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Learning to knit and crochet will give you a lifetime of pleasure and relaxation. We have classes to help you create everything from mittens to hats to socks and the techniques to take them from ordinary to hip.

 
 

BEGINNING KNITTING
4 Sessions $100
Begins Monday, January 16, 1–3:30pm or
Begins Thursday, February 2, 6:30–9pm or
Begins Saturday, March 11, 1–3:30pm or
Begins Wednesday, April 12, 6:30–9pm
Margaret Tullis, instructor
Learn to knit! Knitting warm, comfortable, attractive clothing is calming to the mind and soothing to the spirit (and fun). This class covers needles, yarns and basic stitches with lots of time to practice, ask questions and discover the joy of this ancient craft. We will also make a hat! (Hat uses #10 ½ 16” circular needles and bulky yarn to be provided
by student.) STRAIGHT NEEDLES, SAMPLER YARN AND BOOK PROVIDED.

TURKISH BED SOCKSTurkish Bed Socks
3 Sessions $70
Begins Wednesday, January 25, 6:30–9pm or
Begins Saturday, April 15, 1–3:30pm
Margaret Tullis, instructor
These slipper socks will find a way into a project bag. A great way to use a special ball of sock yarn (about 200 yards), it’s all about clever construction. We will start with the Churchmouse pattern then explore a toe-up version, including short row toe and other interesting techniques and cuff possibilities. They make a great gift after you have enough pairs for yourself. Churchmouse pattern included. BEGINNING KNITTING SKILLS REQUIRED.

STRANDED COLOR KNITTING
3 Sessions $60
Begins Wednesday, February 1, 6:30–9pm
Sharon Dalebout, instructor
In this class you will learn the skills you need for stranded color knitting, sometimes called Fair Isle knitting. You will knit a hat and leave with your new hat and some new knitting skills. ADVANCED BEGINNING KNITTING SKILLS REQUIRED.

KNIT SOME SOCKS
2 Sessions $50
Thursday, February 23 & March 2, 6:30–9pm
Sharon Dalebout, instructor
There is absolutely nothing like a pair of hand knit socks to keep your feet, or those of a loved one, warm on a cold winter day. Socks are great projects to knit by the fire or take in the car en route to a fun day of skiing. Join us and learn to make warm, wonderful, colorful socks. INTERMEDIATE KNITTING SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE ON DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES REQUIRED.

THE SWEATER CLASS
4 Sessions $80
Begins Sunday, February 26, 1–3:30pm
Roxana Bartlett, instructor
Knit a sweater that fits, feels wonderful and looks great! Choose a pattern from the Knitting 2 Book and we will help you find the right yarn, review techniques and make sure you understand the instructions while you knit your sweater. You must stop by and select your pattern and yarn at least ONE WEEK before the start of class. BEGINNING KNITTING CLASS OR DEMONSTRATED ABILITY WITH TEACHER APPROVAL REQUIRED.

THE WONDERFUL WALLABY
4 Sessions $85
Begins Monday, March 6, 1–3pm
Roxana Bartlett, instructor
Many years ago Carol Anderson of Cottage Creations designed a great, super useful sweater she called the “Wallaby.” It has everything a child or adult could want in a “comfort” sweater—easy fit, pouch pocket, a hood—with no sewing. A fun puzzle of a pattern to work. Pattern included. BEGINNING KNITTING SKILLS REQUIRED.

SLIP STITCH/MOSAIC KNITTING
2 Sessions $50
Wednesday, March 8 & 15, 6–8pm
Roxana Bartlett, instructor
Make a cowl using this incredibly easy technique that makes complex looking patterns while using only one yarn at a time. BEGINNING KNITTING SKILLS REQUIRED.

BAVARIAN TWISTED/TRAVELING STITCHES COWL
2 Sessions $65
Saturday, March 11 & 25, 1–4pm
Laura Farson, instructor
This is a traditional Bavarian knitting technique in which stitches twist and travel in delicate, intricate patterns. It is often used for socks and sweaters, but found also in mittens, gloves and hats. It has countless variations of which we will explore several choices. The cowl is worked in the round on one circular or double point needles. It has a steek which we will cut. A button band will be added. INTERMEDIATE KNITTING SKILLS REQUIRED. HOMEWORK REQUIRED.

CIRCULARITYCircularity
3 Sessions $65
Begins Saturday, March 18, 9:30am–12noon
Margaret Tullis, instructor
Knitting in the round…what’s it all about? Getting comfortable with double pointed needles will be our first goal. We’ll knit some cuffs. Then we’ll explore “magic loop”, working on two needles and other circular needle tricks. Bring your adventurous spirit.
BEGINNING KNITTING SKILLS REQUIRED.

YARN TOUR OF SHUTTLES
1 Session $30
Sunday, April 2, 1–3pm
Roxana Bartlett, instructor
Shuttles carries a wide variety of yarns. We’ll take a tour talking about how their differences in fiber content, construction and weight affect your knitted projects.
ALL LEVELS WELCOME.

LOG CABIN BABY BLANKET
3 Sessions $60
Begins Wednesday, April 5, 1–3pm
Roxana Bartlett, instructor
Have you just graduated from Beginning Knitting? Looking for another challenge but don’t feel up to tackling a sweater yet? This baby blanket might be just the thing! Fun to do and as easy as “falling off a log”. BEGINNING KNITTING SKILLS REQUIRED.

