Classes and Events

July - August 2019
Classes, KALs and CALS:
(click class title to link to class product pages)

Beginning Knit

Beginning Crochet

Single-session, 60 minute classes:
Small group lessons limited to five students provide plenty of one-on-one instruction from our awesome teachers. 
Daytime and evening sessions offered. Reserve your time and spot by paying online or in the shop. 
Individual instruction also available; please call the shop at 919 832-3599 to schedule.

 Knitting Classes:
Single two-session class
Sundays, July 14th and 21st, 3:00 - 5:00PM with Elizabeth
Learn the basics of top-down construction with this pint-size cutie! Elizabeth will guide you through gauge-swatching, KFB and YO increases and K2Tog decreases, pattern-deciphering, and finishing techniques. 
Kick-off Friday July 19 at noon!
Single 2-hour classes, $30
Tuesday, July 30th, 6:00-8:00PM OR Monday, August 26th, 6:00-8:00PM with Barbara
Learn what to do when you make a mistake in your knitting! Barbara will help you not to panic, get “un-stuck,” and consider your options moving forward. Skills covered: making repairs, ripping out and picking up stitches, and “fudging it.” 
Saturday, July 20th or Saturday, July 27th, 4:00-6:00PM with Beth, $30
Always wanted to try another way of knitting? Beth will teach you how! Please note that this is NOT a beginner class, but is designed for those who are already “throwers.....”
Christmas in July Stocking!! 
Single Two-session class with Beth, $40
Wednesday, July 25th and Thurs July 31st, 6:00-8:00PM
Sunday, July 21 and August 4, 5:30 – 7:30 $40 Beth
No better time to start preparing for Christmas with a personalized stocking.  Students will learn to follow a stripped pattern and finish with applying a double stitched name on the stocking. Come try this quick project with Beth!
Supplies needed: Semilla or other DK weight in 3 colors
US 5 or 6 16” or 24”, dpn US 5 or 6 or Magic Loop method with US 5 24” or 32” 
Bring your swatch to our first class.
Student will be ready to utilize the Fish Lips Kiss Heel by the second session.
Pattern: Purl Soho Mary Lou’s Holiday Stocking (free on Purl Soho site)
A single three-session class, $50
Fridays, July 26th, August 2nd, and 9th, 6:00 - 8:00PM with Beth
Supplies needed:
Socks Yeah! DK, 2 skeins same color way or consider doing 2 different with opposite cuffs
US 4 - 32" or 40"
Optional: Toe-Up 2-at-a-Time Socks, Hardcover-spiral by Melissa Morgan-Oakes
Students will be ready to start the gusset by July 26th class
A single 2-session class, $40
Tuesday, June 18, 4 – 7 with Lisa
Try knitted freeform lace and make Lisa's “Wiggle Scarf” pattern.
A single two-session class
Monday, August 5th and 12th, 4:00 – 6:00PM with Pam
Learn the techniques for successful stranded knitting as we create this warm and wearable colorwork cowl....perfect for holiday gift-giving and as preparation for knitting some of the beautiful yoked sweaters that are all the rage for fall!

Crochet Classes:

Crochet Capelet

A single two-session class

Wednesdays, July 17th and 24th, 4:00-6:00PM with Pam

Mastered a dishcloth and maybe a scarf or two?  Adventurous beginners will have a terrific time creating this summer cover up from just one skein of a silky, shiny, elegant yarn!  With just SC, DC, and chain stitches, you'll whip this up so quickly that you'll want to make more for gifts!

 Crochet Toys!!

A single two-session class

Mondays, August 19th and 26th, 4:00 – 6:00PM with Barbara

Try your crochet skills and learn Amigurumi techniques as you create a friend with lots of personality!

Freeform Knit and Crochet Workshop

Thursday, August 22nd, 5:00 - 8:00PM with Lisa

Learn freeform techniques or further your freeform skills in this 3 hours workshop with Lisa. Prerequisite skills: students must have basic knitting (knit, purl) and crochet (chain, single crochet, half double crochet, double crochet) skills.