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Join us for a Fall Yarn Tasting featuring some of our favorite yarns and some we are considering. Help us choose what needs to be added to our shelves. We want your suggestions. Each participant will receive a sample of yarns to test out. BRING your OWN needles and hooks to the event. Space is limited , pre-registration required. The fee is $20.00 and $10.00 of that can be applied to purchase of any product at LYS that evening.

Cost: $ 20.00
Blocking 101 in Classroom & Zoom
- Aug 17, 2020 04:00 pm

Learn the basics of blocking your hand made items in this class.

Cost: $ 15.00
Blocking 101 in Classroom & Zoom
- Jan 09, 2021 09:00 am

Learn the basics of blocking your hand made items in this class.

Cost: $ 15.00
Learn to Crochet via Classroom
- Aug 20, 2020 04:00 pm

Crochet is fun, hip and so in style. Learn how to crochet and make a pair of these simple mitts. All learn to crochet students receive a complimentary LYS Manifesto Bag to carry their project in!

Cost: $ 35.00
A simple mesh stitch pattern perfectly showcases colorful variegated yarns in the body of this top down shawlette.

Cost: $ 30.00
Lost Souls Crochet Shawl CAL via Zoom
- Oct 08, 2020 05:00 pm

Need a fun Halloween project, or that added touch to your Halloween costume? Try the Lost Souls Shawl! This fun crocheted shawl uses a combination of different crochet stitches to create a lacy skull motif, and you as the maker get to determine the project?s final size!

Cost: $ 15.00
Crochet Slippers 101 VIA ZOOM!
- Oct 23, 2020 09:30 am

Slippers are a wonderful quick project that are perfect gifts for the holidays or anytime. Wooly warm slippers are especially welcome as the cold weather rolls in.

Cost: $ 30.00
Crochet Slippers 102 via Zoom!
- Nov 13, 2020 09:30 am

There are a lot of different slipper patterns out there, but what if you don?t like the yarn they used or have a favorite yarn in your stash that you know would make the perfect slippers? In this class you will learn how to modify a simple crochet slipper pattern to use it with any size of yarn and get slippers that will fit every time. We recommend you take the Crochet Slippers 101 class prior to this class but it is not necessary. If you decide not to take the 101 class, please purchase the pattern and work through a pair prior to taking this class.

Cost: $ 30.00
Learn to Crochet via Classroom
- Nov 21, 2020 08:00 am

Crochet is fun, hip and so in style. Learn how to crochet and make a pair of these simple mitts. All learn to crochet students receive a complimentary LYS Manifesto Bag to carry their project in!

Cost: $ 35.00
The 4 Day Sweater Challenge by Olive Knits is back at LYS for the third year. It sounds wacky but it can be done and what do you have to lose? Give it a try and end up with a beautiful DK weight sweater that enhances your wardrobe.

Cost: $ 20.00
Whether you have knit socks before or not, this class is for you. We will work from an easy Basic Sock pattern and learn about the construction of a top down sock from casting on to heel flap, turning the heel, picking up for the gusset, and grafting the toe. Then we will discuss how to avoid the dreaded "second sock syndrome". Join us for fun and adventure in "Sock Land".

Cost: $ 50.00
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: $ 40.00
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: $ 20.00
Try these whimsical touches for your knitted projects. This is a fun class with some innovative ideas for starting and finishing your knitted projects. These can be used on shawls, hats, mitts, scarves, & more! Jennifer will teach and show several cast-on techniques, including picot cast on, decorative additions cast-on with flowers, beads, appliques, two-color long tail cast-on (with variations), I-cord cast on and more. We?ll also learn picot bind-off, color work bind off, several variations of stretchy or firm bind offs. This class will assist you to answer the question: how do I make the cast-on & bind-off match? Bonus topic, the easiest way to place beads in your knitting!

Cost: $ 20.00
This class is for the brand new knitter! Choose between the fingerless handwarmers which let you practice the basic stitches as well as learn a few finishing techniques, or make a ribbed scarf. 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), or make a scarf knit flat.

