Sunday, June 29, 2008

JULY CLASS/EVENTS SCHEDULE



  • Adult dyeing class July 9th , 12-2pm


Learn to dye using KOOL AID and beyond. It's easy and fun. Come join the class to see what you can create in Kool Aid color!


Cost: $35

Supplies not included:
Dyeing kit-includes yarn & kool aid



*All class supplies are 10% off when signing-up for the class.




  • Magic loop socks- July 11 & 18th, 12-2pm


THIS IS A 2 PART CLASS. (advanced beginner)

This is a beginning sock class to help you learn to make a sock on ONE circluar needle! You must be comfortable knitting and purling.

Supplies:
sock yarn
at least 24" long circular needle
stitch markers
book

$50 for two 2-hour sessions (materials not included)

*All class material are 10% off when signing up.




  • Beginning Fair Isle- July 11 & 18, 3-5pm




This is a 2-PART class. Learn to work w/2 or more colors using Fair Isle Technique. The class project is a small baby sweater using DK weight yarn.

Materials:
at least 2 colors dk weight yarn
size 5 or 6 24" needles
the pattern is free

Cost $45

receive 10% off class materials at time of registration.





  • Two Socks/One needle- July 12 & 19 from 1-3pm





Learn to make 2 socks on ONE LOOONG circluar needle! Just think... no more second sock syndrome! When you're done you're done! Prerequisite: Must have knit socks and be comfortable knitting and purling.

Supplies:
sock yarn, divided into two balls (at least 200 yards, each)
40 inch long circular needle
stitch markers
book

$50 for two 2-hour sessions (materials not included)
minimum class size 3






  • Fix it Clinic Monday, July 14th


Join Jodi for a FREE clinic and get some tips how to "Fix It" in a crisis. Learn how to clean up your own mess and free yourself to advance to the next level in knitting.

Seating is limited so please RSVP, folks!





  • Beginning begining & intermediate lace -July 15 & 22, 1-3pm



PART 1- The Feather and Fan stitch is a fun and popular knitted pattern for Afghans, scarves, and has been spotted recently on sweaters and socks! Join us for this quick-start project class. Bring size 8 needles, worsted weight (or light worsted) to learn this stitch. We'll have a variety of patterns for you to choose from and will help you pick the perfect yarn from our fabulous showroom! Supplies: worsted weight yarn size 8 needles $25

PART 2
Ready to take lace knitting to the next level? In beginning lace, we learned the basics of garter (or stockinette) lace - time to step it up and throw YOs on all rows! Up for the challenge?? Materials: list available at registration Cost: $30




  • LEFT HAND knitting-July 16 & 23




Okay, folks! you've been asking for it and here it is!

This is a two session class. Join us Wednesday - midday for Beginning Knitting. Only requirement is to be left handed!! Theresa, being a lefty herself, has taught both left and right handed gals to knit – so if you ‘happen to be’ a righty and this time works better for you, Come join the fun!! Just with Monday’s class, you’ll learn the basics… how to knit, purl, cast-on and bind off. This is a two session class, Materials: One skein, worsted weight yarn & size 7 or 8 knitting needles. Cost: $40


*All class supplies are 10% off when signing-up for the class.




  • Entraclac felting INTERMEDIATE- July 19 & 26/ 10:30-12:30




This is a 2-PART class. Jane will teach the technique of entraclac knitting & felting! The class project is a beautiful handbag (Market Squares) from the book
"Bags: A Knitter's Dozen".

Supplies:
"Bags: A Knitter's Dozen" book
size 8/24" circular needles
891 yards worsted weight wool
stitch markers

Cost:$45


receive 10% off supplies at time of registration




  • SOTM (sock of the month) Club July 21/ 6-8pm

This month is the "Firestarter" by Yarnissima




  • Bamboo lace Tank- July 26/ 1-4pm
    Learn beginning lace and knit w/bamboo while making the popular Solei from Knitty.com. Amy, your instructor will teach & give you easy tips about how to handle a lace pattern. The Solei requires a little crocheting around the edges as well. Don't be afraid! Now's your chance to tackle those knitted patterns that threaten you with crochet. Face those demons!

