We are doing our best to provide the appropriate classes at different times of the day in order to accommodate as many of our customers as possible. If you have any preferred class times or ideas for a specific class, please let us know! We would be happy to have the feedback and it allows us to provide the educational classes that our customers are looking for and desire.


                            Private lessons available. Please contact us for more information and rates.

IMPORTANT TO NOTE: We are available at no cost to assist you on any of your projects during our regular business hours, but you should be prepared for interruptions as other customers may also require our attention .

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*Classes must be paid for in advance unless previous arrangements have been made.

*It would be ideal if you could stop into Knitology and pick up the necessary class supplies before class day. A class supply list will be provided with paid class tuition, This will allow for an uninterrupted class experience and allow the instructors to start the classes on time.

 $20 + Supplies purchased from Knitology





Class: Introduction to Fair Isle  

 

Instructor: Jill Bigelow Suttell

Description: This hat is an introduction to Fair Isle. It will teach you to work with yarn in both hands, knitting English and Continental style. You will also learn how to read a chart with colors. You will also get tips to personalize your hat, including cable ribbing and casting on with 2 colors.

 

Course Schedule: Saturday, March 10 from 4 -6.   

Prerequisites:  Students must be able to knit, purl, and cast on without supervision.

 

Materials Needed:  

Worsted weight wool yarn: 1 -  125 yd. skein for each color (4 total).

Needles: size 7 and 8, 16” circular needle or size needed to obtain gauge

 

HOMEWORK:

 Cast on 96 stitches
withsmaller needle.  Place marker and begin K2, P2 ribbing.  Knit until ribbing measures 1 ½ - 2” or to desired measurement. Type your paragraph here.

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$30 + Supplies purchased from Knitology


​Class:   Rikaart by Megi Burcl 
Instructor:  Michele Heckman 
Description: Rikaart is a cowl, knit in garter stitch using multidirectional knitting and modular knitting. 
Course Schedule: This course will be taught in four three-hour sessions: 
 Mondays, March 5, 12, 19 and 26 from 3 to 6 pm 
Skill Level:  Advanced beginner 
Prerequisites: Knowledge and experience in basic knitting skills; i.e.: increases, casting on and binding off.  You will be provided with assistance with making directional increases, picking up stitches and weaving in ends using a duplicate stitch.  You will also learn a slightly different way to carry the unused color up the side. 
Materials needed: Yarn:  mini skein pack of fingering weight yarn containing six colors.  You will need about 80 grams of each color. 
Needles:  Two 24-inch circular needles size 6 
Pattern:  Rikaart by Megi Burcl.  Available on ravelry.com; can be purchased at Knitology. 
Miscellaneous:  tapestry needle for weaving in ends, stitch markers, scissors. ​

 $40 + Supplies purchased from Knitology



Class: Mitered Square Basics

Instructor: Jill Bigelow Suttell

Description: Mitered Squares are created by casting-
onstitchesfor two sides of the square and making double decreases in the center to create the other two sides. Each square is joined onto the previous one so little to no sewing is involved. Two methods of double decrease, pick up and knit stitches, combining cast on and picked up stitches, and chart reading will be covered in class.

 

Course Schedule: Tuesday, March 20 and 27 from 1 -3

Prerequisites: Students must be able to knit, purl, and cast on without supervision.

Materials Needed:  

Worsted weight wool yarn: 50 yards for practice; 125 yards of 3
colorssport weight for
scarf (pattern provided).

Needles: size 7 and 5 any type (straight,
circularordpn).   

 

HOMEWORK:

None required: 

We love our customers and we are here to provide you with the best service available! If you have a class suggestion, please feel free to fill out the form below and give us your input. It can be a level of class you would like to see or a project idea you think others may also be interested in. We will do our best to put together a class that is fun, informational and exciting.

 $45 + Supplies purchased from Knitology


Class:   Kauni Rainbow Cardigan by Ruth Sorenson 
Instructor:  Michele Heckman 
Description: This project utilizes a self-striping yarn with long color sequences and fair-isle or stranded knitting techniques to create a vibrant, colorful cardigan.   This is a great pattern for a first stranded knitting sweater because it employs this self-striping yarn, eliminating the need for frequent yarn changes.  The motif is very simple and easy to memorize. 
Course Schedule: This course will be an open-ended schedule.  After the first class, which will be structured, students will knit at their own pace, and receive timely support and instruction for each new step as it is approached. 
 We will meet on Fridays, beginning April 6th from 1 – 5 p.m. 
Skill Level:  Intermediate 
Prerequisites: Knowledge and experience in basic knitting skills; i.e.: increases, casting on and binding off.  You will be provided with assistance with stranded knitting, steeks, maintaining even tension, picking up stitches, buttonholes and creating a facing. 
Materials needed: Yarn:  Kauni Effektgarn, colorway EQ, 480 grams 
Needles:  US Size 3 and 4 circular needles, 40-inch or size needed to achieve gauge.  An extra size 4 double-pointed or short circular may be helpful in joining shoulder seams 
Pattern:  Kauni Rainbow Cardigan by Ruth Sorenson:  a rewritten version will be provided at the first class with permission of the author.  The original pattern is written in Danish and is available (for free) at http://ruts.dk/wpcontent/uploads/2016/12/kauni_opskrift.pdf 
Miscellaneous:  tapestry needle for weaving in ends, stitch markers, scissors, scrap yarn or stitch holders, measuring tape.  A sewing machine is used to stabilize the cut steek stitches; one will be provided during class times. Type your paragraph here.

$15 + Supplies purchased from Knitology


Class:   Thrummed Mittens 
Instructor:  Michele Heckman 
Description: Thrummed mittens have tiny bits of roving knit into them, making them exceptionally warm for our cold northern Michigan winters.  In addition, as the mittens are worn, the thrums will felt to the body of the mitten and to the shape of the wearer. 
Course Schedule: This course will be taught in one three-hour session:  Friday, March 2, 2018, 3-6 p.m. 
Skill Level:  Intermediate  
Prerequisites: Knowledge and experience in basic knitting skills; i.e.: increases, casting on and binding off, knitting through the back loop, knitting in the round.  Familiarity with mitten construction will be helpful. 
Materials needed: Yarn:  100 grams of worsted weight wool or alpaca  
Approx. 60 grams of roving, dyed if preferred, multiple colors if preferred 
Needles:  Needles to knit in the round in the method of your choice, US sizes 5 and 7   
Pattern:  will be distributed in class 
Miscellaneous:  crochet hook (size B or C or smaller), tapestry needle, stitch markers, stitch holder or scrap yarn, scissors. 
 
Preparation:   Knit the cuff:  Cast on 40 stitches with smaller needles and work in your preferred ribbing for your preferred length, usually 4-6 inches.  Change to larger needles and work 3 rounds in stockinette stitch.Type your paragraph here.