Classes

St. Brendan Fair Isle Sweater – Section A

Instructor: Amy Wentley Section A: Saturdays, May 6th, 20th, June 17th, and July 22nd, 2017; 10:00 am – 12:00 noon. Note: we are offering two separate sections of this popular class; please be sure to note the correct dates and times for the section ... [... More Details]
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Price: $88.00

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Fiber and Ball Band Facts

Instructor: Marsha Krzyzewski Saturday, May 6th, 2017; 3:00-5:00 pm. Join Marsha for an education in yarn. We will look at how plant and animal fibers perform, the different qualities of each, and how that may relate to your yarn choice as you plan a ... [... More Details]
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Price: $22.00

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Beginning Knitting (May)

Instructor: Marsha Krzyzewski. Sundays: May 7th, 21st, and 28th, 2017; 1:00-3:00 pm. For absolute beginners: learn to knit. In the first session, you'll learn the knit stitch, in the second session, the purl stitch. In the last session, you'll learn to ... [... More Details]
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Price: $66.00

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Bias Scarf: Shibui’s “Crete”

Instructor: Marsha Krzyzewski Sundays: May 7 and 21, 2017; 3:30 - 5:00 pm. Learn to increase and decrease, work with two yarns held together, and gain experience in pattern reading while knitting this stylish scarf with an angled edge. Shellie Anderson's ... [... More Details]
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Price: $33.00

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Top-Down Cabled Baby Sweater: “Olive You Too”

Instructor: Robin Bibby  Saturdays: May 13 and 27, 2017; 10am - 12 noon. "Olive You Too" is a classic cardigan for any girl or boy. Designed by Taiga Hilliard, it is knit from the top down in one piece, featuring ragland sleeves, a seed stitch border at ... [... More Details]
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Price: $44.00

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Seaming Basics (May)

Instructor: Marsha Krzyzewski Saturday, May 27th, 2017; 1:00-3:00 pm. Learn a few simple tips that will have your seams looking great.  We will seam stockinette and garter. Please bring the following: 3 swatches knit in stockinette stitch (knit a row, ... [... More Details]
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Price: $22.00

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Fixing Mistakes (May)

Instructor: Marsha Krzyzewski  Saturday, May 27th, 2017; 3:00-5:00 pm. Experience level: all Learn to recognize and fix common knitting mistakes!  We’ll cover dropped stitches, ripping back and putting back correctly on the needles, unknitting and how ... [... More Details]
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Short Rows: Dreambird Shawl

Instructor: Amy Wentley Saturdays: June 3rd, July 8th, and August 5th, 2017; 10:00 am - 12:00 noon. This elegant shawl exhibits exquisite shaping that presents an interesting challenge. The shawl is knit with two different yarns and uses short rows to bend ... [... More Details]
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Beginning Lace: Stone Point Poncho

Instructor: Amy Wentley Saturdays: June 3rd, 17th, July 22nd, and August 19th, 2017; 3:00-5:00 pm. Beginning Lace will introduce you to lace-knitting techniques. We will explore different lace patterns, and we'll learn to knit from charts. In addition, ... [... More Details]
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Lace Basics

Instructor: Marsha Krzyzewski Sunday, June 4th, 2017; 1:00-3:00 pm. A class designed for new knitters and beyond. We will learn what makes lace. We will knit lace from both a simple chart and a written pattern. We will also cover lifelines for lace. What to ... [... More Details]
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Price: $22.00

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Beginning Knitting (June)

Instructor: Marsha Krzyzewski. Sundays: June 4th, 18th, and 25th, 2017; 3:00-5:00 pm. For absolute beginners: learn to knit. In the first session, you'll learn the knit stitch, in the second session, the purl stitch. In the last session, you'll learn to ... [... More Details]
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Magic Loop Technique

Instructor: Robin Bibby Saturday, June 10th, 2017; 1:00-3:00 pm. Add an essential skill to your knitting toolbox! Come and learn the Magic Loop technique for knitting small circumferences in the round. Most frequently used with socks, this approach can be ... [... More Details]
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Price: $22.00

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Textured pullover: Michele Wang’s “Bedford”

Instructor: Nancy Cavender Sundays: June 11th, July 9th, and August 6th, 2017; 3:00-5:00 pm. Join Nancy in knitting "Bedford," a textured pullover designed by Michele Wang for Brooklyn Tweed Shelter. Knit in the round from the bottom up, "Bedford" features a ... [... More Details]
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Introduction to Cables: Blackberry Cable Pillow Cover

Instructor: Amy Wentley Saturdays: June 17 and July 22, 2017; 1:00 - 3:00 pm. Have you always wanted to try knitting cables? Here’s your chance to learn. Amy will teach you to read from charts and how to knit a cable stitch, and will even show how to knit ... [... More Details]
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Price: $44.00

