Knitting Classes in Longmont - Learn Weaving, Crochet and More
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454 Main St., Longmont, CO 80501

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Hours
Monday - CLOSED
Tuesday - Thursday 10- 5 pm
Friday 10 - 6 pm
Saturday 10 - 5 
Sunday 12- 4 pm
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Classes

Proof of Vaccination Required for in person classes & private lessons

With the rise in Covid in Boulder County we have decided for the health of our staff and community to require proof of vaccination for all in person classes and private lessons.  Please provide a copy of your card upon arrival to class.  Rest assured that all staff and teachers at LYS are vaccinated as well.

Thank you for your patience and support as we navigate this pandemic. 

Private Lessons

Our private lessons are ideal if you prefer to work one-on-one, have a hectic schedule or need a refresher. If you have a specific project you'd like some extra help with, come see us.

Private Lesson Rates
$35.00 for 45 minutes
$40.00 for a full hour

Call 303-678-8242
email info@longmontyarn.com
or stop by soon to schedule your lesson.

 


A note about Class, CLUB, CAL, & KAL materials. We ask that students purchase their yarn for the class or CAL/KAL, Club at LYS for the programs we offer. There are 2 main reasons for this:

 

  1.   We recommend yarn we know you will have success with. Learning a new skill is much more rewarding using the proper tools and resources. When students use materials other than what is suggested we can't assure your success.
  2.   Frankly, we exist only with your support. We need our community to shop with us so we can be here for the long haul. We bring in additional inventory to support classes, in anticipation of student purchases.

 

Hear what Anne had to say about her class

"Three friends and I arranged for our own personal felted clog class with Kris at Longmont Yarn Shoppe. It was great for many reasons! First, we were able to get so much personal attention. Kris is a knowledgeable, patient and fun teacher. We are all very pleased with our clogs, and will certainly be scheduling another class—I think socks are next!"
You already know your yarn and fiber tools make you happy. But did you know they can also improve your mental, emotional, and yes even physical health? In this fun, interactive lecture-style class we?ll learn what researchers have discovered about overall wellbeing and how we can use our favorite hobby to tap into some of these benefits. You?ll learn several practices you can do anytime on your own to bring more awareness, self-compassion, and joy to your life. AND you?ll learn how to choose a project to maximize the mental benefits of crafting!

Cost: $ 20.00
Ravelry 101 via Zoom!
- Oct 15, 2022 03:00 pm

Ravelry is a place for knitters, crocheters, designers, spinners, weavers and dyers to keep track of yarn, tools, project and pattern information and look to others for ideas and inspiration. If you are not using Ravelry you are missing out!! The content is all user- driven; we as a community make the site what it is. Ravelry is a great place for you to keep notes about your projects, see what other people are making, find the perfect pattern or yarn, and connect with people who love to play with yarn from all over the world in the forums. In this class you'll learn the ins and outs of Ravelry, and how to use it to your advantage! Track projects, learn tips from designers, buy patterns, join forums, and so much more! Each session is tailored to the interests and level of the class, so come ask and learn what you need to customize your Ravelry experience.

Cost: $ 20.00
In a world with too much stuff, the gift of food is always appreciated. Nicely packaged, in beautiful reusable packaging gifts are not only useful, but beautiful. In this class you will learn all about the art of Standing Wool/Quillies. Fabric can be cut and coiled in a variety of ways to make flowers, leaves, and more. Countless combinations can come together to make darling jar toppers for your favorite jar gift recipes. Using a combination of simple sewing and glue you will create a festive jar topper and go home with a glass jar and decorated lid, ready for gifting. Some fun jar gift recipes will be shared in class as well.

