New Classes, Knit-a-longs and Crochet-a-longs
are happening all month!
Great Classes and Knit or Crochet-a-longs
Join us Wednesday evenings from 5 - 8
for evening social knitting, crochet, spinning and weaving. Stop by to see
what's up at The Yarn Club, meet new friends and learn new
Molly Girl Yarns Yarn Explosion and Rock 'n Roll Yarn Party!
Come party with Angela of Molly Girls Yarns and Xandy Peters on Wednesday, Nov. 9 from 4pm til close.
Rock the house with a fashion show, yarn tasting and celbration for everyone who loves yarn.
Admission is FREE
Xandy Peters Stacked Stitches Class
Wednesday, November 9th, 10-1
NEW CLASS Thursday, nov. 10th, 5:00-7:30
In this class students will learn the basics of knitting with stacked stitches.
What are stacked stitches? Stacks are a bunch of stitches piled on top of each other. They can be used to create vertical movement within a row and create unusual shapes in knitting and colorwork without strands. They are used in many popular patterns such as Fox Paws and the Petal Cowl.
In this class we will cast on a scarf or swatch in a simple stacked motif to learn the basics of this fascinating technique.
Materials: Worsted weight scrap yarn in multiple colors, 3+ colors of super bulky yarn for those who want to start the scarf project in class.
Needles to match your yarn - bring a few different sizes. Wood needles are not recommended for this technique. Circulars with a long flexible cord are going to be most helpful for learning how the stacks look.
10 Stitch markers
This is a perfect class for those hoping to move on to the Fox Paws pattern next.
Molly Girl Yarns will be here all day for your yarn buying pleasure!
CROCHET BUCKET BAGA ND BACK PACK
DATE: October 27th from 5:30 to 7:30pm
School has started and the kids are hauling lots of stuff. Shouldn't
the girls carry
something really stylish? Churchmouse Classics has a terrific backpack to crochet
that fits the bill! Join in the fun making these bucket bags in their color of choice –
or think Team Colors for the school!
COST: $30 for class plus materials
MATERIALS: Churchmouse Classics pattern “Oval Crocheted Bucket Bags &
Pouches”. May be purchased at the Yarn Club, through Churchmouse Yarns and
Tea or through Ravelry at www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/oval-crochetedbucket-
For small size – 450 yards of non-stretchy DK to light weight worsted in a plant
fiber yarn. For larger size – 755 yards. Pattern is two- toned and of the amount
given, 25% of this should be the amount of a contrast!
Suggested yarn I used was Old Dominion Collection in 100% Virginia Cotton!
Crochet hook in BOTH size E(3.5mm) and F(3.75mm) and 4 markers in colors
October 6, 5-7
Ever wanted to learn how to cable without a cable needle? Do you get lost counting your rows or fixing mistakes in your cable patern? Or do you just want to learn how to cable? This is the class for you. This pattern features intricate, non-repetative cables that work well without a cable needle.
Cost: $40.00 plus materials.
Materials: 2 skeins Owl from quince&co.
Size US7 and US8 needles or size to obtain gauge.
CROCHETED MOEBIUS COWL
Date: October 5th from 5:30 to 7:30pm
Winter is coming and here is an easy cowl for those newly-taught crochet
students. It's a different twist on a beginner stitch that is fun and quick to make.
Works up so pretty and makes a great Christmas gift!
MATERIALS: Small size 24”x11” requires 229yds of a lace or fingering weight
Large size 38”x15” requires 458 yes of lace or fingering weight
Sample on display made in Berroco Folio
Size L crochet hook
Cost: $25 for class plus materials
Malabrigo Waterfront Cowl
DATE:: October 20th from 5:30 – 7:30pm
So you've learned to knit and you are ready to try your hand at making an actual
project. Let's try the MALABRIGO WATERFRONT cowl in the new Book 10. This is
an easy pattern that teaches you to knit in the round, puts knit and purl stitches
together into patterns to follow inside of the pattern itself.
COST: $30 for class plus materials
MATERIALS:: Malabrigo Rios Book 10
Malabrigo Rios worsted weight - (2) hanks needed for total of 420yds
Size 8 circular needles in 24”
Learn to Weave
October 30, Nov. 6, & 13
Nov. 3, 10, 17
Nov 27, Dec 4 & 11
Discover the magic of weaving with Kelly. This 3 week class will teach you the basics of weaving and you will be able to finish your project.
Cost: $60.00 plus materials and loom rental fee ($25.00) if needed. Loom fee can be applied to purchase of your loom after class.
Materials: 1 skein of DK or sport yarn and 1 skein of mohair/silk blend as discussed in class and recommended by your instructor.
Intermediate Weaving - Warp Your Next Project
Monday, Nov 14, weave it on Wednesday, Nov. 16
Monday Nove 28, weave it on Wednesday, Nov. 30
In this class students wil warp their next level of weaving, expand their skill and try new patterns. Choose from a prior class or talk to Kelly about the wide range of patterns and techniques available to learn.
