Here is our current list of ongoing classes/circles for knitters of any level. Crochet classes are noted. Each session is $10. No sign up required.
Tuesdays: 10am-12pm Lynn
Wednesday:12pm-2pm Jen (crochet)
6pm-8pm Jen (crochet)
Thursday: 10am-12pm Kate
Friday: 10am-12pm Lynn
Saturday: 10am-12pm Jen (crochet)
Pizza and Projects is back! Join us for an evening of social knitting or crocheting. We will share a meal and get to those projects! Food will be from Crispelli of Clarkston. BYOB. Advanced sign up required. No instruction provided.
Event Date: Friday, March 13 6pm-830pm
Event Fee: $20
Let 2020 be your year to improve your knitting skills! Join Kristine Scheuer in her Master Knitting Series. This workshop is a monthly series of classes developed to take your knitting to the next level and build your confidence by learning different techniques and their applications. Divided into manageable nuggets of time, beginners as well as seasoned knitters will take away valuable information. Participants in the first series are given sign up priority for the next series. Basic knitting knowledge required. All sessions are 6pm-8pm. Please call or stop in to sign up. Class limited to 8 students. Materials list provided at sign up. Class Fee: $40 per session.
MKS 103 Bind Offs
There's more than one way to get those stitches off the needle! Bind off is a simple finishing touch that can make or break a project. We'll explore the following: basic, K2tog, yarn over, tubular and sewn. Learn when and why to use, as well as, whether your bind off should be tight or loose. This class is the prerequisite for MKS 203 Advanced Bind Offs.
Class Date: Monday, March 9, 6pm-8pm.
*Second date added* Monday, March 16, 6pm-8pm.
Learn Turkish cast on and the "Fleege Heel" method in this toe up sock class. Sizing is a breeze as you can try them on as you go. We will be using a worsted weight yarn and you may use Magic Loop or two circulars. This class meets three times. Sign up required.
Class Dates: Saturday, March 14, 21, 28. 10am-12pm.
Class Fee: $40, plus materials purchased from The Knitters Nest.
Have you always wanted to learn to knit? We can show you how in this three session class. You will learn to cast on stitches, knit and purl stitches, and to bind off; everything you’ll need to join the world of knitting! We will be making a simple washcloth. Please call to register. Limited to 6 students.
Class Dates: Saturday, March 21, 28, April 4. 12:30pm-2pm.
Class Fee: $35, plus materials purchased from The Knitters Nest.
Building in Color, by Michelle "Knit Purl" Hunter is an excellent way to "introduce knitters to the wonderful array of stitches and techniques used in color knitting. Each of the 10 patterns focuses on new skills and ways of using multiple colors of yarn." Each panel is then assembled into a colorful blanket. Basic knitting skills are required. This class meets monthly.
Please call or stop in to sign up.
Class Fee: $125, plus materials purchased from The Knitters Nest.
Saturday Class Dates: 1pm-3pm.
January 11, February 8, March 14, April 11, May 16, June 13, July 11, August 15, September 12, October 17, November 14, December 12
Join Kristine Clever-Scheuer, as her series continues. Basic knitting skills required. Sign up required.
MKS 201 Increases
Increases shape your piece of knitting to create everything from lace shawls to tailored garments. In this class you’ll learn different types of increases, when and where to use them and the mirror image of an increase for a symmetrical finish. You will also learn tips and tricks on how to decipher a pattern when you have multiple increase functions going on at the same time.
Monday, April 20, 6-8pm. $40
MKS 202 Decreases
Decreases shape your knitting by making the piece smaller such as in armholes, necklines and crowns of hats just to name of few. Shaping can also be used a decorative element in your knitting. You’ll learn a slick trick to do a SSK decrease, as well as the best mirror image decrease to a K2tog and so much more!
Monday, May 11 6-8pm $40
MKS 203 WTH!
Do you ever look at your knitting and think “what the heck??” In this class you will learn how to fix mistakes, rip out row by row & stitch by stitch and placing the stitches correctly on the needle. How to pick up a drop stitch in stockinette and garter stitch and how to correctly pick up those pesky end stitches when they fall off the needle. A demonstration on how to fix a wrong slanting cable pattern without ripping back will be shown.
Monday, June 8 6-8pm
Are you familiar with Kelbourne Woolens?" Kelbourne Woolens is Courtney Kelley and Kate Gagnon Osborn. Founded in 2008, Kelbourne Woolens is yarn for knitters, by knitters. Our line of quality, affordable, and classic yarns are meant to be the ones you reach for again and again."
Join us for a hands on exploration of this wonderful line. Lori Friesner, our Kelbourne representative will be here, as well as the Scout Trunk Show. In addition, we will be dabbling in needles! Various Knitters Pride sets, Chia Goo lace tips, and Addi Clicks will be available for trying.
Event Date: Friday, April 3, 6-8pm
Event Fee: $20
The next adventure in the Fleegle Heel Sock Class! Learn how to avoid "second sock syndrome," with Sue O'Keefe. To speed up knitting we will use worsted weight yarn for these toe up socks. Magic Loop or 2 Circulars. Class meets twice. Sign up required.
Class Dates: April 11 &18, 10am-12pm.
Class Fee: $30, plus materials purchased from The Knitters Nest.