11262 86th Avenue North, Maple Grove, MN ... - Amazing Threads.

amazing.threads.com

11262 86th Avenue North, Maple Grove, MN ... - Amazing Threads.

11262 86th Avenue North, Maple Grove, MN 55369 • 763-391-7700 • www.Amazing-Threads.com

Summer 2011

CLASS SCHEDULE

It’s summer at Amazing Threads and we hope

you LOVE our summer class schedule. We have

included lots of small projects, numerous learn

to knit classes, lots of new technique and skill

builder sessions as well as lots of garments for

summer and fall. Our teaching staff have again

outdone themselves with lots of class options

AND both Nancy & Yvonne will continue to

offer “Knit with an Expert” sessions and Cathy

will offer her 4-hour Works In Progress (WIPs)

sessions on a monthly basis. If you don’t see a

class you like, grab your idea or project and join

Nancy, Yvonne or Cathy to get you started and

complete your project. We also continue to offer

private 1:1 sessions for those of you needing

specific times or project assistance. Remember,

it only takes 3 for us to create a class just for you

and your friends. Grab a friend, your needles,

and pick a project and we have staff ready to

meet your needs.

Summer is a great time for portable projects. Ask

the staff for ideas, we always have something on

the needles. For those of you needing incentives

to FINISH projects, watch for our new BINGO

game that we will roll out in June. It is a fun and

exciting game that includes great gift cards to

Amazing Threads, your favorite local yarn shop

(LYS).

As always the staff of Amazing Threads are here

to help you pick out a new project or finish a

work in progress. AND we always love to see

your completed projects as well.

Happy Knitting,

Bobbi

Store Hours: Monday-Thursday 10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.

Friday & Saturday 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Sunday 12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.


Summer 2011 Class Schedule

GENERAL INFORMATION

AND POLICIES

WHICH LEVEL ARE YOU

Beginner: Projects for first-timers using basic

stitches, such as cast on, knit, and cast off.

Easy: You know the basics about knit and purl

stitches but you feel that you need help with most of

the other stuff because you’re still a fairly new knitter.

Easy Plus: You know how to cast on, knit, purl,

can do a simple increase and a simple decrease, and

bind off.

Intermediate: You can do all the beginner stuff,

and know that there is more than just one way of

making an increase and decrease and are ready to try

something new.

CLASS MATERIALS

The cost of a class includes the instruction of the

class and the pattern if it is a single pattern. Some

classes require the purchase of a book for the pattern

because Amazing Threads cannot copy patterns. It is

noted when classes require the purchase of a book.

Appropriate yarn must be purchased at Amazing

Threads prior to the beginning of each class. Receive

10% off yarn purchased for class.

Sock of the Quarter Club

You can join the quarterly club at any time simply by

filling out an enrollment form. Each quarter a sock

kit which contains sock yarn and a pattern chosen for

all club participants by Amazing Threads. Sorry-no

exchanges or substitutions. Your credit card will be

automatically charged $18 for each kit on or about the

15th of the scheduled calendar month. Kits are sent

in January, April, July & October. Each participant

agrees that by joining the Amazing Threads Sock of

the Quarter Club, there is an obligation to continue

participation for a minimum of six consecutive cycles

from the date of initial participation. Cancellation

requires 30-day written notice PRIOR to the

regularly scheduled shipment on the 15th day of the

calendar month.

REFUND POLICY

Amazing Threads reserves the right to cancel a class

two weeks prior to the start date of the class. Class fees

will be refunded to the customer.

Cancellation by students must be made at least two

weeks prior to the start date in order to receive a full

refund. After that date fees are not refundable or

transferable.

AMAZING THREADS RETURN POLICY

Returns within 14 days of purchase will be refunded

by type of sale. Returns are accepted on NON-SALE,

UNUSED yarns within 60 days of receipt date for

even exchanges or store credit. We reserve the right to

refuse return of goods that are damaged, worn, opened,

or smell of smoke. Wound yarn is not returnable.

