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Learning to knit and crochet will give you a lifetime of pleasure and relaxation. We have classes to help you create everything from mittens to hats to socks and the techniques to take them from ordinary to hip.

 
 

UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED, BEGINNING KNITTING SKILLS ARE REQUIRED.

BEGINNING KNITTING
4 Sessions $100
Begins Thursday, May 9, 6:30-9pm or
Begins Tuesday, June 11, 6:30-9pm or
Begins Saturday, July 6, 9:30am-12noon or
Begins Monday, August 5, 1-3:30pm
Margaret Tullis, instructor
Learn to knit! Knitting warm, comfortable, attractive clothing is calming to the mind and soothing to the spirit (and fun).This class covers needles, yarns and basic stitches with lots of time to practice, ask questions and discover the joy of this ancient craft. We will also make a hat! (Hat uses #10 ½ 16” circular needles and bulky yarn to be provided by student.) STRAIGHT NEEDLES AND SAMPLER YARN INCLUDED.

THE SWEATER CLASS
4 Sessions $80
Monday, June 17, 1-3:30pm
Roxana Bartlett, instructor
Knit a sweater that fits, feels wonderful and looks great! Choose a pattern from the Knitting 2 Book and we will help you find the right yarn, review techniques and make sure you understand the instructions while you knit your sweater. You must stop by and select your pattern and yarn at least ONE WEEK before start of class. BEGINNING KNITTING CLASS OR DEMONSTRATED ABILITY WITH TEACHER APPROVAL REQUIRED.

CIRCULARITY
3 Sessions $65
Begins Wednesday, July 10, 6:30-9pm
Margaret Tullis, instructor
Knitting in the round…what’s it all about? Getting comfortable with double pointed needles will be our first goal. We’ll knit some cuff s. Then we’ll explore “magic loop”, working on two needles and other circular needle tricks. Bring your adventurous spirit. BEGINNING KNITTING SKILLS REQUIRED.

TWO COLOR BRIOCHE RIB
3 Sessions $70
Thursday, July 11, 1:30-4pm
Sally Kuhn, instructor
Brioche is all the rage, and why not? The beautiful colors and intriguing designs are what take our breath away when we see it. Our exploration will include the basic rib stitch using two colors, increasing, decreasing, casting on and binding off . The class project will be a hat in two contrasting colors of Cascade 220 wool yarn. BEGINNING KNITTING SKILLS REQUIRED.

TURKISH BED SOCKS
3 Sessions $70
Begins Saturday, July 20, 1-3:30pm
Margaret Tullis, instructor
These slipper socks will find a way into your project bag. A great way to use a special ball of sock yarn (about 200 yards), it’s all about clever construction. We will start with the Churchmouse pattern and also explore a toe-up version, including short row toe and more interesting techniques and cuff possibilities. They make a great gift after you have enough pairs for yourself. Churchmouse pattern included. BEGINNING KNITTING SKILLS REQUIRED.

PROBLEM SOLVING 101
1 Session $30
Monday, July 29, 1-3pm
Roxana Bartlett, instructor
Are you still uncertain about the proper way to pick up a dropped stitch? Still not sure about the proper stitch mount? Have you never learned to “un-knit” in both directions? Discover holes and don’t know how they got there? This is the class for you! We will spend two hours focused on the most common mistakes that happen in knitting and the most
efficient ways to fix them.

SWEATER DOCTOR IS IN
45 Minutes $25 or Bring a Friend, 2 for $40
Wednesday, Noon–4pm or
Saturday, 10am–Noon
YOU MUST CALL TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT.
Roxana Bartlett, instructor
Is there an ailing sweater project in your life? A pattern suff ering from confusion? Do you need a review of some basics? Want to conquer the dreaded dropped stitch and other problems? This is an opportunity to focus on your own knitting goals in a private or
semi-private session. AGES 8-80

