Skip Navigation Website Accessibility

Classes


This class is perfect for gift-giving. You'll start the necklace in class--and finish it in class! A record-breaking knitting project! Supplies: Clarisse necklace pattern, supplies as listed on the pattern. Date: Tuesday, Nov. 28, 6:00-9:00 p.m. Cost: $35 plus supplies.

Cost: $ 35.00
Brioche makes a yummy, squishy fabric, and it's fun to do. Solve the mystery for learning how to create overlapped stitches. Supplies: Brioche 101 pattern, supplies as listed on the pattern. Date: Sunday, November 5, 1-4 p.m. Cost: $35 plus supplies.

Cost: $ 35.00
You've taken Brioche 101--or you're comfortable with knitting, and want to plunge right into two colors. Join this class and learn how it's done! Supplies: Brioche 102 pattern, supplies as listed on the pattern. Date: Sunday, December 10, 1-4 p.m. Cost: $35 plus supplies.

Cost: $ 35.00
This class will give you the opportunity to learn how to make Christmas stockings?--nd if you knit fast enough, you'll have time to make one for everyone in your family (well, provided that your family is very, very small, or that you're aiming for 2024!). Note: Please make the top ribbing before the first class, so that we can plunge into the "name area" on the stocking. Supplies: Choose any Christmas stocking pattern you'd like, and pick up the yarn and needles you need for it. Date: Wednesdays, December 6, 13, and 20, 3-5 p.m. Cost: $50 plus supplies.

Cost: $ 50.00
Are you ready to embark into the world of crochet, where a simple hook and a beautiful yarn can transform into beautiful creations? Pick up that hook, and learn to crochet! Kirsten, who crochets all kinds of amazing things, will show you the ropes. (Then when you?ve practiced on something easy, sign up for her granny-squares class.) Once you understand the basics, you?ll be able to do anything! Supplies: Kirsten will help you with supplies the first day of class. Date: Saturdays, September 16 and 30, 3-5 p.m. Cost: $40 plus supplies.

Cost: $ 40.00
Fair Isle looks so scary! All those colors and shapes! But it's easy. Cindy Mitchell will show you all the tricks, and by noon, you'll leave with a headband that's almost complete--for real! Supplies: First Fair Isle pattern, supplies as listed on the pattern. Date: Wednesday, October 18, 10 a.m - noon Cost: $35 plus supplies.

Cost: $ 35.00
Discover the timeless art of knitting in our Knitting 101 class. We'll guide you through the fundamental techniques of knitting, while you work on a classic looped-scarf pattern. In this course, we'll cover the essentials of knitting, step by step. From mastering knit and purl stitches to learning how to increase, you'll gain a solid foundation in knitting techniques that will allow you to continue this wonderful craft with confidence! There are two sessions to choose from, daytime or evening. Supplies: Easy Looped Scarf pattern, supplies as listed on the pattern. Date: Tuesdays, September 26 and October 10, 6-8 p.m. Cost: $40 plus supplies.

Cost: $ 40.00
Be sure to take this popular class?and if you?re a new knitter, you need it! You dropped a stitch, you crossed a cable the wrong way, you missed a yarn over! Now what?? Cindy will take you through all kinds of fixes for your knitting and will put you at ease. Supplies: The teacher will send you a supply list and homework before the class. Date: Wednesday, Nov. 1, from 6:00-9 p.m. Cost: $35 plus supplies.

Cost: $ 35.00
You have a bunch of stash yarn sitting around in various colors and yardages. You see a pretty yarn but have NO IDEA what to do with it. This shawl is the solution to problems such as these. It uses any weight of yarn. It can be made as big or small as you want. It fits nicely across your shoulders. It has variations to make it however you want it. Use a basic recipe, and then change yarn, and you won?t recognize that you?ve made the same shawl! So you?ll make a million of them! Supplies: Make a Million Shawl pattern, supplies as listed on the pattern. Date: Saturdays, October 28 and November 4, 3-5 p.m. Cost: $40 plus supplies.

