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Fall 2010 Class Schedule

Friday, August 27th, 2010

Knitting Classes
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Knit 101 – This two session class is still running twice a week, every week!  Join us to learn how to cast on, knit, purl and cast off only $15 for 2 weeks instruction!  Come learn the basics!
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Mondays 6-8pm
Tuesdays 10am – noon
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Oops! The Anatomy of a Stitch – Holding on tight so you don’t drop a stitch?  Relax!  This class will review the structure of a good stitch, so you’ll know what to do when one goes wrong.  Learn how to pick up stitches, un-knit and rip out.

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Sunday, Sept 12th 12:30 – 2:30pm
Sunday, Oct 24th 12:30 – 2:30pm

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Cabling Basics – Don’t let cables scare you any longer!  This sample class will teach the basics of how to make cables, as well as how to read a chart and pattern for cabling.  You’re going to laugh when you realize just how easy this is!
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Sunday, Sept 12th 3-5pm
Thursday, December 2nd 6-8pm
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Things I’ve Learned: A Knitters Arsenal of Great Tips! - Check out the tools and tips that make knitting more fun.  Learn how to speed up your projects by using some easy tips.
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Sat, Sept 11 10:30am – 11:30am
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Beyond Knitting 101 - Graduated from Knit 101?  Ready for a real project?  Shelly will have some great patterns for you to pick from!  Maybe you’re ready for a hat, a felted bag?
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Tuesday, Sept 21 and 28th 6-8pm
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FREE Sweater Knit Along

February Lady Sweater

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Join us for our next FREE knit along.  We are doing the February Lady Sweater!  We will meet every other Friday night starting Friday, September 24th from 6-8! Come to as many or as few as you can!
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Aestlight Shawl

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Aestlight Shawl

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This class is back by popular demand!  The Aestlight Shawl (East Light in Shetland dialect).  It is constructed using one of the traditional Shetland Shawl making methods based on the garter stitch.
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This class is offered over 3 wednesday nights.  6-8pm.  October 6, 13 and 20 .

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Socks on Two Circulars - Knitting socks on double points drive you coo coo crazy?  How about knitting socks on two circulars?  For 3 Tuesdays Shelly will lead you through!
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Tuesdays, October 12, 19 and 26 from 6-8pm

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Sheepy Trim Mitts
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Sheepy Trim Mitts

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Join Aimee for 2 sunday classes and knit the sheepy trim mittens!  You are sure to keep warm during our cold winter with these knit wooly warm mittens.

Sunday, October 17th and 24th 10am – noon

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Round and Round – Join us for this Sunday survey class of techniques for tubular knitting.  Come to one, two or all three of these sessions!
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Sunday, October 17th 12:30 – 2:45

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Easy Knit Baby Sweater – Ready to knit a sweater, but not a “grown up” one yet?  This easy knit baby sweater might just be the thing.  Knit in one piece this sweater is sweet and fun.  Perfect for any newborn baby in your life.
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Sunday, October 17th and 24th from 3-5pm
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Getting Gauge – Believe it or not, knitting up that little swatch can save you time!  A test swatch holds critical information you need to make your next project a success.  Learn to read gauge and what your options are if you don’t make suggested gauge.
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Sept 11th, 12 – 2
October 19th, 10 – 12
December 2nd, 3-5pm
December 4th, 10:30 – 12:30
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Pattern Reading -Ready to graduate from scarves, but confused by reading patterns?  This is the class for you.  We’ll walk you through the basic elements of every pattern:  yarn requirements and gauge, sizing and all those abbreviations!
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Tues October 19th, 12:30 – 1:30pm
Sat December 4th 1-2pm
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Double Knit Headband Workshop – Nancy Lindberg herself will lead this class!
Start with a provisional cast on, join the 2 layers and continue with Double Knitting.  Both sides are knit at the same time on one circular needle.  Finish by separating the layers and attach stitches with the Kitchener Stitch.
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We are so excited to have Nancy in the shop on Saturday, Oct 23rd from 10 – 2.  We’ll provide the yarn and lunch!  How can you pass it up!
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Kidsilk Mittens
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Kidsilk Mittens

