Classes


Knitting and Crochet


Perfect for the first-time sweater knitter, this little baby sweater will knit up quickly and make a sweet gift! The larger needle is its secret. Click to sign up, or call 814-238-4151. Sundays, Apr. 15 & 22, 1-4 p.m.

Cost: $ 38.00
If you're a newer knitter looking to learn about stitches, or an experienced knitter looking for some new ideas to play with, this is the class for you. Cindy Decker-Raynak will take you through a new square for 7 months. You will end up having a beautiful and unique blanket! Click to sign up here or call (814) 238-4151. Wednesdays, Jan. 31, Feb. 28, Apr. 11, May 23, June 13, July 25, Aug. 29, 6:30-9:00 p.m.

Cost: $ 60.00
Little, wee socks are not only cute, but they are also a terrific introduction to learning how to make socks. Try your hand! Click to sign up, or call 814-238-4151. NOTE THAT WE ARE STARTING ON FEB. 25, NOT FEB. 11. We'll find a second day that works for everyone in the class. Sundays, Feb 25, plus a second day, 1-4 p.m.

Elizabeth Zimmermann was known for her clever creations, and this little baby jacket is no exception. It will look like a potato chip for a long time--and suddenly it becomes a sweater! Click to sign up here, or call 814-238-4151 between 10 and 5:30, Monday through Saturday. Saturdays, Apr. 21, May 5, & May 12, 2:30-5:30 p.m.

Cost: $ 38.00
This class is for seasoned or beginning knitters! If you've looked at cables in sweaters or hats and felt a bit intimidated, take this class and feel comfortable! You will learn how to cable without a cable needle too! Click to sign up here, or call 814-238-4151 between 10 and 5:30, Monday through Saturday. Tuesdays, Feb. 13 & 27, 6-9 p.m.

Cost: $ 38.00
Learn the basics of crochet, from the foundation chain to making several different types of stitches. This is a technique class rather than a project class--you will get those basics down pat. We suggest that you might want to make a simple scarf from your initial practice piece. Note later start time: Class meets on Mondays, Jan. 22 & 29, OR Mondays, March 26 & Apr. 2, both 6:30-9:00 p.m. Supplies: Crochet Book, size I hook (we carry the best hooks in the world!). Purchase one skein of Cascade 220 or a similar yarn. Click to sign up here or call (814) 238-4151. Class meets on Mondays, Jan. 22 & 29, OR Mondays, March 26 & Apr. 2, both 6:30-9:00 p.m.

Cost: $ 38.00
Learn to make Granny Squares! You will learn the tricks for starting in the middle and turning corners. Kirsten will help you combine colors and textures! Maybe you want to eventually make a pillow as shown -- or maybe even start an afghan. Click to sign up here or call (814) 238-4151. Class is on Mondays, Apr. 16 & 30, from 6:30-9:00. (Note later start time.)

Cost: $ 38.00
Everyone has been drooling over the entrelac cowl in the shop! You, too, can learn to make it. And yes: If you want beads, we can do beads! Click to sign up here, or call 814-238-4151 between 10 and 5:30, Monday through Saturday. Wednesdays, Apr. 18 & 25, 6-9 p.m.

Cost: $ 38.00
Gauge: Helpful friend or sneaky "frenemy"? Join Mary Ellen and discover how you can make gauge work for you. And get this project bag when you take the class! Sign up by clicking here, or by calling 814-238-4151, or stopping by! Class is held on Monday, Apr. 23, 6-9 p.m.

Cost: $ 38.00
Want to learn how to knit? Or need a refresher after many years of neglecting your knitting? Take our beginning-knitting course. You'll learn how to cast on, knit, and purl, and you'll start a scarf. Click to sign up here, or call 814-238-4151 between 10 and 5:30, Monday through Saturday. Classes will be held either January 4 (second day to be determined by group consensus, since the section's start date was moved), OR Mondays, Feb. 19 & 26, OR Thursdays, Mar. 15 & 22, all from 6-9 p.m.

Cost: $ 38.00
Lizard Ridge is a fascinating afghan made from undulating stripes. Connie was taken with it, and once she started, she couldn't stop knitting the squares. They make a great take-along project. This project will show you how to make short rows -- and Connie has great tricks to make the short rows look perfect on the front side of the afghan. Class is held on Saturdays, Jan. 27, Feb. 10, Feb. 17, and May 12 (putting it together), from 2:30-5:30 p.m.

