Beginning Continental Knitting for Adults – Learn basic knitting and purling stitches in the Continental style, a very fluid and enjoyable method of knitting. We will also learn a basic cast-on and cast-off and fundamental pattern-reading skills to make a useful dishcloth and a cute cowl. Student provides: 1- size 8 24” circular needle, ~200 yards of Aran-weight yarn, basic knitting supplies (scissors, measuring tape, blunt-tipped metal darning needle, stitch markers, pen or pencil, sticky notes). Dishcloth yarn provided.
Saturdays September 28 + October 5 and 12, 11:30a – 1:30p | JoLene McQueen | $60
Brioche Knitting 2.0 – Build upon skills learned in Beginning Brioche Knitting to include brioche increases and decreases and the two-color Italian cast on. Must have completed a beginning brioche class or should be comfortable knitting brioche in one color and two, in the flat and in the round. Bring at least 2 colors of worsted weight yarn (totaling 200 yards) and size 5 or 6 24” circular needles as well as basic knitting notions: scissors, stitch markers, blunt tapestry needle, pen or pencil—sticky notes are helpful!
Saturdays September 28 + October 5, 2 – 4 p | JoLene McQueen | $45
Beginning Crochet – Learn crochet basics (chain, slip stitch, single crochet, half-double crochet and double crochet) while making a lovely flower pin. Students receive a muslin drawstring bag and folder with illustrated instructions. Class size limited to 4! Materials: One skein worsted weight yarn for flower and a size H/8 5.0mm hook. Green leaf yarn is provided.
Saturday September 28, 4-6p | Allison Baker | $25
Saturday October 26, 4-6p | Allison Baker | $25
Beginning Kids Sewing – Come learn the basics of sewing, including hand and machine techniques. Projects may include pincushion, skirt, purse, stuffed llama, and pillows! Inquire in the shop for supplies list. Teacher’s IG is @littlesewingbasket
October 3 and 17, 4-5:45 p | Lori Volmar | $55
November 7 and 21, 4-5:45 p | Lori Volmar | $55
December 5 and 19, 4-5:45 p | Lori Volmar | $55
Punch Needle Embroidery – Punch needle embroidery is a fun and easy folk craft that has recently gained popularity. In this workshop you will not only learn the basics of how to use your punch needle tool but also how to create designs of your own. Student provides: a size 10 oxford punch needle, monk cloth, wooden frame, small scissors, worsted or aran weight yarn.
Thursday, October 3, 6-8p | Mirielle Sanford | $25
Granny Squares – Learn to crochet a timeless classic. We will learn circular crochet motifs, changing colors, weaving in ends as you go, and basic joining techniques. Pattern provided. Basic crochet skills required. Student provides several colors of DK or worsted weight yarn, size F/5 3.75mm hook (DK) or size H/8 5.00 mm hook (worsted), scissors, and tapestry needle.
Saturday October 12, 2-4p | Allison Baker | $15
Saturday November 2, 2-4p | Allison Baker | $15
Cooking with Jane: Surprises! – “The way I like to cook is to put something unexpected, something surprising in every dish, so even if you thnk you know the dish, there will be something there that you’re going to taste and say, ‘Oh! Oh, I didn’t know that would be there’ ”—Dorie Greenspan. I cook like Dorie. This class is all about surprises in food, from desserts to mains. Can you taste the unexpected?
Saturday, October 19, 10-11a | Jane Wise | $15
Beginning Brioche Knitting – Welcome to the wild and wonderful world of Brioche knitting, a technique that makes a reversible knit fabric! We will learn how to do the basic brioche stitches and get comfortable working with one color and two colors, working flat and in the round. Student provides: For scarf—About 400 yards each of 2 colors of worsted weight yarn, 1-24” size 7 circular needle with pointy tips. For cowl— About 100 yards each of 2 colors of bulky yarn, 1-24” size 11 circular needles with pointy tips. Bring scissors, stitch markers, a metal blunt-tipped tapestry needle, sticky notes, pencil, measuring tape, etc.
Saturdays October 26 + November 2 and 9, 11:30a – 1:30p | JoLene McQueen | $60
Granny Squares 2.0 – This class will focus on different ways to join crochet squares with patterns for simple to complex edgings for finishing your blanket and a thorough discussion of weaving in ends. Patterns provided. Basic crochet skills required. Student brings at least 4 equal-sized, finished squares of crochet, yarn to work with, and a crochet hook.
Saturday November 2, 4-6p | Allison Baker | $15
Snowflake Ornament Workshop – Attend this workshop and leave with a vintage-style heirloom ornament! Supplies are provided so you can crochet, starch, and pin-dry a snowflake in time for the winter holidays. Pattern, white bedspread-weight cotton yarn, fabric stiffener, pins, and blocking board are provided. Basic crochet skills required—no exceptions. Bring a steel crochet hook size 6 (1.80mm).
Saturday, November 9, 2-6p | Allison Baker | $20
Scandiwork Slipper Workshop – These quick-to-knit, lightly-felted slippers are a perfect crash course in colorwork. Come learn to make a striking pair of Norwegian mittens for your feet that are fun to wear and make excellent Christmas gifts. We hope to finish a complete slipper during the workshop. Bring a snack lunch to go with a Scandinavian Pepperkaker or Julekake provided by Kristin! Supplies: one of Kristin’s slipper patterns *(sold on Ravelry), 2 skeins Owl yarn (or DK-weight), and DPNs to get gauge: 24 st/4 inches for med, 25/26 st/4 inches for large, 22 st/4 inches for small. *Code for 20% off pattern at sign-up.
Saturday, November 16, 9a – 3p | Kristin Drysdale | $50
Tapestry Colorwork Crochet – Ever wondered how to achieve colorwork while crocheting? Learn the basic techniques of tapestry crochet while making a pin cushion. Tapestry crochet creates a dense, sturdy fabric perfect for structured items like bowls, boxes, and bags and opens a new world of color and pattern possibilities. Pin cushion pattern provided. Basic crochet skills required.
Saturday, November 16, 4-6p | Allison Baker | $20
Morning Makers – Second + Fourth Tuesday of the Month | 11a – 12:30p | Free for all
Autumn Knit Nights – First Thursday of the month | Oct 3, Nov 7, Dec 5 | 8p | Free for all
Class Policies – No refunds one week prior to class | Classes subject to cancellation if minimum enrollment isn’t met | 20% off class supplies at Harmony!