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Class Dates
8/16
11:00-1:00

Drop Spindle Class

If you have been wanting to try your hand at spinning fiber this is a great way to try with a minimal investment. Learn the basics of fiber preparation, drafting and practice using the drop spindle. You will receive a 10% discount on class materials.


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Price: US$25.00

Class Dates
8/16
1-2:30

Beginning Crochet Card

Learn to chain, single and double crochet. Pick a project, learn pattern reading and apply your new skill! Use your 4 session card to gain confidence, whether it means to make a scarf, baby blanket or hat. Progressively build your crochet skills. You will receive a 10% discount on class materials.


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Price: US$30.00

Class Dates
8/16 1-3:30

Luna2

This is a fun 3 or more color scarf by Japanese designer, Reiko Kuwamura. Knitted in lightweight sock yarns, this quick project is the perfect lightweight accessory. Students will learn German short row techniques as well as managing numerous colors within a single project.

Please buy your yarn and have it wound in advance. We need all of our class time for this project.

Materials Needed:
  • US 6 needles (straight or circular)
  • 3 colors of sock weight yarn (Main Color: 220 yards, Contrast Colors: less than 110 yards each)

  • Select wonderful colors from our Koigu Collection.

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    Price: US$25.00

    Class Dates
    8/23
    1:30-3:30

    Part 2: Streamlined Approach to Sock Knitting

    Skills covered in Part 2:
  • Toe Decreases
  • Kitchener Stitch
  • Construction of Afterthought Heel

    If time permits, we will also cover starting from the toe-up

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    Class Dates
    8/8 1-3:30

    Firefly Fringed Scarf

    While making this adorable all season fringed triangular scarf you will learn a number of techniques including reading charts, setting up a knitted section to make a loopy self fringe, and creating a stitch pattern by using the chart.

    Materials Needed:
  • US 7 Needle (straight or circular)
  • 2 balls of Classic Elite Firefly or 2 balls of Rowan Pure Linen

  • Quantity:

    Price: US$25.00

    Class Dates
    8/9
    1:30-3:30

    Part 1: Streamlined Approach to Sock Knitting

    Skills covered in Part 1:
  • Old Norwegian Cast-On
  • Magic Loop for Knitting in the Round
  • Beginning of Afterthought Heel

  • Quantity:

    Price: US$25.00

    Class Dates
    8/9 and 8/23
    1:30-3:30

    A Streamlined Approach to Sock Knitting This class will teach the basics of sock construction in two parts. We will knit a worsted-weight sock from the cuff down with the Magic Loop Technique over the course of two sessions, giving students the skills they need to complete the second sock on their own.

    Skills Needed:
  • Must be able to cast-on
  • Must be able to knit and purl stitch


  • Materials Needed:
  • 220 yards of worsted-weight washable yarn
  • US 4 size 32" cord circular needle


  • Part One Skills Taught:
  • Old Norwegian Cast-On
  • Magic Loop Technique for Knitting in the Round
  • Beginning of Afterthought Heel (scrap yarn for afterthought heel will be provided)


  • Part Two Skills Taught:
  • Toe Decreases
  • Kitchener Stitch
  • Construction of Afterthought Heel
  • Starting from the Toe-Up (if time permits)

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    Price: 0

    Class Dates
    9/27/2014
    1:30-3:30

    Log Cabin Blanket

    Using a self striping yarn and learn how to knit the log cabin square. This modular construction is conducive to traveling. You work one ball of yarn per square and then ultimately join all of your independent squares into one gorgeous blanket. The beauty of this piece is that you can pick up a ball of yarn as you wish or buy them all at once. The dye lot is not a consideration when constructing.

    Materials Needed:
  • US 7 or 8 needles (straight or circular)
  • A selection of colors in Noro Kureyon, Noro Silk Garden or Classic Elite Liberty Wool
  • Suggested final joining yarn is Cascade Eco Wool

  • Quantity:

    Price: US$25.00

    Class Dates
    9/28
    1:30-3:30 Knit Repair Workshop

    Get your sweaters and socks ready for the cool weather by repairing minor damage. Join us to learn how to darn socks and/or a needle-felting technique to fill in moth holes on sweaters. Participants should bring items to be repaired and for darning, the matching yarn if possible. Tools and materials for moth hole repairs will be supplied.

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    Price: US$10.00

    Class Dates
    9/28/ 1-3:30

    Sideways Garter Stitch Gloves

    This quick project uses short rows and grafting techniques to create a cute pair of retro ladies gloves. No fiddling with double pointed needles required!

    Please buy your yarn and have it wound in advance. We need all of our class time for this project.

    Materials Needed:
  • US 7 needles (straight or circular)
  • 220 yards of worsted weight

  • Select wonderful solid colors from Berroco Ultra Alpaca, Rowan Pure Wool Worsted or variegated such as Noro Kureyon or Classic Elite Liberty Wool.

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    Class Dates
    9/28/ and 10/4 and 10/18 1-3:30

    Sheep Mittens

    These mittens from designer Jorid Linvik will give you an enchanting way to try out traditional fair isle knitting and duplicate stitch techniques. Worked in the round on size 2 US double pointed needles, this is a project for the intermediate knitter who wants to learn something new.

    Materials Needed:
  • Sheep Mittens Pattern by Jorid Linvik
  • US 2 double pointed needles
  • Recommended yarn Jamieson’s Shetland Spindrift: background 2 skeins, sheep 1 skein, grass 1 skein, small amounts of red/pink for flowers/ears

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    Class Dates
    Friday Afternoon
    1:00-3:00
    CALL AHEAD!

    Confidence Building Card Crochet

    Pick a project and learn a new skill! Use your 4 session card to gain confidence by working on a project of your choice. The teacher is available to help you get to the next skill level. You will receive a 10% discount on class materials.


    Quantity:

    Price: US$30.00

    Class Dates
    Friday Afternoon
    1:00-3:00 CALL AHEAD!

    Confidence Building Card Knitting

    Pick a project and learn a new skill! Use your 4 session card to gain confidence, whether it means to learn how to read a pattern or chart, pick up stitches or other more advanced knitting skills. You will receive a 10% discount on class materials.


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    Price: US$30.00

    Class Dates
    Private Classes

    Private Classes by the Hour

    One on one instruction for either knit or crochet. Enroll and we will contact you to schedule a mutually acceptable time.


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    Price: US$20.00

    Class Dates
    Saturday Morning
    9:30-11:00
    CALL AHEAD!

    Confidence Building Card Knitting

    Pick a project and learn a new skill! Use your 4 session card to gain confidence, whether it means to learn how to read a pattern or chart, pick up stitches or other more advanced knitting skills. You will receive a 10% discount on class materials.


    Quantity:

    Price: US$30.00

      
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    River Colors offer luxury yarn, knitting supplies and accessories from the leading manufacturers. We offer a multitude of yarn colors, weights and fibers.