Classes

Crochet Nikki Lace Necklace Scarf

 Join  Shirley in celebrating Local Yarn Shop Day with a $10. Crochet Scarf  Class. This class is suitable for beginners who are familiar with ch,  sc, dc, trc. At end of class you will have a beautiful scarf made with  mirror image at on both ends. This technique will enhance any summer  outfit. The cost of the class on April 21, 2018 from 1:30-3:30 is $10.00 plus  materials. Materials: One skein Heritage sock yarn from Cascade, or  other fingering weight yarn. Crochet hook F. 

What You Always Wanted To Know About Knitting

Saturday April 21, 2018 11-12

Celebrate  Local Yarn Shop Day with Linda and find out what you always wanted to  know about knitting. Wondering about SSK's vs PSSO's? Whether a mistake  you made 15 rows down can be fixed? Can Superwash yarn go in the dryer?  Get all of YOUR questions answered in a one hour presentation that will  give you peace of mind once and for all. We're trying to collect as many  questions as possible in advance, so feel free to have a question ready  when you register. Saturday April 21, 2018 11-12 $10.00

 


Baby Surprise Jacket

 

 Elizabeth Zimmermann's Baby Surprise Jacket

Advanced Beginner
Three 2-hour sessions
Classes to be held on 4/24, 5/1, 5/15 from 10-12


Instructor: Linda

Gauge: 6 sts/inch for infant size; other gauges are listed in pattern

You will learn the difference between a double decrease(dd) and a centered double decrease (cdd), the difference between a m1 L, m1 R, and how to change colors in garter stitch.
 

This class will walk you through the instructions in addition to giving hints to make the instructions more understandable.
$65 plus materials  Please Register by April 17

Wool Applique Candle Mat

    

Sunday April 29, 1-4  In  this introductory class to wool applique, you will work with pre-cut  wool shapes and learn basic stitches and techniques to complete a  project you can be proud of. Prior knowledge of needlework is not  required. $50.00 plus $25.00 materials fee*

*Materials  fee includes the wool, floss and needle that will be used in class for  this project. You will also need to bring short, sharp scissors (also  available for purchase at the shop)

Starting  your Ghosts in Spring will give you time to practice your new skills  without feeling rushed.  After completing this project you'll feel ready  to start a more complex seasonal piece.  $50.00 plus $25.00 materials fee 

  


Grrlfriend Market Bag

 

Three hours of class: May 2nd – 10 AM to 11 AM ; May 16th – 10 AM - 12 PM

In  this class you will learn Emily Ocker's cast on and will use  yarn-over's and knit two together to achieve a written (not charted)  lace pattern.

You will go home after the second class with a  completed bag and the skills and confidence to attempt this different  kind of cast on, and other written lace patterns.

This quick-to-make bag is meant to be symbolic of what girlfriends do for one another – we help lighten each other's load.  $50. plus materials


Please register by April 25


Cupcake Wrapper Wreath

 Sunday, May 6, 2:00pm – 3:00pm Cupcake Wrapper Wreath  Sunday May 6, 2018 2-3pm   Learn how to make flowers of different shapes and sizes from cupcake  wrappers when you create a beautiful spring wreath. This is a great  family activity for ages 6 to 99.    First family member $25.00 plus $3.00 materials fee.  Additional adult  family members may participate for only $5.00 plus $3.00 materials fee.   Children under 18 free when accompanied by participating adult.   Materials fees are payable to instructor on day of class, cash only.  Please register by April 29    

Make Your Own Class

   Private  classes are available for Learn to Knit, and for assistance with a  particular technique, pattern or project.  Private crochet lessons are  also available.  We'll try to work with your schedule, scheduling  outside of normal store hours when possible.   

Class Policy


Please register at least one week prior to scheduled class.   Registration is not complete until payment is received.  

If we have less than 3 students registered for a group class you will be offered the option of a refund or you may take the class at the teacher's private class rate.

Refunds will be not be given after the registration deadline unless our class minimum is reached.

If a class is canceled due to dangerous weather conditions we will reschedule the class. If we cancel a class for any other reason you will receive a full refund.

Your continued support by purchasing class materials from New England Yarn & Spindle is appreciated and allows us to keep our class rates stable.  

Coming Soon

New Classes For New Knitters

Watch for classes based on projects in this awesome new book.  Pick up a copy today and let us know what you'd like to try next.


Two At A Time Toe Up Socks

 Two-at-a-Time Toe Up Socks Classes every 2 weeks for two hours each
Instructor: Linda
Intermediate - If you have taken the Beginner's sock class, or are  comfortable making socks one at a time you are ready for this class. It  is helpful if you have previously worked a pattern from a simple chart.  
In this class you will learn to take measurements so your socks are  customized. We will cover Judy's Magic Cast-On, Jeny's Surprisingly  Stretchy Bind Off, and how to use the Magic Loop or two circulars to  knit your socks as a matching pair.  $65.00 plus materials