Community Knitting
Last meeting before the summer break!
Tuesday, May 21, 7–8:30pm
Roxana Bartlett, instructor
Over the summer we will be knitting a vest and matching hat. Pattern and yarn will be given out at this meeting, as well as any patterns that you might have missed but would like to make. Please join us and have a great knitting project to keep your fingers busy over the summer! We happily help keep warm the children at ECHO House, Children’s Alley, Clinica, and Sister Carmen Center.
Web site: groups.yahoo.com/group/communityknitting/


CROCHET

BEGINNING CROCHET
4 Sessions $95
Begins Tuesday, July 9, 6:30-9pm
Margaret Tullis, instructor
Discover the versatility and usefulness of crochet. Learn basic crochet stitches and how to read patterns. Several small projects will be made, including a hat. (Hat uses worsted weight yarn to be provided by the student.) BOOK, HOOK AND SAMPLER YARN PROVIDED.

CROCHET FOR FINGERS AND TOES
3 Sessions $70
Begins Wednesday, August 14, 6:30-9pm
Margaret Tullis, instructor
We’ll start with stitches appropriate for cuffs (wristers or legwarmers?) and then move on to feet and hands. This class is all about working in the round. BEGINNING CROCHET SKILLS REQUIRED. PLEASE BRING ANY HOOKS YOU MAY HAVE.

CROCHET CLINIC
45 Minutes $25
Any Tuesday or Thursday, 11am–4pm
YOU MUST CALL TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT
Margaret Tullis, instructor
Do you have crochet questions? Are you stuck on a project? Need help understanding directions? Want help starting a new project or finishing an old one? Crochet clinic is the answer. Bring your projects and problems, and we will talk crochet.

 

 
Learn to Knit

 

We are conveniently located in the
Table Mesa Shopping Center
635 South Broadway, Unit E, Boulder, CO 80305

Tel: (303) 494-1071 Fax: (303) 554-6593
Email: shuttles@shuttlesspindlesandskeins.com

Hours: Mon. 12-6, Tues. - Sat. 10-6 Closed Sundays
Holiday Closures:
Monday, May 27, Memorial Day
Thursday, July 4, Independence Day
Monday, September 2, Labor Day


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WORKSHOPS & EVENTS
ESTES PARK WOOL MARKET - JUNE 8 & 9
Stop by our booth and say Hi!

KATE LARSON WORKSHOP - JULY 13 & 14
SELF-CARE: ENERGY STYLE! - AUGUST 10
YARN ALONG THE ROCKIES - AUGUST 17-25
KIDS SUMMER CLASSES

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New Contest:Table Toppers!
Show off your best fiber table accessories, runners, napkins, bread baskets, trivets, and more.
Entries due: Saturday, July 20
Show: Tuesday, July 23 through Saturday, August 3
Pickup: Tuesday, August 6

Shuttles Spin-In & Knit-In
1st Monday of the month
May 6, June 3, July 1, August 5, 7–9:30pm
Bring your wheel and/or needles and join other knitters and
spinners in an evening of good company.

Community Knitting
Last meeting before the summer break!
Tuesday, May 21, 7–8:30pm
Roxana Bartlett, instructor
Over the summer we will be knitting a vest and matching hat. Pattern and yarn will be given out at this meeting, as well as any patterns that you might have missed but would like to make. Please join us and have a great knitting project to keep your fingers busy over the summer! Find out more...

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Shuttles, Spindles & Skeins, Inc • Located in the Table Mesa Shopping Center 635 South Broadway, Unit E, Boulder, CO 80305
TEL (303) 494-1071 FAX (303) 554-6593 Open Mon. 12-6, Tues. - Sat. 10-6 Visa/MasterCard/Discover


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SUPPLIES: YARN | WEAVING | SPINNING | KNITTING | BOOKS | POLICIES & PERKS | MAP TO STORE | SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER | VIEW OUR STORE | HOME |
CLASSES:  WEAVING | SPINNING | KNITTING | CRAFTS | WORKSHOPS & EVENTS | REGISTRATION | INSTRUCTORS
 | PRINT CLASS SCHEDULE | CLASS PHOTOS |