Knitted Baby Sweater [Neck Down]

Class Name: Knitted Baby Sweater [Neck Down]

 

Instructor: Joyce K

Craft Category: needle knitting

Class format: phone

Class Dates: Tuesdays, May 9, 16 and 23, 2017

Class time: 8 PM EDT

Sign Up Deadline: May 2, 2017

Skills needed:

Must know how to knit & Purl, feel comfortable using circular needles, and increasing & counting rows & stitches

 

Class Description:

In this class, you will use circular needles to make a sweater having a textured yoke, & buttonholes.

 

Supplies Needed:

  • 1 ball of worsted weight yarn (or 2 balls if you would like a larger sweater and booties.)
  • Size 8 circular needles at least 16inches long,
  • 2 stitch holders (or you can use 2 circular size 8 needles 16″ and 20″ long.)
  • 6 stitch markers[or elastic bands work well]

 

Where can you get supplies?

Joanns

Sign up!

Mini Easter Basket

Class Name: Mini Easter Basket

Instructor: Terry K

Craft Category: Easter Craft

Class format: phone

Class Date: April 6, 2017

Class time: 8 PM EDT

Sign Up Deadline: March 31, 2017

Skills needed: none

 

Class Description:

Make a small Easter basket with a mini chick or bunny.

This is a quick class to give you the instructions to make inexpensive baskets to give to a few people. After completing it, you may fill it with your candy or eggs. Alternative ideas for different ways to make these baskets will be given in class

 

Supplies Needed:

Container for your basket, (example: applesauce single serve, margarine tub, any round container)

6 pipe cleaners in pastel colors

Glue

Hole punch

Scissors

2 yellow pompoms

1 orange pipe cleaner

2 squally eyes

Orange foam or construction paper

 

Where can you get supplies?

Walmart, craft stores and your cupboards.

 

Sign up!

Crocheted baby ripple afghan

Class Name: Crocheted baby ripple afghan

Instructor: Cathy F

Craft Category: crochet

Class format: phone

Class Dates: Friday march 10 and 17, 2017

Class time: 8 PM eastern

Sign Up Deadline: March 3, 2017

Skill Level: intermediate. This class is not recommended for the beginner crocheter for a number of reasons. A lot of stitch counting is involved; crocheting multiple stitches into a single stitch is necessary, as well as the need to knit into the back loop only. You will also be changing yarn colors.

 

Class Description:

In this class, you will use the chain and single crochet stitches to make a beautifully textured and colorful afghan for that special baby. This blanket Measures 34″ x 56″.  If you are ready for a challenge, this is a nice blanket to try.

Supplies Needed:

  • Crochet hook size G or H.
  • Several colors of soft 4 ply worsted yarn (about 20 oz. yarn total)
  • Scissors
  • Stitch markers

 

Where can you get supplies?

Any craft store.

 

Sign up

Loom Knit Fairies Cowl

Class Name: Loom Knit Fairies Cowl

 

Instructor: Courtney S

Craft Category: loom knitting

Class format: phone

Class Dates: Friday, February 24 and March 3, 2017

Class time: 8 PM eastern

Sign Up Deadline: February 17, 2017

Skill Level: This is an advanced beginner/intermediate project. Loomers will need to know how to cast on, bind off, ewrap, knit & purl.

 

Class Description:

Join in on the fun by learning to loom knit this beautiful, lacy cowl. You will create this lovely cowl using the following stitches: ewrap, knit, purl, yarn over & knit two together.

 

Supplies Needed:

  • 3/4″ gauge loom with at least 24 pegs
  • Yarn in color & weight of your choice (the lighter the weight, the lacier the project)
  • Loom tool
  • Tapestry needle
  • Scissors

Where can you get supplies?

Any craft store

 

Sign up!

Crocheted Turtle

Class Name: Crocheted Turtle

Instructor: Theresa T

Craft Category: crochet

Class format: phone

Class Dates: Tuesday, February 21 and 28 2017

Class time: 8 PM eastern

Sign Up Deadline: February 14, 2017

Skill Level: beginner: know how to single crochet and sew seams.

 

Class Description: Learn techniques for making stuffed animals. This is a simple, but adorable turtle.

 

Supplies Needed:

  • 8 ounces variegated 4 ply yarn
  • 2 ounces contrasting color
  • size F hook
  • yarn needle
  • stitch markers
  • scissors

Where can you get supplies?