Cost: $ 40.00
Let's put both sides of the shop together into one project! Learn to make granny squares, and learn to make quilt squares. Then put them together for a wonderful, colorful project! Kirsten and Cynthia will team teach this class. Supplies: Choose a yarn that you love for making the granny squares. Once you've made a number of them, you can choose the fabric you want as your alternate squares. We used Silk Garden Sock as our yarn, and it's magnificent! Date: Saturdays, October 21, November 11, December 2, from 3-5 p.m. Cost: $45 plus supplies.

Cost: $ 45.00
There will be beads and Fair Isle knitting. It's a beautiful hat. And that's all I can tell you! If you've never done Fair Isle before, we suggest taking Fair Isle 101 so that you're ready for this project. Date: November 2, 4, 6, 8, and 10. This pattern will be released electronically; we will not hold a class. (If you want only the pattern, you can buy it then.) Cost: $40 gets you the hat kit (dark-green background, and red and white mini skeins, beads), plus the pattern. Kits will be ready around October 20. I'll notify you when your kit is ready to pick up. If you need for me to mail it, please let me know, and we'll add postage to the cost.

Cost: $ 40.00
This class is already in process. Look for a new session to start in the January newsletter! As you may know, Cynthia designs lots of knitting patterns. This class provides you with an adventure into learning new things while you find any part of the pattern that isn't "really clear." We've had such fun in these classes for the past few years, working through her new ideas. This is a chance to play with surprise patterns, and to make requests for patterns you've always wanted. What we do each year is a bit of a mystery (even to her!). You might want to go to reallyclear.com to see patterns she's designed in the past. Join us in the fun! Supplies: We're going to start the year with helix knitting a hat. You'll need 5 colors of worsted-weight yarn (50 yards of each), and a size 5 and 7 16" circular needle. Supply lists for other projects will be given as the year goes on. Dates and Times: Thursdays, Jan. 19, Feb. 16, Mar. 23, May 25, June 29, July 27, Aug. 24, Sept. 28, Oct. 26, Dec. 7. Your choice of 9-11 a.m. or 6-8 p.m. This is a Zoom class, since we've been gathering some wonderful out-of-state customers!.

Cost: $ 50.00
Beads create a wonderous snow scene in this beautiful Fair-Isle hat. If you've never done Fair Isle before, we suggest taking Fair Isle 101 so that you're ready for this project. Supplies: Snowflakes in the Air pattern, supplies as listed on the pattern. Date: Tuesdays, November 7 and 21, 6-8 p.m. Cost: $40 plus supplies.

Cost: $ 40.00
This popular class will give you the chance to play with all kinds of different sock patterns! Each month, we'll make a different sock! You should know how to make socks before taking this class. If you don't, sign up for Socks 101. The first pattern this year will be the Classic Bobble Sock Set by Summer Lee. Supplies: We can get the pattern and yarn for you. Date: Sundays, October 22, November 12, December 17, January 14, 1-4 p.m. Cost: $50 plus supplies.

Cost: $ 50.00
It's time to learn how to knit socks! Eleanor will teach you how to work in the round, and how to make all the parts of a sock. She's made roughly a trillion socks, so you're learning from the best! We'll be doing baby socks in the class so that there's time to learn everything while you're there. All the skills transfer exactly to grownup socks, however. Supplies: Come in, and we'll fix you up with the pattern and yarn. Date: Sundays, October 15 and 27, 1-4 p.m. Cost: $40 plus supplies.

Cost: $ 40.00
As the name of the class says, choose any sweater you wish! Learn to knit a sweater with no experience, start a new one with previous experience, or keep working on one from a previous class! It's your choice! Supplies: Talk with Cynthia about a pattern, and then pick out supplies as listed on the pattern. Date: Wednesdays, October 9 from 7-9pm, and October 25, November 29, January 3, February 7, 6-8 p.m. OR Fridays, October 6, November 3, December 1, January 5, February 2, 2-4 p.m. NOTE: Day class is FULL. The evening class will be a hybrid of in-person and on Zoom. Take your pick! The first night of the evening class has been moved. Cost: $60 plus supplies.

