Classes & Groups

On-going Groups are listed after the classes.

Last updated 9/13/19

 We're working on our fall schedule--here are the September classes!

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)

Knit a Kid’s Fox Patterned Hat
Saturday, October  19
Instructor:
Jennifer Kunselman                             
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.    
Learn stranded color work and knit this adorable fox hat.  Must know how to knit in the round.  Will learn to read a chart and carry multiple colors.   Ideally, come with main color cast on and 8 rounds of 2x2 ribbing done, so we can get straight to the colorwork. (72 stitches for infant; 84 stitches for small toddler; 96 stitches for older child)
Class Fee:  $25 (includes pattern and contrast colors of yarn)
Materials:  Need 1 skein of worsted yarn for main color, 16” circular in a size 7, size 7 double points, stitch marker  (Participants will receive 10% off all supplies the day of class)

Crochet a Mom and/or Me Poncho
Saturday, October 26
Instructor:
Carol McDowall                                      
1 to 4 p.m.      
Crochet this big fun striped poncho for yourself or a small person in your life!  Need to know crochet basics.
Class Fee:  $15
Materials:  Instructor can help choose yarn and hook as part of class.  Worsted weight yarn in striped color cakes or multiple skeins.  Amount depends on size.  Hook size K.    (Participants will receive 10% off all supplies the day of class

Intro to Macramé
Saturday, November 2
Instructor:
Denise DeGidio                       
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Design a small wall hanging using beginning macramé knotting techniques.
Class Fee:  $20
Materials:  Supplies included in price of class.   (Participants will receive 10% off other supplies the day of class)

Sashiko Embroidery for the Holidays
Saturday, November 23
Instructor
: Denise DeGidio
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Learn the basic techniques of Sashiko stitching and design a holiday ornament for yourself or a loved one.
Class Fee:  $20
Materials:  Supplies included in price of class.   (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.