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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

February, 2019

EWE and me...Class Schedule


Weldon’s Classes (WW)

Beginning Knitting:            Wednesdays, Feb 6, 13, 20, 27               6 - 8 PM

Cost: $80

Learn the basic stitches of knitting and purling.  Class project will be a small 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. Materials: 1 skein light colored worsted yarn, NO VARIEGATED; US 8 24” cable needles; The Knitters Companion book by Interweave; Knit Gauge Ruler; Tape measure; Tapestry Needle; Scissors; Note taking materials.

Beginning Crochet:                Sundays, Feb 10,17, 24                   10 - 12 PM 

Cost: $60

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 washclothes and how to read patterns.

Materials:  1 skein light colored worsted weight yarn, NO VARIEGATED; Size G or H crochet hook; How to Crochet book; Note taking materials

Basic Socks:                      Mondays, Feb 18, 25, Mar 4, 11             3 - 5 PM

Cost: $80

Ready for your next challenge as a knitter?  Let’s take on socks!!  We will be knitting a basic sock with worsted weight yarn just to learn the techniques for knitting socks as well as sizing your socks.  You can use dons, two circular needles or magic loop technique since all will produce a sock.  Socks are fun, portable projects you can take anywhere.

Materials: pick up pattern when you sign up, 200 - 300 yds. worsted weight yarn, appropriate needles.

Open Help Session:                Saturdays, Feb 9, 16, 23              5 - 7 PM 

Cost: $10/session attended

Need help on  a project and there is no class scheduled for that problem?  Or need some help but don't need the chaos of the shop?  This may be your answer.  This two hour session is after closing on Saturday and WW is there to help with your questions on projects.  Not one-on-one but a quiet and supportive environment.  Pay when you come for help.  Open to all levels.

Unpredictable Shawl:                    Monday, Feb 4                        6 - 8 PM  

Cost: $25

The Unpredictable Shawl kit has 6 colors, 6 patterns, and 2 dice to take you outside your box to create a lovely, one of a kind shawl.  In the class, we will start the shawl together, reviewing the rules of the game and the 6 patterns.

We will then meet Sundays, Feb 10, 24, and Mar 10 to support each other as a KAL.

Materials: Unpredictable Shawl kit.

Unpredictable Shawl KAL:           Sundays, Feb 10, 24, Mar 10           3 - 5 PM 

No Cost

Great American Aran Afghan KAL:           Sunday, Feb 17                  3 - 5 PM 

No Cost

Monthly meeting.  The February block is Barbara McIntire, p. 44

Beginning Weavers Study Group:             Monday, Jan 7               6 - 7:30 PM 

No Cost

All levels welcome

Spinners Study Group:                    Tuesday, Jan 15                   6 - 7:30 PM 

No Cost

All levels welcome

Diana’s Classes

Building in Color panels:     Saturday, Feb 16 OR Thursday, Feb 21          1 - 3 PM                   Cost:  $20 per month plus supplies                                                                 Building in Color introduces new stitches and techniques along with discovering color knitting. Each panel is designed to build your confidence while managing multiple yarns in creating your blanket. The skills learned with all ten panels include- Intarsia, Embroidery, joining a new color, Double Ended Knitting, Short Rows, Knit Below, Make One Purl, Elongated Stitch, Mosaic Knitting, Butterfly Stitch, Intarsia Cable, Tuck Stitch, Seaming, Borders.                                                                       Materials:  936 yards of 3 colors each worsted weight yarn; US 6 24” and 40” circulars; Book - Building in Color; Notions - Tapestry needle; Stitch markers; Cable needle for panel #9; Sticky notes 

Building Blocks:             Saturday, Feb 9 OR Thursday, Feb 14              1 - 3 PM                    Cost:  $20 per month plus supplies                                                            The building block series is designed to build your skills as a knitter, a block at a time. Each block builds upon the skills of the last pattern.  At the end of this blanket you will have more confidence and knowledge as well as a beautiful blanket to show off! Skills learned within all 12 blocks - chart reading, yarn overs, bobbles, simple decreases, cables, right twist, mock cables, slip stitches, left twist, ssk, make ones, advanced decreases, seaming.                                                                                          Materials:  1400 total yards in a worsted weight yarn in 1 or more colors. All blocks can be 1 color or all different colors your choice (Endless possibilities); US 8 24” circular needle; Notions - Cable needle; Stitch markers; Tapestry needle; Book- Building Blocks.       Homework to be done before class: Cast on 48 stitches. Row 1: k1, p1. Row 2: p1, k1. Repeat row 1 and 2 a total of 3 times. (this gives you 6 rows of seed stitches.) 

