These October classes still have openings:
Multi-Directional Diagonal Scarf - One Session - Sunday, October 1,; $30, supplies not included. Level: Know knit stitch confidently. Instructor: Barbara Selesnick. This scarf looks complicated but actually is fun and simple once you learn an easy method of short rows and increases/decreases. You will also learn how to add on a new ball of yarn, how to make and apply fringe, and how to weave in yarn ends. If you are interested in picking up a few more skills and ending up with a scarf that sparks conversation, this class is for you.
Finishing I—Gorgeous Seams - One Session - Sunday, October 8, noon to 3 p.m.; $30, supplies not included. Level: Know how to knit and purl confidently. Instructor: Barbara Selesnick. Learn several different ways to seam sweaters and projects so that they look professionally done! Discover which seams work best for different circumstances, how to end up with a beautiful join at the top and bottom, the use of selvage stitches, and some tips & tricks along the way to end up with a beautifully finished garment.
Vest of Many Colors-Two Sessions – Sunday, October 15 and 29, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; $45, supplies not included. Skill Level: Know how to knit and purl confidently. Instructor: Marcy Abrams. In this class, we will make a unisex button-down vest, learning skills that will prepare knitters for more advanced sweater-making projects, such as shaping armholes and neck lines, creating ribbed borders, and making buttonholes. A pattern with sizing for children and adults will be provided.
Block Your Way to Success - One Session - Sunday, October 15, 1 to 4 p.m., $30, plus $8 material fee (for blocking board) paid to instructor on the day of class. Supplies not included, Skill Level: Know how to knit and purl confidently. Instructor: Barbara Selesnick. Has anyone ever said to you that your knitted garments look store-bought? It will happen when you learn the tricks and techniques of blocking. Learn several different methods of blocking, the blocking properties of different yarns, and the ability to create garments that will always fit the way YOU want. You will also learn to correct many mistakes with finished items through the blocking process.
Top Down Sweater - Two Sessions – Saturday, October 21 and 28, 2 to 5 p.m.; $45, supplies not included. Skill Level: Know how to knit and purl confidently. Instructor: Carol May. Learn the simple technique of knitting a sweater from the top down, with a saddle shoulder. When you learn this method, you will be able to make any sweater, for any member of the family. In class, we will make a miniature version; it will fit a 12 month old baby. We will make an easy cardigan, but you will also have directions for a pullover with various necklines, all in adult and children sizes.
Intro to Color Knitting-Intarsia - One Session - Sunday, October 22, noon to 3 p.m.; $30, supplies not included. Skill Level: Know how to knit and purl confidently. Instructor: Barbara Selesnick. Learn to work from a graph to combine different blocks of color to create a design. You will learn the basics of knitting intarsia, tools that make things easier, tips and tricks for success. We will also create a graph of your own design for a second project.