Ready to learn the basics of mitten making?  These are simple with a twist.  Katy holds a strand of Cascade Venezia Worsted (wool and silk blen) with a strand of kidsilk haze.  You’re gonna LOVE these mittens!
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Wednesdays, October 27th,  November 3rd and 10th
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Fleeced Earflap Hat
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Fleeced Earflap Hat

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The earflap hat is super soft and super warm thanks to the merino fleece worked in as you knit.  It’s co co knit’s version of thrumming…”extreme thrumming” which is invisible on the outside but thick and warm as lamb’s wool on the inside!
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Wednesday, November 3rd and 10th 1-3pm
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Knit Mini Hats and Mittens
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Mini Hats

Mini Mittens

Teeny tiny hats and mittens make great decorations and are fun to knit!  Spend 2 Fridays, knitting these miniatures for your winter wonderland.
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Friday, November 5th and 12th 10:30 – 12:30
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Knit Washcloths

Knit Washcloths

Knit washcloths or dishcloths make great gifts for any occasion.   What better present than a hand made set of washcloths?  Choose from a variety of stitches that can be used in yoru future projects; seed stitch, basket weave, argyle, eyelet, ribbing, shell stitch, and cables will all be taught!
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Tuesdays, November 9th, 16th and 23rd from 6-8
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Speed Knitting – Want to speed up your knitting time?  Do yo ulike to try new techniques for knitting and purling?  Come to this hands on session to learn how to do the continental method of knitting.  Eliminate throwing and increase your speed.
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Saturday, November 13th 10 – 11:30am
Thursday, November 18th 6:30 – 8:00pm
Saturday, December 4th 2:30 – 4pm



Dropped Stitch Silk Scarf

Make a beautiful dropped stitch scarf out of amazing silk yarn for someone you love.  Better yet, make one for yourself!  This easy scarf is knit in garter, is fun for all knitters but easy enough for any beginner.  Super fast to make, Great for a take on vacation project.  If silk isn’t your thing…this scarf is beautiful in any yarn!
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Saturday, November 13th 2:30 – 4:30pm
Thursday, November 18th 4 – 6pm


Alpine Boots

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Alpine Boots

Fancy Alpine Boots

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Knit and then felt a super cute pair of slippers.   They are especially cute in kids sizes!  Throw in some novelty yarn and the little one in your life will be in heaven.

Youth Knit
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You’ve been asking for more kids knit classes.  Here is your chance.  Perfect for any kid 8 and up.  In this 2 part class they’ll learn the basics, cast on, knit and cast off.  Get them ready for a winter project!

Saturday, October 23rd and 30th, 1:30 – 3:00

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Baby Surprise Jacket

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Baby Surprise

If you haven’t yet tried this sweet sweater jacket, this might be the time.  This is a very fun knit (all garter stitch).  You’ll spend 3 weeks knitting and figuring out how to put this one together.   It’s genius really!
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Wednesdays, November 3, 10 and 17    6-8pm

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Newfoundland Mitten

Newfie Mittens

Grab some friends and spend a few Sunday mornings knitting these cute mittens!  We promise you’ll want to make more than one pair.

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November 7th, 14th and 21st from 10am – noon


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Fair Isle Holiday
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Fair Isle Holiday

We’re still working out the kinks on this one…but trust us, it’ll be fun.  We’ll learn the basics of fair isle knitting while making some cute holiday decoration.  All supplies will be included!  We’ll do something like these???
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Sunday, Dec 5th 10 – 1 OR
Wednesday, Dec 8th 5-8pm

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Winter Break Classes a HUGE Success

Sunday, January 3rd, 2010

We couldn’t have had more fun during Winter Break.  Classes were full and fun!

