Sundays January 21, 28 12-2 pm
Brioche knitting- from simple 2-color ribs either in the round or flat, progressing to decorative increases and decreases. A cowl or a scarf willbe accomplished
Materials:contrasting worsted weight yarn, very light and very dark, size 7 (16"
circulars) for round knitting,
either straight or 24" circulars, sz 7 for flat knitting
Knitting Socks $40
Thursdays, January 11, 18, 25 5-6:30 pm
Start the new year with your first pair of socks or brush up on your skills.
Choose the technique (dps, magic loop, or 2 circulars), your gauge, your needles, and we'll go from there. You will need to know how to knit and pearl.
Continental Knitting $25
Sunday January 28 2-4 pm
faster- more efficient- less strain = more knitting!
learn the continental method
bring a swatch knit in your usual method at least 40 stitches wide and an inch long
any needles, any yarn. We will learn the knit stitch and purl stitch
Turkish Bead Crochet $25
Thursday, February 1 5-7:30 pm
This is a great introduction to bead crochet, a little easier and faster, but the same slip stitch technique.
Allison Jones-Lo’s 2018 Classes at Looking Glass Yarns
Beginner Tunisian Crochet: The Tunisian Simple Stitch. $30.00 /person. Classes offered on March 31 and June 30, 2018 from 1:00 – 4 p.m.
Tunisian crochet produces a beautiful crocheted fabric that looks woven. This five hour class is for the complete beginner. Once you complete this class you will be an advanced beginner and you can make anything in Tunisian crochet!
In this class you will learn the first of three basic Tunisian crochet stitches: the Tunisian Simple stitch (A.K.A. Afghan stitch). You will also learn starting, shaping and binding off techniques.
If you are left handed, please let us know at time of registration. Written instructions and project ideas are provided.
Prerequisites: No previous skills of any kind of needle work is required. However, English style knitters may have difficulty with holding the yarn in their left hands and the hook in their right.
Materials needed: Tunisian crochet hooks size “I” (5.5mm), one skein of sport weight yarn (#2), stitch markers, yarn needle, scissors, ruler or tape measure.
Beginner Tunisian Crochet, The Tunisian Purl Stitch and the Tunisian Knit Stitch. $20.00 / person.
Class offered on September 29, 2018 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Yay, you know the Tunisian Simple stitch! In this class you will learn the other two basic stitches in Tunisian Crochet: the Tunisian purl stitch and the Tunisian knit stitch. You will also learn shaping and binding off for a more professional look. Instructions, a pattern, and combination stitch patterns are provided.
Pre-requisites: Complete my class in Tunisian Simple Stitch or demonstrate good skills in Tunisian Simple Stitch, increases and decreases without any assistance. Tunisian Simple Stitch will not be reviewed or taught in this class .Please practice at home prior to this class.
Materials needed: Hook size “I” (5.5 mm) and “K” (6.5 mm) Tunisian Crochet hook; 1 skein of Sport weight yarn, stitch markers, a ruler or tape measure, scissors. Instructions are provided.
Basic Single Crochet and Beyond. $30.00 / person.
Classes offered on March 3 and Dec. 29, 2018 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
In this class you will learn the basic single crochet stitch and several variations of it including the Crab stitch favored by crocheters and knitters as an edging.
Prerequisites: None. However, knitters must be comfortable holding the hook and yarn in the left hand. Instructions and stitch patterns provided.
Materials needed: one skein of DK/light worsted weight yarn and an “H” (5 mm) crochet hook, stitch markers, scissors, measuring tape.
January 2018 Classes