Cost: $ 65.00
Ravelry 101 via Zoom!
- Nov 19, 2022 03:00 pm

Ravelry is a place for knitters, crocheters, designers, spinners, weavers and dyers to keep track of yarn, tools, project and pattern information and look to others for ideas and inspiration. If you are not using Ravelry you are missing out!! The content is all user- driven; we as a community make the site what it is. Ravelry is a great place for you to keep notes about your projects, see what other people are making, find the perfect pattern or yarn, and connect with people who love to play with yarn from all over the world in the forums. In this class you'll learn the ins and outs of Ravelry, and how to use it to your advantage! Track projects, learn tips from designers, buy patterns, join forums, and so much more! Each session is tailored to the interests and level of the class, so come ask and learn what you need to customize your Ravelry experience.

Cost: $ 20.00
Ravelry 200 via ZOOM!
- Dec 03, 2022 03:00 pm

Do you have basic skills finding patterns, researching yarn, and joining Ravelry groups? Are you seeing features you?d like to try to make your Ravelry experience even better? This class will go beyond the basics. You'll learn more about the ins and outs of Ravelry, and how to use it to your even greater advantage! We focus on topics of interest to the class, which could include: Maximizing your Ravelry Queue and Library, Managing your stash, Uploading photos, Creang Events and Groups, and for those of you with travel in mind, Ravelry as Trip Planner. Each session is tailored to the interests and level of the class, so come ask and learn what you need to maximize your Ravelry experience.

Cost: $ 20.00
The Loveland Shawl (in person)
- Sep 28, 2022 06:00 pm

Join Theresa in making the stunning Loveland Shawl designed by Toni Lipsey and learn the technique of Tunisian Crochet in the process!! The Loveland Shawl lets crocheters explore different techniques and stitches in this indulgent pattern. A sea of knit stitches empties into the most beautiful mesh pattern and finishes with a lightly textured border. This squishy shawl will easily become a favorite in your wardrobe.

Cost: $ 67.50
Black Cat Amigurumi (in person)
- Oct 08, 2022 10:00 am

This sweet Amigurumi Halloween Black Cat will be a wonderful decoration for fall! This class will teach beginning amigurumi skills that can be used in your future amigurumi creations!

Cost: $ 45.00
Cascading Falls Cowl (in person)
- Oct 09, 2022 01:30 pm

Want to expand your crochet stitch knowledge? In this class we will learn a slip stitch and when our two hours together are over, you will have a beautiful new cowl made from the super bulky yarn of your choosing! This is a great project for any gift-giving occasion, even if it is a gift for you!

Cost: $ 30.00
Ready to get in on the hottest thing in fiber arts! Learn to crochet! At this 3 session class you will learn to make a chain, single crochet, double crochet and half double crochet.. You can choose to make a pair of fingerless mitts or a scarf. Your class fee includes a complementary LYS Manifesto bag to carry your pattern and projects in!

Cost: $ 75.00
Come learn how to make this super cute little cuddly toy. You will learn all about making a crocheted toy and will be able to apply these skills to other Amigurumi. You can vary the size of your bug by going up or down in the size yarn you choose to work with. You'll also learn how to create shaping in the round, textured stitches, reading stitch charts, matching your hook size to the yarn, tips and tricks for sewing your bug together.

Cost: $ 67.00
Have you wanted to learn the corner-to-corner crochet technique, but are not wanting to commit to a blanket (at least, not yet)? This class is for you! We will be learning the corner-to-corner technique and create this adorable scarf just in time for wintertime wear!

Cost: $ 45.00
Autumn Fade Mittens (in person)
- Sep 28, 2022 06:00 pm

As the weather begins to turn, do your thoughts move toward making warm things? Join us in making these beautiful colorwork mittens that will bring a smile to your face every day you put them on your hands.

Cost: $ 67.50
Cabled Wine Covers (in-person)
- Sep 29, 2022 06:00 pm

Learn cables by making a wine bottle cover, just in time for the Holidays! Learn a simple cable pattern and create a quick holiday gift at the same time! Students will learn to use a cable needle to create one or two simple cable patterns. As a bonus you will learn Mattress Stitch to seam your beautiful cozy!

