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Knitting: Beginning and Beyond Cost: $60.00 6 hours of instruction Instructor: Adrienne Torrey Thursdays, 6:30-8:30PM, July 10, 17, and 24 This class is great for the absolute beginner, as well as those who are looking to challenge themselves and learn new skills. Socks, hats, bags, sweaters…any project is welcome and beginning knitting skills will be covered for those who have never knit before. If you have knitting experience, please come to the first session of this class 30 minutes early (6pm) to get started on your project before we go over basics with the beginners. Supplies: Needles and yarn for what ever project you choose. True beginners will need a skein of worsted weight yarn and size 8 needles. Those with knitting experience, please bring your yarn, needles, pattern and project to the first class.
Learn to Crochet Workshop Cost: $25.00 2 hours of instruction Instructor: Ann Bressler 6:30-8:30PM, Dates TBA This is a beginning class for some, or a refresher class for those who learned in the past and want to rekindle their skill. You will learn to chain, crochet in a circle, and single, double, and maybe even triple crochet. Supplies: A skein of worsted weight yarn and size F, G, or H hook
Learn to Knit Workshop Cost: $25.00 2 hours of instruction Instructor: Ann Bressler 6:30-8:30PM, Dates TBA This is a beginning class for some, or a refresher class for those who learned in the past and want to rekindle their skill. You will learn cast-on, knit, purl, increase, and bind-off. It is amazing what an eager knitter can learn in two hours! Supplies: A skein of worsted weight yarn and size 8 needles
Beginning Sock Class Cost: $60.00 6 hours of instruction Instructor: Ann Bressler Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30PM, May 20, June 3, and June 10 Learn to make your first pair of socks! In this three-week class, Ann will teach you to knit a sock from the cuff down, and you’ll walk away prepared to tackle almost any sock pattern out there. By the end of the class, you will know how to work a heel flap, turn a heel using short rows, pick up stitches for the gusset, and work a toe. We generally start with a worsted weight pattern for the class, but you can certainly use a lighter weight pattern and yarn if you are feeling speedy! Supplies: Knitting Pure and Simple Beginner Socks pattern, approx. 220 yards of worsted weight yarn, US6 double pointed needles
Home Dec Crochet Cost: $60.00 6 hours of instruction Instructor: Ann Bressler Tuesdays 6:30-8:30 PM, April 29th, May 6th and 13th Home decor projects are the perfect choice for crochet! Join us in this class and create your own pillow cover to decorate your home. After the covers are under way, Ann will show you how to create felted coasters, too. This class is suitable for the beginning crocheter as well as someone more experienced. Supplies for Pillow Cover: dk weight cotton or wool (about 120 yards each of 5 colors), G crochet hook, and Debbie Bliss' book Crochet Living (available at the shop). Supplies for Felted Coasters: worsted weight 100% wool (feltable) in varying amounts as needed and a hook size that is 1-2 times bigger than what the yarn calls for. Ann will provide a pattern in class.
Crochet and Beyond Cost: $60.00 6 hours of instruction Instructor: Melissa Tyler Tuesdays 6:30pm-8:30 PM, Dates June 24, July 1 and 8 Brand new to crochet? Looking to brush up or expand your skills? Crochet and Beyond is for you! If you are a true beginner, Melissa will help you select and start your first project, guiding you through the basics of crochet. Are you familiar with the basics but need help taking your skills to the next level? Well, Melissa can help you, too. Supplies: For true beginners or those wanting a refresher, please choose a light-colored worsted or chunky weight yarn and a G or H hook. If you are already working on a project, bring your yarn, hook, and pattern. Please have your supplies ready before your first class.
Enrollment Information Thank you for learning with us! To enroll for a Close Knit class, please stop by the shop or call 503-288-4568. Payment is required at time of enrollment to hold your place in class. We can take Visa or MC on the phone. While you are enrolled in a Close Knit class, a 10% discount is offered to you on any items in the shop, including all supplies required for your class. This discount begins one week prior to the start of your class and continues through the duration of the class. It is advised that you come to class ready with all your yarn, pattern, needles, and tools so we can optimize the class time for learning. We reserve the right to cancel a class if we do not have a minimum of three people in the class. A full refund will be given. We make all attempts to keep a class open as long as possible to allow optimal enrollment. We offer a full refund to those withdrawing from a class 5 days prior to the start of class. If it is less than 5 days prior to the start of class, we cannot refund your tuition cost unless your spot is filled by the waiting list or a late enrollment. If a class day is missed, we cannot offer make-up days. Please make it to all your scheduled class dates! See you in class!
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