Knitting 101 for Kids and Teens
ages 8 +
Students can join any class. Call ahead to reserve a spot.
Practice fixing dropped stitches, creating yarn overs, frogging, and ripping with confidence.
Create a beautiful beaded cuff with the Stereo Cuff kit, pattern by Laura Nelkin.
Crochet Granny Square
Want to learn crochet basics? You will make two styles of granny squares using a worsted weight yarn. Later you can piece together your squares to make a baby or lap blanket.
Needle Felting with Woolbuddy!
Learn the basics of needle felting with Jackie Huang, owner and creator of Woolbuddy. Jackie will teach you how to use felting tools and how felting works. You will learn the entire needle felting process while making your own character. Start by building the basic shape, adding colors and body parts and then finalize the details. Jackie will join us on Tuesday, July 29 as he returns from Comic-Con in San Diego (gathering new inspiration!).
Class 1 – Woolbuddy Owl
Class 2 – Make Your Favorite Movie Character (Minion or R2D2)
Cane Bay Wrap
Learn to knit a simple lace style while making this beautiful, cozy wrap. The Cane Bay Wrap is made using EXTRA, the latest Blue Sky Alpacas yarn. EXTRA is a soft and cushy alpaca and merino blend that knits up quick on a US 10.5 needle. You will be so happy to learn the simple “lace” techniques needed to make this wrap.
Design Your Own Beaded Bracelet
Instructor: Nancy Woodhouse
Who knew that garter stitch could be so much fun? The possibilities with these bracelets are endless. You can knit it in a solid color, alternate colors, add different beads such as daggers or rock chips, change the width, vary the braid color, on and on.
This class is for the novice all the way up to the advanced beginner. Learn all the basic techniques of knitting while you work on your project of choice. Begin with a small project, such as a hat or scarf while enjoying the relaxed and supportive atmosphere.
If you are ready for more complicated knitting and want help getting there, please join us for intermediate knitting. This class explores complex cables, color work, shaping, lace & much more.