Materials: You must own your loom and yarns purchased at TYC
Windowpane or Hudson Yards Hat and Colorwork Cowl
Learn great colorwork techniques with Kelly. Knit a hat and a cowl using Malabrigo Rios.
Materials: 2 skeins contrasting colors Malabrigo Rios
Size 7 needle or size to obtain gauge.
photo credit/Jared Flood/Brooklyn Tweed
This beautiful pattern by Jared flood features a three color stranded motif and individual fingers. Please take advantage of the free tubular cast on class so that your mitts have a comfortably stretchy cuff.
Materials: 1 skein finch (glove color)
1 skein finch (dominant color)
1 skein finch (background color)
US 0 needle 32” or DPN’s
US 2 needle 32” or DPN’s
Or size needed to obtain gauge
Everyone who knits or crochets has friends who ‘oh and ah’ over items they see were handmade and who say ‘I could never make that!’ but they can! Tell your friends about our Learn to Knit and Learn to Crochet classes. These classes are for those with little to no experience taught by those with experience and patience. Call or come in to save a seat – limit 4 per class.
Learn To Knit
Oct. 20, 10-12
Nov. 3, 5:30-7:30
Nov 8, 3pm-5pm
Nov 16 5:30-7:30
Nov. 22, 12-2
This class will teach casting on, binding off, knit, purl, increases
and decreases. Explanations of yarn types and how to read a pattern
are discussed too. We can help you pick a simple project to get you
Cost: $45 plus materials.
Materials: one skein Malabrigo Rios (light color) & Size 7 needles
Recommended “Learn to Knit” book
Learn to Crochet
Nov 1, 12-2
Nov. 10, 5:30-7:30
Nov 15, 3-5
Nov 30, 5:30-7:30
This class will teach foundation chain, single/double/half and triple crochet stitches. Types of yarn and how to read a pattern are explained also. We can help you pick a simple project to get you started.
Cost: $45 plus materials
Materials: one skein Malabrigo Rios (light color) & G orH hook
Recommended is “Learn to Crochet” book
Limit 4 students
NEW CROCHET-A-LONG starts on September 28th at 2:30. Join Patti and Jeannie as we enjoy crocheting a new shawl. It is free and open to anyone but you do need to be proficient in basic stitches (single, double and triple). We will help you master new stitches and techniques as well as reading patterns and charts. Our pattern is called OSWIN by Bernadette Ambergan. This lovely lacy shawl is for an intermediate hooker and uses single and double crochet stitches. It takes a lace weight yarn (862-921 yards) and we recommend a tonal or variegated yarn. The hook size needed is a 4.0 or (G). As always, yarns must be purchased from the shop. Let us know if you will join in the fun! Our group of hookers is a growing family at The Yarn Club. We LOVE it!
Fish Lips Kiss Socks with Lora
Please call to register. Limit 4 students.
You will need 1 skein of Biscotte & Cie Sock yarn divided in two cakes
a 32"-40"size US 0-1 Needle for Magic Loop
Cost: class 1 is $25.00, class 2 is $15.00. All the help in the world is free
Classes are taught by experienced knitters with patience and support. We offer classes from beginner to advanced techniques to satisfy the most inquisitive knitter. Our Staff is always available to help. Bring in a dropped stitch or a late night goof and we will do our best to get you back on track.
MEET OUR TEACHERS AND STAFF
This is the fabulous lady who taught me to knit, my Mom. If she could teach me, she can definately help you. Meet with Lora any day around the table and by appointment.
Meet Will. If you know him, you love him. Calm, cool, creative and all around good guy. Will manages the place and can help you learn to knit, crochet or figure out a pesky pattern.
Pam brings a level excellence in knitting and a vast knowledge of Ravelry and pattern support to our family. She can answer any question or show you a new technique any time.
Kelly has joined the TYC family and brings with her a wealth of
knowledge in knitting, crochet, spinning and weaving. She is out
team leader in all things weaving and loves to teach any technique you
want to learn. Dont see a class you want? Just ask Kelly!
Our photographer extraudinere! Melissa runs our Wednesday Crochet-a-longs each week at 3:00pm. Hookers unite!
Patti joins us fresh from retirement to teach our Learn to Knit and Crochet
classes. She is an avid knitter and crocheter who loves to get
folks "hooked" on the craft she loves.
Jean is awesome with a hook or her needles. She loves to add beads and play with different yarns in the same project. Join our Wednesday Crochet-a-longs and get to know a fantastic person with mad crafting skills.
Meet our newest member of the team, Sean. Enjoy lots of energy and a great spirit that will lift any mood. Sean knits and helps us out around the store. He is reat with color and finding the perfect pattern to match your favorite TYC yarn.