Classes

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Beginner Knitting Classes

Learn the basics of knitting. This class is for absolute beginner with no previous experience or for those who learned a while ago and feel like they need to start from the beginning. We explore different types of yarns, how to hold yarn while knitting, start reading basic patterns using standard abbreviations and joining in new yarn on a project. This class is not project based, rather it is learning basic techniques that can be used to make a project in the future.

Time commitment: One hour, one day a week plus small amount of homework/practice to prepare for next class.

Location: Southbury Public Library, upstairs in children’s department.

$132 for 9 weeks.  Full payment due at first class. Adult class.

Tuition includes the following basic supplies:
Size 8 – 16″ circular needles
Worsted weight yarn
Size H8 crochet hook
Yarn needle

Suggested supplies – not supplied in tuition cost:
Small zippered pouch for small notions
Scissors – don’t need to be too big or sharp, just used to cut yarn
Ruler or fabric tape measure
Larger bag to hold yarn and supplies so they don’t get tangled in your daily life!

This class also has access to technique videos based on each lesson.  They are accessed via Flickr and the link is sent out once you have joined a class.

Check out current schedule here.

Advanced Beginner Knitting Classes

Taking the skills learned in the Beginner class and making things! Scarves and hats mostly!

Time commitment: Usually one hour, one day a week plus small amount of homework/practice to prepare for next class.

Location: Southbury Public Library, upstairs in children’s department.

Cost depends on project, plus yarn that you supply for actual project. Full payment due at first class. Adult class.

Tuition usually includes supplies if there are special needles required.

Suggested supplies for all classes– not supplied in tuition cost:
Small zippered pouch for small notions
Scissors – don’t need to be too big or sharp, just used to cut yarn
Ruler or fabric tape measure
Larger bag to hold yarn and supplies so they don’t get tangled in your daily life!

This class also has access to technique videos based on each lesson.  They are accessed via Flickr and the link is sent out once you have joined a class.

Check out current schedule and prices here.

Intermediate Knitting Classes

These classes are for those who have recently finished our beginner class or have learned the basics of knitting some other time and place. These classes are project based classes, at the end you will have a finished product to show off and admire!

The techniques you need to know to successfully take these classes are:

Knit
Purl
YO
Basic Increases
Basic Decreases
Long Tail Cast On
Cast/Bind Off
Tell difference between stitch patterns such as Garter stitch and Stockinette stitch
Basic pattern reading skills

Time commitment: One hour, one day a week plus small amount of homework/practice to prepare for next class.

Location: Southbury Public Library, upstairs in children’s department.

Cost depends on project, plus needles and yarn that you supply for actual project.  Full payment due at first class.  Adult class.

Suggested supplies for all classes– not supplied in tuition cost:
Small zippered pouch for small notions
Scissors – don’t need to be too big or sharp, just used to cut yarn
Ruler or fabric tape measure
Larger bag to hold yarn and supplies so they don’t get tangled in your daily life!

This class also has access to technique videos based on each lesson.  They are accessed via Flickr and the link is sent out once you have joined a class.

Check out current schedule and prices here.

One-on-One Knitting Sessions

Want to learn faster?  Want to do a special project and classes with other people don’t work for you?

Sessions available upon request.  $40 per hour. Any age.

Sewing:

Sewing classes are under development, I’ll let you know when they are tested and ready to go!