PROBLEM SOLVING 101
1 Session $30
Sunday, April 23, 1–3pm
Roxana Bartlett, instructor
Are you still uncertain about the proper way to pick up a dropped stitch? Still not sure about the proper stitch mount? Have you never learned to “un-knit” in both directions? Discover holes and don’t know how they got there? This is the class for you! We will spend two hours concentrating on the most common mistakes that happen in knitting and
the most efficient ways to fix them.

SWEATER DOCTOR IS IN
45 Minutes $25 or Bring a Friend, 2 for $40
Tuesday, 11am–4pm or Saturday, 10am–12pm
YOU MUST CALL TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT.
Roxana Bartlett, instructor
Is there an ailing sweater project in your life? A pattern suffering from confusion? Do you need a review of some basics? Want to conquer the dreaded dropped stitch and other problems? This is an opportunity to focus on your own knitting goals in a private or semiprivate session. AGES 8–80

COMMUNITY KNITTING
3rd Tuesday of the month, $5 donation
January 17, February 21, March 21, April 18 7-8:30pm
We are a lively group of happy knitters dedicated to helping children in need in our area. We are always eager to have new members. Come and join the fun. Web site: ttp://groups.yahoo.com/group/communityknitting/

CROCHET

BEGINNING CROCHET
4 Sessions $95
Begins Saturday, January 21, 1–3:30pm or
Begins Monday, March 6, 1–3:30pm
Margaret Tullis, instructor
Discover the versatility and usefulness of crochet. Learn basic crochet stitches and how to read patterns. Several small projects will be made, including a hat. (Hat uses worsted weight yarn to be provided by the student.) BOOK, HOOK AND SAMPLER YARN PROVIDED.

CROCHET 2
3 Sessions $65
Begins Thursday, April 13, 6:30–9pm
Margaret Tullis, instructor
Beyond the first stitches... What do you want to make? Come be inspired for new projects. Each class will delve into a different type of crochet: stitch patterns with emphasis on pattern reading (perhaps a scarf?), color work tapestry (a hat or a bag?) and mysterious Tunisian. We’ll do it with 2 colors and an oversize hook. Successful projects are based on a good yarn/hook relationship. What makes good “cloth”? Bring your questions and your projects. BEGINNING CROCHET SKILLS REQUIRED.

CROCHET CLINIC
45 Minutes $25
Tuesdays or Wednesdays, 11am–4pm
YOU MUST CALL TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT
Margaret Tullis, instructor
Do you have crochet questions? Are you stuck on a project? Need help understanding directions? Want help starting a new project or finishing an old one? Crochet clinic is the answer. Bring your projects and problems, and we will talk crochet.

 

 
Learn to Knit

 

We are conveniently located in the
Table Mesa Shopping Center
635 South Broadway, Unit E, Boulder, CO 80305

Tel: (303) 494-1071 Fax: (303) 554-6593
Email: shuttles@shuttlesspindlesandskeins.com

Hours: Mon. 12-6, Tues. - Sat. 10-6 Closed Sundays
Holiday Closures:
Saturday, December 24, Close 3PM Christmas Eve
Saturday, December 31, Close 3PM, New Year's Eve
Monday & Tuesday, January 9 -10, Closed for remodeling

We accept: Visa/MasterCard/Discover

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Rock Day Evening
Spin In, Knit In and Potluck

Tuesday, January 3, 6:30-9:30pm
Come celebrate the New Year with a potluck spin in and knit in. All spinners and knitters are welcome. Just bring a dish to share and your own table service. We will bring tea and sweets but the more, the merrier. Come one, come all! Rock Day or St. Distaff’s Day traditionally comes the day after Twelfth Night. This is the day spinners go back to work after Christmas.

Shuttles Spin-In and Knit In
1st Monday of the month
February 6, March 6, April 3, 7-9:30pm
Bring your wheel and/or needles and join other knitters & spinners in an evening of good company.


Tea Cozy Contest
We had so much fun with the scarf and cowl contest, that we are going to do another. This time it is Tea Cozies. Let your imagination run wild and create the most whimsical Tea Cozy ever. Bring your Cozies in by Saturday, February 25, and we will display them from Tuesday, February 28 to Saturday, March 11. There will be prizes awarded in several categories.

Special Event - Custom Fit Cormo Skirt
Saturday, February 18, 10-4:30PM
Learn how to knit a custom fit Cormo wool skirt under the guidance of Ann Budd and Elemental Affect's Jeane
deCoster. Click here for more details!

Self Care for Fiber Folk with Adele Beerman
Sunday, January 22 OR Saturday, April 29
1-3PM $40

This class will explore a variety of techniques that address tension, stress, discomfort and even pain that comes with time spent creating your projects. Click here to find out more!

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Shuttles, Spindles & Skeins, Inc • Located in the Table Mesa Shopping Center 635 South Broadway, Unit E, Boulder, CO 80305
TEL (303) 494-1071 FAX (303) 554-6593 Open Mon. 12-6, Tues. - Sat. 10-6 Visa/MasterCard/Discover


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