Beginner Crochet

We offer beginner crochet in a 3-part series.  Class participant can choose to take one, two or all three classes.  After completing the entire series, participants will have the skills to make scarves, hats and basic garments.  Class participants will also receive a 10% discount on any regularly priced item purchased in store on class day. 

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Crochet 101 - $30.00
Two Hours: Learn the basics of crochet from the foundation up, or take to refresh your skills.  The class will cover identifying and executing the basic stitches (chain and single crochet).  The class also covers the different types of yarns, and reading yarn labels.
Materials:  Included - One skein worsted weight yarn; size H/8 (5mm) crochet hook
Optional Materials: Tapestry needle, scissors
Suggested Text:  How to Crochet (Revised Volume 3), The National Needlework Association – available in store or on-line
Project:  Headband

Beginner Crochet 201 - $30.00

Two Hours:  In the class, participant will learn the half double crochet, double crochet and treble crochet stitches; and how to read a basic crochet pattern.  The class also covers common crochet errors; how to avoid them and how to fix them.
Prerequisite Skills:  Crochet 101 or ability to execute the chair and single crochet stitches.
Materials:  Included - 2 skeins worsted weight yarn

Optional Materials: Tapestry needle, scissors
Project:  Infinity scarf

Beginner Crochet 301- $60.00

Four hours of instructions divided into two, 2 hour weekly sessions.  In this class, you will learn to read patterns and symbols as well as working in the round, and includes an exclusive Slip Stitch Needlecraft hat pattern.  You will also learn front and back post double crochet, and increase and decrease crochet stitches…come and expand your skills!!!
Prerequisite Skills:  Crochet 101 & 202 (listed above), or the ability to identify and execute the basic stitches (ch, sc, hdc, dc, tr)
Materials: Included - on skein worsted weight yarn
Optional Materials: Tapestry needle, scissors
Project: Hat

Beginner Knitting

Beginner Knitting 101 - $30.00
Two hours. In the class you will learn how to cast-on, execute the knit stitch, knit, and bind-off), You will also learn some of the most common knitting errors made by beginners; how to avoid them and how to fix them.  The class also covers the different types of yarns, and reading yarn labels.

Prerequisite Skills:  None
Suggested Text:  How to Knit (Revised Volume 2), The National Needlework Association $5.99 – Available in store or on line.
Materials:  Included
Project: Headband

Beginner Knitting 201 - $30.00

Two hours.  In this class, you will learn how to execute the purl stitch and how read your knitting.  You will also learn to read a basic knitting pattern.
Prerequisite Skills:  Knitting101 (listed above), or the ability to identify and execute the knit stitches.
Materials: Included (one skein worsted weight yarn).  Bring 16 inch US size 8/5.00 mm needle to class or purchase in store.  10% discount will be applied to all non-sale items purchased on the day of the class.
Project: Scarf
 

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