Fashion Illustration Class

Fashion Illustration Class

Youth Knit

Youth Knit

Youth Knit

Youth Knit

Sew your own PJ bottoms

Sew your own PJ bottoms

Sew your own PJ bottoms

Sew your own PJ bottoms

Wet felted geodes

Wet felted geodes

Wet Felted Geodes

Wet Felted Geodes

Wet Felted Geodes

Wet Felted Geodes

Winter 2010 Education Crochet

Monday, December 28th, 2009
Blue Sky Alpaca Crochet Scarf

Blue Sky Alpaca Crochet Scarf

Diamond Ridges Crochet Hat – Designed by Kristy Ashmore

Diamond Ridges Hat Class

Diamond Ridges Hat Class

Diamond Ridges Crochet Hat

Diamond Ridges Crochet Hat

Crochet Tape Measure Cozy

Crochet Tape Measure Cozy

Crochet Tape Measure Cozy

Crochet Baby Dress – Blue Sky Alpacas Pattern

Crochet Baby Dress

Crochet Baby Dress

Crochet Twirl Scarf

Crochet Twirl Scarf Class

Crochet Twirl Scarf Class

Crochet Twirl Scarf Class

Crochet Twirl Scarf Class

Winter 2010 Schedule Photos – Knit Classes

Friday, December 18th, 2009

Images of the 2010 schedule!  Some of the knit classes!  Remember!  All Knit and Crochet classes are 1/2 off registration January and February!  Sign up soon!

Clapotis Knit Along - Designer Kate Gilbert

Krishell is leading this knit along and Carly and I are both taking it!  Can’t wait to see what yarns everyone selects!  Gonna be fun…

Clapotis Knit Along

Clapotis Knit Along

Clapotis Knit Along

Clapotis Knit Along

Reclamation Scarf – Designer Stephanie Japel

Reclamation Scarf

Reclamation Scarf

Reclamation Scarf

Reclamation Scarf

Aestlight Shawl - Designer The Shetland Trader

Aestlight Shawl

Aestlight Shawl

Aestlight Shawl

Aestlight Shawl

Scroll Lace Scarf – Ysolda Teague Pattern

scroll lace scarf 1

Knit your man a hat…doesn’t Krishell’s man look  happy?

Knit Your Man a Hat!

Knit Your Man a Hat!

Knit Your Man a Hat

Knit Your Man a Hat

Knit your Man a Hat

Knit your Man a Hat

Beginning Color Stripe Scarf

Beginning Color Strip Scarf

Beginning Color Stripe Scarf

Mitered Square Scarf – Katy’s Pattern!  Here are some squares in the works…and the finished scarf!  LOVE this!  Made with Blue Sky Alpacas Sport Weight.  Sooooo soft!

mitered square scarf class

mitered square scarf class

Mitered Square Scarf

Mitered Square Scarf

Mitered Square Scarf

Mitered Square Scarf

Baby Booties 101… COME ON!  These are the cutest!

Baby Booties 101

Baby Booties 101

Mock Cable Afghan Class

Mock Cable Afghan Class

Mock Cable Afghan Class

Knit a Sweater! Oat Couture Bijoux Blouse – THIS IS A WEEKDAY, DAYTIME CLASS!!

A classic A-line with 3/4 length sleeves, ideal for making you and your favorite necklace the center of attention.
Knit in worsted or chunky. Finished sizes: 36 (39, 42, 45, 48, 51, 54)” [91.5 (99, 107, 114, 122, 129.5, 137) cm] at bust.

Knit a Simple Sweater Class

Knit a Simple Sweater Class

Tour of our shop!

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

Brick Alley Building

Brick Alley Building

 Our building is the first brick building on the river side when you get into Stillwater from the South.   The parking lot preceeding our building is FREE parking from November – May (even though it says pay park)  and if you can find a spot, the Brick Alley parking lot on Nelson Street behind our building is FREE all year long for our customers!

 

 

Darn Knit Anyway Storefront

Darn Knit Anyway Storefront

 

Lower Level

Lower Level

 Our lower level houses our boutique and our worsted weight yarn collections.  Our classroom is also on this level.

Lower Level Boutique

Lower Level Boutique

 

Counter Lower Level

Counter Lower Level

 
 
Upper Level top of the stairs

Upper Level top of the stairs

This is the upper level of our shop.  Our fabrics are on the wall to the right and our chunky and bulky yarns are in the cases on the left.  If you look closely, you’ll see the lounge in the back!

sock, fingering, sport weight yarns

sock, fingering, sport weight yarns

The other side of the bulky and chunky yarns is where we keep our sport, fingering and sock weight yarns.  You can see our kid spot in the back of the shop!

