Summer/Fall Lunch Bites at Knitorious
Hone your knitting and crochet skills with our Lunch Bites. Offered during the week and over the weekend to fit your schedule, Lunch Bites will be hour and a half lectures or mini classes with just the right amount of information.
Knitorious staff will offer Lunch Bites for knitting and crochet, on Fridays and Saturdays, from noon to 1:30 p.m., this summer and fall. Registration is required, so call or email the shop to assure your spot. Take your craft to the next level with Knitorious Lunch Bites!
Up Coming Lunch Bites
July 25 &26: Yarn Substitution with Ann
Do you have a pattern you’d love to make, but the yarn is discontinued? How about some luscious vacation yarn that wants to be worked up into something, but you’ve no idea what? Yarn substitution is both an art and a science. Let Ann show you the tricks. For both knitting and crochet.
Limit 20; cost: $5.00; bring your knitting or crochet so you can listen.
August 15 & 16 :Tips on Troublesome Turning Chains in Crochet
Do you have trouble seeing or counting your turns in Crochet? Are your blanket, shawl, or garment edges uneven? Suzanne’s got your back! Come see how to make your crochet edges and turns just so!
Limit 6; cost: $10 per person; bring a G or H hook and smooth worsted wool or wool blend yarn in a light color; basic crochet knowledge required – this is not a beginner class.
August 22 & 23: Spinning on a Drop Spindle with Rachel
Do you want to start spinning, but don't want to make a big investment? Get comfortable drop spindling with Rachel. In this class you will learn the basics of turning wool fiber in to yarn. No experience necessary. Bring your drop spindle if you have one, or one will be available for purchase. Spining fiber is included.
Limit 6; cost: $10 per person; bring a spindle or purchase one from us at a discount.
September 5th & 6th: Cast Ons in Knitting with Suzanne
Back by popular demand! Get comfortable with the long tail, knitted and chained, and provisional cast ons. Suzanne will teach the methods and discuss when using each is appropriate.
Limit 6; cost $10.00; bring appropriate needles and light colored, worsted weight, wool or acrylic blend yarn; basic knitting skills required – you should be able to cast on, bind off, knit and purl without Suzanne’s help.
September 19th & 20th: Chainless Foundations in Crochet with Suzanne
Chainless foundations, called by different names, are created by stitching foundation chains and first row stitches in the same row. The result is more elastic than a traditional foundation chain and is easier to read when working the second row. It is also is flatter and heavier which is perfect for starting alternate crochet techniques such as broomstick lace and Tunisian crochet.
Limit 6; cost $10.00; bring appropriate hook, light colored, worsted weight, wool or acrylic blend yarn; this is not a beginner crochet class -- you should be able to chain, SC, HDC, and DC without Suzanne's help.