Friday, January 17, 2014

Classes at The Knitting Garage at A.L.Stickle


Come in Saturday mornings and I will start you on a quick project to keep warm this winter.

These are individual classes held every Saturday morning from 10:30-11:30 am. 
Snowdate:  If the class has to be cancelled, it will be made up the following Tuesday 1-2pm.
The skill level for these classes is beginner/ intermediate.  Sign up quickly, classes are limited to four participants.

Saturday 1.25.  Quick and simple cowl in a bulky weight yarn on US size13 circular needles.  You’ll be able to wear this to work on Monday.  This is done in a plain Stockinette stitch.  This is a great first-time project or to get back into knitting.
Saturday 2.1.  Simple Lace Cowl.  We will be using Amanda Berka’s pattern “Later Gator” in a DK weight yarn (120 yards) on US size 6 needles.  A good first Lace project.
Saturday 2.8.  Trendsetter Hat.  Have you seen the store sample?  Let me get you started on this super-cute hat. The hat kit is only $15!

Saturday 2.15.  Moebius Cowl.  I will teach you the moebius cast- on for this cool eternity scarf.  We will follow a simple pattern or you can design your own. You can choose any yarn.
Saturday 2.22.  Classic Cabled Cowl.  We will be using the pattern by Creative Design in a Super Bulky yarn (108 yards)on US size 11 straight needles.

Saturday 3.1. Cabled Head Band (my own pattern).  This is a popular free pattern.  You will need worsted weight yarn (about 75 yards) and US size 8 straight needles. You will learn the provisional cast on and Kitchener stitch.

Saturday 3.8. A Simple hat in a bulky weight yarn (my own pattern). This hat is knitted flat then sewn together for those of you who are not yet ready to knit in the round. You need 85-100 yards and US size 10 straight needles.

Saturday3.15. Legwarmers.  We will be using “Fisherman’s Pose” by L.Gordon-Norman in worsted weight yarn (380-450 yards)on US size 5 and6 needles.  I will also teach you how to knit leg warmers in any weight yarn.

Tuesday 2.4. - Tuesday 2.28 (four weeks) 2:30-3:30pm Beginners knitting class

All Saturday classes are $30 for the instructions for one or two participants, $25 for three or four participants.
The Tuesday class for beginners is $95 for one or two participants, $75 for three or four participants.
Materials are extra and you are advised to come ½ early to purchase them.
Classes are limited to four participants.

Please e-mail me to sign up and also with special requests for classes you would like to see offered.
Private lessons
The  cost for private lessons at The Knitting Garage at AL Stickle is $35/ hour.
 For private lessons held at your convenience call or e-mail to schedule an appointment.

Knitting classes and Private Instructions at A.L.Stickles in Rhinebeck 
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