Cost: $ 45.00
It's time to keep warm! This class gives you a choice of a cowl or a shawl (or both, if you wish!), both designed by Cynthia. Sign up by clicking here, or call 814-238-4151, or stop by! Class is held on Mondays, Feb. 12, Feb. 19, and Mar. 5, from 6-9 p.m. Note that if you're going away during spring break, we'll arrange a different time for the third class.

Cost: $ 38.00
Do you want a pretty scarf? An easy Japanese lace pattern looks beautiful in any plain or slow self-striping yarn. Click to sign up here or call (814) 238-4151. Class is held on Saturdays, Feb. 3 & Mar. 17, 9-noon.

Cost: $ 38.00
There is nothing as satisfying as knitting mitered squares! Each one feels like a completed project. Make a poncho, blanket, wrap, or even a hat! There are lots of choices, and we'll show you the techniques. Call 814-238-4151, stop by, or click here to sign up. Class is held on Thursdays, Feb. 1 & 15, 6-9 p.m.

Cost: $ 38.00
Kate Atherly's new book on Mittens and gloves covers everything you'd want to knit about being an expert "hand-knitter." (Har-har!) Call 814-238-4151, stop by, or click here to sign up. Class is held on Tuesdays, Jan. 23 & 30, 6-9 p.m.

Cost: $ 38.00
Amigurumi is the cutest! (Big eyes, small objects!) Join Abbey in her current obsession for Tiny Things. Call 814-238-4151, stop by, or click here to sign up. Class is held on Monday, Mar. 19, 6-9 p.m.

Cost: $ 28.00
Everyone needs slippers for those cold winter nights! Join Connie and make some classic mukluks. After they're made, you can sit by the fire, knitting, while your feet stay super warm. Click to sign up here, or call 814-238-4151 between 10:00-5:30, Monday through Saturday. NOTE CHANGE: WE ARE STARTING THIS CLASS ON JANUARY 27, RATHER THAN JANUARY 6, AND WILL DECIDE ON THE SECOND CLASS TIME AS A GROUP.

Cost: $ 38.00
Lace looks a little scary, but it's actually super easy! You just need to know what all the techniques are and symbols mean. It's all about looking at your knitting for patterns. This class will show you how to do that! Click to sign up here or call (814) 238-4151. Class is on Saturday, Feb. 24, from 2:30-5:30 p.m.

Cost: $ 28.00
This beautiful hat has Fair-Isle birds that look as if they're sitting on a wire. You should have done at least one Fair-Isle project (such as Fair-Isle 101) before taking this class. Please make the ribbing part of the hat before class. Click here to sign up, or call 814-238-4151, or stop by! Class is on Thursday, March 1, from 6-9 p.m.

Cost: $ 28.00
Do your joints get tired when you're knitting? We may have a solution! Connie has recently discovered Portuguese knitting and loves it! Let her show you how it works. How do you use those mysterious pins?? Click here to sign up, or call 814-238-4151, or stop by! Class is held on Saturday, May 26, 2:30-5:30 p.m.

Cost: $ 28.00
NOTE NEW SESSION ADDED ON THURSDAY MORNINGS! This is the fifth year of Really Clear, and it is still so much fun! Each month, Cynthia creates a knitting design, and we all work on it as a class. Most of the patterns get designed as we go. To start this year, we'll make her Hostkappe cowl in January. From there, who knows what will happen! Join us to see! If you would like to see some of Cynthia's past designs, click on the Really Clear tab at the top of the website, and it will take you to her designer website. Choose from Wednesday morning, Thursday morning, or Thursday night sessions. Please click on the newsletter tab and download the newsletter to see all the dates.

Cost: $ 60.00
Join Mary Ellen to learn how to knit socks that fit you perfectly. We'll use Kate Atherly's wonderful book! Previous sock-knitting experience is very helpful, although not necessary. To sign up, click here, call 814-238-4151, or stop by! Class will be held on Wednesdays, May 2, 16, & 23, from 6-9 p.m.

Cost: $ 42.00