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My Fall Classes at the Village Knitter

Greetings!

Just wanted to let you know about the other classes I am teaching at the Village Knitter this fall.

Let me know if you have any questions.

Off and knitting, Jessica

THE SWEATER SAMPLER
$120; 6 classes, 2 hours each
Tuesdays, September 28, October 5, 12,19, 26, November 2; 9 – 11 am;
Mondays, November 1, 15, 29, December 13, 27 & January 10; 6 – 8 pm;
Prerequisite skill level: Beginner
Learn all the basics. For everyone!
Materials: 1 light and 1 dark skein of worsted weight yarn, size US 8 16” circular needle, matching set of dp needles, stitch-markers & The Sweater Workshop by Jackie Fee.
KNITTING YOUR FIRST BASIC SWEATER
$120; 6 classes, 2 hours each
Sundays, October 17, 31, November 14, December 5, 19 & January 2; 10 am – 12 noon;
Prerequisite skill level: Beginner to intermediate
Knit your first sweater in the round, Bottom Up!
Materials: Book required – The Sweater Workshop by Jackie Fee, stitch-markers, and call Jessica at shop for yarn and needle requirements.
THE DES MARAIS SHAWL
$40; 2 classes, 2 hours each
Mondays, October 4 & 18; 6 – 8 pm;
Prerequisite skill level: Beginner to intermediate
Slightly lacy, triangular shawl knit from point to shoulders.
Materials: 500 yards of worsted weight yarn, US size 13 –  24” circular needle & Des Marais Shawl pattern.
GETTING BACK ON TRACK – READING STITCHES & FIXING MISTAKES
$40; 2 classes, 2 hours each
Tuesdays, November 9 & 16; 9 – 11 am;
Prerequisite skill level: Beginner to intermediate
Learn more about reading your stitches and fixing mistakes.
Materials: Book recommended – Knit Fix.
TOP DOWN SWEATER WORKSHOP
$100; 5 classes, 2 hours each
Mondays, September 27, October 11,25, November 8 & 22; 6 – 8 pm;
Prerequisite skill level: Beginner to intermediate
Knit your first Top Down sweater!
Materials: Books recommended – Custom Knits by Wendy Bernard & Knitting From The Top by Barbara Walker, call Jessica at shop for yarn and needle requirements.
COLOR WORKSHOP
$40; 2 classes, 2 hours each
Tuesdays, October 19 & 26; 6 – 8 pm;
Prerequisite skill level: Advanced beginner
Ever wonder how to make beautiful color work? Join this class and learn Intarsia, Fair Isle, Slip Stitch Knitting and more.
Special techniques will be addressed for those who would love to knit with color “in the round”!
Materials: Any weight yarn, at least 3 different colors, and needles to go with it, including one size 8 – 16 inch circular needle.
GIFT WORKSHOP KNIT ALONG
Take the class on Wednesday eve… gather to knit on gift projects every Sunday afternoon 2 – 4 pm (free).
$25 each class; 2 hours each
Felted Hats and Berets – Wednesday, September 29; 6 – 8 pm;
Knitted Caps – Wednesday, October 6; 6 – 8 pm;
Christmas Stockings – Wednesday, October 13; 6 – 8 pm;
Baby Booties – Wednesday, October 20; 6 – 8 pm;
Knitted Jewelry – Wednesday, October 27; 6 – 8 pm;
Fingerless Gloves – Wednesday, November 3; 6 – 8 pm;
Scarves – Wednesday, November 10; 6 – 8 pm;
Baby Blankets – Wednesday, November 17; 6 – 8 pm;
Neck Warmers – Wednesday, December 1; 6 – 8 pm;
Green Gifts – Wednesday, December 15; 6 – 8 pm;
Last Minute Finishing – Wednesday, December 22; 6 – 8 pm;
Prerequisite skill level: Advanced beginner
Knitting for our loved ones – ideas, inspiration and free patterns!
Materials: You pick the pattern and yarn – receive instruction, a quite place to knit and all the help you need. Contact me for assistance jessica@villageknitters.com
BEGINNING LACE
$30; 1 class, 3 hours
Sunday, October 3; 10 am – 1 pm;
Sunday, November 7; 10 am – 1 pm;
Prerequisite skill level: Advanced beginner
Take the mystery out of lace patterns. You’ll learn how to read lace patterns, charts, tips and tricks on keeping track of your pattern – you will also begin the pattern for the “Grace Note” scarf pictured above.
Materials: any light colored dk weight and matching needles, small plastic safety pin ring markers, pencil and paper and large post-it notes. For scarf – approximately 150 yards of Sport or Worsted weight yarn and appropriate needle size.
BEADED LACE
$30; 1 class, 3 hours
Sunday, October 24; 10 am – 1 pm;
Sunday, November 21; 10 am – 1 pm;
Prerequisite skill level: Intermediate
Learn how to insert beads as-you-go while knitting the lace scarf “Cathedral Windows”.
Materials: 1 cone of Xie 100% Bamboo Fiber or a similar weight fiber, 1/2 tube of #6 seed beads, Size 7 Lace Needles, # 9 steel crochet hook, small plastic safety pin ring markers, pencil and paper and large post-it notes.
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