New class lists are available for the upcoming four months.
We hope you’ll join us and learn something new while having a great time!
Class schedule for January, February, March and April 2017
Session 1: Thur. Feb. 9 1-3 pm
Session 2: Sat. Feb. 18 1-3 pm
Session 3: Thur. Feb.23 1-3 pm
Session 4: Sat. Apr. 8 10-12 pm
Materials: Smooth worsted weight light colored yarn, size 8 needles
Description: Come on in and learn to knit! You will learn the basics of knitting while getting the knowledge that you will need to do projects of your choice. During the class you'll learn the basics, casting on, knitting, purling and binding off. Choose the session that best fits your schedule. If none of them do, call and schedule one that fits your schedule.
When: Mondays 6 – 8 pm
Description: Come and hang out with fellow knitters and crocheters, share your knowledge and projects. As a courtesy to the shop, we appreciate that on Knit Night, you knit or crochet with Lambikin's yarn. Knit & Crochet night is for adults only.
Finishing classes are available by appointment. Bring in a project to finish and we will help you with picking up stitches, adding button bands, seaming and blocking. Cost is $10 per hour.
This a private class for you and your friends to work on a specific project that isn’t on our current class schedule. Call the shop to schedule this private party. The cost for this 2 hour class is $25 per person.
Private Knitting Lessons are available for $10 per hour. Call to schedule an appointment and receive some individualized attention on a current project or to learn a new technique
Knit A Longs
Knit-A-Long - Lady Sunnyside by Tanis Lavallee
When: Sunday, January 29, February 19, March 5, 19, April 2 and 16 1 - 3 pm
Description: This cardigan is worked from the top down in one piece. The collar band is knit first from a provisional cast on, stitches are then picked up along the bottom of the collar and the sweater is worked flat from there with the collar band transitioning into the button band for a completely seamless sweater.
Knit-A-Long - Analeigh by Irina Anikeeva
When: Sunday, February 12, 26, March 12, 26, April 9 & 23
Description: Analeigh cardigan is worked in one piece from top to bottom. The torso is shaped gently at the waist. Stitches for stockinette sleeves are picked up along armholes and caps are worked using a German short-row technique. The cardigan is embellished front and back with a lace/cable pattern, which can be worked either from charts or from written descriptions.
Socks 101 – Double points or 9” circular
When: Saturday, Feb. 18, Mar. 4 and 18 10 am - 12 pm
Materials: DK or worsted weight sock yarn, appropriate sized needles
escription: Socks are the perfect year round project. Knit them in a car, on a beach, on a train, in a boat, knit them anywhere. Wherever your travels take you, socks are portable and fun!!
When: By appointment
yarn, appropriate sized 32” - 40” circular needle
Description: Don’t like all those pointy needles? Do the tiny circular ones make you crazy? Come in and have us show you another sock knitting method.
When: By Appointment
Materials: smooth, light colored, worsted weight yarn, size H hook
Description: Crochet is making a huge comeback! It’s not just granny squares any more. Join Michelle for this beginner class and learn the basics of chain, single, double, and half double crochet, plus many more stitches.
Gramps Cardigan by tincanknits
When: Sunday, Jan. 29, Feb. 12, 26, Mar. 12, 26, Apr. 9 & 23 3 - 5 pm
Materials: worsted weight, US 6 & 7
Description: Gramps Cardigan is available in sizes newborn - 4XL. A perfect first sweater. Gramps is knit from the top down for seamless construction. Button bands are picked up at the end and can be done in a contrasting color. Pockets are optional.
Corrugated Curves Shawl by 10 Hours or Less
When: Monday, January 30, Feb. 13 & 27 6 - 8 pm
Materials: 360 yards DK, US 9 needle
Description: Wrap yourself in everyday elegance with a woolly woven-look shawl! Knitted with just one color at-a-time, this piece boasts bi-color Corrugated Rib bordered by striped Garter chevrons. Best of all? It’s worked from corner-to-corner in a simple 4-row repeat, so you can just keep knitting until the yarn runs out.
Gauley Socks by Mindy Wilkes
When: Saturday, Feb. 11 & 25 10 am - 12 pm
Materials: fingering weight yarn, US 1 needles
Description: Inspired by the zig zagging rapids of the Gauley River in West Virginia, the socks have a zig zag stranded colorwork pattern on the leg and at the toe. Contrast heels and toes add a bright pop of color, making the Gauley Socks a fun and sporty pair of socks.
When: Saturday, February 11 1 - 3 pm
Materials: swatch homework required before class :)
Description: Are you plagued by dropped stitches? Do you have trouble reading your knitting? If you don’t know what to do when you make a mistake, join us for this two hour class and become a more independent knitter!
The Easy Ombre Slouch Hat by Pearl S Neary
When: Sunday, Feb. 19, Mar. 5 & 19 3 - 5 pm
Materials: 218 yards DK weight yarn, US 6 needles
Description: This quick and easy hat is a fabulous way to learn stranded knitting! Choose two distinct colors to create a dramatic ombre effect or two similar shades for a graduated blended effect.
Tinsel Mitts by Andrea Mowry
When: Monday, February 20 & March 6 6 - 8 pm
Materials: 100 - 240 yards DK weight yarn, US 5 & 6 needles
Description: Everyone needs a good pair of mittens - whether they be the classic, the convertible, or the fingerless - this pattern has got you - and the whole family - covered! A simple relaxing knit, with faux seams up the front and back to add a touch of modern style. Easily knit up in a night or a weekend & using less than a skein of yarn, these mitts are the perfect fall & winter pattern!
Guyandotte Cowl by Mindy Wilkes
When: Saturday, March 4, 18 & April 1 1 - 3 pm
Materials: 500 yards sport weight yarn, US 4 needle
Description: Guyandotte Cowl is worked entirely in the round beginning with a provisional cast on. The pattern features one round stripes and stranded colorwork. You can wear the cowl long or looped twice around your neck for extra warmth.
Chunky 2-Color Brioche Cowl by Cathy Gallagher
When: Saturday, March 11 & 25 1 - 3 pm
Materials: two skeins of contrasting colors of chunky weight yarn, US 13
Description: Brioche is everywhere in the knitting world right now, and if your New Year's resolution was to learn how to do this, this is the class for you. With two skeins of chunky yarn and size 13 needles you'll have a completed project in no time. Homework required: casting on and knitting 3 rounds with your main color.
Ruxton Shawl by Dee O’Keefe
When: Saturday, March 11 & 25 10 am - 12 pm
Materials: 630 - 680 Yards sport weight yarn , US 5 & 6 needle
Description: Ruxton is a super-textured, warm and snuggly, top-down triangular lace shawl with motifs inspired by nature. The decrease placement in the richly textured border pattern and the picot bind off combine to form a subtle ruffling effect at the bottom, giving the shawl a lovely drape. The shape is a slightly elongated triangle, and may be blocked with the top edge straight or a bit curved.
Coastal Walk Shawl by Joji Locatelli
When: Sunday, April 2, 16 & 30 3 - 5 pm
Materials: 500 yards DK/Sport weight yarn, US 7
Description: This is an asymmetrical shawl with a lace body and an irregular garter stitch border. Worked in DK weight yarn, this project will grow so fast you won’t even believe it’s done already.
Broken Wings Shawl by Joji Lacatelli
Session: Saturday, April 8 & 22 1 - 3 pm
Description: This Joji pattern is a beautiful asymmetric shawl from one skein of fingering weight yarn. This is great project if you want to learn to work from charts, and there are written directions, too.