A Beautiful Yarn Boutique

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DESIGN YOUR OWN CLASS: Private Instruction

What would you like to learn? Design your own private lessons in knitting or crochet. You pick the project and/or the techniques. Register for a single hour-long lesson or save when you purchase two or more classes, which can be scheduled at mutually convenient times. Want to work on the same project with friends? Groups of up to 3 can be accommodated at the same time.

Fees: 1 class – $15; 2 classes – $27.50; 3 classes – $40

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December 2017


December 2 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Let's knit! Learn how to cast on, knit and purl, and bind off. All materials provided in class. Participants receive a 10% New Knitter Discount for all purchases made that day.

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December 2 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Learn how to add a fluffy lining of unspun wool fleece to your mittens to keep hands unbelievably warm. Either double point needles or Magic Loop method may be used for these adult size mittens. Materials: (1) skein Malabrigo Rios (210 yards/100g) or approx. 200 yards similar worsted weight yarn; US 6/4mm 32” circular needle or (1) set US 6/4mm double point needles; pattern and white wool roving will be provided.

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FIRST HAT / FAST GIFT: Croft House Beanie

December 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Croft House Beanie is a simple but stylish hat that's a quick knit, even if you're new to circular needles. We'll discuss brim options and how to re-size patterns that like this one that are written for a single adult size. Materials: (1) skein Berroco Ultra Wool (219 yards/100g) or (2) skeins Blue Sky Fibers Woolstok (123 yards/50g) or approx. 200 yards similar worsted weight yarn; US 7/4.5mm 16” circular and (1) set US 7/4.5mm double point needles; copy of…

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December 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This is a once-monthly gathering for stranded knitters. It's not a class, and there is no cost to attend. If you have already learned this colorwork technique, also known as Fair Isle knitting, you know the only way to become proficient is practice, practice, practice - so that’s what we will do together! Participants are invited to bring their own projects and share any tutorials, patterns, videos, etc. that they have found helpful.

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December 9 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Once your cables begin to travel as well as cross, charted patterns make them much easier to knit. The Bonner Hat is covered in sinuous ropey cables but using a yarn like mYak Baby Yak Medium ensures a lightweight, warm hat that still has a soft drape. Cable chart reading will be explained and participants will practice making their own simple graphs. Materials: (2) skeins mYak Baby Yak Medium (125 yards/50g) or approx. 180 yards similar worsted weight yarn; US…

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December 9 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Stephen West’s scarf is the perfect first 2-color brioche project and can be made with as few as two colors or as many as nine. Make it as long as you like; once you start brioche-ing, you may not want to stop. Materials: Two Color Version - (2) skeins each of (2) colors of Malabrigo Rios (210 yards/100g) or madelinetosh TOSH DK (225 yards/125g) or approx. 800 yards of similar worsted weight yarn; US 8/5mm needles; copy of pattern Bundled…

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December 9 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn to recognize the structure of good knit and purl stitches so youÕll know what to do when one goes wrong, including how to pick up dropped stitches, un-knit, rip back, and remake incorrect stitches. Some pre-class homework required. Materials: small amount of white or natural worsted weight 100% wool yarn; US 8/5mm needles, small crochet hook or "fixer."

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  • With the exception of Knitting 101, basic knitting skills are required to attend our classes. You must know how to knit, purl, cast on, and bind off. If you’d like help mastering the fundamentals before taking a class, please take our Knitting 101 instruction.
  • Payment is due at registration. Fees are non-refundable unless class is cancelled by Gosh Yarn It! Class withdrawals will be accepted with 2 weeks advance notice and store credit will be issued for class fee. If less than 2 weeks notice is given, store credit will be given only if we can fill your space in the class with another student.
  • Gosh Yarn It! reserves the right to cancel or reschedule classes that do not meet the required minimum enrollment of 3 students; class fees can be be refunded or held as store credit to be used for enrollment in future classes or private instruction. Any class cancelled due to inclement weather will be re-scheduled.
  • Supplies for Knitting 101 are included in the class fee. Unless otherwise noted, however, materials are not included in fees.
  • We really do appreciate your business and give participants a 10% discount on all in-stock supplies required for classes. To avoid disappointment with your finished product, we ask that you purchase all your class materials at GYI.
  • Bring basic notions with you to class, including scissors, round and locking stitch markers, a small crochet hook (“fixer”), and a darning needle.
  • Please purchase supplies and wind yarn prior to class. If this is not possible, please arrive in plenty of time before session begins to do so. A yarn winder and swift are available for student use.