River Colors Studio Yarns

Class Schedule & Registration
River Colors offer luxury yarn, knitting supplies and accessories from the leading manufacturers. We offer a multitude of yarn colors, weights and fibers.
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Class Dates
1/16
2:00-3:00

Crochet Now Crash course!

This class only teaches the very basics to learn to crochet, perhaps you need a refresher course. Learn to chain and single crochet.


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Price: US$20.00

Class Dates
1/16
2:00-3:00

Knit Now Crash course!

This class only teaches the very basics to learn to knit, perhaps you need a refresher course. Learn to cast on and knit, perfect if all you want to do is a knit stitch scarf.


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Price: US$20.00

Class Dates
1/28
6:00-8:00

Knit a classic unisex beanie in the round

Adventure into the world of circular knitting using both double points and circular needles as your tools. You will also learn to cable using a double point needle instead of a cable needle.

Skill Level:

  • Beginner
  • Students should know how to cast on, knit and purl when signing up for this class.

Materials Needed: You will receive a 10% discount on class materials.

  • 150 yards of worsted weight yarn
  • US 4 and US 7, circular needle 16 inches in length
  • Set of US 7 double point needles - will also function as the cable needle

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Price: US$25.00

Class Dates
2/20 & 2/27
10:30-12:30

Top Down Workshop

Using the techniques described in Knitting from the Top by Barbara Walker, this workshop will explore and explain the method of top down knitting and help you get started on your own project. This will include yarn and pattern selection, measurements and swatching for gauge. Participants will have a variety of sweater styles and sizes to choose from. We recommend that you have access to the book Knitting from the Top by Barbara G. Walker published by Schoolhouse Press.

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner / Intermediate

Recommended Yarn: As you work through the workshop, yarns and needle sizes will be recommended. You will receive a 10% discount on class material.


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Price: US$40.00

Class Dates
2/28
1:30-3:30

Tiered Baby Coat

Top down sweater construction is a knitter’s best friend when it comes to finishing projects. You will conquer the techniques on a small scale (the baby coat) and then walk away motivated to move on to other top down projects. The finished project is perfect for gift giving. Beware though, once you make one you may not be able to stop.

During the first meeting you will get familiar with reading the pattern, increase techniques and gauging. Suggested progress and goal setting will result in mutually agreeable future class times. We will brainstorm and discuss awesome embellishment suggestions.

Skill Level:

  • Beginner
  • Students should know how to cast on, knit, purl, and bind-off..

Materials Needed: You will receive a 10% discount on class materials.

  • Must purchase pattern either through the store or Ravelry.
  • A chunky weight yarn

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Price: US$30.00

Class Dates
2/6
10:30-12:30

2 Needle Mitten (knit flat, not knit in the round)

By making a child’s size mitten you can practice all the techniques you need to make mittens in any size. You will learn ribbing, increasing for a thumb gusset, decreasing and sewing a seam with the mattress stitch. This is an excellent class for novice knitters to learn new skills.

Skill Level:

  • Beginner
  • Students should know how to cast on, knit and purl when signing up for this class.

Materials Needed: You will receive a 10% discount on class materials.

  • 60 yards of chunky weight yarn
  • US 8 and US 10 straight or circular needle
  • Darning needle
  • 2 stitch markers
  • Yankee Knitter Designs Pattern #26 Hats and Mittens

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Price: US$25.00

Class Dates
2/6 and 2/20 1-3

Luna2

This is a two part class. This is a fun 3 or more color scarf by Japanese designer, Reika Kuwamura. Knitted in lightweight sock yarns, this quick project is the perfect lightweight accessory. Students will learn the German Short Row technique as well as managing numerous colors within a single project.

Materials Needed: You will receive a 10% discount on class materials.

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

Recommended Yarns:

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

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Price: US$40.00

Class Dates
2/7
1:30-3:30

Knit a classic unisex beanie in the round

Adventure into the world of circular knitting using both double points and circular needles as your tools. You will also learn to cable using a double point needle instead of a cable needle.

Skill Level:

  • Beginner
  • Students should know how to cast on, knit and purl when signing up for this class.

Materials Needed: You will receive a 10% discount on class materials.

  • 150 yards of worsted weight yarn
  • US 4 and US 7, circular needle 16 inches in length
  • Set of US 7 double point needles - will also function as the cable needle

Recommended Yarn:


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Price: US$25.00

Class Dates
3/5
1:00-4:00

Brioche Workshop

Are you ready to stretch and learn a new skill? It only feels like a challenge at the beginning but quickly, with a little practice, becomes fun and familiar, like riding a bike. The Brioche Stitch creates a reversible, squishy two-layered fabric that resembles ribbing and feels like a cloud. We will begin with one color to start then concentrate on the two-color technique. Brioche in the round, charts and fixing errors will be discussed and a handout with many tips will be provided. The vest pictured can be a goal once the technique is mastered.

Skill Level:

  • Intermediate, must have basic knitting skills and know how to yarn over.
  • Knowledge of how to undo stitches one at a time is helpful.

Materials Needed: You will receive a 10% discount on class materials.

  • Smooth, worsted weight yarn in 2 different colors. At least one of the colors should be solid.
  • US 6 or US 7, circular needle at least 20 inches in length


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Price: US$25.00

Class Dates
Private Classes

Private Classes by the Hour

One on one instruction learn how to knit, crochet or spin. Stuck on a project and need someone to help you get to the next place? Enroll and we will contact you to schedule a mutually acceptable time.


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Price: US$25.00

Class Dates
Saturday Morning
9:30-11:00
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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
Thursday Morning
11:30-1:30
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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
Tuesday 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
Tuesday Night
5:30-7:30
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