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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.

 
 

BEGINNING KNITTING
4 Sessions $100
Begins Tuesday, January 23, 6:30-9pm or
Begins Saturday, February 3, 9:30am-12pm or
Begins Wednesday, April 4, 6:30-9pm
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, SAMPLER YARN AND BOOK PROVIDED.

THE SWEATER CLASS
4 Sessions $80
Begins Thursday, February 1, 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 the start of class. BEGINNING KNITTING CLASS OR DEMONSTRATED ABILITY WITH TEACHER APPROVAL REQUIRED.

KNIT SOME FUN GLOVES
3 Sessions $80
Begins Wednesday, February 14, 6:30-9pm
Sharon Dalebout, instructor
Yes, you can make a pair of gloves. These gloves are simple to make, yet impressive to look at. Join us to learn some new skills and you will gain a great pair of gloves as well.
MATERIALS PROVIDED. INTERMEDIATE KNITTING SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE ON DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES REQUIRED.

INTARSIA HAT
3 Sessions $65
Begins Saturday, February 17, 1:30-4pm
Sharon Dalebout, instructor
Perhaps you have heard it called Tapestry Color Knitting. Whichever, you will learn the skills to knit blocks of color without stranding and have a cute hat to show for it.
ADVANCED BEGINNING KNITTING SKILLS REQUIRED.

CIRCULARITY
3 Sessions $70
Begins Tuesday, March 6, 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 cuffs. Then we’ll explore “magic loop”, working on two needles and other circular needle tricks. Bring your adventurous spirit.
BEGINNING KNITTING SKILLS REQUIRED.

Turkish Bed SocksTURKISH BED SOCKS
3 Sessions $75
Begins Thursday, March 8, 6:30-9pm
Margaret Tullis, instructor
These slipper socks will find a way into a 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.

SLIP STITCH/MOSAIC KNITTING
2 Sessions $50
Thursday, March 15 & 22, 6-8pm
Roxana Bartlett, instructor
Make a cowl using this incredibly easy technique that makes complex looking patterns while using only one yarn at a time. BEGINNING KNITTING SKILLS REQUIRED.

THE WONDERFUL WALLABY
4 Sessions $85
Begins Thursday, April 5, 1-3pm
Roxana Bartlett, instructor
Many years ago Carol Anderson of Cottage Creations designed a great, super useful sweater she called the “Wallaby”. It has everything a child or adult could want in a “comfort” sweater—easy fit, pouch pocket, and a hood with no sewing. A fun puzzle of a pattern to work. Pattern included. BEGINNING KNITTING SKILLS REQUIRED.

PROBLEM SOLVING 101
1 Session $30
Saturday, April 21, 10am-12pm
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 concentrating on the most common mistakes that happen in knitting and
the most efficient ways to fix them.

COMMUNITY KNITTING
3RD TUESDAY OF THE MONTH $5 DONATION
January 16, February 20, March 20 & April 17, 7-8:30pm
Roxana Bartlett, instructor
We are happy knitters dedicated to helping children in need in our area. We donate our knitting to Clinica, ECHO House, and Sister Carmen Center. Every month we do a different project – check our website for more information. We are always eager to have new members. Come and join in the fun! http://groups.yahoo.com/group/communityknitting/

SHUTTLES SPIN-IN & KNIT-IN
Held the first Monday of the month.
Spin-In & Knit-In will be February 5, March 5, April 2, 7-9:30pm. Bring your wheel and/or needles and join other knitters & spinners in an evening of good company.

SWEATER DOCTOR IS IN
45 Minutes $25 or Bring a Friend, 2 for $40
Wednesday, 12–4pm or
Saturday, 10am–12pm
YOU MUST CALL TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT.
Roxana Bartlett, instructor
Is there an ailing sweater project in your life? A pattern suffering 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

CROCHET

BEGINNING CROCHET
4 Sessions $95
Begins Thursday, February 1, 6:30-9pm or
Begins Tuesday, April 10, 1-3:30pm
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 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
Special Holiday Shopping Hours
Sunday, December 24, from 1 - 3pm

Holiday Closures:
Monday, December 25, Christmas Day
Monday, January 1, New Year’s Day
Tuesday, January 2, Closed for Inventory

We accept: Visa/MasterCard/Discover

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ROCK DAY EVENING
SPIN IN, KNIT IN AND POTLUCK

Rock Day, Thursday, January 4, 6:30-9:30pm
Come celebrate the New Year with a potluck knit and spin in. All spinners and knitters are welcome. Just bring a dish to share and your own table service. Coffee, tea, and sweets will be provided by Shuttles. Come one, come all! Rock Day or St. Distaff ’s Day traditionally comes the day after Twelfth Night. This is the day spinners go back to work after Christmas.

WORKSHOPS & EVENTS
ClothRoads Trunk Show
January 26 & 27. Find out more...
Freedom of Expression: Painting Warps on Loom
February 17-19. Find out more...
Booties, Bonnets, Bibs & Toys Contest
March 3 entries due. Find out more...
A Night Out at Shuttles for Weavers
April 4. Find out more...
Elizabeth Johnston & Martha Owen
May 16 - 20. Find out more...

SHUTTLES SPIN IN & KNIT IN
Bring your wheel and/or needles and join other knitters & spinners in an evening of good company. Held the first Monday of the month starting February 5. Find out more...

COMMUNITY KNITTING
3rd Tuesday of the month starting January 16
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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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