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January - March 2007 Morgan's Schedule of Classes


CLUB

"The Knitter's HandBook" Club (Sundays) 

Ongoing Sundays, 11a.m. - 1p.m. 

Join us on Sunday mornings as we work section by section through "The Knitter's Handbook."   We'll cover all of the technical maneuvers and build skills you never knew you had.  We'll knit progressively through the book, so attend as you like, as we move forward through the material. This is a peer-group, study-group like atmosphere, and intended for those interested in regularly attending most, if not all of the meetings to "complete" the book.  Regular technical help to customers will be offered in the store on these days after 1 p.m.   2 hr.  FREE. 

SUPPLY LIST

  • "The Knitter's Handbook"

  • Yarns, needles, your Knitting Bag, etc.

  • Pre-work and supplies and any  for the special techniques you'll be exploring, like markers, stitch holders, etc.

  • Note-taking materials


SPECIAL TOPICS CLASSES
KNITTING, CROCHET, NEEDLEPOINT,
EMBROIDERY, AND FELTING

Mosaic Knitting (Evening) 

Enroll with your friends!
Class scheduled when 4 sign up.
Thursday, 6-8 p.m.

Mosaic knitting is the easiest color knitting next to stripes!  Barbara Walker's classic Mosaic Knitting fabrics.  Come to class to explore this technique and learn ways of incorporating mosaics into your knits!  Lots of show 'n' tell.
1, 2- hr. session. $30.

SUPPLY LIST

  • Two or more contrasting yarns, may be solid or  multicolored, of same weight

  • Knitting needles appropriate to the yarn chosen, and your knitting style

  • Barbara Walker's Mosaic Knitting  (optional)

  • Note-taking materials


  

See More Pictures at sweatersbydesign.com.

Mosaic Crochet (Evening) 

Enroll with your friends!
Class scheduled when 4 sign up.
Thursday, 6-8 p.m.

Barbara Walker's classic Mosaic Knitting fabrics in Crochet!  Come to class ready to explore Morgan's inventive development of this special crochet technique and add mosaic style to your crochet!  Lots of show 'n' tell. 1, 2- hr. session. $30.

SUPPLY LIST

  • Two or more contrasting yarns, may be solid or  multicolored, of same weight

  • Crochet hooks appropriate to the yarn chosen, and your working style

  • Barbara Walker's Mosaic Knitting  (optional)

  • Note-taking materials

 

See More Pictures at sweatersbydesign.com.

Beautiful Reversible Knitting (Evening) 

Enroll with your friends!
Class scheduled when 4 sign up.
Thursday, 6-8 p.m.

Double your knitting pleasure with one of Morgan’s knitting specialties: single-layered, reversible, patterned knitting. Simple techniques for beginners and advanced alike to make scarves, garments, and accessories, flat or in the round. See Samples in the store and below.  1, 2hr. session. $30.

SUPPLY LIST

  • Two highly contrasting yarns, may be solid or  multicolored, of same weight

  • Knitting needles appropriate to the yarn chosen, and your knitting style

  • Note-taking materials

 

 

Knitted Beaded Bag—Beginning  (Evening) 

Thursdays, 6-9 p.m.
 

This special knitted, beaded bag instruction. Class fee includes all materials. See the wonderful sample in the store.  3, 3-hr sessions. $65. 

SUPPLY LIST

  • All materials for this project are provided.


Design Your Own Beaded Bag (Evening) 

Enroll with your friends!
Class scheduled when 2 or 3 sign up.
Tuesdays, 6-9 p.m.

Follow up the Knitted Beaded Bag class by creating a bag of your own design. In the first session, we'll be designing a bag, and in the second, we'll get started making it.  Subsequent meetings will be set by the class.  Prerequisite:  Knitted Beaded Bag.  Sign up at the Seattle Yarn Gallery, or call Jan at 206-932-7271.  2, 3-hr sessions. $50. 

SUPPLY LIST

  • Paper, pencil, and your creative imagination!

Introduction to Aran Knits

Enroll with your friends!
Class scheduled when 4 sign up.
Thursday, 6-8 p.m.

The rich history of Irish knits will inspire you to new design in your garments.  We'll explore several techniques and stitches used in the making of Jerseys, Guernseys, and Arans.   We'll also discuss charting and charted pattern reading.  2, 2hr sessions. $50.

SUPPLY LIST

  • Yarn

  • Needles for yarn chosen

  • Paper, pencil, and your creative imagination!

Design & Knit Your Own Sweaters, Vests, or Tops

Enroll with your friends!
Class scheduled when 4 sign up.
Thursday, 6-8 p.m.

Plunge into the world of sweaters, vests, and tops.  Make a top, vest, or sweater  for yourself, a child or a friend.  Select your yarn, pattern, and tools, and make a swatch before or quickly in class.  During the class, we will guide you on your garment pattern and interpret the pattern.  Pattern adaptations and personalization offered.  Later meetings with students as needed as your sweaters progress.  2, 2-hour session. $50. 

SUPPLY LIST

  • Paper, pencil, and your creative imagination!

Learn PICK Knitting (Evening) 

Enroll with your friends!
Class scheduled when 4 sign up.
Thursday, 6-8 p.m.

Transform your Knitting!  If you are a THROWER, learn how to hold your yarn as you knit and PICK your stitches.  You'll stitch efficiency and eventually speed into your knitting process.
1, 2- hr. session. $30.  Limit six each session.

SUPPLY LIST

  • Yarn

  • Knitting needles

Improve Your Knitting

Enroll with your friends!
Class scheduled when 4 sign up.
Thursday, 6-8 p.m.

Learn the shortcuts, and discover many  of the tricks to improve your knitting.  Pick up dropped stitches,  "unknitting," and major repairs.  Practice different methods of increasing and decreasing, seaming, and more. 2, 2-hr sessions. $50.

