Featured Yarn and Pattern
Aren't these Spring Swing Socks adorable? We love their subtle little bit of lace, that doesn't seem to fight the stripes in the yarn. Try it with the Uneek Sock - a hand-dyed, self-striping, matching sock kit! Identical twin stripes without any work, so you can concentrate on the sock pattern!
Ceramics to suit your fandom! Whether you need a mug that says "I crochet so I don't choke people" or a yarn bowl that you make "Stranger Things", our new Lenny Mud ceramics have you covered! Their mugs are BIG - they hold 16 oz of caffeinated goodness - and their bowls are, too. Stop by and check them out!
Use a contrasting yarn to easily count and keep track of rows. Lay a strand of contrasting yarn over the work as you knit or crochet the next row, then flip it back across every 2-10 rows (whatever number works for you) to mark your progress. It will make a line of fake "stitches" coming in and out of your fabric, making it easy to see how many rows you've worked.
Tuesday, March 19, 26, and April 2 from 6-8 pm, $48
In this class you will learn to increase and decrease, to knit in the round, to read a knitting pattern, and some fun new stitch patterns. FREE patterns are included for a hat, a baby blanket, felted coasters and more. By the end of class, you will have a finished hat, knit seamlessly in the round!
Three 2-hour sessions
Wednesday, March 20 & 27 from 6-8 pm, $33
Get the look of Intarsia without the mess! No bobbins, no need for dozens of strands of yarn! Just awesome patterning and double-layered fabric.
You'll larn to make a reversible potholder or scarf with a tapestry-type design that will appear with reversed colors on the other side. You’ll also learn an “invisible” cast-on and bind off!
Two 2-hour sessions
(Not Your) Grandma's Slippers
Thursday, March 21 & 28 from 6-8 pm, $33
Do you remember these slippers from back in the day? I think everyone’s Grandma made them. The old-fashioned version is garter stitch and ribbing knitted flat, then sewn up with seams at the back of the heel and the top of the foot. Wendy’s new and improved version is just as quick and almost as easy, but done with NO SEAMS so that the foot stays happy and comfortable for an entire day of hanging out in your pajamas. You can even wear them to bed for soft fluffy bed socks.
Pom-poms optional ;)
Two 2-hour sessions
Beginning Rigid Heddle Weaving
Saturday, March 23 from 10 am-4 pm, $48
Learn the basics of weaving on a rigid heddle loom. We’ll cover weaving terminology, direct warping, winding and managing shuttles, achieving a balanced weave and basic finishing techniques. As time allows, we’ll discuss weaving drafts, yarn choices for weaving, pattern planning and alternate methods of warping.
One 6-hour session
Faux Ikat Weaving
Saturday, March 30 from 1-5 pm, $33
Here is plain weave with a difference - make your piece look like you hand-painted the entire warp! In this class, you’ll learn to indirect warp, winding the warp in a special way on the warping board to cause the colors to pool together.
One 4-hour session
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