ITEMIZED RECEIPT IS REQUIRED! NO

REFUNDS ON NEEDLES, PATTERNS OR BOOKS!

KNIT CLUB MEMBERSHIP

Is $50 per year and includes:

• Free pattern of the month.

• 15% discount on yarn for the pattern of the month.

• Free Amazing Threads gift.

• 500 Club: 10% off regularly priced yarn, needles,

books, and notions when purchases reach $500.

Knit Club Membership must be current to maintain

500 Club status (this discount cannot be combined

with any other offers and applies to regularly priced

merchandise ONLY).

• Extra 10% off coupon to use during birthday month.

• Free attendance at one technique class per month

(Pre-registration is required).

• Free attendance at SSK or Knit Night.

• Pre-sale shopping at all sales.

• Special discounts as available.

• Discounts and early notice on special guests

and workshops.

2 Register by calling 763-391-7700, or online at www.Amazing-Threads.com


Summer 2011 Class Schedule

Beginner ClassES,

Techniques & Skill Builders

SOCIAL FIBER GROUPS

If you love to work with yarn to create things and want to

meet people with the same interests, these social groups

are for you. Each group charges a $5 fee that is applied

to a purchase of $20 or more on the date of attendance.

Attendance is free to Knit Club Members (KCM).

SSK (Sit, Sip & Knit)

Each Tuesday morning a group of knitters and

crocheters gather. Bring your lunch and a favorite

stitching project and join the group. $5

Each Tuesday of the month 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Knit Night

You will find a unique group of yarn enthusiasts each

Tuesday evening. Work on a project with friends and/

or make new friends and relax with a cup of coffee, tea

or water. You’ll enjoy the evening in the company of

others who love to knit and crochet! $5

Each Tuesday evening

of the month

7 p.m.-9 p.m.

Open Knitting/Crocheting

Come and enjoy an afternoon with friends or meet a

new community of stitchers.

Each Thursday afternoon

1 p.m.-3 p.m.

Junior Knit Group

Nancy is continuing the Junior

Knits classes throughout the

summer. Students work on

individual projects at their own

pace and abilities. Her students

love continuing their projects

through the summer. This

group will get together

two times per month. Preregistration

and payment is required! (NW) $10

Wednesdays, June 29

4 p.m.-6 p.m.

Wednesdays, July 13 & 27

4 p.m.-6 p.m.

Wednesdays, August 10 & 24 4 p.m.-6 p.m.

Wednesdays, September 7 & 21 4 p.m.-6 p.m.

Learn to Knit

The “Learn to

Knit” class includes

supplies and instruction

and is a three session course.

You will complete the Irish Ewe

Bootie Slipper designed by Nancy

Wynn. Instructions include a booklet designed by

Nancy that contains graphic depictions of stitches

and instructions. You will learn to cast on, knit, purl,

decrease and seam. The slipper project allows you to

learn and practice basic knitting and finishing skills

using both stockinette and garter stitches. (NW). $55

Mondays, June 6, 13 & 20

6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Saturdays, July 16, 23 & 30 12 p.m.-2 p.m.

Wednesdays, August 24, 31 &

September 7

6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Learn to Knit II

Knit a Kimono Sweater with Nancy.

This is the PERFECT next class for

the new knitter who can knit and

purl. Students will learn how to

read a pattern, make and knit a

gauge swatch, pick up stitches

and seams while creating this

great sweater. Ample time is

left between classes to allow

you to finish the garment

within the five scheduled classes.

The Kimono sweater will become

your go-to sweater when knit in a

superwash, all-season fiber. (NW). $60

Mondays, August 1, 15, 29,

September 26 & October 3 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Private Lessons

We have experienced knitting staff that provide 1:1

lessons. Private lessons are for those students seeking

1:1 assistance with a project. Lessons are arranged

through the shop and can be scheduled by telephone

at a time convenient for the student and instructor.

