:00pm-1:30pm

 

October Session: 

Two Sundays: October 13th and 20th, and 27th 10:30am-12:00pm

 

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Cables! (Instructor: Destiny)
Cables, those beautiful twists and turns in your knitting. This class is an introduction to making cables, for those who already know how to do the basics, but want to add another technique.
Cost: $30, plus supplies*
Tuesday, September 17th  6:00pm-7:30pm

 

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The Ultimate Sweater Workshop with Destiny
It's time! You've wanted to make sweaters, but it's all a bit overwhelming? Join us for the Fall installment of Destiny’s series of sweater workshops, using sweater guru Amy Herzog's Ultimate Sweater Book as a "textbook." In this series, we’ll knit a set-in sleeve sweater with help and guidance. You’ll choose from three pattern variations - a basic pullover or cardigan, as well as a cabled cardigan variation -  and will also have the option to work on shaping. You'll come away from the class with confidence, a sweater, and a great book that will surely stay in your collection as a fantastic resource.
Cost: $140, plus supplies*  (Note that you will need to purchase the book if you don't have it)
Choose 1 session of classes
Session 1: Sundays September 22nd & 29th, October 13th & 27th, November 17th  3:00pm-4:30pm
 OR
Session 2: Tuesdays September 24th, October 1st, 15th & 29th, November 19th  6:00pm-7:30pm

 

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Beginning Drop Spindle Spinning (Instructor: Kasteyl)
Get started spinning your own yarn with a drop spindle! This simple tool is a great entry into spinning – small, controllable, and affordable. In this 3-hour class, you’ll learn the basics about different spindles, drafting techniques, and plying. Student spindles will be available for purchase. 
Cost: $65 plus supplies* 
September Session: Sunday, September 29th, 2-5pm 

 

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Crochet 102 (Instructor: Sonia)
You've got the basics - now take the next step! This is a project-based class; you'll work on a single project as you improve your skills. In this session, Sonia will work you through crocheting a lovely basket.
Cost: $60, plus supplies*
October Session:
Two Thursdays: October 3rd & 10th  4:00pm-5:30pm

 

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A Cozy Sock with Destiny
Are you interested in making socks, but don’t want to go it alone? In this three-class series, we’ll make Rye, by Tin Can Knits, a cozy, worsted weight sock, great for a first sock project! Destiny will introduce you to the basic structure of a sock, and then will work with you as you get through all the parts – the cuff, leg, heel, foot, and toe. You’ll learn or improve on skills such as knitting in the round, picking up stitches, turning a heel, and Kitchener stitch.
Cost: $85, plus supplies* 
Three Sundays: October 13th, 20th, and 27th   12:30pm-2:00pm

 

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21 Color Mittens (Instructor: Elspeth)

Learn to knit mittens with Elspeth! She'll be teaching a basic mitten pattern, using the 21 Color Mittens pattern from Blue Sky Fibers. The pattern is flexible, so you can knit the 21 color version using the 21 Color Mitten Kit, or create your own version with any worsted weight yarn you choose. (Yarn/kits are not included in the price of the class)

Cost: $65, plus supplies*

Three Sundays: October 13th, 20th, and 27th   2:00pm-3:00pm

 

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Spinning Wheel Spinning (Instructor: Vivian)
Learn to use a spinning wheel to create your own handspun yarn! This three-class series will get you started with the guidance of an experienced spinning instructor. Learn the basics of how the wheel works, how to treadle and draft, and more. Class size is limited so that you’ll get lots of attention.
Cost: $100 plus supplies*
Three Tuesdays: October 15th, 22nd, 29th  6:00pm-8:00pm

 

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Spinning Wheel - Beginner 2 (Instructor: Vivian)

This two-class series is for students who have learned the basics and are ready for some next steps. Class will cover Navajo (chain-) ply and several drafting methods (forward, backward, from the fold). Students should come able to spin stable singles using short backward draft and feel comfortable with the wheel operation.

Cost: $65 plus supplies* (there will be a $4 fiber fee due to the instructor on first class day)

Two Tuesdays: November 5th & 12th 6:00pm-8:00pm

 

 

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The Ultimate Sweater Workshop with Destiny

The winter session will return to the drop-shoulder sweater. We'll do a cardigan or a cushy pullover with a big, comfy collar! Call or come into the shop if you would like to be put on the list to be notified when this class is scheduled. 

 

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*receive a 10% discount on supplies purchased on class day

 

 

 

Purl Pass Classes

These classes are a running series. You can come to all of them, skip a few here or there, or just come to one - it's up to you! These classes are $20 per class, OR you can buy a Purl Pass ($80) and get 5 classes for the price of 4! Purl Pass classes are capped at 6 students. Calling and reserving your seat is recommended, as spots are first come, first served.

*note: Purl Pass classes are not available for on-line registration. Please call or come in to sign up or to buy a pass.

 

Knitting 102 with Destiny

Saturdays,  2:00pm-3pm   

1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month, 7:00pm-8:00pm

Do you know how to knit and purl, cast-on, and bind off...but want a little help taking the next step? In this series, Destiny will use a simple project to give you greater confidence in reading a pattern, working stitch patterns, increases and decreases, and finishing. 

We have several simple patterns for you to choose from. Work at your own pace! You do not need to come to the first class of the month (though it is recommended), and you do not need to come to every class session.

Cost: $20, plus supplies

 

 

NEW: Tink Ticket Drop-In Help Classes

Tuesdays  5:00pm-6:00pm

Thursdays  1:00pm-2:00pm

Sundays  1:00pm-2:00pm 

Quick help is usually available in the shop (unless we are really busy!), but sometimes you need more than a couple minutes. For bigger problems, planning sessions, math (!), or if you just want to be sure a staff member can give you their full attention, the Drop-In Help Classes are the perfect option. Drop-In Help is $15 for an hour, OR buy a Tink Ticket ($60) and get 5 classes for the price of 4! Drop-In Help Classes are capped at 4 students. Calling and reserving your seat is recommended, as spots are first come, first served.

Cost: $15

 

*note: Drop-In Help classes are not available for on-line registration. Please call or come in to sign up or to buy a pass.

 

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