Cost: $ 50.00
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: $ 30.00
Autumn in Taos Shawl KAL via Zoom
- Aug 27, 2020 02:30 pm

Join Jennifer Miller of Theordora's Pearls for this beautiful shawl knit out of her Pallado MCN yarn. The Designer, Martha Sykes from New Mexico will pop onto the zoom and answer any questions and share her insparation.

Cost: $ 20.00
Learn Portuguese Knitting via Classroom
- Aug 29, 2020 09:00 am

Learn the basic skills for Portuguese knitting style. This style will increase your speed in knitting and offers a less strenuous knitting technique with minimal movement.

Cost: $ 20.00
Autumn Harvest Cowl via Zoom
- Aug 29, 2020 03:00 pm

Come learn and practice lots of new stitches as you make an awesome, lightweight cowl you will love to wear! Lets move you through some fun new stitches and guide you beyond your knitting safety zone.

Cost: $ 60.00
There's nothing worse than getting stuck in your knitting because you've discovered a mistake and you don't know what to do to fix it! In this class we will cover the most common knitting mistakes, how to fix them, & ways to prevent them in the first place.

Cost: $ 15.00
Improve your knitting skills 1 square at a time! This is a 13 month class, designed to help knitters navigate through the major knitting skills, techniques, and principles. Each of the 12 patterns isolates a new skill. In a carefully designed sequential approach, knitters master each technique before moving to a more advanced concept. At the completion of the series, facilitated by our experienced LYS instructors, the reward is an abundance of knitting know-how, along with 12 gorgeous blocks you assemble into a sampler afghan.

Cost: $ 195.00
Come join a community of cable knitter as we all make a twenty cable squared, gorgeous afghan. In the club we will meet and master the art of cabling by practicing various patterns, techniques, and stitches. If you are not familiar with cable knitting, we offer a learn to cable class to get you started see link below. If you know how to cable, come join the fun with fellow cablers!

Cost: $ 25.00
Learn to Cable via Classroom
- Sep 26, 2020 04:00 pm

Do you admire knitted pieces that are cabled? Come learn the skills of cabling and start your first square for Norah?s Vintage Afghan You may consider joining us in Cable Club and practice your new found skills when you join a community of fellow cablers making an afghan of eighteen more cable patterns!

Cost: $ 20.00
Have you ever dreamed of knitting that flawless sweater that fits you perfectly? Then take a look at our CustomFit class. This comprehensive sweater design program is perfect. The patterns are written just for you; your body measurements, your gauge, your style. In our CustomFit class we will take you from swatch to sweater. You will be guided step-by-step in learning finishing techniques that are essential for a great fitting sweater that you will wear again and again. Finally, knit the sweater you want to knit, for the body you have, in the fabric you love.

Cost: $ 165.00
Building with Lace Shawl via Classroom
- Oct 04, 2020 04:00 pm

Come join us for an adventure in Lace Knitting as we take a 11 month journey. Starting with Lace basics, we will move on through new lace techniques, building your skills each month with a new lace pattern. Class uses the very popular Knit Purl Hunter approach to assuring success with reference materials both written on online, complimented with our very own live instruction!

Cost: $ 180.00
Afraid to tackle that sweater alone? We have the answer: Sweater Club! 6 Months, 3 sweaters, lots of fun! If you've been following us on Facebook or in our Newsletter you have heard about Sweater Club- this is your opportunity to join! Via Zoom...out of state participants are welcome to join.

Cost: $ 75.00
Here We Gnome Again KAL via Classroom
- Oct 07, 2020 04:00 pm

Gnomes! Whimsical, dapper, endlessly delightful. Who doesn?t love these magical beings? Join this fun knit along to make your very own garden friend! This project incorporates a bit of everything - knits and purls in the round, cables and twists, i-cords, a bobble and a pompom to top it all off!

Cost: $ 30.00
Knitted Harvest Pumpkin in Classroom
- Oct 10, 2020 04:00 pm

Get ready for the fall season and learn how to make this wonderful harvest pumpkin to decorate your house or have a gift checked off your holiday list. This class is held in person at LYS in the classroom, practicing social distancing.

