We have some fun new classes in store for you! Call or come in to Harmony to register…
Children’s Sewing—This is a great class for kids who want to learn to sew (beginners and beyond!) Projects may include: pillowcase, pajama pants, backpack, apron and much, much more! Students will purchase all fabric; a 20% discount for supplies offered at Harmony with class registration. Two classes available: 2:30-3:30; 3:30-4:30
Fridays in January: 8, 15, 22, 29
Fridays in February: 19,26
Fridays in March: 4, 11, 18, 25
$50 January, March; $25 February
Adults’ Sewing—If you are interested in an adult class, private or group lesson taught by Ashley, contact Harmony for details.
Kids’ Knit & Crochet Club—Come join the Harmony Kids’ Knit & Crochet Club! Allison Baker will provide guidance and encouragement to help you start and finish fun projects. Basic knitting or crochet skills preferred, but will be taught if needed. For motivated kids age 10 and up. (20% off supplies with dues!) Fridays, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
January 22, 29
February 5, 12, 19, 26
March 4, 11, 18, 25
April 1, 15, 22, 29
$5 January; $10 Feb, March, & April
Beginning Crochet—Learn the basics of crochet while making a lovely flower pin. Basic stitches such as chain, slip stitch, single crochet, half-double crochet and double crochet will be taught. Bring one skein worsted weight yarn in desired flower color, and 1 size H/8 5.0mm crochet hook. Each participant will receive a muslin drawstring bag and course folder with illustrated instructions. Green yarn will be provided for the leaves, if desired.
Saturday January 30, 1-3 p.m.
Saturday March 5, 1-3 p.m.
Valentine Workshop for Kids!—Come make vintage-inspired Valentine cards and decorations. We will even have a Valentine treat! Two sessions offered for ages 7 and up.
Friday February 5, 2-3; 3:30-4:30
French Macarons—Back by popular demand! Come taste and learn to make macarons from Florine, our French pastry expert . Florine will teach puff pastry (eclairs and chouquettes) March 19–see below!
Saturday February 6, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Crochet Heart Sachet Workshop—Finish a lavender-filled crochet heart sachet just in time for Valentine’s Day! Supplies kit includes DK weight yarn, wool stuffing, and dried lavender. Students need to have basic crochet skills and bring a size D/3 3.25mm crochet hook. *If you want to provide your own yarn, stuffing, and lavender, class costs $10; contact instructor for details.
Saturday February 6, 3:00-5:30 p.m.
Baking with Jane: Danish Pastry—Practically every bakery, supermarket, and gas station in America sells Danish—but Danish that has been sitting around! The most convincing arguments for baking it at home are pulling this ethereal pastry directly from the oven and then feeling smug that YOU DID IT! Come and learn how.
Saturday, February 20, 10:00 a.m.
Traditional Granny Square Class—Learn to crochet a timeless classic. Class will cover methods of circular crochet motifs, changing colors, weaving in ends as you go, and joining techniques. Basic crochet skills required. Bring several different colors of DK or worsted weight yarn, size F/5 3.75 mm crochet hook (DK) or size H/8 5.0 mm hook (worsted weight), scissors, and a tapestry needle.
Saturday February 20, 1-3 p.m.
Saturday March 26, 3-5 p.m.
Sunburst Granny Square Class—Learn to crochet a fun variation on the traditional granny square! Class will cover different methods of beginning circular crochet motifs, changing colors, weaving in ends as you go, principles of flatness, and joining techniques. Basic crochet skills required. Bring several different colors of worsted weight yarn, a size G/6 4.0 mm crochet hook, scissors and a blunt tapestry needle. Pattern will be provided.
Saturday, February 20, 3-5 p.m.
Knitting Socks Toe-Up Two-at-a-Time—Instruction and pattern for knitting socks toe up, two at a time (including how to ease the pain of fiddly toes, heels, and bind off). Supplies: 48” circular needles, size 2 (size 3 if you knit really tight) and 100 grams sock yarn.
Thursdays, Feb. 25, March 10 & 24, 12-1:30 p.m.
Knitting Christmas Stockings (in time for Christmas!)—Instruction & pattern for knitting cabled Christmas stockings (bonus: mini Christmas tree ornament pattern). Supplies: 48” circular needles, size 8 or 9 and 100 g worsted-weight yarn (1 or 2 colors).
Thursdays, Feb. 25, March 10 & 24, 1:30-3 p.m.
Beginning Continental Knitting for Adults—We will learn basic knitting and purling in the Continental style of knitting. We will also learn a basic cast-on and cast-off. We will use our new skills to make a dishcloth and a cute cowl. One skein of dishcloth yarn will be provided by instructor. Students bring: one or two skeins (200 yards) Aran-weight yarn, a 16” size 8 circular knitting needle, a tapestry needle, scissors, measuring tape or ruler, knitting ring place markers, and a pen.
Saturdays Feb. 27, March 5 & 12, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Loving Color Through Fair Isle Knitting—You will learn this skill with your hands, mind, and heart as we demystify stranded knitting, study color possibilities, hold needles while negotiating more than one color of yarn, read a Fair Isle pattern chart, and learn finishing technique. Learning these skills have brought me great joy over the years and I am excited to share them with you. Ability to knit in the round will help. Supplies: Fair Isle Arm Warmers pattern by Erika Westerop-Cello Knits (free Ravely download); 5 skeins of sport/DK weight yarn in a variety of colors (Quince & Co. Chickadee or Rowan Felted Tweed DK are perfect ); needles: a set of size 2 DPN or long circulars for magic loop. (A “tight knitter” may need a size 3.) A tapestry needle is helpful for weaving in ends.
Saturdays March 5 & 12, 3-5 p.m.
Dyeing Yarn with Kool-Aid—Create a skein of beautiful, bright yarn using Kool-Aid, a legitimate dye-stuff often used because it is non-toxic. One skein undyed natural wool yarn and Kool-Aid packets provided. Class size limited to four.
Saturday, March 12, 1-2 p.m.
French Pastry with Florine: Puff pastry—Come learn to bake different varieties of the famous French puff pastries: eclairs, cream puff, “chouquettes” with pearl sugar. Let’s bake together so I can share these delicious French recipes!
Saturday March 19, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Florine Roman
Entrelac Knitting: Headband—Students will learn to knit entrelac while making a beautiful head band. Other techniques we will employ are knitted I-Cord and backwards knitting. Supplies: a 50 gram ball of worsted yarn, size 7 or 8 knitting needles (straight or circular) plus same size double pointed needles.
Saturdays, March 19 & 26, 1-3 p.m.
Knitting wire and beads: Earrings—Students will learn to knit with wire, adding beads for embellishment. We will make a pair of earrings, exploring several shapes. Students should bring a pair of metal knitting needles, size 3 or 4, and reading glasses if applicable (the beads are tiny!) Instructor will provide all other materials included in class fee.
Saturday March 26, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Winter Knit Nights, 8-9:30 p.m.
Join in our free and fabulous festivities—treats and surprises, too!
Payment required to secure class; phone registrations encouraged!
20% off fabric, patterns, and yarn with paid class tuition.
Full refund available up to one week prior to class.