Kid Spot

Kid Spot

We promise your kids will be happy in our kid spot!  Chalk, color crayons, paper, cars, trains, books…you’ll get a good 15 minutes of shopping time in! 

Our Lounge

Our Lounge

If the kids aren’t quite ready to go…pull out your project or a magazine and put your feet up a while!

Upper level view from the lounge

Upper level view from the lounge

The tour is almost complete.  This is a view of the upper level from the back of the shop.  This shot gives you a better veiw of our terrific fabrics!

Lower level as seen from the top of the stairs

Lower level as seen from the top of the stairs

This is a shot of the lower level taken from the top of the stairs.  Our classroom space is through the opening on the right wall.

Our Classroom

Our Classroom

Finally our classroom!  We have plenty of room for classes of all types and sizes.  We are excited to have you join us!

Open Knit Night Thursday!

Sunday, October 18th, 2009

We scheduled our first Open Knit Night! 

Thursday 10/22 and EVERY Thursday from 6pm – 8pm in the Lounge! 

Bring a project you are working on, need some help with or just want to show off!  Amy B will be there to talk you through a pattern or just admire your work.  We will have coffee, tea and water.  If you want your own beverage, feel free to bring it along!  

Remember, the lounge is always open for you.  Turn on your favorite TV show or just watch the river flow by!

See you Thursdays!

Oh yeah…its free!

Mitten Class Starting Tuesday 10/27

Saturday, October 17th, 2009

Hands getting cold? Ready to make some mittens? Join us from 6:30 – 8:30pm Tuesday 10/27 and Tuesday 11/3.
Supply list to follow! Call us to reserve your space.
Cost $30

New Classes Added

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

Uncommon T’s – Embroidery 101 $20
Saturday, October 24th 10am-12.
Learn a few simple embroidery stitches to embellish your favorite t-shirt. Bring a t-shirt, tank, or onesie and we will spruce it up with a hand-stitched design using backstitch, Chinese knots and more. We will also talk about some tips and tricks to working with knit fabrics, blending different threads and more.
Supply list:
Bring a t-shirt, tank, onesie or similar clothing item. Smooth t-shirt weight knits work best – fleece or sweater knits are more challenging. Any color, even printed knits are fine. Make sure it is washed and dried before you come. An assortment of embroidery thread 2-5 colors, embroidery needles, and embroidery hoop any size between 4 and 8 inches. Optional but helpful: pincushion, small sharp scissors

Ages 10 and up welcome
Instructor: Becka Rahn
Skill Level Beginner

Beginning Spinning: Two Day Workshop
$110
Saturday and Sunday, November 15th and 16th 10am – 4pm
Learn how to spin your own yarn! This workshop introduces spinning and plying on a drop spindle and spinning wheel with time to practice both techniques. Learn about different types of wool, wool preparations, drafting, and basic carding.
*You do not need to own a drop spindle or spinning wheel to take this class. They will be provided for your use. If you do have a wheel or spindle, please let us know if you plan to bring it to class when you register.
Materials fee: $25 (includes fiber and covers spindle and wheel rental fees).
Instructor: Jen Cuff

Embroidered Holiday Ornaments $20
Tuesday December 8th 6-9 pm
Make frosty ornaments spangled with sequins and stitches. Learn a handful of embroidery stitches that you can combine to make embellishments of snowflakes and stars and then several ways make finished edges. We will stitch on felt shapes and hang them from ribbons. A beautiful handmade gift that you will treasure for years.
Supply list:
1-2 sheets of felt in a color of your choice, 1 skein of embroidery thread in that color plus one that is a couple of shades darker or lighter, 1 yard of narrow ribbon that matches or coordinates with your color. 1 sheet of white or cream colored felt, white/cream embroidery thread, embroidery needle. Optional but helpful: pincushion, small sharp scissors.
Instructor: Becka Rahn