Cost: $ 45.00
This class is for the brand new knitter! You will learn t0 make fingerless handwarmers which let you practice the basic stitches as well as learn a few finishing techniques. You will learn: Cast on, bind off, knit and purl, garter stitch, stockinette stitch, ribbing and mattress-stitch seaming. You will make: A stylish set of fingerless gloves (worked flat and seamed).

Cost: $ 75.00
Too often knitting comes to a screeching halt (usually late at night) when we find mistakes that we?re unable to correct. In this class, Ann will demonstrate fixing common mistakes, including stitch mount, ripping out, picking up single and a series of dropped stitches (including edge stitches), and reversing the direction of a cable or correcting a mistake in a lace pattern several rows below the needles.

Cost: $ 20.00
Join Cheryl for this Perfect Second Knitting Project Class held at The Longmont Yarn Shoppe. These simple projects take your beginning knitting to the next level. If you know how to cast on and knit you're ready to make a garment! You'll learn: Purl stitch, ribbing, increases and decreases, seaming, circular knitting, appropriate to the pattern chosen.

Cost: $ 60.00
Felted Hat with Kris (in person)
- Sep 30, 2022 06:00 pm

This hat is perfect for the cold winter ahead & perfect for the newish knitter who knows how to cast on and do the knit stitch. Choose from 4 different brim variations when making your hat. All styles are quick and easy to knit and even more fun to felt! Image used with permission of Fibertrends.

Cost: $ 45.00
Skyward Unity KAL- Hybrid Event
- Oct 01, 2022 01:00 pm

Join us as we knit together the 10 year anniversary shawl, Skyward Unity, designed by Donnie Herrington in honor of the 10 year anniversary of Longmont Yarn Shoppe. Your seat fee will be donated to the charity of your choice- please note the charity you choose when you register in the notes!

Cost: $ 20.00
Knit this amazing stained glass looking short row shawl. Participants will learn effective ways to work short rows and proper stitch count to achieve this work of art!

Cost: $ 45.00
Afraid to tackle that sweater alone? We have the answer: Sweater Club! 2 months of community, 4 gatherings on ZOOM, 1 sweater, lots of fun lead by Sandi Avila, an amazing sweater knitter!! If you've been following us on Facebook or in our Newsletter you have heard about Sweater Club- this is your opportunity to join!

Cost: $ 75.00
Custom Socks with Ann Budd VIA ZOOM!
- Oct 04, 2022 06:00 pm

In this 4-lesson online class, you'll learn the basics of top-down sock construction as explained in Getting Started Knitting Socks and how to use foot measurements and knitting gauge to knit a perfect pair of socks, no matter the foot size or yarn gauge. Beginning with a flexible cast-on at the top of the leg, through a flap-and-gusset heel, and ending with Kitchener stitch at the toe, Ann will demonstrate every step necessary to make a pair of socks for any size from child to large adult.

Cost: $ 80.00
Learn two techniques within one project making the Winslow Park Cowl. First, a "turned hem" which produces a doubly think hem perfect for cowls, hats and other accessories. Second learn "helix knitting" - also known as jog-less stripes. The result: a beautiful finished project with no jogs in the stripes. Bonus! There is enough yarn in to make 2 cowls if using the Natural Silk Blend, and at least 3 cowls if you use the Berroco Ultra Wool!

Cost: $ 30.00
Cocoknits Sweater Workshop
- Oct 08, 2022 09:00 am

In this 2-session in person workshop you'll learn the Cocoknits method for sweater construction while making the Emma sweater. Students will have the option to knit Version A, B or C. This popular design construction can be the launchpad for a variety of styles of Cocoknits sweaters in a variety of yarn weights - the sky is the limit!

Cost: $ 120.00
Rhode Trip Cable Hat (In person)
- Oct 09, 2022 02:00 pm

Come learn how to knit cables with us where we will make this great hat! Sized for newborn through adult, this pattern will work for any head you want to keep warm. In class we will discuss the basics of cables, reading the pattern both written and in a chart, cable needles, and any other questions you may have to get you on your way to creating this beautiful style of knitted fabric.