$25 per hour

Register by calling 763-391-7700, or online at www.Amazing-Threads.com 3


Summer 2011 Class Schedule

Knit with an Expert

Our experienced knitting instructors hold clinics on

various Mondays, Wednesdays and Sundays. These

“Knit with an Expert” sessions are designed for those

students who want to choose a project not offered on

the schedule, knit with friends on similar projects, and/

or those needing assistance with a work in progress.

Clinics are limited in number and fill early. Experts

provide instruction and assistance to all of the students

in the group. If a project demands 1:1 assistance, please

call the shop and we can schedule a private session to

meet your needs.

$15 per session

Wednesdays with Nancy Wynn:

June 29, July 13, 27,

August 10 & September 21 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Sundays and Mondays with Yvonne Eyer:

Sunday, June 12

2 p.m.-4 p.m.

Mondays, June 13 or July 11 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

WIPs–Works In Progress: Finish It

Join Cathy for help finishing your knitting projects.

This four hour session provides ample opportunity to

finish those Works In Progress (WIPs). Easy Plus (CK).

$28

Saturday, June 25

10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Saturday, August 6

10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Saturday, September 10

10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Technique classes

All classes require students to bring worsted weight yarn

and appropriate needles. No other additional materials

are required unless specified. Classes are $10 per session.

Knit Club Members can attend one per month FREE.

Knitting Stitches Below

If you work stitches in the row below you create an

interesting fabric that looks different on either side of

your work. Learn the different types of stitches that can

be created by knitting some of your stitches in the row

below your work, such as Brioche and Fisherman’s Rib.

(YE).

Sunday, June 12

1 p.m.-2 p.m.

Wednesday, June 15

6 p.m.-7 p.m.

Gauges

How do they work and

why do I want to make

a gauge swatch Join

Yvonne to learn the

importance of a gauge

swatch and how to knit

one correctly. Bring a

light colored wool or

wool blend yarn and appropriate needles. (YE).

Saturday, July 9

12 p.m.-1 p.m.

Double Decreases

Decreases are often used to change the shape of a

garment or create a look. Double decreases can be

tricky. Learn the types of double decreases and when to

use them most effectively. (YE).

Sunday, August 7

2 p.m.-3 p.m.

Elongated Stitches

Elongated stitches can be added

to any garment or scarf to create

a wonderfully interesting wave

pattern. Learn the stitch this month

and also take a scarf class with

Yvonne next month to learn the

versatility of this stitch pattern. (YE).

Sunday, September 11

2 p.m.-3 p.m.

Thursday, September 22

5 p.m.-6 p.m.

SKILL BUILDERS

Correcting Mistakes

It happens to the best of us. One minute you’re

knitting along happily, and then you look down at

your work and see a stitch that isn’t right or maybe

even a whole row out of place in your pattern.

Fortunately, knitting is easily corrected, and you’ll learn

from any missteps. Once you learn to correct them,

you’ll be happily on your way again. Learn to fix those

easily corrected mistakes in order to get on with your

knitting. Learn to pick up dropped stitches and more.

Easy Plus (YE). $16

Thursday, June 16

6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Classes support yarn purchased only at Amazing Threads.

4 Register by calling 763-391-7700, or online at www.Amazing-Threads.com


Summer 2011 Class Schedule

Continental Knitting

This class is geared toward “English” or “American”

knitters who would like to learn the Continental or

European method knitting in which the yarn is held in

the left hand and new stitches are plucked through as

opposed to wrapped around the needle. Some say this

is a faster style of knitting and puts less strain on the

wrist and shoulders when compared to the “throwing”