Cost: $ 30.00
Simple Mittens via Classroom
- Oct 11, 2020 10:00 am

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: $ 50.00
Learn Portuguese Knitting via Classroom
- Nov 04, 2020 04:00 pm

Learn the basic skills for Portuguese knitting style. This style will increase your speed in knitting and offers a less strenuous knitting technique with minimal movement.

Cost: $ 20.00
Felted Clogs via Zoom
- Nov 07, 2020 10:00 am

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: $ 50.00
Learn all about 2 - handed knitting, securing floats & other Fair Isle techniques with this beautiful Fair Isle Christmas Stocking. Mix and match the design elements to make your personal, one of a kind, Christmas stocking and treasured heirloom! Students will learn how to carry yarn in both hands, how to secure floats, how to color change without the jog, and about the afterthought heel.

Cost: $ 50.00
Simple Fair Isle Cowl to Steek
- Nov 09, 2020 03:00 pm

Complete a Fair Isle style cowl and learn how to steek for a buttoned closure. Learn how to complete stranded knitting using 2 hands and then learn how to steek and add a button band for a beautiful finished touch!

Cost: $ 60.00
There's nothing worse than getting stuck in your knitting because you've discovered a mistake and you don't know what to do to fix it! In this class we will cover the most common knitting mistakes, how to fix them, & ways to prevent them in the first place.

Cost: $ 15.00
Elizabeth Zimmermann's Baby Surprise Jacket is very charming, adaptable, and a useful pattern that works, as written, for newborns through toddlers. There is a bit of homework prior to class!

Cost: $ 30.00
Whether you have knit socks before or not, this class is for you. We will work from an easy Basic Sock pattern and learn about the construction of a top down sock from casting on to heel flap, turning the heel, picking up for the gusset, and grafting the toe. Then we will discuss how to avoid the dreaded "second sock syndrome". Join us for fun and adventure in "Sock Land".

Cost: $ 50.00
Many knitting patterns include instructions for fading from one colorway to the next. Fading is a great way to use up partial balls of yarn, to create unique, beautiful knitwear, and to combine colors that seem to have nothing in common! These techniques are excellent for newer and sometimes challenging hand-dyes: high-contrast handpaints, speckle-dyes,and very short color repeat space-dyes. This class will show multiple ways to creatively combine contrasting colorways in garments and accessories! This class provides information, examples, and techniques on striping, striping-in or gradual color shifts, seed stitch and seed-variation fades, and fading in a mitered square, and more.

Cost: $ 30.00
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 knitting colors while reading a chart.

Cost: $ 55.00
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.

Cost: $ 30.00
Beginning Embroidery Via ZOOM
- Sep 19, 2020 10:00 am

Embroidery can be a very relaxing and meditative way to spend some time while we are all at home. This online class is great for beginners or anyone wanting to dust off their embroidery skills.

Cost: $ 30.00
The Japanese word Sashiko means little stabs and is a form of embroidery dating back to the 1600s. Using a simple running stitch, intricate geometric patterns take shape that can be used to mend and decorate clothing and other fabrics. This online class will teach you the rules and basics of Sashiko while we working on the design samples from the Sashiko embroidery kit available at LYS.

Cost: $ 20.00
Advanced Hand Embroidery via ZOOM!
- Oct 17, 2020 10:00 am

Are you ready to add some new stitches to your hand embroidery repertoire? In this class, we move beyond the basic hand embroidery stitches to some more decorative ones to add flair and interest to your designs.

Cost: $ 30.00
Embroidering on Knitting via ZOOM!
- Oct 24, 2020 10:00 am

Add some decoration to your hand knits using embroidery. No embroidery experience is required and soon you?ll be adding color and dimension to your knitting projects. In class, you?ll earn the Backstitch, Split, Stem, Lazy Daisy, French Knots and the Bullion Knot.

Cost: $ 20.00
In this class students will weave tapestries using plain and soumak techniques lead by instructor David Johnson of Arachne Weaving. Class fee includes loom, warp and weft yarns.

Cost: $ 225.00