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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 Wednesday, January 16, 6:30-9pm or
Begins Monday, February 18, 1-3:30pm or
Begins Saturday, March 16, 9:30-12noon or
Begins Tuesday, April 9, 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 INCLUDED.

THE MITTEN CLASS
2 Sessions $50
Sunday, January 20 & 27, 1-3:30pm
Roxana Bartlett, instructor
Make three quick and easy, snug warm mittens three different ways, by felting, cables and slip stitch techniques. BEGINNING KNITTING SKILLS REQUIRED—NO PREVIOUS
EXPERIENCE WITH DOUBLE POINTS REQUIRED.

TURKISH BED SOCKS
3 Sessions $70
Begins Thursday, January 24, 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 yards), 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 Monday, February 4, 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.

KNIT SOME FUN GLOVES
3 Sessions $85
Begins Wednesday, February 6, 6:30-9pm
Sharon Dalebout, instructor
Knitting colorful gloves is so much fun. You can knit a pair to match your favorite jacket, or just add some color to a cold and grey day. In addition, you will add some excellent skills to your knitting knowledge. INTERMEDIATE KNITTING SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE ON DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES REQUIRED. YARN INCLUDED.

GAUGE
1 Session $30
Roxana Bartlett, instructor
Sunday, February 24, 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.

INTARSIA COLOR KNITTING
3 Sessions $65
Begins Wednesday February 27, 6:30-9pm
Sharon Dalebout, instructor
Perhaps you have heard it called Tapestry Color Knitting. Whichever, you will learn the skills to knit blocks of color without stranding and have a cute hat to show for it.
ADVANCED BEGINNING KNITTING SKILLS REQUIRED.

PROBLEM SOLVING 101
1 Session $30
Sunday, March 3, 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 focused on the most common mistakes that happen in knitting and the most efficient ways to fix them.

CIRCULARITY
3 Sessions $65
Begins Saturday, March 16, 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.

SLIP STITCH/MOSAIC KNITTING
2 Sessions $50
Monday, April 1 & 8, 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.

THE WONDERFUL WALLABY
4 Sessions $85
Begins Thursday, April 4, 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, hood–with no sewing. A fun puzzle of a pattern to work. Pattern included. BEGINNING KNITTING SKILLS REQUIRED.

WHAT’S IN A SHAWL
3 Sessions $65
Begins Saturday, April 13, 1–3:30pm
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 discover the magic of short rows. We will block some shawls and discuss methods for finishing.
BEGINNING KNITTING SKILLS REQUIRED. PLEASE BRING ANY YARNS YOU THINK YOU’D LIKE TO USE. WE’LL SEE HOW IT FITS YOUR STYLE.

SWEATER DOCTOR IS IN
45 Minutes $25 or Bring a Friend, 2 for $40
Wednesday, Noon–4pm or Saturday, 10am–Noon
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 Wednesday, March 6, 6:30-9pm
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 $65
Begins Thursday, April 4, 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
Any Tuesday or Thursday, 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

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Rock Day Evening
Spin In, Knit In and Potluck

Rock Day, Monday, January 7, 6:30-9:30pm
Come celebrate the New Year with a potluck knit and spin in. Find out more...

New Contest: SHAWLS!
Knit, weave, crochet, felt, etc., your most beautiful shawl!
ENTRIES DUE: Saturday, February 16
SHOW: Tuesday, February 19–March 9
PICKUP: Tuesday, March 12

Shuttles Spin-In & Knit-In
1ST MONDAY OF THE MONTH
FEBRUARY 4, MARCH 4, APRIL 1, 7–9:30PM
Bring your wheel and/or needles and join other knitters and spinners in an evening of good company.


Community Knitting
3RD TUESDAY OF THE MONTH $5 DONATION
January 15, February 19, March 19, April 16, 7-8:30pm

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WORKSHOPS & EVENTS
CAMERON TAYLOR-BROWN WEEKEND
Friday, February 8 & Saturday, February 9, 10am–4:30pm
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DAVID JOHNSON
Making Tapestry Speak
Saturday, April 27 & Sunday, April 28, 10am–5pm
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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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