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Knitting and Crochet


It's time to do some delicate, beautiful lace--but you're not sure where to begin. Cynthia Mazzant will help you through all the steps. On the first night, we'll talk projects. Then we'll order the yarn and patterns from Stitch Your Art Out. And then we'll get started on the knitting. Price: $45. Supplies: We'll talk supplies the first night. Come with ideas of what you might want to make. Tuesdays, Jan. 7, Mar. 17, Mar. 31, and Apr. 28, 6-9 p.m. Teacher: Cynthia Mazzant. Click the class name above to sign up online--or call us (814-238-4151) or stop by between 10 and 5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 45.00
Brioche makes a yummy, squishy fabric, and it's fun to do. Solve the mystery for learning how to create overlapped stitches. Price: $28 Supplies: Really Clear Brioche 101 pattern, one skein of a fun yarn such as Taiyo or Rios, size 8 needles of any length. Time: Monday, Feb. 24, 6-9 p.m. Teacher: Anne Van Aelst. Click the class name above to sign up online--or call us (814-238-4151) or stop by between 10 and 5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 28.00
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! Price: $28 Supplies: Really Clear Brioche 102 pattern (will be ready by class time), yarn and needles as described in the pattern. Time: Monday, Mar. 23, 6-9 p.m. Teacher: Anne Van Aelst. Click the class name above to sign up online--or call us (814-238-4151) or stop by between 10 and 5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 28.00
Cynthia Mazzant is going to lead this group in knitting charity items. She'll have patterns ready for squares that can be sewn together to make blankets, and she'll have other ideas as well. You know if you've taken classes with her that love and ideas will come pouring out of her! Price: The teacher is supporting both charities and her local yarn shop with this project. No cost if you buy the yarn for the projects at Stitch Your Art Out. Otherwise, $42. Supplies: Talk to Cynthia about supplies the first day of class. Time: Tuesdays, Mar. 24, Apr. 21, & May 12, 6-9 p.m. Teacher: Cynthia Mazzant. Click the class name above to sign up online--or call us (814-238-4151) or stop by between 10 and 5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 42.00
Pick up that hook, and learn to crochet! Kirsten, who crochets all kinds of amazing things, will show you the ropes. Price: $38. Supplies: Crochet hook size G or H, worsted-weight yarn to make a hat, or H or I hook to make a scarf. Cascade 220 is a great choice. We have the best hooks in the world in stock! Thursdays, Feb. 13 & 27, 6:30-9:00 p.m. (Note later start time.) Teacher: Kirsten Kerr. Click the class name above to sign up online, or call (814-238-4151) or stop by between 10 and 5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 38.00
This is a quick, easy poncho and shawl combo. Knitting it in Silk Garden Sock yarn keeps it interesting the whole way through. (Tip: Anne's version is in Berroco Sesame, which is also wonderful! Feel free to be creative with your yarn choices!) Price: $38. Supplies: Noro Magazine issue 15, 4 skeins of Noro Silk Garden Sock yarn, sizes 6 and 7 circular needles, 24" or 32". Wednesdays, Feb. 12 & 26, 9-noon. Teacher: Anne Van Aelst. Click the class name above to sign up online--or call us (814-238-4151) or stop by between 10 and 5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 38.00
You have a half-done hat, a sleeveless sweater, a snarled scarf, mysterious mittens. Let's get these things done! Eleanor will help you get everything unstuck so you can keep knitting and feel that satisfaction of completion. Price: $38 Supplies: Bring in your UFOs, and their patterns, plus all the usual knitting supplies. Time: Sundays, Jan. 26 and Feb. 9, 1-4 p.m. Teacher: Eleanor Martin. Click the class name above to sign up online--or call us (814-238-4151) or stop by between 10 and 5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 38.00
You dropped a stitch, you crossed a cable the wrong way, you missed a yarn over! You made a mistake 10 rows back, and now the object of your dreams has been thrown into a corner for "time out." Now what?? Cindy will take you through all kinds of fixes for your knitting and will put you at ease. Price: $25 Supplies: Knit a 4 x 4 swatch with worsted-weight yarn and size 7 needles; make it half garter and half stockinette. (Bring the needles, extra yarn, and the swatch to class.) Wednesday, Mar. 25, 6:30-9:00 p.m. (note later start time) Teacher: Cindy Decker-Raynak. Click the class name above to sign up online--or call us (814-238-4151) or stop by between 10 and 5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 28.00
Intarsia means to knit simple pictures into knitting. Learn this skill with an easy project: a mug mat. The heart motif is perfect for learning. This low-risk project makes a terrific hostess or housewarming gift! (If you're brave, we have a large paw print you can try out instead!) Price: $28. Supplies: Intarsia 101 pattern, yarn and needles as required. Be sure your yarn is able to be felted for the mug mats. Monday, Jan. 27, 6-9 p.m. Teacher: Cynthia Spencer. Click the class name above to sign up online--or call us (814-238-4151) or stop by between 10 and 5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 28.00
Need a little something to wrap around your neck in the cold weather? This little shawlette is the perfect thing. Ours is made from Noro Kiri, which has a touch of mohair in it for added warmth! Price: $28 Supplies: The pattern, yarn, and needles as required. Time: Monday, Feb. 3, 6-9 p.m. Teacher: Cynthia Mazzant. Click the class name above to sign up online--or call us (814-238-4151) or stop by between 10 and 5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 28.00
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. Price: $38 Supplies: Knitting 101 Easy Looped Scarf pattern, appropriate yarn and needles. The teacher will help you the first class. Wednesdays, Jan. 15 & 29, 9-noon., OR Tuesdays, Feb. 11 & 18, 6-9 p.m., OR Mondays, Apr. 6 & 20, 6-9 p.m. Teacher: Various teachers. Click the class name above to sign up online--or call us (814-238-4151) or stop by between 10 and 5:30, Monday through Saturday.

