Yarn2015 Class Schedule

 

Private Classes ($105 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 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 June 20th & Sunday June 21st (followed by Patterning Intensive – see below) FULL

Saturday August 22nd & Sunday August 23rd (as part of all-4-classes-together see below)

Saturday September 19th & Sunday September 20th

Saturday October 24th & Sunday October 25th

 

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 June 22nd & Tuesday June 23rd (as part of all-4-classes-together see below) FULL

Monday August 24th & Tuesday August 25th (as part of all-4-classes-together see below)

Saturday October 3rd & Sunday October 4th

 

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

Thursday June 25th & Friday June 26th  (as part of all-4-classes-together see below) FULL

Thursday August 27th & Friday August 28th  (as part of all-4-classes-together see below)

Saturday November 7th & Sunday November 8th

 

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 June 27th – Monday June 29th (as part of all-4-classes-together see below) FULL

Saturday August 29th – Monday August 31st (as part of all-4-classes-together see below)

 

All 4 Classes Together – Beginner/Patterning/Ribber/Garment Intensive ($1415 – 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 June 20th – Monday June 29th as follows: FULLY BOOKED

Beginner: Saturday June 20th & Sunday June 21st

Patterning: Monday June 22nd & Tuesday June 23rd

Wednesday June 24th – no class

Ribber: Thursday June 25th & Friday June 26th

Garment: Saturday June 27th – Monday June 29th

Saturday August 22nd – Monday August 31st as follows: SPACES AVAILABLE

Beginner: Saturday August 22nd & Sunday August 23rd

Patterning: Monday August 24th & Tuesday August 25th

Wednesday June 24th – no class

Ribber: Thursday August 27th & Friday August 28th

Garment: Saturday August 29th – Monday August 31st

 

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

to be announced

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

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