Classes & Groups

On-going Groups are listed after the classes.

Last updated 06/21/19

 

Visible Mending                  
Wednesday, July 17
Instructor:
Denise DeGidio
5 to 8 p.m.       
Learn the basics of this mending that borders on Sashiko embroidery. Or, if you don’t have garments to mend but would like to enhance your favorite pair of jeans, join this class for stitching basics and ideas to make them unique.
Class Fee:  $20
Materials:  Bring an item to be “mended”.  Floss/thread and a needle are included in the class fee.   (Participants will receive 10% off all supplies the day of class)
    
Crochet the Pixie Shawlette                 
Saturday, July 20
Instructor:
Carol McDowall                                            
12:30 to 3:30 p.m.      
Shawls are great year round—cool summer evenings or extra winter warmth.  Crochet this lovely shawl in self-striping yarn or with a solid yarn—your choice!  Advanced beginner class.
Class Fee:  $15
Materials:  Instructor can help choose yarn and hook as part of class.   (Participants will receive 10% off all supplies the day of class)

Beginning Knitting                
Thursday, July 25   
Instructor:
Heidi Wahlstrom             
5 to 7 p.m.       
Now is your chance to learn to knit! Heidi will be teaching the basics.  Make a simple scarf or washcloth.
Class Fee:  $10
Materials:  Instructor will help choose yarn and needles.  (Participants will receive 10% off all supplies for the class)

Knit a Triangle Scarf/Shawlette                
Thursday, August 8   
Instructor:
Heidi Wahlstrom       
5 to 7:30 p.m.       
Make this self-striping triangle scarf.  Add another skein for a shawl.  Advanced beginner class.  Will learn simple lacework and a garter tab cast-on.
Class Fee:  $15
Materials:  Instructor will help choose yarn and needles.  1 skein Millifiori light (or comparable yarn) and 24 to 32” circulars in size 6-9, depending on how tight you knit and how much drape you want in scarf.   (Participants will receive 10% off all supplies for the class)
          
Handwoven Necklace Made on Little Loom                 
Wednesday, August 14
Instructor:
Denise DeGidio          
5 to 8 p.m.       
Loom and kit will be provided to learn the basics of weaving and to make a handwoven necklace (or more) on a mini loom.  For those who’ve taken the class, you will receive a yarn kit instead of the loom.
Class Fee:  $45 includes a loom; $30 if already have loom.
Materials:  Instructor has created a kit, included in price of class.  Bring extra yarn from your stash, if desired. (Participants will receive 10% off all supplies the day of class)

Fair Isle Crochet—A Hat in August
Saturday, August 17
Instructor
: Carol McDowall                                                     
1 to 4 p.m.      
Fair Isle design is not just for knitting.  Crochet with 2 or more colors and make this great hat. It may be hot now, but hat weather is around the corner!  The coordinating cowl class is in September.   For advanced beginner to intermediate crocheters. Will learn to follow chart and carry your yarn, as well as back loop single and center single crochet stitches.
Class Fee:  $15
Materials:  Instructor can help choose yarn and hook as part of class.  2 colors of aran or heavy worsted weight yarn and  hook to go with yarn.    (Participants will receive 10% off all supplies the day of class)

Needle Felt Succulents                  
Wednesday, August 21
Instructor:
Lisa Mikula                          
5:30 to 7:30 p.m.     
Learn to needle felt and make a little pot of succulents.  The trendiest houseplants, but these require no watering!  (adult class, recommended for 14 and up, since must work with very sharp needle)
Class Fee:  $30
Materials:   Materials kit is included in class price.  (Participants will receive 10% off all  other supplies the day of class)

Yarnapalooza 6!
Saturday, August 24th —All Day
Watch for more details
•    Free demos and mini-lessons
•    One day only specials
•    Berroco Vibe Trunk Show
•    Drawings, Refreshments, More!
•    Drop in anytime—no need to register.

Fair Isle Crochet—A Cowl in September             
Saturday, September 21
Instructor:
Carol McDowall                                          
1 to 4 p.m.      
Fair Isle design is not just for knitting.  Crochet with 2 or more colors and make this lovely cowl.  We did the hat in August, but you don’t have to have taken that class.   For advanced beginner to intermediate crocheters. Will learn to follow chart and carry your yarn, as well as back loop single and center single crochet stitches.
Class Fee:  $15
Materials:  Instructor can help choose yarn and hook as part of class.  2 colors of aran or heavy worsted weight yarn and a J hook.    (Participants will receive 10% off all supplies the day of class)

Block Printing on Fabric    
Coming in September              
TBD
Instructor:
Denise DeGidio                                       
Learn block printing on fabric.
Class Fee:  $30
Materials:  Supplies included in price of class.  Bring a fabric item on which you will print.   (Participants will receive 10% off other supplies the day of class)

 

Please contact us to register—generally must be 3 for class to run.  Classes listed above are generally for ages 12 and up.  Please ask about suitability for a younger child.

 


On-going Opportunities

Knitting League of Spooner     Mondays 11:30—3:00
Bring a knitting project, knit together, and share ideas and conversation.

Open Crochet                  2nd & 4th Tuesdays 10 a.m. to noon
Bring a project and crochet together.  Our instructor, Carol McDowall, may be here to give help and crochet ideas.

Wednesday Knitting Group      Wednesdays 2:00 to 4:00
Bring a project and share ideas and conversation

PhD Knitting Wednesday (Projects half Done!)   Please call first     Wednesdays 2-4
Instructor:  Jennifer Kunselman    
Want to learn to knit?  Stuck on your current project—the PhD?  Need help starting a new project? Stop in on Wednesdays from 2 to 4  and consult with our instructor Jennifer Kunselman.
Or just hang out and knit with our Wednesday group!

Note:  No need to register—just drop in.  (you may want to call in morning to be sure Jennifer will be here--she will be working in her strawberry fields from 6/26 to 7/24).

Plan Your Own Class                   By appointment

Girls' weekend?  Can't make our regular classes?  Get 3 or more friends together, tell us what project you'd like to do, and we'll see if we can schedule a class for you. (Knitting & crocheting available at this point, and the more notice we have the better.) 

Beginning Weaving      By appointment
Instructor:  Alene Peterson
Private instruction on loom in instructor’s home.  Call Alene to make arrangements.  635-7344

Northwoods Weavers   1st Tuesday, 10 a.m.
Talk Weaving! Bring in weaving questions or projects to share/discuss.  Bring a bag lunch.

Artists’ Critique      3rd Wednesday 11:00
Area artists meet to share their works of art and learn from one another.