Cost: $ 30.00
Ocean Moon KAL VIA ZOOM!
- Oct 09, 2022 02:00 pm

Come join us for a fun learning opportunity with Ambah O?Brien?s Ocean Moon Shawl! This beautiful shawl with stars OR moon phases can be done in 3 contrasting colors, or 2 full skeins plus a gradient set, & has lots of creative opportunities! This is a great time to learn intarsia; or, you can opt for a simpler shawl & learn applied embroidery to your knitting. You will need to know knit, purl, basic increases, cast on & bind off. Be prepared to learn! Presented by Jennifer Miller of Theodora?s Pearls.

Cost: $ 20.00
Double knitting is a cool and fun knitting technique that produces a double layer of stockinette stitch fabric with mirror image colorwork while knitting both layers at the same time. In this class we will use tubular cast on and bind off, knit in the round and learn the two handed method of double knitting while reading a chart.

Cost: $ 82.50
The biggest challenge for many knitters when choosing a pattern is knowing which size to make. This class will show you how to decide - and set you well along the way to a successful and flattering sweater project. We?ll explain how to read sizing tables and schematics to understand how a garment is sized. We'll show you how to measure yourself properly to make the right choice. And most importantly, we'll explain garment fit, including demystifying terms like "negative ease"- and show you how to choose the right pattern from the start.

Cost: $ 20.00
This 3-project series is a perfect way to continue building your beginner knitting skills while making a layette for the new tiny people in your lives, or to go to your favorite newborn charity. Choose one class or take all 3! In class 1 we will begin a small blanket perfect for tucking into a carseat or throwing over your shoulder. Project 2 is an easy pair of booties which will introduce you to seaming/sewing your knits together. And project 3 will be an adorable hat with either ears or cute button flaps. This class is a perfect way to continue building your beginner knitting skills while making a blanket for the new tiny people in your lives, or to go to your favorite newborn charity. In class we will begin a small blanket perfect for tucking into a carseat or throwing over your shoulder, while learning about reading a pattern and using stitch markers to help you keep track of your pattern. Sign up for all three "Easy Knits for Baby" classes or sign up for only one or two. Those who sign up for all three will be gifted with a 20.00 Gift Certificate to LYS after the 3rd session!

Cost: $ 30.00
Join us for a yoked-sweater make-along designed by the prolific Jennifer Steingass of Knit. Love. Wool. You pick the pattern - there are over 40 listed online in all yarn weights - and we'll cheer each other on to complete a beautiful statement piece for your winter wardrobe.

Cost: $ 40.00
Blocking is critical step in the finishing process for hand knits, and is all too often ignored or skipped. Contrary to many beliefs, it's incredibly easy, and the value it provides is immense, taking an item from complete to truly, beautifully finished. This session will demystify the process, breaking it down by both fiber and project type. Along the way, we'll also talk about fiber care: safely and easily washing handknits - when you can use the machine and when you should handwash (or not wash at all). We'll also talk about moth prevention, and safe yarn and garment storage.

Cost: $ 20.00
Winter is coming! It's never too early in the year to prep for the cold weather. We'll show you how to create a custom mitten - regular or fingerless! - for any hand, and any yarn. Use up your stash and keep your friends and family warm. Along the way we'll share tips for making hand-mittens as warm and possible - from yarn choice to lining strategies, and help you deal with problem areas like ill-fitting or holey thumbs.

Cost: $ 40.00
Gather Garter Hat KAL (in person)
- Nov 04, 2022 05:00 pm

This cute hat is a great second knitting project! During this KAL we will review how to change colors to create stripes. Once the knitting is done, you will learn how to utilize your crochet skills to seam the hat- this is a skill that will be transferable to larger projects!

Cost: $ 30.00
This class is a perfect way to continue building your beginner knitting skills while making a pair of easy booties for the new tiny people in your lives, or to go to your favorite newborn charity. This project is an easy pair of booties which will introduce you to seaming/sewing your knits together, as well as holding yarn double.

