ER Makers Spring Fling 2019

  • May 17, 2019
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Join the fun on Saturday, May 18th at the Piano Works Mall Area Shops Spring Fling! There will be activities, demos, shopping and more! Shop local and support your area craft and fiber arts small businesses! Participating Shops:The Village Yarn & Fiber Shop, Let's Bead!, Golden Thread …

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)

Basic Mittens

Saturday, January 5th and 19th from 2:00 - 4:00pm
Fee: $45 tuition (multiple class sessions)

Warm and toasty mittens, just in time for the coldest part of winter! Join us for two 2-hour sessions to learn mitten basics and how to knit mittens in the round on two circular needles using The World's Simplest Mitten pattern by Tin Can Knits.

Skill requirements: students must be comfortable casting on, knitting, purling and binding off. Please note that new mitten knitters who are 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:: pattern, worsted weight yarn, and 2 circular needles of your choice in appropriate size to get gauge for you mittens (available through the shop)

Learn To Knit

Saturday, January 12th, 26th and February 9th OR Saturday, February 23rd, March 9th and March 23rd from 10:00am - 12:00pm
Fee: $65 for three 2-hour class sessions tuition (multiple class sessions) / includes materials (yarn, needles, and pattern)

In this learn to knit class you will learn to cast on, knit, purl, bind off and mattress stitch. All materials (yarn, needles and pattern) are included to make a toasty pair of fingerless mitts!

New-ish Knitters Dizzy Club

Meets First Thursday of the month from 7:00 - 9:00 pm starting September 2018
Fee: $75 tuition (multiple class sessions) / tuition for 10 consecutive club meetings; additional cost for Building Blocks book and materials

Expand your knitterly repertoire in this stitch mastering club as we work through Michell Hunter's skill building blocks. By the end, you'll have a gorgeous lap throw, and it will be a fantastic reminder of how far you've come.

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

Materials: Building Blocks book by Michelle Hunter, appropriate yarn and needles of your choice (available through the shop)


Color Craze Dizzy Club

Meets Second Thursday of the month from 7:00 - 9:00pm starting September 2018
Fee: $75 tuition (multiple class sessions) / tuition for 10 consecutive club meetings; additional cost for Building In Color book and materials

Spice up your knitting in this colorful club as we work through Michelle Hunter's sequence of patterns that introduce knitters to color work in many of its various forms. By the end, you'll have a beautiful color work throw!

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

Materials: Building In Color book by Michelle Hunter, appropriate yarn and needles of your choice (available through the shop)


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!

UFO Support Night

Every Third Thursday from 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Free Event

We all have them, UnFinished Objects. They sit and wait - in baskets, bags, boxes and closets - for us to get up the nerve to tackle the next difficult step, to face the black hole of sleeve knitting... or just to finally rrrrrrip-it! It’s always easier with sympathetic knitters nearby, and you might just get the push you need to finish something!

Sit & Knit

Thursdays from 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Free Event

Come join us on Thursday evenings with your current project to socialize and make some new friends! Coffee and tea will be available to enjoy while you relax and work on your projects. Bring your knitting, crochet, spinning – or any craft project you wish. All are welcome!