method. The class will address control of tension as we

practice knitting and purling a new way. Must know

how to knit and purl. Easy Plus (NW). $16

Monday, June 27

6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Wednesday, August 17

6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Monday, September 19

6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Dish Cloth

Practice your new

knitting skills and

learn to read a simple

pattern while creating

a wonderful dishcloth

that contains a raised

tulip pattern. This is

a perfect “next step” class for new knitters and a great

skill builder for the more experienced knitter. Learn to

read a pattern to create texture and an image on your

dishcloth. Easy (NW). $24

Mondays, July 18 & 25

6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Got You Covered

Head To Foot

Woodruff Mittens

Designed by Jarod Flood and

Knit by YOU. Richly adorned,

these striking mittens utilize

texture and cables to a truly

handsome result. Extra-thick

from the cabling, they will

keep hands warm in subzero

temperatures. You will learn

cables as well as adding an

“after-thought” thumb to this

mitten. Knit using worsted weight yarn and size 6 & 7

needles. Intermediate (LJ). $40

Mondays, August 8, 15 & 22 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Start Your Gift Giving Knitting NOW–Check

out the Mitten and Holiday Stocking classes

Mittens Your Way

You can choose from

five different patterns

to create a “first”

pair of mittens or

knit a pair with

more challenge.

Options include a basic

mitten, mohair mittens, felted mittens, convertible

mittens or cable mittens. Needle options include

double-points, 2 circulars or the magic loop. All

mittens are knit with similar structure and directions.

Easy Plus to Intermediate-You choose your mittens to

knit. Come to the shop to see the samples and select

your materials (LJ). $40

Thursdays, September 15, 22 & 29 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Quick to Knit Mittens

With chunky yarn and big needles,

these mittens will be complete

before you know it! You will learn

ribbing, increases, decreases and

picking up stitches. Learn to knit

a pair in 4 hours. Easy Plus (CK).

$22 plus supplies

Sunday, October 2 12 p.m.-4 p.m.

Socks On Two Circular Needles

Do you want to knit socks but

dread double point needles This

class will teach you the two

circular knitting technique

and the construction

of socks. The use of

two circular needles is

a great technique for

making socks and the

method can also be used to knit other small diameter

projects. You will make a pair of low cuffed footsies

using worsted weight yarn and two circular needles.

Easy Plus (NW). $40

Saturdays, June 11, 18 & 25 12 p.m.-2 p.m.

Saturdays, July 23, 30 & August 6 2 p.m.-4 p.m.

Register by calling 763-391-7700, or online at www.Amazing-Threads.com 5


Summer 2011 Class Schedule

Basic Socks

What does everyone say about sock

knitting It’s easy, fun and addicting.

Socks make the best portable knit

projects for both cold and

warm weather knitting.

Learn to knit your

first pair of socks

using the traditional

double-pointed needle

technique. Easy Plus (YE). $40

Saturdays, July 9, 23 &

August 6 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Toe Up Socks

Toe up socks are "one step

ahead" of the cuff down

method. By knitting toe up

you can try on your sock as

you knit to ensure the perfect

fit for your footsies! This class

will teach you the techniques

needed to complete a sock

from the toe up. You can knit

your sock on double-pointed

needles, magic loop method

or two circular needles AND choose any weight of sock

yarn from fingering to worsted. It is a sock class for

ALL levels of knitters. You should knit and purl with

ease to enjoy this class. Easy Plus (LJ). $40

Monday, July 18, 25 & August 1 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Quick To Knit

Holiday Stocking

It seems early, but the holidays

will be here before you know

it, so why not get a head start

on making stockings for all

of those you care about. This

simple stocking is knit with

bulky yarn and size 15 doublepointed

needles. Once you’ve

made one, you’ll be hooked

and want to knit many. Easy Plus (CK). $40

Wednesdays, July 27,

August 10 & 24

6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Saturdays, August 13, 20 & 27 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Socks Using The Magic Loop Method

The “Magic Loop”

technique is a way to

knit socks or small

circumferences using

one long circular

needle. This method,

once learned can

be applied when

knitting other

projects in the

round, thereby avoiding the use of double-pointed

needles. The Magic Loop method uses only one long

circular needle. Students must know how to cast

on, knit, purl, increase and decrease to create this

traditional top-down sock. Easy Plus (YE). $42

Mondays, August 8, 22 &

September 12

6 p.m.-8 p.m.

scarves, Shawls & Wraps

Beginning Lace Scarflet

The Knotty Scarflet from Sivia

Harding is the perfect “first lace”

project. The scarflet is just the

right size to add interest to any

blouse or sweater all summer

long. Using DK weight yarn and

size 5 needles, this scarf with

minimal repeats is perfect for

trying lace knitting. Easy Plus (YE). $42

Sundays, June 26, July 10 & 24 12 p.m.-2 p.m.

