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 2018
Session 1: Thur., Feb. 1 1-3pm
Session 2: Sat., Feb. 17 1-3pm
Session 3: Thur., Mar. 1 1-3pm
Session 4: Sat., Mar. 3 1-3pm
Session 5:Thurs., Apr. 5 1-3pm
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
When: Sunday, Feb. 4, 18, Mar. 4, 18, Apr. 1, 15 & 29
1 - 3 pm
Description: A design variation of Heidi’s very popular Vitamin D sweater. This sweater is knit in DK weight yarn from the top down using yarn overs as increases. It has long sleeves. It’s a very versatile sweater that would be a great addition to any wardrobe. Come and join the fun with this knit-a-long.
When: Sunday, Jan.28, Feb. 11, 25, Mar. 11, 25, Apr. 8 & 22
1 - 3 pm
Description: Rusty Nail is an open cardigan with A-line shaping, perfect for wearing over a loose tunic. Short rows add depth to the back and cable panels run up each front. Sleeves are worked separately and joined at yoke. The raglan seams have a subtle saddle shoulder shaping at top, which makes for a lovely line along the collar and a nice fit.
Socks 101 – Double points or 9” circular
When: Saturday, Feb. 17, Mar. 3 & 17 1 - 3 pm
Materials: DK or worsted weight sock yarn, appropriate sized needles
Description: 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.
Tied Knots Hat by Justyna Lorkowska
When: Mon., Feb. 5 & 19 6-8 pm
Materials: 200 yards DK weight yarn, US 3 & 6 needles
Description: A lovely cabled hat. The cables cross each other hence the name. They look like “tied knots.” Add a fun pom pom for the finishing touch!
First Snow Hat by The Vulgar Knitter
When: Sat., Feb. 10 & 17 10am-12pm
Materials: 120 yards of a bulky weight yarn, US10 needles
Description: If you like a project that is quick, free, and relatively easy. This hat meets all those requirements and is easily customizable. It takes just 1 skein of bulky yarn and 4 hours to complete. The pattern repeat is easily memorized and mastered.
Sunday, February 11, 25 & March 11
3 - 5
Materials: 200 total yards of three contrasting colors fingering weight yarn (madelinetosh Unicorn Tails work great), US 2 needles
Description: Fingerless Mitts done with the Fair Isle technique. This would be a great first project for someone wanting to try Fair Isle. You’ll also learn to do an afterthought thumb.
Kallara Shawl by Ambah O'Brien
When: Saturday, March 10 & 24
10 am - 12 pm
Materials: 800 yards of fingering weight yarn, US 5 needles
Description: Go subtle or go bold with this fun shawl. Opt for gentle stripes for a neutral shawl, perfect for any occasion, then knit another in your favorite brights, neons, gradient or speckled hues teamed with a strong solid for a show-stopping accessory.
Kallara features a slightly asymmetrical, shallow triangular shape with long tapered ends. Sitting comfortably on the shoulders without too much bulk, it’s adaptable enough to be worn as a wrap, shawl, or scarf.
Unheeded Warnings Shawl by Barbara Benson
When: Saturday, March 24 & April 7
1 - 3 pm
Materials: 750 - 800 total yards of two contrasting colors of fingering weight yarn, US5 needle
Description: This pattern features a stylized representation of wings meant to evoke the lazy W you drew as a child dreaming and doodling. They frame a very simple mosaic lace motif that will easily introduce you to this fun technique.
You will need equal amounts of both colors, just under 400 yards each. The pattern instructions can be worked entirely from the written or in a combination of written and chart.
Stitches used: knit, k2tog, kfb, purl, slip, ssk, YO