Yarns displayedRiver Wools a Knitting Place

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Class Schedule

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Melanie Berg KAL
Melanie Berg's patterns have been calling to us and we have chosen 3 for our next Knit A Long. You choose the one you want to knit and join us as often as you like to work on your chosen shawl. All three of the patterns are listed on Ravelry (2 can be purchased there and 1 is in the latest issue of Knit Wear. We have a few copies of Knit Wear at River Wools. The three patterns are Nangou, Kir Royale and Sangaku. Because this is a KAL, there is no class fee, but you must purchase your yarn at River Wools. We are starting the KAL on Thursday, December 29 at 6pm. We will meet each Thursday through January. Come as often as you like and share your project and experience with others in the KAL. Please register so we will know who is participating.
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Learn to Knit
Knitting produces beautiful fabric which allows you to create fun scarves, beautiful sweaters, afghans, mittens, baby items, socks, home decorations and more. You will learn how to knit, purl, cast on, bind-off, how to read knitting instructions, and how to measure gauge. We will talk about fiber choice. You will pick the color of yarn you want for your first project and start the project in class. This class is suitable for those with no previous needlework experience. This is a 3-session class taught by Martha. Fee is $35 plus materials.
Tuesday, January 10, 17 &24
5:30pm - 7:30pm

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Learn to Crochet
You can learn to crochet! This fun and easy craft produces beautiful blankets, accessories, outerwear, baby items and more. You will learn how to slip stitch, chain, single crochet, double crochet, how to start and finish off your work, simple shaping, how to read crochet instructions, and how to make and measure a gauge swatch. We will also help you select materials and get you started on your first project. This class is suitable for those with no previous needle work experience. This 3 session class taught by Ann. Fee is $35 plus materials.
Thursdays, January 12, 19 & 26
6pm-8pm
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Beginning Rigid Heddle Weaving Worksop Learn the basics of weaving with a Rigid Heddle Loom in this workshop designed for beginners. Learn to measure warp threads, dress the loom and weave a beautiful scarf in a day long workshop. Price for class includes instruction, hand outs and the use of the looms and tools. Yarns will be extra. (If you have your own Rigid Heddle Loom that you can bring to the workshop, PLEASE let us know when you sign up!) John Salamone is the instructor and will bring sample scarves to help you make your own yarn choices. This workshop is very fun and full of creative energy as everyone has the opportunity to create a scarf that reflects their own personality, and students can watch other types of scarves come to life besides their own! Fee is $50.
Saturday, January 21
10am - 4pm
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Azel Pullover PonchoThis darling pullover is a great class for the relatively new knitter or the knitter who has been away for awhile and wants to get back into the game. It's also great for the winter weather. The pattern is sized from a toddler 2 to an adult extra large. So, you can knit it for anyone you like. Made of a chunky yarn, the knitting will go quickly. Taught by Martha the class fee is $35 plus materials
Thursdays, January 19 and 26 and Feburary 16.
6pm-8pm
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