One Yard Laptop Bag $30
Monday, December 14th 6-9pm
Based on Becka’s pattern from the One Yard Wonders book, you get hands-on help (from the designer) making your own custom laptop sleeve. Choose your fabric – anything from sleek and classy to whimsical prints. We will measure to fit your laptop, you can customize your bag with a cute applique and stitch it up in an evening. Bring your laptop and your sewing machine, or use one of our machines.. A little sewing experience is helpful – beginners welcome!
Supply list.
A copy of the One Yard Wonders book.
1 yard of any fabric you like. Home dec weight is best. Regular cotton is fine too, but might not be quite as durable. Please choose a woven fabric – no knits or fleece.
Thread to match.
1/2 yard of thin cotton batting. (I prefer Warm N Natural or Warm n White.)
6 inch piece of sew-on velcro (1/2 in – 1 in wide)
A basic kit of sewing supplies – scissors, straight pins, seam ripper, extra machine needles, extra bobbins
Your sewing machine in good working order. Be sure to bring all the cords and the manual if you have it.
Your laptop

What are your kids doing this weekend?

Monday, October 12th, 2009

Wondering what to do with your kids this MEA weekend? We have the answer! Drop them off for one of our classes and come back and pick them up later…maybe spend some time shopping downtown Stillwater!

Schools Out for MEA – Classes for Kids
Oct 15th and 16th ages 7+      $25 each class (supplies included)

Sweet Dreams
Thursday 15th
9:30am-12:00pm
Ready for a good nights sleep! While learning the basics of hand sewing, each student will design and sew their own sleep mask and pillow. No prior knowledge of sewing necessary.

Wet Felting Geodes

Thursday 15th
12:30pm-3:00pm
Learn all about the process of wet felting while creating a colorful felt geode. The outside looks like a gray rock and in the inside will reveal wonderful surprises when we cut them open. Dress for wet messes.

Wet Felting Geodes
Friday 16th
9:30am-12:00pm

Wet Felt Geodes Class

Wet Felt Geodes Class

Stuffed Monsters
Friday 12:30-3:00pm
Design and sew your very own scary, funny or sweet monster. Hand sewing techniques will be taught.

Finger knit scarves
Saturday, October 17th 10-12pm
Saturday, October 17th 1-3pm
Ages 7+
Haven’t tried to knit with needles yet? Finger knitting is a great way to see what it is all about. We will make skinny scarves and finish them off with pom-poms.
Finger knit scarves is a Special Family Class…Pay for the first child, half price for the second and adults are free.

Class Schedule

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

Are you ready to finally learn to knit?  Do you know how to knit, but its been a while and need a refresher?  Want to learn about needle felting or sewing?  Looking for something different to do with your friends on a Friday night?  You’ll probably find something perfect in our fall class schedule. 

Our shop is scheduled to open Friday the 9th of October.  Until our doors are officially open, we are asking that you call us to reserve your spot.  Our phone number is 651-342-1386.  If you would prefer to send an email, send it to aimee@darnknitanyway.com.  We will respond to your email and confirm your spot in the class.  

Sorry for the strange way of posting this schedule, I know a pdf you can download would be much easier, but until our website is actually live this is the best I can do.  Feel free to drop me an email and I can send you the document via email too. 

We are especially excited about our “Schools Out” crafty classes for MEA weekend.  If you know any families wondering what to do with their kids during the long weekend, send them a link to our website!

Education Schedule

October 2009- December 2009

More classes will be added in time, so please check our website for additions occasionally!  Photos will be posted soon of all these great items!

Until our shop is officially open, you will need to call us or email us to reserve your spot. 

651-342-1386 or aimee@darnknitanyway.com

 

Grand Opening Weekend October 9th – October 11th

Come see a Spinning Demo with Jen Cuff

Saturday, Oct 10th 10-4:30

 

Knitting Classes

Knit 101- Knit a scarf                                                                           $30

2 Wednesdays, October 14th and 21st 

6:30-8:30pm

Taking this course will put you on the road to knitting greatness. You will learn basic knitting techniques; casting on, knit stitch, and casting off.

Supply List: A skein of worsted weight or bulky yarn and appropriate needles.

Ages 12 and up welcome.

Instructor: Katy Erenz

Skill Level: Beginner

 

Quick and to the Point - Knitting Refresher                 $30

2 Thursdays, October 15th and 22nd  

6:30-8:30pm

CO, K, P, BO – Can’t for the life of you remember what these abbreviations mean?  Come on in for a quick refresher class.  We won’t be making a specific item, but will get you lots of practice and learn about how to get the correct gauge.  

