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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

April, 2019

EWE and me... CLASS SCHEDULE

Weldon’s Classes (WW)

Beginning Knitting:             Wednesdays, Apr 3, 10, 17, 24                   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, Apr 7, 14, 21                      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

Knit a Gansey:                Mondays, Apr 15, 22, 29, May 6                   6 - 8 PM

Cost: $80

Using Beth Brown-Reinsel’s Book, we will knit a mini gansey sweater, which is a traditional Northern Sea fisherman’s sweater, to learn the techniques required for knitting a full size sweater. These lovely sweaters are knit in the round and are embellished with purl stitch patterns. Following the completion of the class, those interested in knitting an adult size sweater will choose patterns or design their own for the knit-along that will start in May.

Open Help Session:               Saturdays, Apr 6, 13, 20, 27                  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.

Sock Knitting Group:                Saturday, Apr 20                            3 - 5 PM

No Cost

This group will be exploring different methods for knitting socks as well as knitting a pair a month.

Great American Aran Afghan KAL:           Sunday, Apr 21                  3 - 5 PM 

No Cost

Monthly meeting.  The April block is Dagmara Bertziss, p 48

Beginning Weavers Study Group:            Monday,  Apr 8                6 - 7:30 PM 

No Cost

All levels welcome

Spinners Study Group:                     Tuesday, Apr 16                   5:30 - 7 PM 

No Cost

All levels welcome

Building in Color panels:                 Saturday, Apr 13                       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 

Dottie’s Classes          

Beginning Weaving:             Apr 23, 24, 25, 26 or        10 - 4:30 PM (1/2 hour lunch)

Cost:  $200                      May 11, 12, 18, 19

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:     Apr 23, 24, 25, 26 or        10 - 4:30 PM (1/2 hour lunch)

Cost: $200                       May 11, 12, 18, 19

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.

Nikki’s Class

Beginner Spinning Wheel      Saturday, Apr 13 or Sunday, Apr 21               11 - 4 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.

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

As always, supplies purchased in conjunction with a class are discounted 10%.

Please call the shop for details (719) 203-5240.