Basic Socks

Saturday, February 2nd, March 2nd and March 23rd from 2:00 - 4:00pm
Fee: $65 plus materials tuition (multiple class sessions)

New to sock knitting? This is the perfect place to start! Join us for three 2-hour sessions to learn top down sock basics and how to knit socks in the round on two circular needles using Cat Bordhi's Simple Sock pattern. Classes are scheduled to give students ample time to complete their sock knitting homework between classes and make a pair of adult sized socks in fingering weight yarn.

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

Please note that new sock knitters who are already very comfortable with Magic Loop are welcome to use that method, however, the two circular needle method for knitting in the round will be the method taught in this class.

Materials: Socks Soar On Two Circular Needles book by Cat Bordhi, fingering weight yarn and 2 circular needles of your choice in appropriate size to get gauge for your socks (available through the shop)

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.

Simple Gifts Day 20 - Cozy Seed Stitch Cowl

  • October 20, 2014

Bulky cowls are super popular lately, and for good reason - nothing beats the cold like a cozy, thick cowl! Wearing this Cozy Seed Stitch Cowl is like wearing a warm, fluffy cloud.  It is the perfect length to wear draped like a scarf or to loop around and snuggle under your chin.   …