Sunday, July 12, 2009

Class: Knitting vs. Crochet (An Introduction to Both)

July 16 and 23 (Thursday) | 6:00-8:00 | $55

Are you new to the fiber arts and don't know which you want to learn? Want to learn the difference between knitting and crochet? Think that you might want to learn both but don't know which one to start with? This is the class for you! We will teach you a little bit about both, and give you the tools to carry on after the class is over.

Week one: learn the absolute basics of knitting, including casting on and the knit stitch.

Week two: learn the absolute basics of crochet, and finish up a little project that will incorporate both of your new-found hobbies.

Knitting vs. Crochet

What you need to know how to do:
- nothing!

What we'll teach you how to do:
- cast on
- the knit stitch
- how to crochet around a knitted piece

What materials are included:
- the pattern
- "How to Knit", the TNNA book
- "How to Crochet", the TNNA book
- one skein of Aslan Trends Pima Clasico
- appropriate knitting needles for the yarn
- appropriate crochet hook for the yarn

Classes do fill up early; so please reserve your space in the class by paying in advance as it is unlikely we will be able to accommodate walk-ins. Payment is required within 7 days of signing up for the class or within one week before the class begins (whichever comes first). All classes limited to five people unless otherwise stated. A minimum of 2 students is required for most classes to take place. If the minimum for a class is not reached, we will cancel or reschedule the class and a full refund will be given. Individual classes/lessons available by request (prices may vary). Homework is required in most of our classes; we know that all of you have busy schedules but please be sure to allow time to finish the work needed for classes.

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