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Specialty Knit/Crochet Classes around town

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To enroll in any of these below, e-mail

Saturday March 8, Finishing $30
Learn grafting, seaming, edging and more.
Students can bring items to finish and a knitted square 3"x3" to work on.
Also, bring along tapestry needles and knitting needles.

Saturday March 15, Beginning Socks $30
Learn to make socks. Email us for more details.

Saturday March 22, Beginning Lace $30
Learn to read charts and lace techniques.
Students should bring some sport or worsted weight scrap yarn and needles.

Thursday March 13 Yarn Tasting 6:30-8:30 $35
Sample new spring/summer yarns. Project, yarn and menu to be announced.

5406 Parkcrest Dr.
Austin, TX 78731
Mon. 11AM-6PM, Tues. Closed, Wed.-Sat 11AM-PM, Sun. 1PM-6PM
A former member
Post #: 110
The Knitting Nest


finishing workshop
Bring Swatches!
Sunday, Mar 9th, 2008 @2:00pm
This class will cover seaming, weaving in ends, blocking, picking up stitches for button bands, and crocheted edging. You may also bring in current finishing problems for coaching!

Please bring at least 2 4X4 worsted weight swatches to use in the class.

Class fee: $25 plus materials (previously knit swatches, worsted weight yarn and size 8 needles)

Skills required: Basic knitting and purling.

learn to crochet ii - with stephanie gage
Granny Squares!
Tuesday, Mar 11th, 2008 @1:00pm
Tuesday afternoon from 1 to 2:30 pm.

Class fee: $25 + materials (Worsted weight yarn, H or I crochet hook, scissors)

Skills required: Must have completed Crochet 1 or know how to chain, single crochet and double crochet.

Will learn how to crochet in the round and change colors.

felted easter basket - part ii
Tuesday, Mar 11th, 2008 @7:00pm
(Part 1 of this class was held on February 26th)
beginning knitting with staci - part i
Wednesday, Mar 12th, 2008 @7:00pm
Wednesday, March 12th and Friday, March 14th

7 to 8 pm

Class fee: $30 + materials (One skein of worsted weight yarn and size 8 needles)
knit hats!
Thursday, Mar 13th, 2008 @1:00pm
Class fee: $25 + materials (One skein of Cascade 128, 16" size 10 circlar needles and a set of size 10 double pointed needles, tapestry needle, stitch markers)

Skills required: Knitting 1 class or basic knitting and purling

learn to knit with staci - part i and ii
Saturday, Mar 15th, 2008 @3:00pm
Saturday March 15th, 3 to 5 pm

Class fee: $30 + materials (One skein of worsted weight yarn and a pair of size 8 needles)

austin area ravelry meet and greet
Sunday, Mar 16th, 2008 @1:00pm
All afternoon from 1 to 5 pm

Come and meet area knitters from Ravelry - wear your Ravelry T-Shirt and/or sign in with your Ravelry name and get 15% off all purchases for the day!

booga bag!
(Two Part Class)
Tuesday, Mar 18th, 2008 @7:00pm
Learn to make this really cute and functional bag - it's a great felting project. In this class you'll learn how to knit in the round, how to pick up stitches, how to change colors and how to work i-cord. If you have finished your project by the end of class 2 we can felt the bags together at The Knitting Nest!

Tuesday, March 18th and Tuesday, April 1st - 7 to 8 pm

Class fee: $30 plus materials (2 skeins of Brown Sheep Lamb's Pride, Size 10.5 circulars [16" or 24"] size 10.5 double pointed needles, Booga Bag pattern.)

Skills required: Basic knitting and purling
A former member
Post #: 111
Hill Country Weavers

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