Dog Star Sweater

Saturday, January 12th, February 9th, February 23rd and March 9th from 2:00 - 4:00pm
Fee: $65

Join us as we work our way through the Dog Star Sweater by Tin Can Knits. This simple sweater is knitted in the round from the bottom up, has a fun to knit celestial fair isle yoke and can be made in any size you choose from 0 - 6 months all the way to men's 4XL! Classes are scheduled to give students ample time to knit sweater quantities between classes.

Requiirements: This sweater project is suitable as a first sweater project, but students must be comfortable with basic knitting skills and preferably will have completed at least one basic knitting project prior to taking this class. 

Materials: DK weight yarn in 2 or more colors, US 4 & 6 circular needles or sizes suitable to achieve gauge, the Dog Star Sweater pattern by Tin Can Knits (all available for purchase in shop)

Learn To Spin: Basic Drop Spindling

January 5th and 19th OR March 2nd and 16th from 10:00am - 12:00pm
Fee: $45 tuition (multiple class sessions)

In this class you will learn to spin on a drop spindle using the park and draft method and how to Andean ply off your hand. Roving supplies are included. Drop spindle must be purchased in the shop or deemed suitable for class.

Learn To Crochet

Saaturday, February 2nd and 16th from 10:00am - 12:00pm
Fee: $45 tuition (single class session)

In this class you will learn crochet basics: how to chain, single crochet and double crochet. All materials (yarn and crochet hook) are included to make a toasty pair of fingerless mitts!

Oops! 101

Saturday, January 26th OR Saturday, March 16th from 2:00 - 4:00pm
Fee: $25 tuition (single class session)

In this class you will learn how to read your stitches, recognize problems in your knitting, tink, frog, easily put your stitches back onto your needles, and how ro repair slipped stitches and dropped stitches in both stockinette and garter stitch.

Students should come prepared with knitting needles (circular or straight) appropriate for worsted weight yarn, some spare double pointed needles in small sizes up to a US 4 if you have them, and two 6" x 6" worsted weight swatches: one in garter stitch and one in stockinette stitch. Swatches should be made in a light to medium color to facilitate stitch reading.

Skill Requirements: students must be comfortable with casting on, knitting, purling and binding off.

Snowfling Mitts Class - Last Minute Fun For Tonight!

  • February 23, 2016
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Looking for something fun to do tonight? Want to fling that snow right out of the forecast and onto some delightful and cozy mittens to keep you toasty til Spring arrives and then to remind you of this winter's fluffly flakes? Join us tonight 2/23/16 from 7 - 9pm for our Snowfling Mitts class. Get …

Private Crochet Lessons and Project Help

By Appointment Only
Fee: $20 per hour

Want to schedule some one-on-one time for a private lesson in crochet? Whether you are just getting started and want to learn to crochet, or you are working on a project and need some help, we are here for you! Please email support@dizzysheep.com or call the shop at 585-586-5470 to make arrangements.

Baby Mouse in a Walnut Shell

  • December 10, 2013
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The results of Amy Brand's Baby Mouse in a Walnut Shell class on Saturday were incredibly sweet!  We'll be running more of her wonderful classes later in the winter, but in the meantime be sure to check out her Facebook page for inspiration, and for information on her upcoming shows.

Private Spinning Lessons

By Appointment Only
Fee: $20 per hour

Want to schedule some one-on-one time for a private lesson in spinning? Whether you want to learn to spin one-on-one, work on plying techniques, or learn how to adjust your wheel to get the results you want, the subject of these lessons is entirely up to you! Please email support@dizzysheep.com or call the shop at 585-586-5470 to make arrangements.

Private Lessons & Project Help

By Appointment Only
Fee: $20 per hour

Prefer a private lesson to a group setting? Need some one-on-one time to work through a difficult project? We're here for you and happy to help in any way that we can! Please email support@dizzysheep.com or call the shop at 585-586-5470 to make arrangements.

Suggest-a-Knit(or Crochet)-Along!

TBD
Free Event

We're always trying out new patterns here at the shop, and would be happy to put together a knit (or crochet) along given enough interest. Give us a call at the shop and let us know what you'd like to do!