Juneberry Triangle Scarf

The Triangle shawl is knit flat (back

and forth) and patterned on both

sides. It is finished with a wide,

traditional knitted-on edging in

place of a conventional bind-off to

provide some directional contrast.

The shawl can be knit in two sizes

with approximately 440-480 yards

of sport, DK or worsted weight

yarn. Shop samples are knit from

three skeins of Marion Foale wool or Plymouth Select

Merino Superwash. Intermediate (YE). $42

Sundays, July 10, 24, & August 21 2 p.m.-4 p.m.

6 Register by calling 763-391-7700, or online at www.Amazing-Threads.com


Summer 2011 Class Schedule

Braided Glory Designed by Deby Lake

This darling wrap is perfect to wear over a summer

tee or when the fall air gets a little nippy. Susan has

completely re-engineered the pattern to make it more

streamlined and will share her changes both in writing

and step-by-step in class, which will supplement

the original purchased pattern. This is a challenging

project for intermediate knitters and incorporates

provisional cast on, short rows, and built in i-cord.

Work this project in your favorite worsted weight yarn.

Intermediate (SR). $56 plus on-line pattern

Saturdays, July 30,

August 6, 13, 20 & 27

10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Northern Lights Shawl

This shawl was originally knit

in Kauni Effect wool. It is also

stunning in hand dyed variegated

yarns as well. Yvonne has some

fantastic ways to help you keep it

simple, and still understand what

you’re looking at when it comes

to lace. Reading your knitting has

always been the hardest part for

beginning lace knitters. Once you

can interpret what you’re looking at on the row below,

it makes following the pattern SO much easier! You’ll

learn how to do a left leaning decrease, a right leaning

decrease (SSK and K2tog), and yarn-overs but the

pattern also allows for lots of places for your brain and

your hands to rest between learning the new skills. And

once you’ve mastered these basics, you can apply them

to all those fun lacy sock and scarf patterns out there!

Easy Plus-Intermediate (YE). $40

Sundays, August 7, 21 &

September 11

12 p.m.-2 p.m.

Sweaters and Vests

for Children and Adults

Classes have been spaced apart to ensure that every

knitter has ample opportunity to complete their project

within the class structure.

Lobster Cove

I fell in love with this sweater

when looking through the

CEY “Seaside” booklet and

love it even more now that

it has been knit in the yearround

Araucania Lenga yarn.

Come knit this quick, top

down sweater in a chunky

yarn. You will learn a simple

lace pattern, picking

up stitches and a great applied I-cord edge.

Easy Plus (CK).

$48 plus booklet

Saturdays, June 4, 18, July 9 & 23 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Thursdays, July 7, 21, August 4 & 18 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

May Cable & Garter Stitch Vest

This cable and garter stitch vest is so

cute and looks great over a sleeveless

or short sleeve top, with a pair of

shorts, crops, skirt, jeans or even a

simple dress. You will learn to work

with cables, short rows, seaming and

picking up stitches. Easy Plus (CK).

$46 plus Ella Rae Booklet #109

Saturdays, June 4, 18, July 9 & 23

12 p.m.-2 p.m.

Cap Sleeve Cardi Vest

This easy top down cardi vest

can be knit in sizes from a

child’s 18 months size to an

adult 54". It is knit in a heavy

worsted (which makes it light

weight) or a bulky yarn on size

7 and 10 needles, so it knits up

very quickly. You will learn the

Irish Moss Stitch and picking up

stitches. Easy Plus (CK). $40

Mondays, June 6, 20 & July 18 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Sundays, June 12, 26 & July 10 12 p.m.-2 p.m.

