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CLASSES

Spinning Yarns offers classes year round. We repeat our basic Pick-Your-Project Class every two months. We also run specialized workshops each month on the second Saturday of that month. Our current schedule is listed below.

Pick-Your-Own-Project Class
Get the support you need to conquer knitting in our Pick-Your-Own-Project Class. Bring something you need to finish, or start a new project that you want to challenge you.  Next round starts week of July 7th.

Any level of knitter is welcome in the six-week class.
Space is limited to eight students and reserved with full payment. Cost $65.

 

Sundays 5-7pm Rachel Towne

Mondays 9-11am Heather Anderson

Mondays 6-8pm Amy Creighton

Tuesdays 9-11am Margot Erdmann

Tuesdays 6-8pm Rachel Towne

Wednesdays 9-11am Heather Anderson

Wednesdays 6-8pm Margot Erdmann

Thursdays 9-11am Margot Erdmann

Thursdays 6-8pm Amy Creighton 

Fridays 9-11am Heather Anderson

Classes start first week of January, March, May, July, September, and November.

 

Kids Knitting

We are introducing an ongoing class designed specifically for kids.  It will be held at the shop on the last two Saturdays of every month from 10-11am.  We recommend ages 7 and up, but are flexible.  No knitting experience necessary. 

Cost $7 for drop in, or $20 for 4 punch pass

Please call ahead (603-740-6476) to reserve your space.  Drop-ins will be allowed space permitting.

Upcoming dates:

February 15, 2014

February 22, 2014

March 22, 2014

March 29, 2014

April 19, 2014

April 26, 2014 


Saturday Specials

We are going to have a new workshop every month on the second Saturday from 9-11am.  This class is designed to introduce you to something new or help you hone your skills in a specific area.

 

 

February: Bird in Hand Mittens

Saturday 2/1 AND 2/8/2014, 9-11am. Cost $55 includes pattern and yarn

This will be a TWO Saturday workshop to cover many techniques in the Bird In Hand Mittens. Techniques involved include picot edging, braided cuff, starnded colorwork and knitting in the round.  Basic knitting skills required.  Two skeins of Cascacde 220 in 2 colors, plus the pattern will be provided.  Please either double pointed needles or magic loop needles in size 2. 

 

March: Intro to Magic Loop

Saturday 3/8/2014, 9-11am. Cost $20, needle and yarn extra

Get started on knitting in the round with a magic loop needle.  A 40" circular needle is required, and we recommend Addi's.  We will start you on a pair of top down basic socks using this technique.  Pattern included.  Basic knitting skills required.

 

April: Crocheted Creatures

Saturday 4/12/2014, 9-11am. Cost $15 includes pattern.  Hook and yarn extra.

Learn basic crochet while making a little amigurimi creature.  Suitable for beginners.

 

May: Finishing Techniques

Saturday 5/10/2014, 9-11am. Cost $15

Learn some easy techniques for seaming and assembling your knitted pieces.  Please bring in an unfinished garment or several swatches, a darning needle, and some yarn.  This workshop is just in time for our UFO contest!

 

August: Intro to Magic Loop

Saturday , 9-11am.  Cost $20, includes pattern

Get started on knitting in the round with a magic loop needle.  A 40" circular needle is required, and we recommend Addi's.  We will start you on a pair of top down basic socks using this technique.  Pattern included.  Basic knitting skills required.

  

November: Unraveling Ravelry

Saturday 11/8/2014, 9-11am. Cost $15

Ravelry.com is an oasis of information and resources for knitters and crocheters, but there's a lot to figure out.  Join this workshop to learn how to find a pattern for yarn in your stash, load projects, refine searches, and more!  Any level knitter or crocheter is welcome, but please bring a mobile device (tablet, laptop, smartphone).

 

January: Intro to Fairisle

Saturday 1/10/2015, 9-11am. Cost $40 includes pattern and yarn

You will get started on a fairisle hat using two colors of Cascade 220.  Basic knitting skills required.