Cost: $ 30.00
You can knit and purl, you can cast-on and off, and you can knit in the round. Now you can impress yourself and others by adding color-work to your skill set. Learn basic stranded knitting in the round with this stylish hat. Don't wear hats? Don't worry, you can make a cowl instead!

Cost: $ 45.00
Starburst Sweater KAL via ZOOM!
- Nov 05, 2022 09:00 am

The Starburst Sweater by Julee MacKessy embraces the idea of order out of chaos, with a beautiful pattern of entwining and twirling twisted stitches radiating out from the neckline in this textured, round yoke pullover. A top-down, seamless construction means that you start with the twisted-stitch pattern before relaxing into the mindless knitting of the stockinette-stitch body and sleeves. The seat fee collected for this KAL will be donated to the Longmont Meals on Wheels Program. Thank you for your support!

Cost: $ 30.00
This class is for the brand new knitter! You will learn t0 make fingerless handwarmers which let you practice the basic stitches as well as learn a few finishing techniques. You will learn: Cast on, bind off, knit and purl, garter stitch, stockinette stitch, ribbing and mattress-stitch seaming. You will make: A stylish set of fingerless gloves (worked flat and seamed).

Cost: $ 75.00
There are few things as satisfying as being able to knit your very own sweater. But even if you've knit many other types of projects, knitting sweaters can involve many techniques and concepts that might still be unfamiliar to you. This 2 session class will serve as a firm foundation for your first sweater and teach you all of the techniques you will encounter along the way. You will leave ready to begin your first sweater with confidence. Click to read more about this class with Sarah!

Cost: $ 100.00
Felted Clogs (in person)
- Nov 12, 2022 02:00 pm

Fast and easy felted clogs are comfy and cozy. Exactly what you need this winter. These house shoes make wonderful gifts too! You won't be able to make just one pair. Make these in the comfort of your home via zoom.

Cost: $ 75.00
Learn three stable and elastic cast-ons and their matching bind-offs. These techniques will give you the same look at the cuff of socks knitted from the toe up or top down, the hem and neck edges of sweaters, the two edges of a circular cowl, and the two ends of scarves. Techniques include Crochet Chain Cast-On/Standard Bind-Off; Invisible (Tubular) K1, P1 Rib Cast-On/Invisible (Tubular) K1, P1 Rib Bind-Off; Channel Island Cast-On/Channel Island Bind-Off. An illustrated handout of the various techniques will be provided.

Cost: $ 20.00
This class is a perfect way to continue building your beginner knitting skills while making an adorable hat for the new tiny people in your lives, or to go to your favorite newborn charity. This project gives you a choice of either "ears" or cute button flaps. Sign up for all three "Easy Knits for Baby" classes or sign up for only one or two. Those who sign up for all three will be gifted with a 20.00 Gift Certificate to LYS after the 3rd session!

Cost: $ 30.00
Come learn new skills to level up your cables! In class we will discuss techniques and tips used in advanced cables such as in the cowl, and work through 2 ways of fixing a mis-crossed cable.

Cost: $ 45.00
Fair Isle Gift Bag
- Nov 23, 2022 06:00 pm

This class is a great introduction to stranded color knitting while creating that special touch for gift giving. You will learn: Circular knitting, chart reading, stranded color work, and three-needle bind-off. .

Cost: $ 37.50
Simple Mittens (In person)
- Dec 04, 2022 01:00 pm

These mittens will work up fast and you'll learn a few things in the process. This mitten class is perfectly simplistic without lacking in the best features.

Cost: $ 75.00
Brioche stitch is a beautiful, ancient knitting stitch with loads of variation. With this technique, alternate stitches are slipped every other row, creating a very soft, stretchy, thick, fluffy fabric. Classic brioche stitch is reversible, with a lovely right side and wrong side. It can be done in 1 color, 2 colors, or 3 or more colors, and has loads of variations and creative possibilities!

