Learn a lifelong skill with our pro Becky, who has taught beginning knitters in Billings for the past 10 years. Many of you will recognize her as the former owner of Billings Gymnastics School and know that she is comfortable teaching all types of learners. According to Becky, "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! Cost: $50 plus supplies
The official 2019 Shetland Wool Week ‘Roadside Beanie’ knitting pattern has been exclusively designed by Wool Week Patron Oliver Henry. Pick your colors and Join the Roadside Beanie KAL kick off with Linda Shelhamer as our navigator for this fun celebration of the Shetland Isles. 10%off your KAL yarn.
Knitting a sock with an afterthought heel is as easy as knitting a tube sock. Perfect for distracted, movie watching, knit night socializing, throwing-in-your-purse kinda knitting! Shannon will be your guide to this unique take on socks. AND THERE IS HOMEWORK!!! Please come to class with a top down sock knit to at least one inch beyond heel. Preferably, have a tube sock knit and ready to create heel. All details in class handout, which can be picked up in shop or we can emailit to you.
Warning: "This is kind of addictive", says our teacher Wendy about Visible Mending. Join her to get pro tips! Bring a pair of jeans that you'd like to rejuvenate, or simply practice with a little kit provided by Wendy.
Supplies: embroidery needle, floss, jeans to mend. Visible Mending book recommended but not required.
Join Shannon and knit this cute short sleeved summer colorwork sweater. Adventurous beginners welcome! It's easy to lengthen if you don't want a cropped sweater. And colorwork is such a fun way to "make it your own". Some say it's addictive.....!
Join some new friends and learn to knit! We'll be learning by making a cowl to keep your neck cozy next winter! We'll have four days to get this finished and you might have to work on it some at home. Our last day will include some ways to embellish your project. Ages 8 & up. Your teachers will be Sue, Carla, and Becky.
REGISTER HERE Fee: $40.00 Supplies available at Yarn Bar: Size 9 - 16" circular needle and a ball of Nature Spun yarn in your favorite color.