Thursday, September 8, 2016

New Fall Classes at Hooked


Cooler weather is coming!  Check out my new fall classes at Hooked.  These classes are perfect if you're thinking of handmade gift giving this holiday season!

Washcloth of the Month
September Pattern: Lacy Mock Cable Cloth by Vaunda Rae Giberson
September 25, 2016, Sunday, 1:30 to 3:00 pm, $20.00

Don't be fooled by how challenging this piece looks. As long as you know how to do yarn overs and decreases, you can make this lovely washcloth.

Materials: Your choice cotton or linen yarn (approximately 100 yards for 1 washcloth); knitting needles to attain gauge (this pattern recommends a US6 or US7.  Click here to visit the Ravelry project page and pattern source.

Second Saturday Project Class
Begins September 10, 2016 and continues every second Saturday of the month
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Fee: $30.00/session
Get help with any project you are working on!  We’ll even help you choose and start a new project. Any level of knitter’s welcome. No need to sign up for a whole season, come as often as you like, and just pay per class.

Learn to Knit Socks
Rye Socks by Tin Can Knits
4 sessions, $80.00

Tuesdays, October 11, 18, 25, November 1; 6:30-8:00 pm

A great beginner sock, knit with worsted or aran weight yarn, making it a quick knit as well, not like traditional socks.  This pattern is also a good project to try knitting socks on magic loop, (double point needles work too). Sizes available from baby all the way to an adult man!

Materials: The Rye sock pattern (which is free on Ravelry) ,150 to 350 yards of a worsted or Aran weight yarn. Size 3 and 5, 32in or 40 inch circulars or size 3 and 5 DPNs, (or size needed to obtain gauge), and stitch markers.

Learn to Knit Mittens
Maize Mitts by Tin Can Knits
3 sessions, $60.00
Tuesdays, November 8, 15, 22; 6:30 to 8:00 pm

Another great option for progressing from your knitting basics.  These quick knits are made with worsted or aran weight yarn on double-pointed needles or on circulars (using the Magic Loop method).  Choose to make fingerless mitts or cozy full mittens in sizes for children to adults. 

Materials: The Maize Mitts pattern (which is free on Ravelry) , 50 to 200 yards of a worsted or Aran weight yarn. Size 6, 32in or 40 inch circulars or size 3 DPNs, (or size needed to obtain gauge), and stitch markers

*Photos courtesy of Tin Can Knits