Granny Squares  (Crochet)
Length: 2.5  hours

Date:   Tuesday Sept. 5, 2017 6-8:30pm

Please register by Labor Day (Sept. 4)

If you know how to double crochet and chain stitch, you can make a granny square! Learn this fun crochet pattern that’s perfect for everything from washcloths to blankets to scarves. You’ll make your very first granny square in class.

Materials: Smooth, worsted weight yarn in 2 colors and appropriate hook, stitch markers. Homework: Bring one thing you’ve crocheted to class. $30.

Crochet Joining Techniques
Length: 2 hours

Date:  Tuesday Oct. 3, 2017  6-8:30pm

Please register by Sept. 26

Now that you’ve made granny squares, learn how to join them together for a fabulous blanket or scarf. In this class, you’ll learn 3 different crochet ways to join square motifs together: single crochet join for fabulous raised borders, mattress stitch seam for invisible joining, and the decorative chain seam used in the Granny Square Blanket pattern.

Materials: Basic crochet kit

Homework: Bring 8 granny squares or other crocheted squares to join together using the different techniques.


$30. plus materials

 

Crochet 101: Beginner Crochet
Length: 4 one hour meetings: 6-7pm
Dates: Sept. 11, 18, 25 & Oct. 2

Please register by Labor Day. (Sept. 4)


Learn how to crochet in this class. You’ll learn basic crochet stitches while you make a necklace, bracelet, and other goodies.

Materials: Smooth, worsted weight yarn and appropriate hook, stitch markers.

Homework: Write down why you want to learn to crochet.

Class meets on the following Mondays: Sept. 11, 18,25, Oct. 2  

No previous crochet experience required. $50.00 for 4 sessions plus materials

You'll be exposed to a variety of techniques when you make this cute and quick lacy top.

Visual Shawl Design for Knitters

Length: 2.5 hours

Date : Tues. Sept. 12, 2017 6-8:30pm

Please register by Sept. 5

Learn how to take a chart of a stitch pattern and design a shawl in some of the most popular shapes. You’ll learn how to take your charted stitch pattern and turn it into a rectangular shawl, bottom-up triangular shawl, top-down triangular crescent shawl, and a center-out square shawl.

Materials: pen, pencil, graph paper, white out

Homework: Bring copies of your 3 favorite stitch pattern charts.


$30. plus materials

Note: Registration is not complete until payment is received.

Geometric Grannies

Length: 2 hours

Date: Tuesday Sept. 19, 2017   6-8pm

Please register by Sept. 12

If you know how to make a basic granny square, you can make geometric grannies. I’ll teach you how to modify a basic granny square pattern to make granny triangles and hexagons. You’ll make geometric grannies in class and learn how they can be combined into stunning blankets and home items.

Materials: Smooth, worsted weight yarn and appropriate hook, basic crochet notions

Homework: Write down your two favorite and least favorite things about granny squares. $25.

Inclement weather:  We will contact you if there is a concern about inclement weather on a class date. You will receive a refund if your class is cancelled by the shop. If you cannot make it to a class due to conditions in your area, you may elect to schedule a private makeup class for an additional $10.

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Are You Stuck On A Project?

Do you feel like something went wrong in your knitting but are not sure how to fix it?


The (knitting) doctor is in Tuesday mornings 10-12 through August 29, 2017, so you can get relief from chronic pattern misunderstandings, the headache of possible errors in your knitting, and the malaise of a stalled project.


Bring your project in for an examination, get help fitting it, or learn the one technique that's holding you back.  Call for an appointment.  Drop-in's will be taken in order.  Cost $5.00 per 15 minute help session

To view the calendar on a mobile device, click here.


Cancellation Policy – If you are unable to attend an in-store class for which you have registered, please notify us at least one week before the class to receive a full refund. We will issue store credit if notified one week before class .  If we must cancel a class, you will receive a full refund.


Classes

Learn to Knit and Private Classes

Schedule a private lesson to learn a specific skill or advance a project you are stuck on. $25.00 per hour.





New England Yarn & Spindle LLC

801 Terryville AveBristolCT 06010, USA

860-516-4646

mary@newenglandyarn.com

Have questions? We'd love to talk!

New England Yarn & Spindle, LLC

Crochet 102: Advanced Beginner Crochet
Length: 4 one hour meetings: 7:30-8:30pm

Dates: Sept. 11, 18, 25 & Oct 2  2017

Please register by Labor Day. (Sept. 4)


Now that you’ve learned basic crochet stitches, learn how to put them to use in fun, mini projects. You’ll discover how to make a crocheted beanie in any size, make a basic chevron stitch pattern (great for blankets!), and more. If you have previously taken our crochet 101 class, or are familiar with chain, single crochet and double crochet you are ready for this class.

Materials: Smooth, worsted weight yarn and appropriate hook, stitch markers.
Homework: Bring one thing you’ve crocheted to class.
Class meets on the following Mondays: Sept. 11, 18, 25 & Oct 2 
$50.00 for 4 sessions plus materials

The little shop with the big selection

In this Craftsy class taught by our crochet instructor Lindsey Stephens, you'll learn to seam every project cleanly and easily with the best join for the job.

You'll see how to join crochet stitches head to head, side to side, and everything in between — even in pieces with different stitch heights. You'll also expand your toolkit with go-to styles for sturdy seams, seams that mimic your stitch pattern and seams that add a decorative touch to your projects.

Seaming Crochet

 860-516-4646