Shawl Building Workshop with Melissa Leapman

RESCHEDULED for March 8th from 10AM-4PM
Sign up deadline Feb 29th

Shawl Building WorkshopImagine hundreds, even thousands, of beautiful shawl designs within your reach! In this class, see how interchangeable shawl wedges mix and match to create nearly endless design possibilities. Learn three different starting tabs, three different side borders, and how to use your creativity to design truly one-of-a-kind masterpiece shawls.

Skills needed: Casting on, Knitting and Purling, increasing and decreasing, reading a pattern and chart

Materials needed: DK or worsted weight scrap yarn for mini sampler shawl and appropriate needles; crochet hook, size G or H; stitch markers; scissors; sticky notes. Bring extra needles for starting your design, anything from size 5-8.

Homework: none

March 8th from 10AM-4PM, Sign up deadline Feb 29th
$145 includes a yummy lunch

Two Color Brioche in the Round and Flat

with Chloe

Two Color Brioche in the Round and FlatHave you ever wanted to tackle Brioche, but didn't know where to start? This is the class for you. This simple split neck cowl can be knit in two different sizes and worn so many different ways! You'll learn how to knit two color brioche rib in the round and flat, a great foundation for many cool projects!

Skills needed: (advanced beginner) Knitting, purling, knitting in the round and reading your knitting.

Materials needed: 1 (or 2 for larger size) skein of Woolfolk Far in 2 different colors. Size US #7 needles, 16" for smaller, 24" for larger cowl, Stitch marker.

Homework: none

Sundays January 26th and February 9th, 10AM-12PM

The Shift Workshop

with Kelly

The Shift WorkshopDo you love all the Shift patterns from Andrea Mowry but don't know where to begin? Join us for a workshop for the original, The Shift cowl! Once you get started, you'll see just how much fun "shifting" can be!

Skills needed: (advanced beginner) Knitting, purling, increasing, decreasing, tracking rows.

Materials needed: US#5 needles or size to obtain gauge; 3 skeins of Spincycle Dyed in the Wool or 200 yards of 3 colors of sportweight yarn, The Shift pattern

Homework: none

Sunday February 16, 1-4PM

Basic Socks

with Chloe

Basic SocksThis class will teach you all the skills you need to get started with a traditional sock pattern that is knitted from the top down. We will learn about swatching in the round, working on double pointed needles, knitting the heel flap and turning the heel, shaping the toe and kitchener stitch.

Skills needed: adventurous beginner

Materials needed: 350 yds fingering weight and US 1 or 1.5 DPNs, OR 275 yards DK weight and US 3 DPNs, stitch marker, Churchmouse Basic Sock pattern

Homework: none

February 2nd, 23rd and March 15th from 10-11:30AM

Learn to Knit

with Rachel

Learn to KnitHave you been wanting to learn how to knit? Start your journey here. You'll learn all the basic skills you need to get started knitting your first project.

February 8 & 22 from 9:30-11AM
$40 + $20 materials fee

The Fine Print:
for the sake of our teachers and their preparation, we require that you pre-register for our classes. We occasionally have same-day space available--but we urge you to call ahead!
- many classes require "basic knitting skills." By these we mean comfort with knitting, purling, casting on and binding off.
- all classes require payment in full at the time of registration.
- if we cancel a class, we give you store credit.
- if you cancel your registration with 72 hours notice, we give you store credit.
- late cancellations are not refundable.
- we ask that you purchase all class-related patterns and fiber from Knit New Haven.

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