Tuesday, January 3, 2006

Winter/Spring 2006 Crochet Classes: Bethel, CT



You asked for crochet classes that offered
more freedom, more opportunity to learn what
other Crocheters are creating, and new techniques.
Ah, you're crocheters after my own heart! 
:)
I think you'll be pleased with the
Winter/Spring 2006 Crochet Class Offerings below! ~Dee



Store:  A Stitch In Time
Location:  276 Greenwood Avenue, Bethel, CT
Contact: (203) 748-1002

Class Reminders: Store Policy
 ·         All classes have a maximum and minimum size, so sign up early to insure your spot.
·         Full payment is required upon registration. There are no refunds on classes unless we cancel. If you cancel and we can fill your spot, you will get a store credit.
·         We will give you the supply list when you sign up. There is 10% off materials that are bought for one of our classes.
·         Most of our classes require home work be done at home. Yes, homework!
·        Please leave your friends and family home for class!




Stitch Social: Come for an hour, or come for two!  In this social class participants experience the joy of crocheting and chatting with others while getting help with projects, finishing techniques, and/or learning a "new to me" stitch. Class size is limited so reserve your seat today!
Thursdays                                 10:00 - 12:00
Choice 1:
Pay $15 for 1-hr or $25 for 2-hr sessions on the
following dates: 1/19, 1/26, 2/02, 2/9, 2/16, 3/02, 3/09, 3/23, 3/30

Choice 2:
Pay $75 for 4 2-hr sessions
Session 1: 1/191/26, 2/02, 2/09     or
Session 2: 3/02, 3/09, 3/23, 3/30
Supplies needed:  hook & fiber to play with; pattern & materials if requesting pattern assistance.


Felted Heart Broach: For yourself or to give to your loved ones to wear on Valentine's Day!  This class explores the technique of felting crochet by hand.
Thursday Feb. 9th                     12:15 - 2:15
Cost: $25 plus supplies; pattern is included
Supplies needed:  red or pink 100% wool and hook to match fiber for this class.


Mixing Mediums: Fun and exciting!   In this class participants will learn how to mix fiber, wire and beads to create beautiful one-of-a-kind necklaces.
Thursday, 3/02             12:15 - 2:15
Cost: $25 plus supplies
Supplies Needed: a steel #7 crochet hook, 4-10 yards of eyelash yarn, 28 gauge wire, seed beads.


Crochet 101: The start of a New Year is a perfect time to get hooked on the art of crochet!  This class is designed with the beginner in mind: learn how to properly start your work, the foundation, the single crochet, how to count stitches, how to build on your work to create wonderful fabric, and how to properly end off.
Thursdays, 1/19, 2/02, 3/09      12:15 - 2:15
Cost:  $25 plus supplies
Supplies needed: Any crochet book that has illustrations of basic stitches, Crochet Hook (G, H, or I), light colored 4-ply yarn.


Crochet 102: Reading labels, figuring out gauge, reading patterns, repeats, markers... Oh!  What is all this?  It's the next step in learning more crochet!  This class is designed to help beginners take their new passion to the next level.  ** Participants will need to come to class with pattern, fiber & hook. 
Thursdays, 1/26, 2/16, 3/23      12:15 - 2:15
Cost: $25 plus supplies
Supplies needed: Pattern to start, Crochet Hook (G, H, or I), and light colored 4-ply yarn.


Crochet for Knitters: Knitters, what do you do when your patterns require crochet for finishing?  Instead of skipping it, fudging it, or pawning your project onto someone else for those finishing touches sign up for this class to learn how to crochet on a knit edge, including button holes!
Thursday, 3/30             12:15 - 2:15
Cost: $25 plus supplies
Supplies:  Crochet hook that matches knitting needles size, fiber to play with
Homework:  Participants must bring in a knitted swatch at least 4" x 4"


Hairpin Lace 102: Already know how to crochet Hairpin Lace?  Ready for the next step with this fantastic technique?  In this class participants will learn how to use the Clover Hairpin Lace tools to create elongated loops and flowers.
Thursday 3/16                          12:15 - 2:15
Cost: $25 plus supplies
Supplies:  Clover brand hairpin lace fork/loom, crochet hook & fiber of choice.


 Crochet Demonstration of Irish Clones Lace: Planned in honor of National Crochet Month and St. Patrick's Day!  Come any time during the demonstration and watch our Certified Crochet Teacher demonstrate the various techniques while discussing how the crochet lace industry saved millions of lives in Ireland.  Also on display will be the "Irish Flower Basket" that was on display at the Lacis Museum in Berkley, CA. 
Thursday, 3/16             12:30 - 2:30
Cost: Free


Crochet 101 Special: March is National Crochet Month! Sign up for Crochet 101
with a friend and get a discount! Class size is limited so don’t wait
!
Thurs, 3/16 or Sat, 3/18           10:00 -12:00
Cost: $40 per pair of people plus supplies

 

3 comments:

crochetr said...

Dee,
 I wished I could take another of your classes. I dont think Terry will let me fly out for another class:)
Happy crocheting!
Sherri

wipforever said...

So, like what would it take to get you to move to Ohio?????  LOL!  I'm so jealous of those able to take any of these classes!  I really like the idea of the social too!!!

Hugs and best wishes on your classes!
Sheila

astaryth said...

Everytime you list a new set of classes I wish again that I lived closer to you. You always have interesting things that I would love to learn  :(
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