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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.

 
 

LOG CABIN BABY BLANKET
3 Sessions $60
Begins Thursday, September 7, 1–3pm
Roxana Bartlett, instructor
Have you just graduated from Beginning Knitting? Looking for another challenge but don’t feel up to tackling a sweater? This blanket might be just the thing! Fun to do, seamless, and as easy as “falling off a log”. BEGINNING KNITTING SKILLS REQUIRED.

BEGINNING KNITTING
4 Sessions $100
Begins Wednesday, September 13, 6:30–9pm or
Begins Tuesday, October 17, 6:30–9pm or
Begins Saturday, October 28, 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! (Size #10½ 16" circular needles and bulky yarn provided by student.)
STRAIGHT NEEDLES AND SAMPLER YARN PROVIDED.

THE MITTEN CLASS
2 Sessions $50
Sunday, September 24 & October 1, 1–3:30pm
Roxana Bartlett, instructor
Make three quick and easy, snug warm mittens–three different ways–by felting, cables and slip stitch techniques. BEGINNING KNITTING SKILLS REQUIRED—NO PREVIOUS
EXPERIENCE WITH DOUBLE POINTS REQUIRED.

KNIT SOME SOCKS
2 Sessions $50
Wednesday, September 27 & October 4, 6:30–9pm
Sharon Dalebout, instructor
Fall weather is on the way. It is time to start thinking about warmer clothing and gifts for the holidays. SOCKS ARE PERFECT. They are so much fun to knit and great to wear. Come and learn to knit a pair of socks and join the ranks of enthusiastic sock knitters.
INTERMEDIATE KNITTING SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE ON DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES REQUIRED.

THE WONDERFUL WALLABY
4 Sessions $85
Begins Monday, October 9, 1–3pm
Roxana Bartlett, instructor
Many years ago Carol Anderson of Cottage Creations designed a cozy, 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. Wonderful Wallaby pattern included. BEGINNING KNITTING SKILLS REQUIRED.

DOUBLE KNITTING
3 Sessions $60
Begins Saturday, October 14, 9:30am–12noon
Judith Taylor, instructor
Double knitting, DK, creates a double-sided knit fabric, totally reversible with identical design on each side. Differentiated side patterns can also be made using three colors or by design or quilting with the use of different ways of reversing the yarns. This class will learn traditional increasing, decreasing, circular and flat DK knitting techniques with a figured headband as the class project. Once done, we will move to newer design and configuration techniques now being developed or non-reversible DK. INTERMEDIATE KNITTING SKILLS REQUIRED.

SCANDANAVIAN SLIPPERS, CHILD’S SIZE
1 Day $85
Saturday, October 14, 9:30am–4:30pm
Laura Farson, instructor
Like sweaters for little feet, these Scandinavian designed slippers will delight. This pattern is for smaller feet, but the techniques apply to adult sizes as well. We’ll start with a two-strand version of Judy’s magic cast on, learn how to make right- and left-lifted increases, insert waste yarn, work with two colors in a round, decrease and pick up for cuffs.
INTERMEDIATE KNITTING SKILLS REQUIRED.

STRANDED COLOR KNITTING
4 Sessions $80
Begins Wednesday, October 18, 6:30–9pm
Sharon Dalebout, instructor
In this class you will learn the skills you need for stranded color knitting, sometimes called Fair Isle knitting. You will knit a hat and leave with your new hat and some new knitting skills. ADVANCED BEGINNING KNITTING SKILLS REQUIRED.

WHAT'S IN A SHAWL
3 Sessions $65
Begins Wednesday, October 18, 6:30–9pm
Margaret Tullis, instructor
Scarves have gotten bigger, more wrap-like, wonderful for a breezy evening. But where to start? How are shawls constructed? We’ll critique patterns and styles, talk color and fiber and come up with a design just for you. Learn how to knit a tab start and the magic of short rows. We will block some shawls and discuss methods for finishing. BEGINNING KNITTING SKILLS REQUIRED. PLEASE BRING ANY “STASH” YOU THINK YOU’D LIKE TO USE. WE’LL SEE HOW IT FITS YOUR STYLE.

THE SWEATER CLASS
4 Sessions $80
Begins Thursday, October 26, 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.

CIRCULARITY
3 Sessions $70
Begins Saturday, November 4, 9:30am–12noon
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.

PROBLEM SOLVING 101
1 Session $30
Sunday, November 12, 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 focusing on the most common mistakes that happen in knitting and the most efficient ways to fix them. BEGINNING KNITTING SKILLS REQUIRED.

TURKISH BED SOCKSTurkish Bed Socks
3 Sessions $75
Begins Tuesday, November 14, 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 (@ 200 yds.), 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.

COMMUNITY KNITTING
3RD TUESDAY OF THE MONTH $5 DONATION
September 19, October 17 & November 21, 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!
Web site: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/communityknitting/

SWEATER DOCTOR IS IN
45 Minutes $25 or Bring a Friend, 2 for $40
Wednesday, 12–4pm or
Saturday, 10am–12Noon
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, October 12, 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.) HOOK AND SAMPLER YARN PROVIDED.

CROCHET 2
3 Sessions $65
Begins Monday, December 4, 1–3:30pm
Margaret Tullis, instructor
Beyond the first stitches– What do you want to make? Come be inspired for new projects. Each class will delve into a different type of crochet: stitch patterns with emphasis on pattern reading (perhaps a scarf?), color work tapestry (a hat or a bag?) and mysterious Tunisian. We’ll do it with 2 colors and an oversize hook. Successful projects are based on a good yarn/hook relationship. What makes good “cloth”? Bring your questions
and your projects. BEGINNING CROCHET SKILLS REQUIRED.

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
Sundays December 3, 10, and 17 from 1 - 5pm
Sunday, December 24, from 1 - 3pm

Holiday Closures:
Monday, September 4, Labor Day
Thursday, November 23, Thanksgiving Day
Monday, December 25, Christmas Day
Monday, January 1, New Year’s Day
Tuesday, January 2, Closed for Inventory

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25th Birthday Sale

Saturday, September 23, 10am—6pm One Day Only

Enter to Win One of Ten $50 Gift Certificates
15% Off All Schacht Equipment (Except Cranbrook Looms)
15% Off All In-Stock Merchandise (Includes Books, Magazines, Patterns, Buttons, Fiber, etc.)
All Sales Are Final! Payment must be made in full at time of purchase. Checks and Cash are preferred, but Mastercard, Visa, and Discover are cheerfully accepted. Sorry, We Can’t Wind Yarn on Sale Day

SHUTTLES SPIN IN & KNIT IN
Bring your wheel and/or needles and join other knitters & spinners in an evening of good company. Click for info

COMMUNITY KNITTING
We are happy knitters dedicated to helping children in need in our area. Come join the fun! Click for info

ESTHER RODGERS WEEKEND September 15-17. Click for info

CLEMES & CLEMES WEEKEND November 4-5. Click for info

SPECIAL CLASSES with Ann Budd & Adele Beerman

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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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