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Keyhole Scarf

Instructor: Marsha Krzyzewski Sundays: June 18th and 25th, 2017; 1:00-3:00 pm. Make a Keyhole Scarf with a seed stitch border. Worked in a soft, bulky weight yarn, it's a fast knit and great for gifts! In the first class, we will learn how to read the ... [... More Details]
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Cabled Cardigan: Michele Wang’s “Ilia”

Instructor: Marsha Krzyzewski Saturdays: June 24th, July 1st and 29th, and August 26th, 2017; 1:00-3:00 pm. Join Marsha in knitting "Ilia," a cabled cardigan designed by Michele Wang for Brooklyn Tweed Loft. Rope and lattice cables decorate this open-front ... [... More Details]
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February Mitten – Kelbourne Woolens Year of Mittens

Instructor: Amy Wentley Saturdays, July 8 and August 5, 2017, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM Join Amy in knitting the "February Mittens" from the Kelbourne Woolens Year of Mittens Knit-Along. These fully lined mittens are designed for both style and warmth. The mittens ... [... More Details]
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Introductory Lace Shawl: “Yasmine”

Instructor: Katherine Applegate Sundays: July 16, 30 and August 13, 2017; 3 - 4:30 pm. Join Katherine for an introductory lace shawl project with charted and written instructions. Katherine will teach garter tab cast-on, lace chart reading, several ... [... More Details]
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Price: $49.50

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Completing Your Hillsborough Yarn Shop Projects (July-October)

Instructor: Marsha Krzyzewski Saturdays: July 29, August 19, September 16, and October 14, 2017; 10:00 - 11:30 am. This four-session class is for knitters who want the structure of regular meetings to help them complete a project or projects purchased from ... [... More Details]
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Stranded knitting and steeks: Jared Flood’s “Barrington Vest”

Instructor: Amy Wentley Saturdays: August 12 and 19, September 23 and October 21, 2017; 1:00 - 3:00 pm. Here's your opportunity to refine your stranded knitting skills and take on the challenge of steeking with the support of a teacher. Jared ... [... More Details]
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Gnejs Pullover

Instructor: Amy Wentley Saturdays: January 14, February 11, March 11, and April 8, 2017; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Extra session Saturday, May 6th from 1:00-3:00 pm; $22. This lovely striped sweater was a big hit at our most recent Isager Trunk Show. A cozy ... [... More Details]
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Start Your First Sweater or Vest

Instructor: Marsha Krzyzewski Sundays: March 5 and 12, April 2 and 30, 2017; 3:00-5:00 pm. Experience level: adventurous beginner who already knows how to cast on, knit and purl, and bind off. Learn skills involved to make a simple pullover, cardigan, or ... [... More Details]
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Estonian Lace Sampler

Instructor: René E. Wells Sundays: March 26th, April 9th and 30th, May 21st, 2017; 1:00-3:00 pm. Estonian knitting has a long history dating to before the 18th century when shawls and scarves were knit as a cottage industry. Now we have access to many of the ... [... More Details]
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Toe-up Magic Loop Socks: “Frasier Fir”

Instructor: Robin Bibby Saturdays: April 1, 15, 29 & May 13, 2017; 1:00-3:00 pm. This class is designed to help knitters polish their Magic Loop technique while learning toe-up sock construction. The original Magic Loop technique employs one long ... [... More Details]
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January Mitten – Kelbourne Woolens Year of Mittens

Instructor: Nancy Cavender Saturdays: March 25th and April 29th, 2017; 10:00 am - 12:00 noon. Join Nancy in knitting the "January Mittens" from the Kelbourne Woolens Year of Mittens Knit-Along, knit with Fibre Company Cumbria Fingering. These ... [... More Details]
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St. Brendan Fair Isle Sweater – Section B

Instructor: Amy Wentley Section B: Saturdays, May 20th, June 3rd, July 8th, August 5th, 2017, 1:00 - 3:00 pm. Note: we are offering two separate sections of this popular class; please be sure to note the correct dates and times for the section you enroll ... [... More Details]
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Price: $88.00

Completing Your Hillsborough Yarn Shop Projects (March-May)

Instructor: Marsha Krzyzewski Saturdays: March 18, April 15 and 29, May 20, 2017; 3:00-4:30 pm. This four-session class is for knitters who want the structure of regular meetings to help them complete a project or projects purchased from HYS. We will meet ... [... More Details]
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Price: $66.00

Class Policy –

  • Refunds for pre-paid class registrations can be made only if we are notified at least two weeks in advance of the beginning of class.
  • Missed classes will not be made up unless the instructor was unable to teach or the shop was closed for inclement weather.
  • Refunds for missed classes cannot be made.