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Beginner Classes

We offer beginning knitting and crochet classes once a month.  Our goal in these classes is to give you enough knowledge that you can walk out and go stitch a scarf!  We will also point you to online resources that can help you continue learning and advancing in your fiber quest.  Cost for beginner classes is $30 for instruction only or $40 for instruction plus supplies.  By appointment only.

Crochet 101 – Saturday Mar. 11th : 1-3pm – We cover chain stitch, single crochet, double crochet, and how to finish a project.  We also discuss other crochet stitches, such as a half double crochet and treble crochet, as variations of those we learn in class

Knitting 101 – Saturday Mar. 25th : 1-3 pm  – We cover casting on, knit stitch, purl stitch, and binding off.  If time allows we will also show you some patterns and designs you can make using only those two stitches!

If those dates aren’t convenient for you, we also offer private instruction for $15 an hour that can be arranged to fit your schedule!

We also offer more advanced and pattern classes that change from month to month.  Be sure to sign up for our newsletter or check our calendar to stay updated on what we’ll be offering next!  (We promise we won’t send out more than two emails per month.)

Private Instruction

$15 per hour: By appointment only

Already know a thing or two about knit or crochet?  Or can’t make the Saturday 101 classes?  Private instruction with any of our staff may be right up your alley!  We’ll have you feeling like a pro in no time!

 

Monthly Classes for March 2017 – Sign up here!

Lacy Four-Leaf Clover Dishcloth (knit): Sun. Mar. 5th, 1 pm – 3 pm
$10

This knit dishcloth has a four-leaf clover & lace. What’s not to love?

Suggested Yarns: Weekend, Biosoft, Premier Home Cotton

 

Chic Spring Beret (knit): Tues. Mar. 7th – OR – Sun. Mar. 12th, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
$30 or $20 with yarn purchase

More colorwork fun!!! Okay, I know it’s probably a little late in the year for this but we HAVE had cooler weather in March & April.

Pre-Class work: Cast-on & work ribbing.

Suggested yarns: Cozy Alpaca, Feeling, DK Superwash Merino

 

Irish Inspired Beret or Beanie (crochet): Fri. Mar. 10th, 6 pm – 7:30 pm
$15

You can do these hats in green for St. Patrick’s Day – or any other color for use throughout the year. Wear to the annual dyeing the river green downtown!!! You will be a hit in this cute topper.

Suggested Yarns: Galway Worsted, Comfort, Encore Worsted

 

St. Patrick’s Day Dishcloth (knit): Tues. Mar. 14th, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
$10

This washcloth, in worsted, knits up fast … just in time for puttin’ on the Irish for St. Patrick’s Day (or ANY day of the year!). This is a great pattern for learning to read charts. The designer has given a chart with row-by-row directions so you can quickly move from the written to the picture!

Suggested Yarns: Weekend, Biosoft, Premier Home Cotton

 

Granny Stripe Bag (crochet): Tues. Mar. 14th – AND – Tues. Mar. 21st, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
$15 or $10 with yarn purchase

Come learn what else you can do with a granny stitch besides a blanket.  You will crochet a cute purse perfect for any little girl in your life. The first class will cover the purse. The second class will be the gorgeous flower. You need to already know how to chain, single crochet and double crochet.

Suggested yarn:  Encore, Weekend, Premier Home Cotton

 

Learn to use Ravelry: Thurs. Mar. 16th, 10 am – 4 pm
$20 includes lunch

Still not sure what to do with this wonderful tool? Come join us for an all-day event and learn the basics of Ravelry. You just need to bring your own device – laptop, tablet or phone.

 

Crochet 201: Fri. Mar. 17th, 6 pm – 7:30 pm
$15

Add new skills and accessories to your crochet toolbox!  After a quick review of Crochet 101 skills (come to class knowing chain, single crochet, and double crochet).  Stitches presented are Front Post Double Crochet, Back Post Double Crochet, Cross Stitch, and Reverse Single Crochet.  Upon class completion, feel more confident taking on intermediate level crochet patterns.

Suggested Yarns: Galway Worsted, Premier Home Cotton, Comfort, Encore Worsted

Additional supplies:  size H, I, and J crochet hooks, stitch markers

 

Spring Flower Headband (knit): Sat. Mar. 18th, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
$15

This cute headband has an optional flower which can be sewn on or pinned on. It will help keep those hair ends from flying in your face with the spring winds. The flower is a great way to use up some stash yarn!!!

Suggested Yarns: Illaris, Cleo, Fiora

 

Seashell Coasters (knit): Weds. Mar. 29th, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
$10

Bring a touch of the seaside to your home. These are quick kit with chunky yarn using size 10 needles

Suggested Yarn: Encore Chunky, Galway Chunky

 

Events & Upcoming Classes:

April Star Tam (knit)
Saturday, April 1st – 1 pm – 3 pm
$20 or $15 with yarn purchase

A light, airy tam which can be used as a snood. Optional beads add just a hint of sparkle.

Suggested Yarns: Modern Cotton DK, Cleo, Superwash DK

 

Yellow Rose Fiber Fiesta
Friday, April 21st — 11 am – 5 pm
Saturday, April 22nd — 9 am – 5 pm
Free Admission

Come visit us at this 7th annual event. Lots of yummy yarns, fibers, accessories, different goodies & games will be available. Rumor has it that Heavenly Fiber will be back for this show. There will also be a stitch marker swap!!! Address is 950 Sth Austin in Seguin.

NOTE: The shop will be closed during this event but you visit us at this fun show.

 

Yarn Carnival Trunk Show
Saturday, May 20th – 10 am – 6 pm

Yarn Carnival is an indy-dyed yarn and craft accessory company based in Austin, Texas. Our goal is to provide you with crazy-good yarn that will make your projects sing and make you cry out for more!

 

Regular Events

Squares for Veterans – Every Sunday!

FREE!

We have lots of squares for these highly worthy men and women.  Come in and help us make them into blankets to be donated to the VA hospital.  It’s also a great way to teach kids 8+ how to slip stitch and maybe even single crochet!

Asylum:

Mondays & Wednesdays: 6 – 8pm

Tuesdays: 10am – 12noon

Are you addicted to yarn?  Yeah, so are we!  Come stitch with us and get to know some other local fiber junkies. It’s yarn therapy!!!

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