Close

Knitting Classes

Knitting Needles


Call 615-354-1007 to reserve your spot in any class! 

Beginning Knitting

Learn the necessary basics: Cast on, knit, purl, bind off, yarn over, I-cord and seaming as you make a hat.

PRICE: $50 for three two-hour sessions with Sandra

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: None

TECHNIQUES LEARNED: Cast-on, Knit, Purl, blocking, finishing

MATERIALS REQUIRED: US8 24" circular needle; US8 double-point needles; tapestry needle, T-pins, 200 yards worsted weight yarn in a light, solid color.

PRICE: $50 for three two-hour sessions with Sandra

DATES AND TIMES:

Tuesday, January 8th, 15th, and 22nd from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm 
Tuesday, January 8th, 15th, and 22nd from 5:30 pm until 7:30 pm
Tuesday, February 5th, 12th, and 19th from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm
Tuesday, February 5th, 12th, and 19th from 5:30 pm until 7:30 pm
Tuesday, March 5th, 12th, and 19th from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm 
Tuesday, March 5th, 12th, and 19th from 5:30 pm until 7:30 pm
Tuesday, April 2nd, 9th, and 16th from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm 
Tuesday, April 2nd, 9th, and 16th from 5:30 pm until 7:30 pm
Tuesday, May 7th, 14th, and 21st from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm 
Tuesday, May 7th, 14th, and 21st from 5:30 pm until 7:30 pm
Tuesday, June 4th, 11th, and 18th from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm 
Tuesday, June 4th, 11th, and 18th from 5:30 pm until 7:30 pm

 


 


PICK YOUR PROJECT

Ready to knit your first sweater? Or challenge yourself with a technique you haven’t attempted before? This is the class for you!

 

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Basic knitting (cast on, knit, purl)

TECHNIQUES LEARNED: Selecting appropriate materials, swatching, gauge, pattern reading, and finishing

MATERIALS REQUIRED: Pattern, needles, and yarn of your choice

SUGGESTED PROJECTS: Wonderful Wallaby, Baby J Cardigan, Garter Cardi

PRICE: $50 for three two-hour sessions with Shayron

DATES AND TIMES:

Monday, February 11th, 18th, and 25th from 9:00 am until 11:00 am
Thursday, February 14th, 21st, and 28th from 5:30 am until 7:30 pm 
Monday, March 11th, 18th, and 25th  from 9:00 am until 11:00 am
Thursday, March 14th, 21st, and 28th from 5:30 pm until 7:30 pm
Monday, April 8th, 15th, and 22nd from 9:00 am until 11:00  am
Thursday, April 11th, 18th, 25th from 5:30 pm until 7:30 am
Monday, May 13th, 20th, and 27th from 9:00 am until 11:00  am
Thursday, May 16th, 23rd, 30th from 5:30 pm until 7:30 pm
Monday, June 3rd, 10th, and 17th from 9:00 am until 11:00  am
Thursday, June 6th, 13th, 20th from 5:30 pm until 7:30 pm

FEARLESS FINISHING

Learn the various methods of seaming, Kitchener stitch, picking up stitches and weaving in ends.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Basic knitting (cast on, knit, purl)

TECHNIQUES LEARNED: various ways of seaming, Kitchener stitch, picking up stitches and weaving in ends.

HOMEWORK REQUIRED: Arrive at class with seven completed  swatches approximately 4"x4" in a smooth, light-colored, worsted-weight yarn.
Swatch 1: cast on 20 sts, work 20 rows of K1P1 rib, then an additional 20 rows of stockinette. Bind off.
Swatch 2: cast on 20 sts, work 20 rows of K2P2 rib, then an additional 20 rows of stockinette. Bind off.
Swatch 3: cast on 30 sts, work 20 rows in seed stitch. Bind off.
Swatches 4-7: cast on 20 sts, work 20 rows in stockinette. Bind off on swatch 4 and 5, leave swatch 6 and 7 on your needles.

