Wednesday, January 25, 2006

Winter/Spring 2006 Crochet Classes: Stamford, 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!

Sign up quick! -- Class size is limited! ~Dee

Store:  KnitTogether
Location:  111 High Ridge Rd, Stamford, CT
Contact: (203) 324-YARN

One 2-hour session $25
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,
chain the single crochet, how to count stitches, how to build
on your work to create wonderful fabric, and how to properly
end off.
Tuesdays, 12:45-2:45 pm • Feb. 14; Mar. 14; Apr. 11
Saturdays, 10:30 am-12:30 pm • Feb. 11; Mar. 11; Apr. 8

One 2-hour session $25
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. **
Tuesdays, 12:45-2:45 pm • Jan. 31; Feb. 28; Mar. 28, Apr. 18
Saturdays, 10:30 am-12:30 pm • Feb. 18; Apr. 15


Stay for 1 hour $15
Stay for 2 hours $25
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 and/or learning a “new
to me” stitch.
Tuesdays, 10:30-11:30 am and/or 11:30 am-12:30 pm •
Jan. 31; Feb. 7, 14, 28; Mar. 7, 14, 21, 28; Apr. 4, 11, 18, 25

One 2-hour session $25
Crochet includes over 100 different types and techniques!
These classes are designed to explore some of them:
[Saturdays (S) or Tuesdays (T); All classes meet 12:45-2:45 pm]

Magic Ball Fun is for those with tons of
 yarn scraps but no project in mind! Bring all
your scraps to class and learn to
put them together creating a new “one of a
kind” shawl, poncho or scarf!  Apr. 4 (T), Apr. 8 (S) 

Felted Heart Brooch is for yourself or
 to give to your loved ones on Valentine’s Day!
This class explores the technique of
felting by hand. **  Feb. 7 (T), Feb. 11 (S)

Mixing Mediums is fun and exciting! In this
class, participants will learn how to mix
fiber, wire and beads to make beautiful
necklaces. **  Feb. 18 (S), Mar. 7 (T)

 Freeform - It’s time to learn how to break all
the rules! In this class, participants will be
introduced to the Freeform technique
phenomenon that’s sweeping across the
country and the world! This class will explore
freeform crochet with just one fiber to create
a pencil/hook holder.  Mar. 11 (S), Mar. 21 (T), Apr. 15 (S)

One 1-hour session $15
Made a mistake? Need help in figuring out a stitch or pattern?
Get back on track by coming in for help! Turn your mistake
into a learning experience; let your passion for crochet bloom!
Saturdays, 2:45-3:45 pm • Feb. 11; Mar. 11; Apr. 15

One 1-hour session $15
Knitters, what do you do when your patterns require crochet
for finishing? Instead of skipping it, fudging it, or pawning
your project off on someone else for those finishing touches,
take this class to learn how to crochet on a knitted edge,
even buttonholes! **
Saturdays, 2:45-3:45 pm • Feb. 18; Apr. 8


Anonymous said...

Crochet for Knitters and you're only teaching how to do edgings?  LOL...I'd teach them how to convert a knit pattern to a crochet one!!!  Bwahahahaha!  I suppose you have to infiltrate their camp slowly though.  Still jealous of anyone who lives close enough to take one of these classes!!!


Anonymous said...

Every time I see a list of your classes I get jealous of the people who live close enough to you to take them <g> Looks like some good ones!