Yarn2016 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 January 16th & Sunday January 17th 2016 (as part of all-4-classes-together see below) FULL

Saturday February 20th & Sunday February 21st 2016

Saturday March 19th & Sunday March 20th

Saturday May 28th & Sunday May 29th (as part of all-4-classes-together 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 18th & Tuesday January 19th 2016 (as part of all-4-classes-together see below) FULL

Monday May 30th & Tuesday May 31st (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 21st & Friday January 22nd 2016 (as part of all-4-classes-together see below) FULL

Thursday June 2nd & Friday June 3rd (as part of all-4-classes-together see below) 

Garment Four Day Intensive – ($485 includes all materials and use of school machinery)
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. All days 9.00am – 4.00pm.

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

Saturday January 23rd – Tuesday January 26th (as part of all-4-classes-together see below) FULL

Saturday June 4th – Tuesday June 7th (as part of all-4-classes-together see below)

 

All 4 Classes Together – Beginner/Patterning/Ribber/Garment Intensive ($1445 – materials included) All four machine knitting classes are being offered back to back. Go from a complete beginner to your first garment in less than two weeks. All days 9.00am – 4.00pm.

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

Saturday January 16th – Tuesday January 26th as follows: FULL

Beginner: Saturday January 16th & Sunday January 17th

Patterning: Monday January 18th & Tuesday January 19th

Wednesday January 20th – no class

Ribber: Thursday January 21st & Friday January 22nd

Garment: Saturday January 23rd – Tuesday January 26th

Saturday May 28th – Monday June 7th as follows:

Beginner: Saturday May 28th & Sunday May 29th

Patterning: Monday May 30th & Tuesday May 31st

Wednesday June 1st – no class

Ribber: Thursday June 2nd & Friday June 3rd

Garment: Saturday June 4th – Tuesday June 7th

 

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.

*$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.
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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