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Last updated 08/08/20

We postponed the final 3 classes of our winter schedule. We had hoped to schedule classes by late summer, but with Covid just starting to increase in our area, we will be waiting longer.  Weekly and monthly groups are also all on hold, with the exception of the crochet group, which is meeting outside in the park across the street.  See the details below.

 

Crochet an Amigurumi Giraffe  POSTPONED--date tbd
Saturday, March 21
Instructor:
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
Instructor:
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
Instructor
: 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 still temporarily suspended for everyone's safety.   The crochet group is meeting outside--see below.   We hope to get back to normal soon!  (08/08/20)

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  Outside in the park across the street from the store, depending on weather.  Bring a chair and wear a mask.  Contact Carol McDowall if questions--715-416-0489.
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.) 

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.