    Cost: $40
    Supplies:
    DK Bamboo yarn
    size 6/32" needles
    stitch markers
    FREE Solei pattern from Knitty

    All supplies are 10% off at time registration.



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Monday, June 2, 2008

JUNE class schedule & calendar of events


June is officially
SOCK Month at Yorkshire Yarns!



Now is your opportunity to finally learn how to make socks or improve your sock skills. This month the majority of our classes will focus on
socks, socks, socks! So let's just get to it.

Every Monday from 6-8pm –Beginning knitting-
Learn the basics of knitting. (knit, purl, cast on, bind off)
Cost $25

Every Thursday from 1-3pm- Beginning Crochet
Learn the basic of crochet
Cost $25

June 6th -3:30- Kool Aid dying w/sock yarn w/Jodi (beginner)
Learn to dye using KOOL AID. It's easy and fun. Come join the class to see what you can create in Kool Aid color!
Supplies:
Dying kit which includes yarn & kool aid
Cost $25




Saturday, June 7th (part 1) & June 14th (part 2) - 10:30-12:30

Beginning Socks w/double point needles
This is a 2-session class (advanced beginner)
Learn to make your 1st pair of socks on double point needles.
Supplies:
DK or fingering weight yarn
one set double point needles
stitch markers
pattern
Cost $50





Saturday, June 7th (part1) & June 14th (part2) – 1pm-3pm
ONE Sock on ONE circular needle.
THIS IS A 2 PART CLASS. (advanced beginner)
This is a beginning sock class to help you learn to make a sock on ONE circluar needle! You must be comfortable knitting and purling.
Supplies:
sock yarn
at least 24” long circular needle
stitch markers
book
Cost $50 for two 2-hour sessions (materials not included)
*All class material are 10% off when signing up.

Friday, June 20th (part1) & June 27th (part 2) 1-3pm –
2 socks on one circular needle (magic loop) advanced beginner
Learn to make 2 socks on ONE LOOONG circluar needle! Just think... no more second sock syndrome! When you're done you're done! Prerequisite: Must have knit socks and be comfortable knitting and purling.
Supplies: sock yarn, divided into two balls (at least 200 yards, each) 40 inch long circular needle stitch markers book
Cost: $50 for two 2-hour sessions (materials not included)



Monday, June 16th – SOTM (Sock of the Month Club)
For June club members will make a sideways sock. Prerequisite: You must have made at least one sock. Class includes sock yarn, pattern & 1.5 hours of instruction.
Cost: $35

Friday, June 27th -3:30pm-5:30pm –
Kool Aid dying for kids w/Jodi!
Cost $25


Saturday, June 28th (part 1) & July 8th(part2) – Toe-Up Socks
THIS IS A 2 PART CLASS. (advanced beginner)

How would you like to be able to make your sock cuffs as long as you wish, with no worries about whether your yarn will hold out? Wouldn’t you love to be able to try on your socks as you go and make sure they will fit? What about eliminating the dreaded Kitchener graft at the end? If this all sounds right up your alley, then you are ready to go toe-up. Also, if you’ve wondered about short rows but were afraid they’d be too hard, then you are in the right place.


Materials
• Sock yarn OR worsted
• US circular or double point according to yarn
• Snow Lake Figheadh toe-up pattern


$50
**ALL materials are 10% off at time of class sign-up.

SPECIAL EVENTS!
· On Saturday, June 21st, Yorkshire Yarns welcomes sock yarn & dying guru,
Wendee of HAZEL KNITS!
And we’ll have the Hazel Knits Trunk Show for several days. Come visit w/Wendee and see the new colors she’s created for fall. Festivities begin at 11am.

· Saturday, June 14th is World Wide Knitting In Public Day! (WWKIP)
We’ll celebrate w/a BBQ in an area park. And don’t forget your knitting/crochet!


***Join us every Monday night from 6-8 for Hooks & Needles Club. This is a public gathering of those of us who knit & crochet simply for the love of it.***

NEWS! NEWS! NEWS!
July 1st marks YY’s Sock Battle! Sign-up during the month of June. Registration fee if $2.50. The last day for signups is June 30th! Join us for the battle and kill or be killed, sockers.
Ask for details at Yorkie Yarns.