Yarn

2013/2014 Class Schedule

 

Private Classes ($105 per hour) Please call to schedule – 206.353.1337

Open Studio ($10 per hour) Please call to schedule – 206.353.1337

If the times and dates listed below don’t work for you, please contact us with suggestions for times.

Beginner Class($320 includes all materials and use of school machinery)This four x 3 hour class covers all the basic techniques required to use the main bed of the knitting machine, including cast-on and cast-off, striping, increasing and decreasing, short rowing  plus some troubleshooting techniques. This course is appropriate for complete beginners, or those who want to brush up on their knowledge.
Four places available. To sign up for this class, please call first to check on availability 206.353.1337

January 20, 22, 27 & 29 2014 (Mon & Wed evenings for two weeks) 6-9pm

Beginner Intensive($320 includes all materials and use of school machinery)
This week-end course covers all the basic techniques required to use the main bed of the knitting machine, including cast-on and cast-off, striping, increasing and decreasing, short rowing plus some troubleshooting techniques. This course is appropriate for complete beginners, or those who want to brush up on their knowledge.
Four places available. To sign up for this class, please call first to check on availability 206.353.1337

Both days 9.00am – 4.00pm.  Please bring a lunch.

Saturday March 8th & Sunday March 9th

Saturday April 5th & Sunday April 6th

Saturday May 24th & Sunday May 25th

Patterning Class - ($320 includes all materials and use of school machinery)

This 4 x 3 hour class covers patterning techniques on the main bed of the machine: fair-isle, tuck, slip, lace, weave and intarsia. Suitable for students who have basic knowledge of the machine or who have taken the Beginner Class.
Four places available. To sign up for this class, please call first to check on availability 206.353.1337

None scheduled at this time. Please call or email to suggest dates.

Patterning Intensive - ($320 includes all materials and use of school machinery)
This weekend course covers patterning techniques on the main bed of the machine: fair-isle, tuck, slip, lace, plating, weave and intarsia. Suitable for students who have basic knowledge of the machine or who have taken the Beginner Class.
Both days 9.00am – 4.00pm. Please bring a lunch.
Four places available. To sign up for this class, please call first to check on availability 206.353.1337

Monday March 10th & Tuesday March 11th

Monday April 7th & Tuesday April 8th

Saturday April 19th & Sunday April 20th

Monday June 16th & Tuesday June 17th

Monday July 14th & Tuesday July 15th

Ribber Class - ($320 includes all materials and use of school machinery)
This four x 3 hour course introduces you to the ribber bed and expands your repertoire of stitches. It is suitable for those who are already familiar with main bed techniques. You will learn ribber cast-on and cast-off, shaping, ribs structures, basic cables, plating, jacquard and racking.
Four places available. To sign up for this class, please call first to check on availability 206.353.1337 – to be announced

Ribber Intensive -  ($320 includes all materials and use of school machinery)

This weekend course introduces you to the ribber bed and expands your repertoire of stitches. It is suitable for those who are already familiar with main bed techniques. You will learn ribber cast-on and cast-off, shaping, ribs structures, basic cables, plating, jacquard and racking.
Both days 9.00am – 4.00pm. Please bring a lunch.

Four places available. To sign up for this class, please call first to check on availability 206.353.1337

Saturday March 22nd & Sunday March 23rd

Thursday July 17th & Friday July 18th

Saturday August 2nd & Sunday August 3rd

Garment ClassSix x 3 hour course ($455 includes all materials and use of school machinery – deduct $80 if you supply your own yarn) – to be announced

Garment Three Day Intensive($455 includes all materials and use of school machinery – deduct $80 if you supply your own yarn)
This class allows students to further cement their skills on the knitting machine, learn design skills and walk away with a custom sweater. Exercise your creativity working with your own pattern and color or work from a written pattern. Learn how different rib starts affect the fit, learn how to calculate sizing, dimensions and shaping. Learn finishing techniques including the linker. Have invaluable instruction as you work through your first garment. Materials fee is waived if you supply your own yarn. All days 9.00am – 4.00pm. Please bring a lunch.

Four places available. To sign up for this class, please call first to check on availability 206.353.1337

Saturday May 31st – Monday June 2nd

Saturday July 19th – Monday July 21st

All 4 Classes Together – Beginner/Patterning/Ribber/Garment Intensive ($1400 – materials included) All four machine knitting classes are being offered back to back. Go from a complete beginner to your first garment in two weeks. Beverages and snacks provided. All days 9.00am – 4.00pm. Please bring a lunch.

Four places available. To sign up for this class, please call first to check on availability 206.353.1337

Saturday July 12th – Monday July 21st as follows:

Beginner: Saturday July 12th & Sunday July 13th

Patterning: Monday July 14th & Tuesday July 15th

Wednesday July 16th – no class, but studio time is available

Ribber: Thursday July 17th & Friday July 18th

Garment: Saturday July 19th, Sunday July 20th & Monday July 21st

Technology Intensive – to be announced
$750 per person* or $3450 for a group of six. **

This two day course presents students with the basic principles of weft knit construction. Lectures and lab work will allow the student to develop skills in identifying different knit structures, understand sweater garment construction and learn industry standard communication practices. Students will build a book during class which will go home with them.
Both days 9am- 12pm  & 1pm – 4pm. Please bring a lunch.

*$750 price based on class with at least two students. The class can be taught to individuals at one-on-one rate of $105/hr.

** this class could be brought to you.  Email or phone for prices.

Cable Intensive   ($320 – materials included)
We’ll start with a simple 2 over 2 cable and take it from there. Students can work at their own pace and get as complicated as they like. Direction and encouragement will be given for larger more complex cables including traveling stitches and main bed to ribber transfers. By the end of the day not only will you have accumulated a small cable library, you will be comfortable with using the transfer tools, cabling and maybe even designing your own cables! Knowledge of main bed and ribber essential.

Both days 9.00am – 4.00pm. Please bring a lunch.
Four places available. To sign up for this class, please call first to check on availability 206.353.1337

Saturday May 10th & Sunday May 11th

If these times and dates don’t work for you, please contact us with suggestions for times.

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