10404 Manchester Rd. St. Louis, MO 63122
Classes December 2013 – February 2014
PLEASE NOTE: Online ordering is not available. You must call or visit in person to enroll in our classes.
Classes are 2 consecutive sessions, offered Fridays, Saturdays, or Sundays, Fee: $45 (materials not included)
Learn to cast on, knit, purl, and bind off – all the skills needed to start you on your knitting adventure! You’ll learn garter, stockinette, and drop-stitch patterns.
Optional: Add a third week to your beginner class for only $20, and learn how to fix the most common mistakes, and to read patterns.
|Decmber 6 & 13, 1:00-3:00pm||January 11 & 18, 1:00-3:00pm||January 5 & 12, 1:00-3:00pm|
|January 3 & 10, 10:30-12:20pm||February 1 & 8, 10:30-12:30pm||Jan. 26 & Feb. 2, 1:00-3:00pm|
|January 24 & 31, 1:00-3:00pm
Beginner Crochet Saturdays, January 11 & 18 10:30-12:30pm Fee $45
Class will cover all the basics from the chain to the treble crochet. You’ll also learn some of the most common “show-off” stitches, such as shells, puff stitch, and mesh.
Fixing Mistakes Fee: $10
Friday, December 20, 1:00-2:00pm
Saturday, December 28, 10:30-11:30am
Friday January 17, 10:30-11:30am
Sunday January 19, 1:00-2:00pm
Sunday February 9, 1:00-2:00pm
Saturday February 15, 10:30-11:30am
Friday February 7, 1:00-2:00pm
Reading Patterns Fee: $10
Friday, December 20, 2:00-3:00pm
Saturday, December 28, 11:30-12:30pm
Friday January 17, 11:30-12:30pm
Sunday January 19, 2:00-3:00pm
Sunday February 9, 2:00-3:00pm
Saturday February 15, 11:30-12:30pm
Friday February 7, 2:00-3:00pm
Project of the Week a.k.a. Last Minute Gifts No Fee
Everyone suddenly needs that last minute gift, and we’re here to help! We’ve chosen 3 projects designed to be ready for gifting. Drop in anytime during the designated weekend and we’ll show you the technique you need to make that gift a success.
December 7 & 8 Fingerless Mitts (200 yds sportweight yarn, Size 5 needles) The fingerless mitts work up easily in a simple rib pattern rectangle. Just a quick seam leaving room for the thumb, and presto! Drop in to learn an invisible seam called Mattress Stitch. Ready for wrapping.
December 14 & 15 Slouch Hat (200-300 yds worsted weight yarn, Size 7, 8, or 9 circular or double-pointed needles) This is the newest style in hats–knit-in-the-round with only 1 or 2 decrease rounds, it eliminates the need to change from circular to dpns. Drop in to learn how to “join without twisting.”
December 21 & 22 Chunky Cable Cowl (200-300 yds chunky weight yarn, Size 10, 10.5, 10.75, or 11 circular or dp needles, cable needle-or-reasonable-facscimile) Drop in to learn a simple cable.
Entrelac Triangle Shawl Fridays, January 24, 31 & February 7 10:30-12:30pm Fee: $45 (Materials not included)
This is an easy entry to entrelac technique – knit from the top-down with 2 or more solid colors, or one of the fun color changing yarns, this worsted weight shawl teaches picking up stitches, directional decreases, and purling without turning (aka knitting back backwards.
Class space is limited. To reserve your space, class fee must be paid in full (materials not included). Class fees are non-refundable. We offer classes for all skill levels, but not every class is designed for every level. To ensure that everybody gets the most out of the class, please respect the skill requirements listed for each class. If you feel you need a brush-up on your skills prior to the class or need extra help outside of class, please schedule a private lesson. When classes are offered outside regular store hours, the store will open 15 minutes before class start time. Please be respectful of your fellow students and turn cell phones off during class. To enable everyone to focus in class, please do not bring children with you.