PRE-CLASS WORK

Knit three 6” squares and leave on holders or needles.

SUPPLY LIST

  • Knitting needles used to make squares

  • A crochet hook

  • Any project about which you have questions

  • Scrap Yarn

Shadow Knitting (Evening) 

Enroll with your friends!
Class scheduled when 4 sign up.
Thursday, 6-8 p.m.

You have to knit it to believe it! We'll knit a starter piece and explore “knitting thinking and perspective,” and creating your own illusion knits!  1, 2- hr. session. $30.

SUPPLY LIST

  • Two or more contrasting yarns, may be solid or  multicolored, of same weight

  • Knitting needles appropriate to the yarn chosen, and your knitting style

  • Note-taking materials

    

Color Knitting (Evening)

Enroll with your friends!
Class scheduled when 4 sign up.
Thursday, 6-8 p.m.

So Much Yarn!  So Much Color!   We'll develop your sense of color by applying several design and knitting techniques.  Striping, intarsia, fairisle, slip stitch, and combining the techniques will round out our activity!  We'll also discuss charting and charted pattern reading.  2, 2hr sessions. $50.

SUPPLY LIST

  • Paper, pencil, and your creative imagination!

BULLION BABIES (Daytime)

TUESDAYS, 11a-1p

Such pretty, easy to create embroidery!  Create great embellishment for baby garments, handkerchiefs, towels, napkins, samples, etc. Learn to make these wonderful kids! 1 2-hr session. $50 incl. materials.

Everything Socks (Daytime)

THURSDAY, 4-6 p

Make your first sock or improve your sock skills with double points, or one circular needle. Pick your pattern or use one chosen for class. 1, 2-hr sessions. $15. 

NEEDLE PAINTING (Daytime)

THURSDAYS, 4-6p

Want to paint with wool?  Create needle-felted masterpieces and take your own creativity to the next level.  We’ll supply the "paint!" 2, 2-hr sessions. $80 incl. supplies.

NEEDLEPOINT - Beginner to Advanced

TUESDAYS, 10-11:30 a.m.

Learn needlepoint from the beginning or add to your skills with this experienced instructor.  3, 1.5-hr sessions. $80. 


BEGINNING AND PROJECT KNITTING CLASSES

Beginning Knitting (Daytime)

Ongoing Mondays, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
 

Scheduled for your flexibility during the day. Call a week ahead to select and register for 3 classes. 3, 2 hr sessions, $80.

Beginning Knitting (Evening) 

1st Three Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m. 
 

Great classes covering all the knitting basics! Learn casting on, binding off, knitting, purling, increasing, decreasing, reading basic patterns, and much more! 3, 2 hr sessions, $80.

Beginning Knitting (Weekend) 

On-going Saturdays, 9-11 a.m.

By permission of the instructor only; concurrent with Saturday's Project Knitting group.

SUPPLY LIST FOR ALL BEGINNING KNITTING CLASSES

  • A set of size US 9 or US 10 single-point needles

  • 1 ball smooth, clear-colored, multicolored yarn, like Canadiana, or Encore Worsted,

  • A copy of "My Knitting Teacher."

Project Knitting (Daytime)
(held concurrently with Beginning Knitting)

Ongoing Mondays, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Work on projects, continue to build your skills, work alongside the  Beginning Knitting class members. On-going. 1, 2hr session.  $20.

Project Knitting (Evening) 

1st Three Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m.

Work on projects, continue to build your skills, work alongside the  Beginning Knitting class members. On-going. 1, 2hr session.  $20.

Project Knitting (Evening) 

Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m.

Work on projects in a pleasant atmosphere of social knitting. If you are new to this group, please call one week ahead. On-going. 1, 2hr session.  $10.


Project Knitting (Weekend) 

Saturdays, 9-11 a.m.

Work on projects in a pleasant atmosphere of social knitting. If you are new to this group, please call one week ahead. On-going. 1, 2hr session.  $10.

SUPPLY LIST FOR PROJECT KNITTING

  • Current knitting project, or bring your inspiration to start one!

  • Supplies appropriate to your current project.


BEGINNING AND PROJECT CROCHET CLASSES

Beginning Crochet (Daytime) 

Ongoing Tuesdays, 10 a.m. -12 p.m.

These are morning  classes designed to give you flexibility in scheduling during the day. Call one week ahead to register for your 3 classes. 3, 2 hr sessions, $80.

Beginning Crochet (Evening) 

Tuesdays, 6-8 p.m.

Learn basic crochet stitches, practice shells, granny squares, free form, and basic pattern reading. Intermediate students may enroll and work on projects and techniques. 3, 2hr sessions. $80.

SUPPLY LIST FOR ALL BEGINNING CROCHET CLASSES

  • A set of size US I or US J crochet hook

  • 1 ball smooth, clear-colored, multicolored yarn, like Canadiana, or Encore Worsted,

  • A copy of "My Crochet Teacher."

Project Crochet (Daytime)
(held concurrently with Beginning Crochet)

Ongoing Tuesdays, 10 a.m. -12 p.m.

Work on projects, continue to build your skills, work alongside the  Beginning Crochet class members. On-going. 1, 2hr session.  $20.

Project Crochet (Evening) 
(held concurrently with Beginning Crochet)

1st Three Tuesdays, 6-8 p.m.

Work on projects, continue to build your skills, work alongside the  Beginning Crochet class members. Call ahead to be sure there is a Beginning Crochet Class. On-going. 1, 2hr session.  $20.

SUPPLY LIST

  • Current crochet project, or bring your inspiration to start one!

  • Supplies appropriate to your current project.

 

 


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932-5251

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