Cost: $ 60.00
Piecing circles always looks intimidating. But it's easy. Truly. Cynthia will patiently show you all the tricks in just one night. Let your imagination soar from there with a myriad of ways to put the quilt together. $32 plus supplies. Supplies: Circle Savvy ruler, scraps of coordinating fabric that are at least 12" square. Saturday, December 9, 3:00-5:00 p.m.

Cost: $ 35.00
Join us for a captivating crazy-quilt class, where you'll immerse yourself in the colors and textures and shapes from long ago. Embrace the beauty of imperfections! We'll start by learning to do improvisational quilting. After that, we'll work on embroidery or decorative machine stitching. We'll make an ornament-sized piece for the class, but you'll gain all the skills you need to make bigger pieces! Supplies: Bring your sewing machine and a box of scraps and doo-dads. Date: Wednesday, November 15, 3-5 p.m. Cost: $35 plus supplies.

Cost: $ 35.00
Harness the power of your sewing machine, and learn to quilt like a quilter in the wind! You can do so much--stippling, and making a million other patterns. We'll get you going, and you'll be an expert in no time. If you?'e made two or three small quilts, you?re ready for this class. Supplies: First Steps in Free Motion book, three quilt sandwiches made from low-patterned fabric or muslin, dark, high-quality thread that shows up well on your sandwiches. Date: Wednesday, November 8, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Cost: $35 plus supplies.

Cost: $ 35.00
Quilting mysteries are fun. You get told what fabrics to choose, but you're never sure how they'll go together. Each week you'll receive a clue that will get you closer to figuring that out. This class will be a handout and explanation rather than a sit-down time for sewing. The cost of this class is actually no charge; it will be deducted from your fabric purchases for the runner. Choose any combinations of fabrics you?d like, and enjoy making a table runner. Supplies: Pick up the supplies from us, and we'll put you on the email list for the pattern. Stop by the shop for a list! Date: November 2, 4, 6, 8, and 10. (Will be released via email.) Set up a time, and let?s do it!

Cost: $ 25.00
We're incredibly lucky to have such a good applique teacher! Mary Beth has been working on this quilt a long time, and it was accepted into the Quilt Extravaganza show this year! We'll have it on display at the shop after the shop, but in the meantime, sign up to learn how to make it! Supplies: You'll be able to buy the pattern from us closer to the first class. You'll want a light background fabric, and then lots and lots and lots and lots and even more scraps! Date: Thursdays, November 2, 9, and 16, 3-5 p.m. Cost: $45 plus supplies.

Cost: $ 50.00
Welcome to our Quilting 101 class, where creativity and craftsmanship are partners. This beginner's course is designed to help you learn how to quilt, from choosing fabrics, to cutting squares, to sandwiching and quilting, to binding. Don't know what that all means? You're in the right place, and you'll learn! Master the art of piecing and stitching. You can borrow one of our machines, but if you have a machine, we recommend that you bring it so that you learn how to use it. Be sure you've had it serviced before class. Tuesdays, July 18 and 25, from 6-9 p.m. Supplies: Quilting 101 placemat pattern, fabrics as required. Come in a few days before the class to pick up your supplies. Please ask us about brands before buying; we want you to be successful in this wonderful hobby!

Cost: $ 45.00
Sometimes we all get stuck in creative ruts. If you want a little push to open your horizons, this is the perfect class. We'll be using any medium you prefer--knitting or quilting or even painting, if you do that! Supplies: Supplies as desired for the prompts. Date: Thursdays, October 12, November 30, February 8, 6-8 p.m. Cost: $35 plus supplies.

Cost: $ 35.00
This is for a nonrefundable deposit for the Lake Raystown Retreat. More information is on the "retreat" tab of this website. We will contact you to get more information (whether you want a single or double, emergency contact, food sensitivities, etc.)

Cost: $ 100.00
Do you struggle with choosing colors that look great together and make an impact? This is the class for you! We'll talk about why certain colors look great together, and others don't work. This class is perfect for any kind of crafter! Color is fun. Let's play! Supplies: No supplies needed. Come as you are! There will be a class handout, so you don't even need to take notes. Date: Wednesday, October 11, 6-8 p.m. Cost: $35 plus supplies.

Cost: $ 35.00

Contact Us