Cost: $ 30.00
This is a class on designing your own sweater from scratch. The construction will follow the Modified Drop-Shoulder Sweaters in The Knitter's Handy Book of Sweater Patterns. The book is not necessary, but you may find a copy to be helpful. The advantage to designing your own sweater is that you're not limited by the yarn, gauge, or size given in a pattern. For this, which may be the first sweater you design on your own, we'll follow modified drop-shoulder construction worked from the bottom up, which is easiest for new designers once you've determined your stitch pattern for the body, the armholes and neck are easily shaped with decreases and the sleeve caps require no shaping.

Cost: $ 180.00
Needle Felting in 3-D (in person)
- Oct 22, 2022 10:00 am

Perhaps you've needle-felted flat embellishment pieces, but haven't tried sculptural work? Needle felting is a great fiber art for creating sculptural pieces. It is a wonderful medium for making everything from toys to jewelry to art. The possibilities are endless! Come join Andee Graves for this fun class on working in 3D with needle felting. Learn everything you need to use your felting needle safely and ergonomically; creating different shapes from loose fiber and joining them together to make an object that can stand up; using a "frame" to create the base of your 3D pieces; making both "hard" and "soft" felt; and embellishing your sculpture with yarn, beads, and fabric.

Cost: $ 70.00
Come learn how to create these adorable compact angels that can be jewelry, toys or little ornaments. They are perfect for using up bits of wool yarn and loose fiber from other needle felting projects. In three hours you will be confident with using a variety of needle felting sculptural techniques to create dense long-lasting tiny felted angels.

Cost: $ 60.00
Needle Felted St. Nick in Classroom
- Dec 03, 2022 10:00 am

Create your own St. Nick! This felting kit makes a beautiful vintage style holiday figure under the guidance of Stephanie. The holly on his hat adds the perfect touch. For the collectors of Santa figures, this is sure to be an unusual addition to the collection.

Cost: $ 45.00
Are you interested in learning more about the Oxford Mini needle? LYS is chock full of fun kits for this needle size from The Bee Skep. In this class you will learn all about the Oxford #14 Needle, AKA the Mini, which creates a delightful ⅛ inch loop, as well as its taller cousin, the Mini with Heels. We will be working on the Knitted Sheep kit from StoryTeller Wool in class. Are you brand new to Punch Needle rug hooking? All the skills learned in this class can be applied smaller to punch needle embroidery or larger to Punch Needle rug hooking with the regular size Oxford Needles. Choose from 5 different sheep colors in class.

Cost: $ 70.00
A punch needle rug hook can be used to make so many things besides rugs. The needle allows for a variety of creative stitches that can enhance your punched or hooked pieces. In this class we will be creating a sample board for you to use and be inspired by for future projects. Sculpting, extended loops, the bead stitch, couching, faux embroidery and more will be taught.

Cost: $ 65.00
Spinning 102 - In Person
- Oct 29, 2022 09:00 am

Interested in some of the technical why's and how's of your spinning wheel and what effects the structure of your yarn? Join us in this one day workshop to become more deeply acquainted with spinning on your wheel and using it as a tool on your journey to spin the yarn you want. This class is for beginners that would like to explore different fiber preps, styles of spinning and how to adjust your wheel. Bring fiber you would like to spin, carders if you have them, all your whorls and extra bobbins. Make sure your wheel is in proper working order before class. Some fiber will be provided. Two wheels will be available for rent if you do not have a wheel to use. Contact the store for details.

Cost: $ 100.00
Spinning 101 - In Person
- Nov 03, 2022 05:00 pm

Put your hands on a spindle and feel the fiber being turned into yarn. This class will begin with a discussion on fiber and a basic lesson on using a spindle. You will take the spindle and some fiber home to practice. In the 2nd lesson we will check in on our techniques and evaluate our yarn. This lesson will include instruction on plying on a spindle. You will have another week to practice and then you will try out a spinning wheel. Look at all the wonderful yarn we have spun!

