Classes & Groups

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On-going Groups are listed after the classes

Last updated 05/14/20

We are postponing the final 3 classes of our winter schedule and hope to hold them later this summer--stay tuned!  (At this point we have no idea when we will be open for classes again).  Weekly and monthly groups are also on hold, while we are only allowing 5 shoppers in the store at a time.


Crochet an Amigurumi Giraffe  POSTPONED--date tbd
Saturday, March 21
Carol McDowall                      
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.      
Another adorable small project.  Amigurumi is the Japanese art of crocheting or knitting small stuffed animals.  Need to know basics.  Will learn several stitches and shaping.
Class Fee:  $15
Materials:  Instructor can help choose yarn and hook as part of class.  3 colors of DK weight yarn and a B or C hook.  Main color, plus small amount of white and black/brown for spots.  (Participants will receive 10% off all supplies the day of class


Knit a Hat—Perfect Second Project   POSTPONED--date tbd
Saturday, March 28
Jennifer Kunselman
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.      
Learn to knit in the round and knit a hat in any size.  Choose a rolled or  ribbed brim.  You’ll also learn to purl, if you do a ribbed brim.  Just need to know how to cast on and knit.
Class Fee:  $15
Materials:  Instructor will help choose.  1 skein worsted weight yarn and size 8-16” circulars and double points.  (could use lighter weight for baby hat)   (Participants will receive 10% off other supplies the day of class)

Intro to Weaving Sticks   POSTPONED--date tbd
Saturday, March 28
: Denise DeGidio
1 to 4 p.m.
Learn to weave using a set of 5 weaving sticks.  Denise will teach you the basics and show you a variety of projects that can be made with this interesting technique.
Class Fee:  $15
Materials:  Weaving sticks and yarn (available at the store).  Can use yarn from your stash.   (Participants will receive 10% off other supplies the day of class)


On-going Opportunities

These groups are temporarily suspended for everyone's safety.  We hope to get back to normal soon!  (5/14/20)

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.