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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.

 
 

UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED, BEGINNING KNITTING SKILLS ARE REQUIRED.

BEGINNING KNITTING
4 Sessions $100
Begins Monday, January 6, 1–3:30pm or
Begins Saturday, February 1, 9:30am–12noon or
Begins Thursday, March 5, 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 AND SAMPLER YARN PROVIDED.

THE WONDERFUL WALLABY
4 Sessions $85
Begins Tuesday, January 14, 1–3:30pm
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 BOOK INCLUDED. BEGINNING KNITTING SKILLS REQUIRED.

KNIT SOME SOCKS
2 Sessions $55
Saturday, January 18 & 25, 1–3:30pm
Sharon Dalebout, instructor
Ahhh…Winter. This is the time of year you will most enjoy wearing those wonderful handknit socks, perfect for keeping your feet warm while walking the dog, or sleeping or just about anything. Come and learn to knit some wonderful socks and join the ranks of enthusiastic sock knitters. INTERMEDIATE KNITTING SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE ON DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES REQUIRED.

GAUGE
1 Session $35
Roxana Bartlett, instructor
Thursday, January 30, 1–3pm
In knitting, gauge, or how many stitches you achieve per inch is what makes it all happen! Learn the many effects gauge has on your knitting and how to control your gauge and become the master of your knitting projects. BEGINNING KNITTING SKILLS REQUIRED.

CIRCULARITY
3 Sessions $65
Begins Saturday, February 1, 1–3:30pm
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.

TURKISH BED SOCKS
3 Sessions $70
Begins Tuesday, February 4, 6:30–9pm
Margaret Tullis, instructor
So what is so Turkish about it? These slipper socks will find a way into a project bag. A great way to use a special ball of sock yarn (@ 200 yds.), it’s all about clever construction. We will start with the Churchmouse pattern and also explore a toe-up version, including short row toe and more interesting techniques and cuff possibilities. They make a great gift after you have enough pairs for yourself. Churchmouse pattern included. BEGINNING KNITTING SKILLS REQUIRED.

THE SWEATER CLASS
4 Sessions $80
Begins Thursday, February 6, 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.

PROBLEM SOLVING 101
1 Session $35
Monday, February 10, 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.

STRANDED COLOR KNITTING
4 Sessions $80
Begins Saturday, February 22, 1–3:30pm
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.

WHAT’S IN A SHAWL
3 Sessions $65
Begins Tuesday, March 10, 6:30–9pm
Margaret Tullis, instructor
Scarves have gotten bigger, more wrap like, wonderful for a breezy evening... But where to start? How are shawls constructed? We’ll critique patterns and styles, talk color and fiber and come up with a design just for you. Learn how to knit a tab start and the magic of short rows. We will block some shawls and discuss methods for finishing. BEGINNING KNITTING SKILLS REQUIRED. PLEASE BRING ANY “STASH” YOU THINK YOU’D LIKE TO USE. WE’LL SEE HOW IT FITS YOUR STYLE.

COMMUNITY KNITTING
To the Community knitters:
Thank you to all who have come faithfully, been of such great cheer and shown such generosity of spirit. It’s been a pleasure to be your guide all these years! I wish all of you many more years of meeting, knitting and laughing together.
—Roxana
The new website is bouldercommunityknitting.com.
Check at the beginning of 2020 for information.

SWEATER DOCTOR IS IN
45 Minutes $25 or Bring a Friend, 2 for $40
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 semi-private session. AGES 8-80

CROCHET

BEGINNING CROCHET
4 Sessions $95
Begins Thursday, January 23, 2–4:30pm
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 II
3 Sessions $70
Begins Monday, March 9, 1–3:30pm
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
ANY TUESDAY OR THURSDAY
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
Special Holiday Shopping Hours:
We will be open Sundays on December 15 & 22 from 1-5pm for your shopping convenience
Holiday Closures:
December 24, Christmas Eve, close at 3pm
December 25, Christmas Day
December 31, New Year’s Eve, close at 3pm
January 1, New Year’s Day
January 2, Closed for Inventory


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Rock Day Evening Spin–In, Knit–In and Potluck
Monday, January 6, 6:30–9:30pm
Come celebrate the New Year with a potluck knit and spin in. All spinners and knitters are welcome. Just bring a dish to share and your own table service. 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 & Knit–In
1st Monday of the month
Monday, January 6, Rock Day Potluck, 6:30–9:30pm
Monday, February 3, 7–9:30pm
Monday, March 2, 7–9:30pm
Bring your wheel and/or needles and join other knitters and spinners in an evening of good company.

WORKSHOPS
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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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SUPPLIES: YARN | WEAVING | SPINNING | KNITTING | BOOKS | POLICIES & PERKS | MAP TO STORE | SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER | VIEW OUR STORE | HOME |
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 | PRINT CLASS SCHEDULE | CLASS PHOTOS |