Classes & Groups

On-going Groups are listed after the classes.

Last updated 01/04/19

 

Knit a Buffalo Plaid Hat  

Saturday, January 19

Instructor: Jennifer Kunselman       

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.     

A fun plaid hat.  Learn colorwork, using 3 colors of yarn. Will also make a pom pom, if desired.  Need to know knitting basics, including knitting in the round. If you’d like to get straight to the colorwork, start your hat ahead of time and come to class with ribbed rim done. 

Class Fee:  $15

Materials:   Instructor or store staff can help choose yarn and needles.  Encore chunky (or other bulky yarn) in 3 colors—1 skein each.  Circular 16” needles in 10.5 and 13.  Instructor/store will have pattern.   (Participants will receive 10% off all supplies the day of class or if purchased ahead of time)

 

Crochet a Snowflake Hat

Saturday, January 26

Instructor: Carol McDowall   

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.      

Perfect time to crochet a snowflake hat.  Should know crochet basics.

Class Fee:  $15

Materials:  Instructor can help choose yarn and hook as part of class.  Uses worsted weight and an H hook.  150 to 250 yards of main color (depending on size), and 90 yards of contrast color.  (Participants will receive 10% off all supplies the day of class)

        

Knit a Cabled Beanie

Saturday, February 2

Instructor: Jennifer Kunselman  

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.       

Learn to knit cables in this deceptively simple hat.  Must know knitting basics, including knitting in the round. Ideally, come to class with the ribbed rim done, and you can get right to the cabling!

Class Fee:  $15

Materials:  Instructor or store staff can help choose materials.  2 skeins Encore Mega yarn, 16” circulars in 10.5 and 13, cable needles, and a stitch marker.  (Participants will receive 10% off all supplies the day of class or if purchased ahead of time)

 

Fair Isle Fingerless Gloves

Saturday, February 2

Instructor: Denise DeGidio  

1 to 4  p.m.       

Next steps in Fair Isle Knitting. Make a pair of fingerless mitts using the design provided or branch out and plan your own. The mitts will be knit in the round.

Class Fee:  $15

Materials:  Instructor can help choose materials.  DK weight yarn and size 5 double points.  Bring extra colors from your stash. (Participants will receive 10% off all supplies the day of class)

 

Learn to Knit

Saturday, February 9

Instructor: Heidi Wahlstrom

Noon to 2 p.m.       

Learn the basics of knitting and make a washcloth or scarf.

Class Fee:  $10

Materials:  Instructor can help choose materials.  Worsted weight yarn and size 7 or 8 single points. (Participants will receive 10% off all supplies the day of class

 

Crochet a Dog Coat

Saturday, February 16

Instructor: Carol McDowall       

1 to 4 p.m.      

Crochet a cozy coat for your dog (or a friend’s dog). Striped in 2 or 3 colors  in small (14” chest), medium (19”), or large (24”) sizes.  Intermediate level.

Class Fee:  $15

Materials:  Instructor can help choose yarn and hook as part of class.  Uses worsted weight and an I hook.  (Participants will receive 10% off all supplies the day of class)

 

Visible Mending

Saturday, March 9

Instructor: Denise DeGidio

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.       

Learn the basics of this mending that borders on 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:  $15

Materials:  Bring an item to be “mended”.  Floss and needles available here.(Participants will receive 10% off all supplies the day of class)

 

Crochet a Duck Granny Square

Saturday, March 16

Instructor: Carol McDowall                                     

1 to 4 p.m.      

This is an adorable project!  Make a granny square with 3-D elements to create an animal.  We’ll be making a duck in class, but other animal patterns are available.  You can use your square to make a blanket, pillow, or as part of a sweater.  Mix plain squares and animal squares, or incorporate into a garment.  An advanced beginner/intermediate class.

Class Fee:  $18

Materials:  Instructor can help choose yarn and hook as part of class.  DK weight yarn in 3 colors and a c hook.  Pattern is included in class fee.  (Participants will receive 10% off all 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).

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.