Supply List: #7 or #8 single point needles and a skein of worsted weight yarn. 

Ages 12 and up welcome.

Instructor: Suzanne McMillian

Skill level: Beginner or Refresher

 

Socks 101                                                                                               $45

3 Sundays, Oct. 18th, 25th & Nov. 1st  

1-3pm

Basic knitting knowledge required. Suzanne will walk you through the ribbing of the cuff, turning the heel and shaping of the toe. Bring with you to class #7 double point needles and a skein of worsted weight yarn.

Ages 12 and up welcome.

Supply List: #7 double pointed needles and a skein of worsted weight yarn minimum of 220 yards

Instructor: Suzanne McMillan

Skill level: Advanced Beginner

 

Knit 101                                                                                                  $30

2 Mondays, October 19th and 26th

11 – 1pm

Taking this course will put you on the road to knitting greatness. You will learn basic knitting techniques; casting on, knit stitch, and casting off. 

Supply List: A skein of worsted weight or bulky yarn and appropriate needles.

Instructor: Aimee Pelletier

Skill level: Beginner

 

 Easy Knit Cuffs                                                                                    $30

2 Wednesdays, October 28th and November 4th

6:30-8:30pm

Keep your hands warm this fall, with a pair of toasty trendy cuffs. Techniques used are casting on, knitting, purling, casting off and sewing up the finished project.

Ages 12 and up welcome.

Supply List:  1 skein of Dream in Color Groovy and #9 single point needles.

Instructor: Katy Erenz

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner

 

Slouchy Brimmed Hat                                                                       $30                                         

2 Wednesdays – November 11th and 18th 

6:30-8:30pm

Come make a super cute and warm hat for yourself or your favorite teenager. This is also a fun and easy project to learn how to do cables! Techniques used are basic knitting skills, cables and working on circular needles.

Supply List: 2 skeins Blue Sky Alpacas Hand Dyes (or equivalent), #8 16”, #8 24” and #10 16” circular needles, #10 double point needles (set of 4) and a cable needle. 

Instructor: Katy Erenz

Skill level: Intermediate

 

Men’s Cardigan Sweater                                                                    $65 

4 Thursdays – November 5th, 12th, 19th, and December 17th

6:30-8:30pm

Need a Christmas gift for the man who has everything?  The man in your life could sure use a new sweater!  Basic knitting knowledge needed. This is an easy pattern to learn saddle shoulders, graduated shawl collar, and new BO methods!
Supply List: 5 skeins of Malabrigo Worsted Weight yarn (or equivalent) and #7 needles.

Instructor: Suzanne McMillan

Skill Level: Intermediate  

 

Socks 201                                                                                               $45

3 Sundays – November 8th, 15th and 22nd

1-3pm

Congrats, you have knit your first pair of socks! You are probably ready for more.  This intermediate class will let you explore socks in more depth.

Supply List: Double pointed needles and sock weight yarn, minimum of 250 yards.

Instructor: Suzanne McMillan

Skill Level: Intermediate

 

Stocking Stuffer Crab                                                                        $35

2 Wednesdays, December 2nd and 9th

6:30-8:30pm

Come make a stuffed crab for your favorite kiddos stocking! This crab will warm the hearts of anyone and is weighted for extra pose-ability! You can knit this unique stuffed animal with worsted or Bulky yarn! Techniques used: Basic knitting skills, decreases, increases, bobbles, and sewing.

 

Supply List:  1 skein of red worsted weight yarn, at least 220 yards and 1 skein of white or cream worsted weight yarn, 1 set #6 double point needles. We will supply the eyes and the fill!  This part is kind of tricky…you will need to download the crab pattern from knitty.com before you come to the class.  Please let us know if you have any trouble with this.  We are happy to help you figure it out!   Trust us…it is worth the extra effort.  You are going to LOVE this crab.  http://knitty.com/ISSUEsummer09/PATTcrab.php

You’ll also love the other great patterns this designer has to offer.  Check her out at http://www.ravelry.com/designers/amber-allison

Instructor: Katy Erenz

Skill Level: Intermediate-Beginner

 

Lace 101                                                                                                 $30

2 Thursdays – December 3rd and 10th

6:30-8:30pm

Ready to try out lace?  Come on…you know you want to!  Basic knitting knowledge needed.