Toe Up Plain Socks:           Saturdays, Feb 2, 9, 16         11:30 - 1:30 PM           $60 plus supplies.                                                                                Pre-requisites - Magic Loop.                                                                         Learn some new techniques as you knit a basic sock. We will start with the Turkish cast on and be using the Fish Lips Kiss Heel. Classes are limited to 4 students to assure individualized attention.  Come in a week before class if possible to browse the great selection of fingering yarns offered.                                                                            Materials:  400 yards fingering weight; US 1.5 32” circulars for magic loop (adjust your needle as necessary to get correct gauge). Gauge - 8 stitches, 10 rows = 1”; Notions - Tapestry needle; Stitch markers. Pattern will be given at beginning of class but please purchase the Fish Lips Kiss Heel by Sox Therapist on Ravelry for $1.

Dottie’s Classes  

BEGINNING WEAVING:           Feb 16, 17, 23, 24            10 - 5 PM (1 hour lunch)

Cost:  $200.00

Learn all you need to know to start weaving independently on a four-shaft floor loom using one of our beautiful new Schacht looms.  Warping, dressing the loom, reading a pattern, weaving plain weave, twills, overshot, epi, ppi, sett are only a few of the skills you will learn. You will weave a sampler of several different patterns. A fun class with lots of TLC.

Materials:  Learning to Weave with  Deborah Chandler; all other supplies are included.

INTERMEDIATE WEAVING:       Feb 16, 17, 23, 24             10 - 5 PM (1 hour lunch)

Cost: $200.00

Start a new journey weaving hand manipulated laces, clasp weft and  double weave.  You will review weaving twills and overshot  just to make sure you  understand what you learned in your Beginning Class.  You will review the warping procedure using the back to front method and plan a new project.  You can see this will be a full and enjoyable class.

Materials:  Learning to Weave with Deborah Chandler; all other supplies are included.

Kir’s Classes

Beginning Pin Loom Weaving:           Saturday, Jan 12th              1:00 - 4:00 PM

Cost:  $30.00

Students will learn how to use the Zoom Loom to make squares and how to sew squares together to make items. We will cover different yarn types to use with the loom, multiple joining techniques, and suggested first projects such as a beginners scarf.

Materials:  1 Zoom Loom; 1 skein of Adriafil Knitcol will be enough to make a thin scarf. Any DK weight yarn will work, no cotton.

Advanced Two-color Pin Loom Weaving:        Wednesday, Jan 16       1:00 - 5:00 PM

Cost: $40.00

Students will learn to weave advanced color patterns on the Zoom Loom. Class will also cover joining techniques for different types of projects. Students will be able to make a cowl with the squares from this class. Students should be familiar with how to weave basic squares on the loom.                                                                                         Materials:  Zoom Loom; 2 skeins of Silky Wool one of each color. High contrast colors will work best; if possible, get the book 100 Pin Loom Squares by Florencia Campos Correa. It is a great companion but not mandatory for the class.                                                All of my squares were done with color: 126 Spring Grass and 189 Eggplant

Pati’s Class

Stacked Stitches Workshop.              Saturday, Feb 16               1:00 - 4:00 PM    

Cost: $35

Have you seen the Stacked Stitches Models in the shop?  Seashells Shawl, Petal Cowl and a new one to come is Fox Paws...all by Xandy Peters.

This workshop will show you how to make stacked stitches. You will make some samples and then decide which of the patterns you would like to make. I will help you get started on your chosen project and will be available, along with Dianna, to guide you if you get stuck along the way.  Class limited to 6.

Materials: 4-5 scrap colors of same weight yarns...needles to match the size of yarn.  If you already have decided on which pattern, bring it and your materials to make it.

Nikki’s Class

Beginner Spinning Wheel      Saturday, Feb 9 or Sunday, Feb17        11:00 - 4:00 PM

Cost: $60                                                                       Lunch 1 - 2 PM

Have a spinning wheel that you don't know how to use? Bring it with you and learn to ply two different colored commercial yarns together before making a single strand of yarn with roving wool. Learn the parts, proper maintenance, and storage of your wheel. Take home a beautiful skein of your own unique yarn. Rent a wheel from Ewe and Me for $10.  

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.  Additionally, supplies purchased in conjunction with the class are discounted 10%.  Please call the shop for details (719) 203-5240.