PRICE: $35 for one two-hour session with Kelly

DATES AND TIMES:

Saturday, October 20th 2018 from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm 

FIXING MISTAKES

Let's face it: we ALL make mistakes when we knit. We drop a stitch or forget a yarnover and don't see it until the next row...and sometimes we're not quiiiite sure how to fix it! If this sounds a little too familiar to you, you need to take this class!

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Basic knitting (cast on, knit, purl)

TECHNIQUES LEARNED: Fixing a dropped stitch in garter, stockinette (on the knit and purl side), and how to correct mistakes at the beginning and end of a row. You will also learn how to fix missed yarnovers and missed decreases

HOMEWORK REQUIRED: Arrive at class with three completed  swatches approximately 4"x4" in a smooth, light-colored, worsted-weight yarn.
Swatch 1: garter, do not bind off, leave on a needle
Swatch 2 & 3: stockinette, do not bind off, leave on needle

PRICE: $35 for one two-hour session with Sue

DATES AND TIMES:

Saturday, December 8th 2018 from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm 

 


SOCKS ON TWO CIRCS

Leah is offering another session of her incredibly popular Beginning Socks on Two Circs class!

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Basic knitting (cast on, knit, purl)

TECHNIQUES LEARNED: Knitting in the round on two circs

MATERIALS REQUIRED:  Two skeins West Yorkshire Aire Valley or one skein Viking Raggen, two 24" US 5 needles, darning needle, purchase your Boot Camp Sock pattern via Ravelry!

PRICE: $65 for three sessions with Leah

DATES AND TIMES:

Saturday, November 10th, 2018 from 2:00 pm until 4:00
Saturday, November 17th, 2018 from 2:00 pm until 5:00 pm
Saturday, November 24th, 2018 from 2:00 pm until 4:00 pm

 


RAVELRY 101 WITH LEAH

In case you haven't already noticed, we adore Ravelry almost as much as we love our shop-dog Stanley. And we'd love to share some of our favorite uses, features and secrets during this one-hour workshop.

TOOLS: Bring a laptop, iPad or other tablet and your Ravelry login info

PRICE: $15 for a 1-hour session with Leah

DATES AND TIMES:

Saturday, November 10th, 2018 from noon - 1:00 pm 

 


FAIR ISLE WITH LEAH

Learn stranded color work that's alllmost Fair Isle! You'll make this hat that's as pretty on the inside as it is on the outside... and don't be afraid--the yarn does a lot of the work for you!

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Basic knitting (cast on, knit, purl)

TECHNIQUES LEARNED: Simple color work

HOMEWORK REQUIRED: Arrive at class with 108 stitches cast on with Noro using smaller needles. Join in the round and work *k3, p1* ribbing for 6 rounds. Then knit 4 rounds!

TOOLS: Two 16" or 24" US8 circular needles; One 16" US6 circular needle

PATTERN: DOWNLOAD pattern from Ravelry and PRINT prior to class.

MATERIALS: One skein Kureyon, One skein black worsted weight yarn, stitch markers.

PRICE: $45 for one 4-hour session with Leah

DATES AND TIMES:

Saturday, October 13th, 2018 from noon - 4:00 pm 

 


Private Lessons for Children

We will work with your child one-on-one to learn the basics of knitting. Private lessons can be scheduled at almost any time with Dianne by clicking here.

Lessons are held at Haus of Yarn.

 

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: No experience necessary, but children must be able to tie shoes. Recommended for ages 8 and older.

CONTACT: Schedule your lesson with Dianne by clicking here!

PRICE: $25 for an hour-long session with Dianne

 

*Important Note: Classes fill up quickly, so check your schedule and register now. Please ensure you can attend all the classes in the series, as make-ups are at the discretion of the teacher and are not guaranteed by Haus of Yarn. Class fees are non-refundable. If less than 3 students register for a class, Haus of Yarn reserves the right to cancel the class – students can move to future sessions or choose to take a number of private lessons specified by Haus of Yarn. Prior to 2 weeks before the start of a class, cancellations will receive store credit. After that, we will only apply store credit if your space in the class can be filled by another participant.
We want your final project to be something you value for years to come. To avoid disappointment in your final project, we ask that all materials be purchased at Haus of Yarn for the class.