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. Price: $42 Supplies: You'll need to get a copy of the Lizard Ridge pattern from Knitty.com. If you have any trouble finding it or getting it, come see us and we'll help you. You'll need about 20-21 skeins of Kureyon or Silk Garden yarn, or 5 skeins of Ito. We suggest that you buy a variety of colors to make the blanket more interesting. You can buy just a couple of skeins at a time, since the afghan is made in blocks. Saturdays, Feb. 8 & 15, 2:30-5:30 p.m. to learn the technique, and then a third class on May 2 at the same time, to learn finishing. Teacher: Connie Smith. Click the class name above to sign up online--or call us (814-238-4151) or stop by between 10 and 5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 42.00
You know you have a beautiful skein of fingering-weight yarn sitting around, and this shawl is perfect for it! It begins with simple stockinette, and ends with lace and beads. Super feminine, super pretty! Price: $38 Supplies: At least 437 yards of fingering-weight yarn (plainer will show the lace better), and sizes 5 and 6, 32" needles. Wednesdays, Jan. 29 & Feb. 19, 6-9 p.m. OR Wednesdays, Apr. 8 & 29, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Teacher: Eleanor Martin. Click the class name above to sign up online--or call us (814-238-4151) or stop by between 10 and 5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 38.00
If you've been in a class with Valerie, you've probably noticed her knitting with the yarn going up through a pin, and back down to the knitting. And you've heard that she likes purling more than knitting. She's doing Portuguese knitting! Take this class, and learn all the ins and outs. If your hands hurt when you knit, this might be an alternative. Price: $38. Supplies: Easy Looped Scarf pattern by Really Clear Designs, a skein of worsted-weight yarn, and size 8 or 9 circular needles. A knitting pin is optional; we have beautiful ones! Thursdays, May 21 & June 4, 6-9 p.m. Teacher: Valerie Reed. Click the class name above to sign up online--or call us (814-238-4151) or stop by between 10 and 5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 38.00
Each year, Cynthia designs a whole bunch of new patterns to add to her Really Clear line, and each year, she has a class to take you through that adventure! Projects tend to be small (hats, mitts, cowls) that make great gifts! And there are always interesting techniques and ideas to play with. Join her and be a part of her experiments! Price: $60. Supplies: Supplies will be announced each month. Teacher: Cynthia Spencer. Section A: Wednesday mornings, Jan. 22, Feb. 19, Apr. 22, June 17, July 15, Aug. 19, Oct. 14, Nov. 18, 9-noon. OR Section B: Thursday mornings, Jan. 23, Feb. 20, Apr. 23, June 18, July 16, Aug. 20, Oct. 15, Nov. 19, 9-noon. OR Section C: Thursday evenings, Jan. 23, Feb. 20, Apr. 23, June 18, July 16, Aug. 20, Oct. 15, Nov. 19, 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Click the class name above to sign up online--or call us (814-238-4151) or stop by between 10 and 5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 60.00
With its reversible stitch pattern, this long cowl will look lovely no matter how you wear it. An easy-to-learn lace stitch makes this an ideal project for knitflixing or road tripping. Price: $28. Supplies: Let us get your pattern. We love a gradient sport weight yarn like Mountain Colors Perspectives River Wash Sport for this project. Taiyo sock yarn would also work well! Monday, May 4, 9-noon. Teacher: Mary Ellen Litzinger. Click the class name above to sign up online--or call us (814-238-4151) or stop by between 10 and 5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 28.00
This popular class will give you the chance to play with all kinds of different sock patterns! Each week, we'll do a different one! Price: $45. Supplies: Eleanor will send you a supply list before each class. Sundays, Feb. 16, Mar. 15, Apr. 26, and May 17, all from 1-4 p.m. Teacher: Eleanor Martin. Click the class name above to sign up online--or call us (814-238-4151) or stop by between 10 and 5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 45.00
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! Price: $55. Supplies: Talk to Cynthia before class about your pattern and yarn. If all goes well, her e-book on fit for sweaters will be available for purchase before the class begins! It's highly recommended that you buy this book so that your sweater fits. It can be used as a supplement to whatever other pattern you wish to make. Teacher: Cynthia Spencer. Click to sign up here or call (814) 238-4151, between 10-5:30, Monday through Saturday. Section A: Tuesdays, Feb. 4, Mar. 17, May 5, June 9, July 7, 9-noon. Section B: Wednesdays, Feb. 5, Mar. 18, May 6, June 10, July 8, 9-noon. Section C: Thursdays, Feb. 6, Mar. 19, May 7, June 11, July 9, 9-noon. Section D: Thursdays, Feb. 6, Mar. 19, May 7, June 11, July 9, 6-9 p.m. Click the class name above to sign up online--or call us (814-238-4151) or stop by between 10 and 5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 55.00
Most socks are made from the top down, but toe-up socks are terrific! You can fit them as you go, and can knit until you run out of yarn! Price: $42. Supplies: Really Clear Toe-Up pattern, plus fingering-weight yarn and size 1 or 2 needles (you can use double points, 2 circs, magic loop, or FlexiFlips!). Saturdays, Mar. 21, Apr. 4, & Apr. 11, 2:30-5:30 pm. Teacher: Connie Smith. Click the class name above to sign up online--or call us (814-238-4151) or stop by between 10 and 5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 42.00