Yarn2015 Class Schedule

(classes for June onwards will be posted later in the year)

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 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 January 10th & Sunday 11th 2015 (as part of all-4-classes-together see below)

Saturday February 7th & Sunday February 8th

Saturday March 14th & Sunday March 15th (followed by Patterning Intensive – see below)

Friday April 17th & Saturday April 18th (followed by Patterning Intensive – see below)

Saturday June 20th & Sunday June 21st (followed by Patterning Intensive – see below)

 

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 January 12th & Tuesday January 13th 2015 (as part of all-4-classes-together see below)

Saturday February 28th & Sunday March 1st

Monday March 16th & Tuesday March 17th (to follow Beginner Intensive)

Sunday April 19th & Monday April 20th (to follow Beginner Intensive)

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

 

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 January 15th & Friday January 16th  (as part of all-4-classes-together see below)

Saturday March 7th & Sunday March 8th

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

 

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 January 17th – Monday January 19th (as part of all-4-classes-together see below)

Saturday June 27th – Monday June 29th (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 January 10th – Monday January 19th as follows:

Beginner: Saturday January 10th & Sunday 11th

Patterning: Monday January 12th & Tuesday January 13th

Wednesday January 14th – no class

Ribber: Thursday January 15th & Friday January 16th

Garment: Saturday January 17th – Monday January 19th

Saturday June 20th – Monday June 29th as follows:

Saturday June 20th & Sunday June 21st

Monday June 22nd & Tuesday June 23rd

Wednesday June 24th – no class

Thursday June 25th & Friday June 26th

Saturday June 27th – Monday June 29th

 

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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