Any craft store.

Sign up

Loom Knit Baby Booties

Class Name: Loom Knit Baby Booties

Instructor: Cathy F

Craft Category: loom knitting

Class format: phone

Class Dates: February 10 and 17, 2017

Class time: 8 PM eastern

Sign Up Deadline: February 3. 2017

Skill Level: Comfortable with casting on, knitting, and purling. This class is not recommended for the beginner loom knitter.

 

Class Description: Grab your flower loom and make a cute pair of booties that are a perfect fit for a newborn baby. In this class, you will learn to “wrap and turn,” a technique used to form the heels for socks and booties. You will also knit using two strands of yarn held together.

 

Supplies Needed:

  • Loom:  Large gauge loom with 12 pegs.
  • Yarn:  Small amount of worsted weight soft pastel yarn in one or two colors.
  • Tapestry Needle.
  • Knitting Tool.
  • Scissors

 

Where can you get supplies?

Any craft store.

 

Sign up!

Simple Knitted Vest

Class Name: Simple Knitted Vest

Instructor: Ramona W

Craft Category: needle knitting

Class format: phone

Class Dates: January 12 and 26, 2017

Class time: 8 PM eastern

Sign Up Deadline: January 5, 2017

Skill Level: intermediate: know how to knit, purl, cast on and cast off. Also know how to swatch for a gauge and take your measurements for the vest.

 

Class Description: In this class, you will learn to make a simple vest appropriate for either a man or woman. The class schedule allows two weeks between the first and second class to enable students to work on the project. After the second class has been completed, I am willing to work with students via either phone or email if they need further help.

 

Supplies Needed:

  • 16oz worsted weight acrylic yarn either solid or variegated color
  • 2 circular knitting needles in sizes 6 and 8, or 7 and 9, each in 29 inch length
  • yarn needle
  • Tape measure

 

 

Where can you get supplies?

Any craft store

Sign up!

 

Knitting, Swatching, and Measuring

Class Name: Knitting, Swatching, and Measuring

 

Instructor: Ramona W

Craft Category: needle knitting

Class format: phone

Class Date: January 5, 2017

Class time: 8 PM eastern

Sign Up Deadline: December 29,, 2016

Skill Level: beginner plus, know how to knit and purl

 

Class Description: In this class, you will learn how to make a swatch to determine your knitting gauge. In addition, you will learn how to measure yourself for making knitted clothing. If you want to learn how to knit a vest later in the month you will want to take this class to either learn or review these skills.

 

Supplies Needed:

  • Yarn 4-ply or worsted weight
  • Needles size7 8 or 9
  • Measuring tape

 

Where can you get supplies?

Any craft store

 

Sign up!!

 

Crocheted hooded scarf

Crocheted hooded scarf

Class name: Crocheted Hooded Scarf

Instructor: Cathy F

Craft category: crochet

Class format: phone

Class dates: Friday January 13 and 20, 2017

Class time: 8 pm eastern

Sign up deadline: January 7, 2017

Skill level: beginner plus. Newcomers and those needing a refresher on the chain and single crochet stitch are welcome. Small amount of sewing is required.

 

Class description:

Learn to make a warm hooded scarf all in one piece using only the single crochet stitch. Only a small amount of sewing is required.

 

Supplies needed:

  • 1 skein worsted weight yarn in color of your choice.
  • 1 crochet hook in size H, I or J.
  • 2 stitch markers
  • scissors

 

Where did you get supplies.

I purchase Caron Simply Soft yarn in autumn red and a size H crochet hook from www.knittingwarehouse.com for this scarf.

sign up!

Crochet Basics

Class Name: Crochet Basics

Instructor: Terry K

Craft Category: crochet

Class format: phone

Class Date: Friday, January 6, 2017

Class time: 8 PM eastern

Sign Up Deadline: December 31, 2016

Skill Level: beginner

 

Class Description: Start to learn crochet from the very beginning. After this class, you will have the skills needed to master crochet.

 

Supplies Needed:

  • one skein medium 4 ply worsted yarn
  • 1 inexpensive crochet hook, size H, J or K
  • scissors

Where can you get supplies?

Any store that sells yarn and hooks, example Wal-Mart or craft stores

 

Sign up here!