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 Newbury Yarns 2017 Fall / Winter Class Schedule

2 Milk Street  Boston  MA 02108  617-572-3733 www.newburyyarns.com  (knitting@newburyyarns.com)

 

Registration is now open for knitting and crochet instruction for beginners and intermediate knitters.  Reserve your spot today by calling or e-mail us. 

 

READY, SET, GO!! BEGINNING KNITTING 101

(Six 2-hour sessions; $185)
Any day: September 06 – October 11 (1:00-3:00PM or 6:00 – 8:00PM)
Here’s your chance to learn all the basics to start your first knitting projects. Topics include: Casting-on and off, knitting and purling, increasing and decreasing. The class does not make a single project but rather a collection of swatches demonstrating the various techniques so that you get plenty of practice. Instructors will gladly help you pick out your first ‘real’ knitting project at the conclusion of the class.

 

BEGIN TO CROCHET 101

(Four 2-hour sessions or Eight 1-hour sessions; $120)
Tuesday: September 12 – October 3  (12:00-1:00PM)
Tuesday: September 12 – October 3  (5:30-7:30PM)

Discover your hidden crochet skills – Learn the basic stitches in crochet.  Stitches perfect on it’s own or for adding those finishing touches to knitted garments. Topics include: concepts of crochet, basic crochet stitch. 

 

ADVANCED BEGINNER KNITTING

(Five 2-hour sessions every other week; $175)
Wednesday:  On going    (11:00-1:00PM)
Want to start a new knitting project but nervous about doing it on your own? In this class get the extra help you need to improve your techniques. This is a great time to graduate from scarves to hats and bags to even, yes socks. This class is project-based; you pick the project you want to work on and the instructor will guide you through the entire process. Topics include: measuring for gauge, reading patterns, shaping. **For students with some knitting experience.

 

YOUR FIRST MITTEN CLASS

(Three 2-Hr. Sessions; $120)Wednesday:  September 6 – September 20    (12:00PM – 3:00PM)Thursday:     October 5 – October 19             (12:30PM – 2:30PM)
Learn to make a pair of cozy mittens. These mittens make great gifts for everyone on your list. Participants in this workshop will learn how knit in the round on double pointed needles and using basic mitten construction (e.g. knit a thumb gusset, use stitch markers, increase and decrease, put stitches on a holder. Pre-work required: please cast on 36 stitches and work 2 inches (5 cm) of stocking stitch in the round. 

 

THE HAPPY SOCK CLASS

 (Four, 2-Hr. Sessions; $160)
Monday: September 11 – October 2        (6:00 – 8:00PM)
Saturday: November 18 – December 9   (12:30AM – 2:30PM)

Learn patterns, techniques and short row shaping to create fun socks. **Participants must already know how to knit and purl. Familiarity with double pointed knitting is a plus, but not prerequisites.

 

YOUR FIRST HAT CLASS 

(Three, 1 1/2-Hr. Sessions; $90)
Wednesday: October 4 – October 18    (5:00 – 7:00PM)

Thursday:    October 5 – October 19    (10:30AM-12:30PM)

Take this class to learn how to knit your first hat. You will learn to knit in the round on both circular and double pointed needles.  You’ll learn to cast on, join your stitches without twisting them, knit and purl in the round, decrease to shape the crown. Prerequisites:  Already know how to knit and purl.

 

HOW DO I FIX THIS?!

 
(One, 2-Hr Session; $60)
Any Sunday – In  October   (12:30-3:30PM)
Learn how to fix common mistakes and knitting hang-ups to get your project back on track.

JUST ME & YOU, PRIVATE SESSIONS(One-Hour Sessions; By Appointment; ($60)
Get the undivided attention of a knitting expert as you work on your knitting project. In these private sessions, learn step-by-step how to perfect your current knitting technique. 

 

***Stay tuned! We will be adding new classes in the next few months to expand your skills and enjoyment of your craft. ***

 

CLASS POLICIES 

Classes and workshops must have a minimum of 4 students, and the maximum is 8 students unless otherwise stated.

Newbury Yarns reserves the right to cancel any offered classes or workshops if the 4 – student minimum is not met. A full refund will be given should this situation occur.

Classes must be paid for in advance to reserve your seat. Seats can not be held otherwise.

Class fees are non-refundable and do not include supplies.

Cancellations for classes must be made at least 7 days before the start of the class session. If you miss a single class, you may make it up by attending an alternate class that week.  Individual make-up sessions are not available.  Please speak to the class instructor in advance to see if any alternate classes are available.

We strive to keep the cost of workshops low, so we ask that your yarn and supplies be purchased from Newbury Yarns.

Thank you for choosing Newbury Yarns for your knitting needs.