Cost: $ 75.00
Spin Fun Yarn with Stephanie!
- Nov 12, 2022 09:00 am

Expand your spinning repertoire. Let's spin thick and thin, learn how to add beads or feathers and see how plying effects your yarn. Explore using your wheel and plying techniques to create yarns with pizazz.

Cost: $ 70.00
If you are interested in learning how a table loom and a floor loom operate this is the class for you! Over the course of this three week class students will learn how to wind a warp, thread a loom, read weaving drafts as well as weave a variety of eye catching patterns on a four harness table loom. Class will focus on creating samplers using cotton yarn to get the creative juices flowing for future handwoven projects!

Cost: $ 190.00
Learn to Weave on an Inkle Loom
- Oct 01, 2022 09:00 am

Inkle Weaving is a fun way to learn about weaving without the investment of expensive equipment to start out. An Inkle loom is a portable belt loom that can be warped up in an afternoon and woven in 3-4 hours. Inkle bands can be used to make belts, straps, bookmarks, ornaments and more. You will learn to warp your loom and read patterns so you can re-warp a loom on your own. Students may bring your own loom or rent a loom from the instructor.

Cost: $ 110.00
Krokbragd is a beautiful Norwegian weaving technique that opens up a variety of new ways to create weft faced patterns in your weaving. In class we will create bags using the very sturdy fabric that the Krokbragd structure yields, you will also have the option to keep the weaving as a traditional sampler. Krokbragd will not only advance your weft faced weaving skills but you will also be introduced to weaving with string heddle and a heddle rod, a skill that will be handy for any multi pick up stick patterns you might weave in the future.

Cost: $ 180.00
Introduction to Coiled Vessels
- Oct 07, 2022 10:00 am

Join us in learning the basics of the coiling technique to weave a small to medium size vessel. The class will include how to start the center, splicing, design, shaping, and how to end the vessel smoothly.

Cost: $ 70.00
Continue to build your harness loom threading options by opening the door to color and weave patterns! Log cabin is such a fun structure and can yield many outcomes using one warp. In class students will set up with a two color warp, learn how to hemstitch and continue to refine overall weaving technique while creating a set of 4 placemats!

Cost: $ 187.50
Twill is not just for floor looms! Come learn how to create a wide range of twill patterns on the rigid heddle loom. Students will convert their rigid heddle loom into a four harness loom using two heddles, a pick up stick and heddle rod. In class we will go over how to read harness loom drafts and how to convert the drafts to be woven on the rigid heddle loom. Twill unlocks the door to creating diagonal lines in handwovens allowing for a huge range of new patterns to be discovered.

Cost: $ 180.00
Coiled Vessels: Level 2
- Dec 02, 2022 10:00 am

This level 2 coiled weaving class will include how to splice and weave in LED lights and how to make handles and incorporate beads and other embellishments into a small to medium size vessel.

Cost: $ 65.00
Rigid Heddle 1 (in person)
- Jan 08, 2023 11:00 am

This class will introduce you to the power of the rigid heddle loom! We will cover weaving terminology, how to set up the loom and of course how to weave. During class we will create a variety of fabrics and textures using plain weave and pick up stick patterns. By the end of the class you will be able to warp and weave on the rigid heddle loom on your own. This class is perfect for anyone who has been wanting to learn how to weave but has not been sure where to start!

Cost: $ 180.00

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Learn to Weave on a Table Loom - Introduction to Harness Loom Weaving (in person)

If you are interested in learning how a table loom and a floor loom operate this is the class for you! Over the course of this three week class students will learn how to wind a warp, thread a loom, read weaving drafts as well as weave a variety of eye catching patterns on a four harness table loom. Class will focus on creating samplers using cotton yarn to get the creative juices flowing for future handwoven projects!

Sep 28
The Loveland Shawl (in person)
Sep 28
Autumn Fade Mittens (in person)
Sep 29
Cabled Wine Covers (in-person)