Register by calling 763-391-7700, or online at www.Amazing-Threads.com 7


Summer 2011 Class Schedule

Petange/Pesapallo Cabled Vest

Do you enjoy making cables or are you new to them

Either way, this the perfect

vest for you. This vest with

cables running up both sides,

can be knit in a worsted or

chunky weight and makes

a great addition to every

wardrobe. Come learn and

practice increases, decreases,

and work cables, pockets and

seams. Easy Plus (CK). $36

plus booklet 309

Wednesdays, June 15, 29

& July 13 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Simple Summer Shell

Let’s think warm weather

and knit this easy top in a

great cotton. This shell is

started at the bottom and

knit in the round until it is

time to begin the V-neck

and extended shoulder

shaping. This results in

minimal finishing. You will

be knitting in the round,

doing increases, decreases,

picking up stitches and seaming. Easy Plus (CK). $50

Saturdays, June 18, 25, July 9 & 23 2 p.m.-4 p.m.

Aggie Lace Sweater

This lace sweater is

that sweater that will

become your “grab

and go” garment

in any season. This

sweater just has that

casual, comfy but

sophisticated look.

Come learn the

Turkish stitch, while

doing simple increase,

decrease, short row shaping and seaming. Easy Plus

(CK). $48 plus Ella Rae Rimini booklet

Thursdays, June 23,

July 14, 28 & August 11

6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Kemari

Have you had the chance to

knit with Berroco’s Weekend

yet If not, why not try this

cute pattern from Berroco’s

Weekend Chunky This short

sweater with 3/4 length sleeves

looks like garments from J

Jill and Coldwater Creek, has

seams on the outside, and

knits up quickly on size 10-

1/2 needles. So come to learn

and master increases, decreases, picking up stitches and

seaming. Intermediate (CK). $46 plus booklet

Mondays, June 27, July 11, 25 &

August 8

6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Saturdays, August 13, 27,

October 1 & 8

12 p.m.-2 p.m.

Babies & Bears Sweater

for Infant, Toddler or Children Size

This darling, hooded

baby sweater is the

perfect “new baby”

gift. This easy sweater

is quick to knit with

minimal finishing

and you “can’t knit

just one.” You will

learn increases,

decreases, picking up stitches, and the Kitchener stitch

for finishing. This is cute in any solid or self striping

yarn. Easy Plus (YE). $40

Wednesdays, July 6, 20 & August 3 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Sorrel Vest

Love the look of cables This

vest made out of a chunky

merino tweed is classic but

fun and can be worn with

jeans or dressed up! Come

learn cables, increases,

decreases and seaming.

Easy Plus (CK).

$46 plus booklet

Wednesdays, July 20,

August 3, 17 & 31

6 p.m.-8 p.m.

8 Register by calling 763-391-7700, or online at www.Amazing-Threads.com


Summer 2011 Class Schedule

Shadow Vest

Straight off the

runway, this

show-stopping

piece was inspired

by recent couture

themes. Shadow

is an over-sized

vest that can be

styled and draped

in innumerable

ways: Belt it,

pin it, or wear it open and create a look that’s entirely

you. Textured Seed stitch on large needles creates a

crepe-like fabric that drapes and folds beautifully for

a truly sophisticated result. Accented with cables and

slip-stitch details, Shadow, is a quick knit that will keep

your attention both in progress and after completion!

The perfect coordinating separate for any season, it’s

the piece you’re going to reach for again and again. You

will learn cables, seed stitch, slip stitch and shaping. All

you need to know before class is how to knit and purl.

Easy Plus (LJ). $38 plus Heichi pattern booklet

Wednesdays, July 13,

August 3 & 24

6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Nicole or Nia

Need a light shrug Try Nicole or Nia which are the

same shrug in two lengths. Both are simple to knit and

cute to wear. The secret in these feminine, drapey, 2

rectangle shrugs is the way they are sewn together and

constructed. Learn a simple lace pattern and seaming.

