Finish It Fridays is a new offering this summer. June 12, 26, July 31, and August 7, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Knitorious, we’ll be finishing up our languishing knit projects (check the calendar for crochet finishing nights). Bring a snack and stay for an hour or 3! The workshops are free to those finishing projects purchased for one of our classes; there is a $10 charge for help finishing other knitting projects. Ann will be here to help you clear your knitting needles and get ready for fall projects!
Knitorious Beginning Crochet & Knitting Classes continue their regular monthly schedule (Crochet on Tuesdays and Knitting on Thursdays) throughout the summer. Check the Knitorious calendar for dates. Class fee $25 plus materials.
May 26th: the Munro Bag. The pattern gives you lots of options on the design of this fun bag so join us and give your creativity a workout! Psst psst: Suzanne is doing hers in Ripple Stitch as shown on Ravelry but plans on felting it when completed. Class fee $25 plus materials and pattern.
July 28th: DJC: Cat's Cradle.v2. is a beautiful, lacy topper by Doris Chan. A must have for your wardrobe. This pattern offers lots of sizing and style options. Class fee $25 plus materials and pattern.
Check out both patterns on Ravelry for more details.
Crochet Club UFO nights: June 30th and August 25th. Bring those unfinished objects (projects) from any Knitorious crochet class or club and we will get you going again or help you with finishing. Class fee $10.
Crochet Technique Classes also continue their regular monthly schedule (3rd Tuesday) through the summer months: May 19th: Crochet Cables, June 16th: Broomstick Crochet, July: no class, August 18th: Hairpin Lace. Learn these out of the ordinary crochet techniques that are being used in many contemporary crochet designs. Class fee $25 plus materials.
Knitting with Ariel
Turkish Bed Socks KAL
Wednesdays 6/10, 6/17, 6/24 6-8pm
Skill level: Adventurous Beginner
These lovely little slipper socks that make great gifts. Great for around the house or in clogs. They use only 50g of fingering weight yarn and introduce many new skills to the beginning knitter. The pattern available for purchase on Ravelry.com
Materials: 50g fingering weight yarn
Size3 US dpns
Swallowtail Lace Shawl KAL
Sundays 5/17, 5/31, 6/7 1-3pm
Skill level: Intermediate to Advanced
This Estonian lace shawl begins with a simple bud lace pattern and continues to a lily of the valley border. The border contains nupps or beads can be placed instead of nupps. Class will focus on chart reading, reading stitches, and blocking a lace shawl.
Materials: 400-600 yards lace to DK weight yarn
US size 4 to 8 24” circular needles (depending on yarn).
Albers Cowl KAL
Saturdays 6/13, 6/20, 6/27 1-3pm
Skill level: Beginner
Log Cabin style squares knit in garter stitch sewn together to create a tubular cowl. Options to increase size. Works up beautifully in hand dyed sock yarns.
Materials: 350-450 yards of fingering weight yarn
#2 24” circular needle
Hoards of Hats
Sundays 6/21, 6/28 1-3pm
Skill level: Beginner
Let’s get started on some holiday knitting and knit a hoard of hats! Pattern written for a variety of yarn weights and head sizes. Let’s play with stripes, cuff options, and stitch patterns!
Materials: 100-200 yards of yarn in dk-bulky weight yarn
#4-#11 needles 16” and DPNs