classes
Below is an alphabetical listing of classes.  Please also see our Calendar page.
Millicent's classes are FREE.  Call 301-722-8100 for more information. 


 

Beyond Intro

Beyond Intro means just that. You've taken our Intro to Knitting class and want to practice what you've learned in a new project. You choose your project with our help and we teach you what you need to know.

Dates/Times:

Wed Sep 17, 2014 3:00 pm-4:30 pm
Wed Sep 24, 2014 3:00 pm-4:30 pm

Building Blocks KAL

Join us for this popular and effective knit-along for newer knitters. You will learn knitting skills throughout the year while you knit an afghan block every month. Topics include reading patterns, reading a chart, twisted stitches, lace, cables, and more. Last year's group highly recommends this knit-along program by Michelle Hunter. Look for changes or reminders on Millicent's Facebook page

Dates/Times:

Sun Sep 21, 2014 1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Building in Color KAL

We are working on a pieced afghan by Michelle Hunter of Building Blocks fame. Building in Color has us knitting strips using 10 different color patterns. In July we will work on Panel 6, Elongated Stitch. in August we will work on Panel 7, Mosaic Knitting. Look for any details or reminders on Millicent's Facebook page.

Dates/Times:

Sun Sep 7, 2014 1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Crocheted Basket

This fun class uses only one skein of super-bulky TeeRag yarn and a simple crochet stitch in the round. Your crocheted basket will have handles. This is a free pattern off Ravelry.

Dates/Times:

Wed Sep 17, 2014 10:30 am-12:00 pm
Wed Sep 24, 2014 10:30 am-12:00 pm

Crocheted Bowl

Use one skein of TeeRag and a really big crochet hook to create a bowl perfect for holding yarn. Free pattern off Ravelry.

Dates/Times:

Thu Sep 25, 2014 5:30 pm-7:00 pm
Thu Oct 2, 2014 5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Dante Purse

Knit this clutch using only one skein of Noro Silk Garden. Learn to knit a slip stitch, insert a zipper, make tassels. This pattern is found in "What Shall I Knit Tonight."

Dates/Times:

Tue Sep 16, 2014 10:30 am-12:00 pm
Tue Sep 23, 2014 10:30 am-12:00 pm

Help Me! I'm Stuck!

Bring your problems, your unfinished projects. We'll help you right yourself and send you home happy.

Dates/Times:

Tue Sep 16, 2014 10:30 am-12:00 pm
Tue Sep 23, 2014 10:30 am-12:00 pm
Tue Sep 30, 2014 10:30 am-12:00 pm

Intro: Crochet

This class is geared for students who have never crocheted before or who have basic skills and want to grow those. You will crochet a sampler scarf with ten stitch patterns. Most importantly you will learn to read a crochet pattern. Our teachers are experts and will help you build confidence as your skills improve.

Dates/Times:

Tue Sep 16, 2014 3:00 pm-4:30 pm
Tue Sep 23, 2014 3:00 pm-4:30 pm
Tue Sep 30, 2014 3:00 pm-4:30 pm
Tue Oct 7, 2014 3:00 pm-4:30 pm

Intro: Knitting

You start at the very beginning: how to hold your knitting needles, and in the course of 4 weeks, you learn to read a pattern, to read your knitting, to read a chart and to execute 10 different stitch patterns, including cables! This class will give you a solid foundation to move onto ever more exciting projects. The first class is 2 hours, while all others are 1.5 hours long.

Dates/Times:

Sat Sep 20, 2014 1:00 pm-3:30 pm
Sat Sep 27, 2014 1:00 pm-3:30 pm
Sat Oct 4, 2014 1:00 pm-3:30 pm
Sat Oct 11, 2014 1:00 pm-3:30 pm

Intro:Knitting

You start at the very beginning: how to hold your knitting needles, and in the course of 4 weeks, you learn to read a pattern, to read your knitting, to read a chart and to execute 10 different stitch patterns, including cables! This class will give you a solid foundation to move onto ever more exciting projects. The first class is 2 hours, while all others are 1.5 hours long.

Dates/Times:

Thu Sep 18, 2014 5:30 pm-7:00 pm
Thu Sep 25, 2014 5:30 pm-7:00 pm
Thu Oct 2, 2014 5:30 pm-7:00 pm
Thu Oct 9, 2014 5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Knitter's Night Out

SPECIAL!! Knitter’s Night Out : a new monthly event for the many knitters who can’t make it to the Knitters’ Anonymous daytime meetings. We will meet the last Saturday evening of every month from 6pm to 9pm. Bring whatever you are working on and a snack to share. Come have fun with us!

Dates/Times:

Sat Sep 27, 2014 6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Lace Sampler KAL

This ongoing Knit-Along, working on a lace sampler, is now closed to new students. Bring what you have, where-ever you are in the pattern. We all support one another with the latest challenge.

Dates/Times:

Sun Sep 14, 2014 1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Lokken Scarf

The Lokken Scarf is a modular pattern, made of individual components that are integrated into the previous piece. This works best with a self-striping yarn of any weight between sport and heavy worsted. Knit in garter stitch. It's fun to watch this grow.

Dates/Times:

Fri Sep 19, 2014 2:00 pm-3:30 pm
Fri Sep 26, 2014 2:00 pm-3:30 pm
Fri Oct 3, 2014 2:00 pm-3:30 pm
Fri Oct 10, 2014 2:00 pm-3:30 pm

Lokken Scarf

The Lokken Scarf is a modular pattern, made of individual components that are integrated into the previous piece. This works best with a self-striping yarn of any weight between sport and heavy worsted. Knit in garter stitch. It's fun to watch this grow.

Dates/Times:

Sat Sep 20, 2014 10:30 am-12:00 pm
Sat Sep 27, 2014 10:30 am-12:00 pm
Sat Oct 4, 2014 10:30 am-12:00 pm

Mandala Rug

Crochet this circular rug with 2 (or more) skeins of TeeRag and a very large crochet hook. This pattern works well for beginners and intermediate hookers.

Dates/Times:

Thu Oct 2, 2014 5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Nina Headband

Nina Headband uses one skein of Noro Kureyon. This cable pattern will take new knitters beyond the cables in the Intro class. It is a healthy challenge. The pattern is found in "What Can I Knit Tonight?"

Dates/Times:

Thu Sep 18, 2014 10:30 am-12:00 pm
Thu Sep 25, 2014 10:30 am-12:00 pm

Parker Mini I-pad Cover

Use 1 to 2 skeins of Kureyon to create this buttoned I-pad cover. You'll learn a lozenge pattern that uses a second color. This is your chance to purchase one of our beautiful buttons for your closure.

Dates/Times:

Fri Sep 19, 2014 10:30 pm-12:00 pm
Fri Sep 26, 2014 10:30 pm-12:00 pm

Riley Cowl

Riley Cowl is knit in the round and uses a simple basketweave stitch. This project takes one to two skeins of Noro's Kibou. The pattern is found in "What Can I Knit Tonight?"

Dates/Times:

Wed Oct 1, 2014 10:30 am-12:00 pm
Wed Oct 8, 2014 10:30 am-12:00 pm

Rosy Mug Cosy

Ever burned the palms of your hands holding a hot cup of tea? A "rosy" mug cosy is what you need to solve this problem. Use one skein of Noro yarn and learn a butterfly stitch that embellishes this simple project.

Dates/Times:

Fri Oct 3, 2014 10:30 am-12:00 am