Fall 2008 – Winter 2009 Classes

The Knit Nook has posted it’s Fall 2008 – Winter 2009 class schedule! You can view the full schedule by clicking the link above, but here’s a rundown of what I’ll be teaching.

Cost: $35 + materials

Description: Untangle this essential knitting technique by making a hat (original design by Tonya Wagner) or a scarf (the ever popular Irish Hiking Scarf). Both projects make wonderful gifts!

Dates: Sunday, September 7 and 14, OR Monday, October 20 and 27, OR Sunday, November 16 and 23. All classes will meet from 6-8 P.M.

Materials: Hat: 90 yards of bulky weight yarn, US 10.5 16 inch circular and double pointed needles, stitch marker; Scarf: 350 yards of worsted weight yarn, US 8 needles; Both: Cable needle, tapestry needle.

Baby Shrug
Cost: $35 + materials

Description: If sweaters have intimidated you in the past, get your feet wet by knitting this baby shrug. Top down and without fronts, this is a fast knit that will fit any baby or toddler in your life.

Dates: Sunday, September 21 and 28, 6-8 P.M.

Materials: 150-300 yards worsted weight yarn (depending on size), 16 inch US 8 circular needle, 2 stitch markers, stitch holder or scrap yarn, tapestry needle.

Baby Surprise Jacket
Cost: $45 + materials

Description: Knit in garter stitch, flat, and in one piece, this sweater is cleverly shaped with short rows: a true Elizabeth Zimmerman classic. Use a variegated yarn or multiple colors to emphasize the mitered fronts.

Dates: Sunday, October 5, 12, and 19, OR Sunday, January 11, 18, and 25. All classes will meet 6-8 P.M.

Materials: 650 yards of DK or worsted weight yarn, US 7 needles or size needed to get gauge (pattern is sized based on gauge, so other yarns and needles will work. If you have a specific question about what size needles and yarn you need to make a specific size BSJ, you can email me at tonyawagner AT theshizknit DOT com), pattern included with class fee.

Argyle Vest
Cost: $45 + materials

Description: Intarsia is a color work technique where blocks of colors are worked with separate balls of yarn, producing a single layer of fabric. Learn intarsia, duplicate stitch, reading charts, as well as the basics of garment construction by making this adorable argyle vest. The pattern includes adult sizes, but make a baby vest to finish by the end of the class.

Dates: Sunday, October 26, November 2, and 9, 6-8 P.M.

Materials: Please ask us about materials before class begins. Pattern included in class fee.

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