Classes

Jan - March 2020

We offer classes in knitting, crochet and spinning.  

If you don't see something you'd like to learn, please let us know so we can schedule a class for you.

 

Registration—Payment due at time of registration. You can sign up by calling the shop at 607-535-9710 or emailing us at fiberartsintheglen@gmail.com.  Please check prerequisites, materials needed, class pre-work.
Cancellation Policy—Class fees are refundable to original payment if cancelled up to one week prior to class. Store credit will be issued if cancelled from the week prior up to 48 hours before class. There is no refund if cancelled within 48 hours of class. The shop or instructor reserves the right to cancel the class; in such event you will receive a full refund.

10% Off Class Supplies—We have everything in stock and are appreciative when you purchase your materials from us for class.

Learn to Knit   4 session class
Instructor:  Nancy Diliberto
Price:  $45, Needles and Starter Yarn Included
Time:  5:30-7:30 PM
Dates:  Jan 6, 13, 20, 27
            Feb 2, 10, 17, 24

            March 9, 16, 23, 30
Description:  If you are thinking about learning to knit, this is the class for you! The focus of this class is to teach knitting basics such as casting on, knit and purl stitch, binding off, increasing, decreasing, reading a simple pattern,
interpreting yarn labels, recognizing and fixing simple mistakes. You will also learn how to choose the correct yarn and needles for a project and what notions are essential for your knitting bag.

Learn to Spin   2 session class
Instructor:  Marie Woodford
Price:  $25, Includes Practice Roving
Time:  2-4 PM                    
Dates:  Jan 26, Feb 2
Description:  Yarn has been spun on spindles for thousands of years. With a little fiber and a spindle, you too can participate in this oldest of crafts. In this class you will learn how to use a drop spindle, pre-draft the fiber, attach and join the fiber to the leader, park and draft, wind-on, add more fiber and finally wind a hank. Marie will also share her knowledge about types of fiber, how it is prepared for spinning, the difference between “top” and “roving” and various tools available for spinning.  We have drop spindles available for practice or purchase and Marie will bring her wheel if you would like to give it a spin!

Learn to Knit Socks   1 session class
Instructor:  Ann Pettit
Price:  $25, Pattern Included
Time:  1-4 PM
Dates:  March 14
Description:  This sock class will help you make sense of knitting socks. You'll knit a mini sock as we cover each
section: A stretchy cast-on, proper joining, the heel flap, turning the heel, picking up gusset stitches, toe decreases, and the you'll-love-it-once-you-try-it Kitchener stitch.
Prerequisites:  Basic knitting skills; Must be comfortable knitting in the round (if you’re not, stop in and we’ll show you how. Be sure to give yourself enough time to practice in advance of the class). 
Materials:  Bring a worsted weight yarn, preferably wool or wool blend (or just not a slippery yarn), DPN’s one size down from label recommendation (bring a variety just in case), basic knitting notions.

Accessories Etc.   Ongoing and Informal; Come any Wednesday that fits into your schedule.
Price:  No charge except when Nancy Vandivert is teaching ($10)
Times/Dates:  Wednesdays 1-4 PM
Description:  This is the place to be if you like to knit small projects, or you recently finished our Learn To Knit class and are ready to tackle your next project. We’re here to help you pick something out, answer any questions or simply give you encouragement. 
 

Chic Cables Headwarmer Crocheted   2 sessions class
Advanced Beginner - Intermediate
Instructor:  Pat Hazen
Price:  $25, Pattern Included
Time:  12-2 PM
Dates:  Jan 19, 26
Description:  Without question a very cute headwarmer! The pattern is very well written and includes lots of pictures. Combine that with excellent instruction from Pat and we think you'll be making these for everyone you know.
Materials: 100gms of worsted weight yarn, Size H hook, 1.5" button.

Rasta Hat   1 session class
Instructor:  Sue Reukauf

Price: $20

Time: 1-4 PM

Date:  Jan 25
Description:  Learn the basics of knitting a hat with this quick project. You'll learn how to knit in the round, ribbing decreases and making a pom pom.

Materials:  1 skein of Rasta, Size 11 needles, stitch marker

Toe-Up Socks  3 session class

Instructor:  Helen Alford

Price: $30, Pattern Included
Time:  1-3 PM

Dates:  Feb 1, 15, 29

Description:  Information about the class including materials needed will be coming soon. Helen is an amazing knitting and we know you're going to learn so much in this class. Don't wait to sign up as it's sure to fill quickly.

Fawkes Beanie  2 session class

Instructor:  Pat Hazen

Price:  $25 Pattern Included

Time: 12-2 PM

Dates:  Feb 9, 23

Description:  Fawkes is a brioche cabled beanie worked from the bottom up. The cables emerge from a twisted ribbed brim, and the twisted rib gives the texture a little extra oomph!

Materials Needed: Worsted weight yarn - Malabrigo Worsted in 2 colors (more arriving Jan 3rd), Size 6 and 7  16" circulars and Size 7  DPN's, cable needle, darning needle, removable stitch markers.

HOMEWORK - complete ribbing before class. You can pick up your pattern at the shop anytime before class.

Blocking  1 session class

Instructor:  Linda Ferris

Price: $10

Time:  1-4 PM

Date:  Feb 16  or  March 29

Who doesn't need this???

More classes added soon!

Cowls

Mittens

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