Easy Plus (CK). $38 plus Sublime Booklet 650

Sundays, July 24, August 7 & 21 12 p.m.-2 p.m.

Quick Baby Sweater

Have a special

little someone

arriving soon or

just like to keep

a baby gift on

hand Why not

try this darling

top down baby

sweater Knit

it with the ruffle for a little girl or without for a little

boy. In this class you will be doing simple increases

and button holes. Perfect for knitting your FIRST

SWEATER. Easy (CK). $38

Saturdays, July 30, August 6 & 13 2 p.m.-4 p.m.

Medium Weight

Pullover

This cute Knitbot pattern is

knit with worsted weight yarn,

on size 10.5 needles, from the

neck down. You will learn left

and right increases and simple

shaping decrease. What a great

piece to wear alone or as a

layering piece! Easy Plus (CK).

$50

Mondays, August 1, 15, 29 &

September 12

6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Sundays, August 7, 21,

September 11 & 25

2 p.m.-4 p.m.

Tea Party Cardi

Have you seen the new

Spud & Chloë worsted

weight yarn It is luscious

to knit with and to think

that it is machine washable.

This little cardigan is a

great project and knits

up quickly! Come learn

increases, decreases, how to

pick up stitches and how to

sew a raglan sleeve sweater

together. Easy Plus (CK). $50

Thursdays, August 25,

September 8, 29 & October 13 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Register by calling 763-391-7700, or online at www.Amazing-Threads.com 9


Summer 2011 Class Schedule

Classes have been spaced apart to

ensure that every knitter has ample

opportunity to complete their

project within the class structure.

Lacy Hoodie

Tired of your hoodie sweater

Why not try this top down

cardigan with a lace panel

This sweater will be a great

addition to any wardrobe

and can be worn with a pair

of dress pants or skirt to the

office or for play with a pair

of jeans. Come learn to read

a chart for the lace panel,

simple increases, decreases,

pockets, and picking up

stitches. The sample is knit in Berroco’s Remix which is

a great all season fiber. Intermediate (CK). $50

Saturdays, September 10,

October 1, 15 & 29

2 p.m-4 p.m.

Men’s Beagle Sweater By Norah Gaughan

This perfect men’s sweater is a simple knit with a big

result. The Beagle

is a classic Gansey

with easy to follow

texture patterns that

will entertain you

and add just enough

interest for the wary

sweater wearer. Knit

in Berroco’s Vintage

it is an economical

knit that you can

finish by the gift

giving season. You

will love that this

yarn is “machine

washable.” This is a great sweater project. You will learn

decreases, increases, seaming, and picking up stitches

to finish this sweater. Easy Plus (NW). $46 plus

Norah Gaughan Men’s booklet

Wednesdays, September 14, 28,

October 26 & November 2 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

BAGS AND Totes

Fair Isle Felted Bag

Learn Fair Isle knitting

(stranded 2 color knitting)

while creating a bag that

will be felted. Felting

shrinks away differences

in tension and gauge as

well as minor mistakes.

This is the perfect class

for learning stranded

two color knitting.

Make a fluted or straight bag. The finished size is

approximately 13.5" tall and 14" wide. It will be a

great bag to carry knitting and more.

Easy Plus (LJ). $40

Wednesdays, July 20,

August 10 & 17

6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Gifts AND Toys

Spud & Chloe Sheep at the Farm

This sheep is a must to knit if

you like to create animals. The

star of the book makes a cute

gift for that special child in

your life or put it where you

are constantly reminded of the

craft you love. Learn the stitch

that makes the sheep’s coat so

wonderful. Easy Plus (YE).

$36 plus book

Saturdays, July 23,

August 6 & 20

12 p.m.-2 p.m.

Classes are supported by yarn

purchased at Amazing Threads.

Please stop in before class to

urchase supplies and receive

10% off yarn for your class.

10 Register by calling 763-391-7700, or online at www.Amazing-Threads.com

More magazines by this user
Similar magazines