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1045 K Gardenof the Gods Rd.
Colorado Springs Colorado
USA

719-203-5240

 A yarn Shop in Colorado Springs. Quality yarn and Crochet materials from all over the world. Featuring  Malabrigo, Madelinetosh, Colorado Proud products, Berroco, Bijou Basin, Classic Elite, Lantern Moon, Lornas Laces, Noro, Plymouth, Regia, Rowan and Universal Yarns.

Specializing in Colorado Yarn

Classes for all levels, from beginners to advanced knitters

Convienient hours of operation, Week days 11-7, Saturday 11-5 Sunday 12-4 Closed Monday

Classes

 

July Classes

Teacher: Deb Buckingham

Go Coaster Crazy with Crochet Description: Granny Squares gone wild. These cute little squares work up quickly. A Fun technique that will keep you up way past your bedtime. Make tons. Go nuts! Join Deb for this 2 hour class. You will be a pro by the time you leave. Class cost: $25 Materials/Supply List: Size H hook (5.00mm), Worsted weight yarn, your notions kit. Date of class: Friday 14 Time of class: 10:30 - 12:30 min and max students: No min, no max

 

Teacher: Weldon Walker

Heirloom Christmas Stocking Description: Using a variety of techniques we will be creating Christmas stockings which can be handed down to the next generation. Get a head start on decorating the mantle with a personalized stocking for everyone in the family. Once you have a the basics down you can change the designs to make each unique. Skills required: knit, purl Class Cost: $80 Materials/Supply List: At shop Date: Sunday 9, 16, 23, 30 Time: 10:00 - 12:00 min/max student: min - 2, max- 8

Susie Rogers Reading Mitts Description: You have asked for it now you can get the class for those great fingerless gloves you have admired at the shop. An easy knit that will make great gifts for all your friends. A lacy look that requires no real lace and takes one skein of yarn. Come join us for the fun. Skills required - knit, purl, some experience knitting in the round Class cost:$80 Materials/Supply List: At the shop Date: Tuesday 11, 18, 25, Aug 1 Time: 6:00 - 8:00 min and max students:min - 2, max - 8

Beginning Knitting Description: Learn to learn the basic stitches of knitting and purling. Class project will be a teddy bear sweater which will teach you how to use these basic stitches to make patterned knitting. By the end of class you will be ready to move on to projects like socks, hats and scarves, even sweaters. No skills required. Class cost:$80 Materials/Supply List: At the Shop Date: Wednesday 12, 19, 26, Aug 2 Time: 5:00 - 7:00 min and max students: min - 2, max - 8

Beginning Crochet Description: Learn the basics of crochet or refresh those skills you learned as a child. After learning the 4 basic stitches we will work on simple washcloths, great for Christmas gifts. No Skills required Class cost: $60 Materials/Supply List: At the Shop Date: Saturday 15, 22, 29 Time: 10:00 - 12:00 min and max students: min - 2, max - 6

Simple Christmas Ball Ornament Description: Using DK weight yarn we will be creating a simple ball ornament. Once you know the basic technique to create this ornament you can personalize it with a date, design, or a name. A wonderful first Christmas gift of newlyweds or a baby. Skills required: knit, purl, some experience knitting in the round. Class cost: $40 Materials/Supply List: At the shop Date: Monday 17, 24 Time: 5:00 - 7:00 min and max students: min - 2, max

Mattress Stitch 101 Description: Learn basics for the stitch commonly used to join knitted pieces into a garment. Some homework swatches required before class. Skills required: knit, purl, Class cost: $25 Materials/Supply List: At the shop Date: Monday 30 Time: 5:00 - 7:00 min and max students: min -2 , max - 5

 

Teacher: Shalali Bailey

Beginning Socks Description: Cuff down socks with a heel flap and gusset using worsted weight yarn for a quick and easy pair of socks. Skills required: knit, purl, knitting in the round Cost: $60 Materials/Supply List: Worsted weight yarn, size 3 and size 5 needles, pattern: Rye - TinCanKnits, 2 ring stitch markers and 1 locking stitch marker Date: Sunday 9, 16, 23 Time: 12:00 - 2:00 min/max student: No min, max 8

Sock of the Month Description: Cuff down fair isle Christmas stocking with afterthought heel. Skills required: knit, purl, knitting in the round Cost: $60 Materials/Supply List: Worsted weight yarn, size 7 needles, pattern: Cascade Christmas Stocking Date: Sunday 9, 16, 23 Time: 3:00 - 5:00 min/max student: No min, max 8

Portuguese Knitting Description: Learn how to knit using the Portuguese style of knitting. Great for lefties! Skills required: knit, purl Cost: $25 Materials/Supply List: Worsted weight yarn, size 8 or 9 needles Date: Thursday 13 Time: 4:00 - 6:00 min/max student: No min, max 8

Knit Ornaments Description: Knit Christmas tree ornaments and bell ornaments Skills required: knit, purl Cost: $25 Materials/Supply List: Worsted weight yarn, size 6 needles, (jingle bells will be provided) Date: Saturday 15 or 22 or 29 Time: 3:00 - 5:00 min/max student: No min, max 8

Crochet Ornaments Description: Crochet stars and mini wreath ornaments Skills required: Ch, SC, DC Cost: $25 Materials/Supply List: Worsted weight yarn, H hook, Mini Wreath pattern, and Star pattern Date: Friday 14 or 21 or 28 Time: 5:00 - 7:00 min/max student: No min, max 8

 

Teacher: Carolyn Dondi

Building Blocks Afghan Description: Build a beautiful afghan one block at a time with this series of classes. Skills required: knit, purl Cost: $20 Materials: Building Blocks Afghan book, worsted weight yarn Date: Saturday 8 Time: 10:30 - 12:30

 

As always, if you have a specific project or just want one-on-one instruction, our teachers are available for private lessons. Cost: $25/hour

 

Please call the shop for details!