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Upcoming Classes

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If you are feeling sick or ill, please be considerate and do not come to class. Please contact us and we will refund your class fee.

Please call if you have questions about a class (406)534-4032

KNIT ONE

Tuesday, Aug 10, Thursday Aug 12 & Tuesday, August 17 ● 5;30 - 7:30pm

Learn a lifelong skill with our pro Pam. "The lightbulb really goes off between the second and third class". In this series of 3 classes you will learn the anatomy of a stitch and how to recognize Knits and Purls, while following a pattern with knitting terminology. You will also be exposed to reading a chart, another component of pattern reading. Finish the class with tips and tricks, practice fixing mistakes, and leave with ideas and patterns to confidently move on to your next project!

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Circle and Square Hat

Saturday, July 24, 2021 ● 12:00pm-3:00pm - SOLD OUT

A fun, and super unique construction makes this hat. It's written for sock yarn, but is easliy adaptable to any weight. We are going to knit a mini hat to make sure you get all the techniques in. This is a relatively easy hat, but you must be open to adventure from the beginning to the end.

$30.00

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DOBBY CLOTH MAKE & TAKE

Make that beloved house elf a real blanket, scarf, or rag. No knitting experience required; Carla will show you the basics. If you already know how to knit, we'll guide you to some interesting yarn for more of a challenge, or help with some stitch patterns. Ages 9 & up

Dobby bendy doll included in workshop. 

Yarn and needles for class are 10% discount in shop.

 Fee:  $25

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KIDS LEARN TO KNIT

August 10 and 12 from 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Learn to knit for ages 10-12 with our enthusiastic kid-loving teacher, Carla. All supplies included; meets Tuesday AND Thursday afternoon from 1 - 3pm.

Limit of 6 students.

$40.00 

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FINE FINISHINGS WITH HOLLI YEOH

    

We all learned so much from the Intarsia workshop with Holli Yeoh in May, so we are pleased to collaborate with her again to offer her series of Fine Finishing workshops. Her passion for knitting has spanned a lifetime, from learning to knit as a child to her fine arts degree in textiles and jewelry, to a 20-year designing career. Holli feels strongly about fine craftsmanship, believing that while there’s more than one right way to do things, it’s important to do it right! To this end, she teaches skills that enable knitters to feel justified pride in their finished projects, while accommodating different knitting styles and preferences. Students leave her workshops with an arsenal of valuable techniques, deep understanding of the choices to be made in knitting, and new confidence. Find her patterns on Ravelry, LoveCrafts, and Makerist, and follow her work on Instagram at @holliyeoh and her website at holliyeoh.com 

We’re offering 3 virtual evening workshops with Holli. Homework is involved for each of them (assorted small knitted swatches). If you register for all three at once on the website, use this code to receive a 15% discount: HolliYeoh3

REGISTER HERE FOR ONE OR ALL THREE

DETAILED DESCRIPTIONS BELOW

Beginnings: August 4, 2021 ● 7 - 9 pm Mountain Time

Before you begin a project, you should consider your finishing techniques. You’ll learn tips and tricks that will make your finishing easier and more polished, rivaling commercially made garments. We’ll work on cast ons, selvedges, tension issues and gauge, fully fashioned increases and decreases.

Endings: August 11, 2021  7 - 9 pm Mountain Time

After all the pieces of your project are completed you’ll want to prepare them for assembly and wearing. In the Endings class we will cover bind offs, blocking, picking up stitches and if time permits, buttonholes.

Seaming:  August 18, 2021 ● 7 - 9 pm Mountain Time

Make sure to give your knitting the attention it deserves when seaming your garments; now is not the time to do a rush job! In this class, you’ll have a chance to try your hand at mattress stitch on both stockinette and garter stitch as well as false grafting and joining stitches to rows. We’ll discuss the merits of seamed garments, including reinforced seams, and cover other seaming techniques as time permits. Let’s not forget those ends; we’ll cover several ways to weave in your ends.

COCOKNITS WORKSHOP

 

August 28 - Noon - 4:00pm

Learn the Cocoknits sweater construction techniques from Bonnie as we all work through a nicely fitted top down Emma sweater pattern from the Cocoknits Sweater Workshop book by Julie Weisenberger.

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$45
Materials: Cocoknits Sweater Method book and suggested needles & yarn based on the Emma Version A, B or C.
We suggest purchasing the book and reading through before deciding on yarn.

FIBERSIDE CHATS

Join Live Online Chats with Some of Fiber's Most Exciting Creators
It's easy peasy to join in. Fiberside Chats costs $20 to register You'll want to scroll down to choose Yarn Bar as your home shop.
Some of your favorite designers and creators will join us for a series of online gatherings with a partnership with fellow LYS, Longmont Yarn Shoppe: Fiberside Chats!
Launched in May of 2020, these gatherings, hosted on Zoom, are one-hour sessions with special guests joining us to give a peek into their world. These designers and creators will discuss their unique path, creative processes, latest projects—or whatever is inspiring them now. There will also be a Q&A session, giveaways, and other fun surprises for those who join!