Supply List: 2.5 Skeins of Dream in Color Classy (or equivalent) and a #8 29” circular needle.

Instructor: Suzanne McMillan

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner

 

Knitting For Lefties                                                                            $35
2 Saturdays, December 12th and 19th 1:00-3:00pm

Have you struggled with knitting in a right-handed world? This is the class for you!  This class will get you started on all the stitches you need to know, with plenty of time to practice and you will come away with a great scarf…or at least the start of a great scarf!

Supply List: Skein or two of worsted weight yarn and appropriate needles

Ages 12 and up welcome.
Instructor: Jen Cuff
Skill level: Beginner

 

Sewing and Other Craft Classes

 

Beginning Needle Felting                                                                $38            

Friday, October 23rd

2-4:30pm

Create an Oh so sweet pumpkin, while learning the basics of needle felting. Supplies included in class fee.

Ages 12 and up welcome.

Instructor: Carly Stipe

Skill Level: Beginner

 

Sewing Machine 101                                                                            $25

Friday, October 23rd

6-8pm

So you sit down at your sewing machine and wonder what does this button do? Where does the thread go? What’s a bobbin? This is the class for you! For two hours we will learn the basics.

Feel free to bring your own machine if you need to be introduced to it!

Ages 12 and up welcome.

Instructor: Carly Stipe

Skill Level: Beginner

                 

Duct Tape Body Double                                                                   $10 supply fee

Friday, Oct 30th   6:30-8:30pm

Bring a friend and create your body double out of duct tape. Choose from a rainbow of colors. Bring a T-shirt that can be taped and cut.

Instructor: Carly Stipe

 

 

Schools Out for MEA – Classes for Kids

Oct 15th and 16th  ages 7+                                                      $25 each class (supplies included)

 

Sweet Dreams

Thursday 15th

9:30am-12:00pm

Ready for a good nights sleep! While learning the basics of hand sewing, each student will design and sew there own sleep mask and pillow.  No prior knowledge of sewing necessary. 

                 

Wet felting Geodes

Thursday 15th

12:30pm-3:00pm

Learn all about the process of wet felting while creating a colorful felt geode.  The outside looks like a gray rock and in the inside will reveal wonderful surprises when we cut them open.  Dress for wet messes.

 

Wet Felting Geodes

Friday 16th

9:30am-12:00pm

 

Stuffed Monsters

Friday 12:30-3:00pm  

Design and sew your very own scary, funny or sweet monster. Hand sewing techniques will be taught.

 

Finger knit scarves                                                

Saturday, October 17th 10-12pm 

Saturday, October 17th 1-3pm

Ages 7+

Haven’t tried to knit with needles yet? Finger knitting is a great way to see what it is all about. We will make skinny scarves and finish them off with pom-poms.

Finger knit scarves is a Special Family Class…Pay for the first child, half price for the second and adults are free.

                 

Misc Stuff

Un-Instructed Studio Time

Need a machine and space to finish your sewing project? Schedule some time 1-6 hours in our classroom for $10 an hour. Sewing machine, rotary cutter, cutting mat, ruler, iron and ironing board available for you to use.

Ages 16 and up welcome.

 

Reserve Our Classroom

Looking for a fun birthday party venue to keep a bunch of pre-teens occupied; maybe making sleep masks and a pillow?  Interested in a crafty baby shower for a best friend’s new baby; each could sew a square for a baby blanket?  Want to get all the ladies in your family together for a family outing making felted beads?  Need to find a place to hold a “teamwork” session for work associates?  Call us and we can chat about renting out our great classroom space.

 

The Lounge is Open

We welcome any and all to hang out at the shop!  Our lounge at the back of the shop has a couch and a few chairs and a nice new TV.  Feel free to come on in anytime to work on a project, work on your computer (we have wireless access), watch a show, or just watch the river flow by out the window! 

 

Class Supplies: Unless specified, class fees do not include the cost of materials.  Because we are a yarn and fabric shop, we would hope you would purchase yarn and fabric at our shop!  If you are a member of a class, you will receive a 10% student discount on all supplies purchased for the duration of the class.