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Knitting Lessons are built around your needs -
Are you a beginner wanting to learn the basics?
Do you want to learn to knit in the round? Make mittens or socks?
Learn a new technique? Need help with reading a pattern? We are here to help you!

  • Choose from those listed below or create your own
  • Hat, mittens, socks, knitting the round, chart reading, pattern reading

Come as many times as you want or need.

All levels of knitters are welcome from very beginner to advanced.

When you call to register, please let us know a bit about what you would like to learn so we can be prepared.

Our lessons have a very casual atmosphere - there may be other knitters working at different levels and on different projects.
We have found this offers great inspiration and encouragement to other knitters.




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Learn to Knit

You will be surprised how easy it is to learn to knit. We teach you at your skill level and your pace. Most people are comfortably knitting after just one session and knitting & purling after 2 sessions.

In you first session you will learn an easy cast-on and the knit stitch. During your second class you will learn to purl, bind off and finish your work. If you choose to come to additional classes, you will continue to learn new skills and techniques on improving your knitting.

You will have your choice of this Absolute Beginner Cowl or the Crash Course Fingerless Mitts. After your first project is complete, we will help you pick a new project and work with you as you learn new skills and techniques.

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Class Times/ Days: Saturday mornings 10:00-12:00 OR Wednesday afternoon 1:00-3:00

Class Fee: $20 per session (we encourage at least 3 sessions for beginners)
Supplies: Available to purchase at What In Yarnation! : US 9 knitting needles; 100 grms/ approx 200 yds of worsted weight yarn.

In order to keep our classes prices so low, we require you to purchase your yarn at What In Yarnation! You may bring needles and notions from home if you already have them.


Please call 507-263-0005 or email: info@yarnation.com to register for classes.


Our Price: 20.00
Baby Slipper Socks

These cute little sock booties will stay on even the wiggliest of feet. Make them solid colored, striped, or little of each! You can't make just one pair!

Learn the basic steps of knitting a sock while you knit these cute little booties!

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· Class Fee: $20

· Supplies: Yarn of your choice; a set of dpns appropriate for that size yarn, stitch marker.


Call to set up a date and time with Mary Jill.

Our Price: 20.00
Fair Isle Hat

Have you been wanting to learn Fair Isle Knitting, but afraid to try? This is the class for you! You will learn to basics of stranded color work knitting while making this cute hat.
The pattern - Clayoquot Toque- is available on Ravelry.com or at What In Yarnation!

Saturday, February 27, 1:00-200 (Notice time change).
Please have the 2x2 ribbing completed before class so we can get started right into the color work.
If you need assistance with starting the hat and the ribbing, please call and set up an additional lesson prior to the start of this class.


Other class dates available upon request.




Our Price: 20.00
Knit Hat

Who doesn't like a cozy hat to keep their head warm? Learn to knit them up in a flash in all sizes!

You will learn the tubular cast on, how to knit in the round on circular and double point needles and do some decreasing.
Participants should know how to knit and purl before attending this class.

This is a 2 session class.
Class Fee: $25, includes pattern
Give us a call to set up dates and times that works best for you for this class.


Supplies: worsted weight yarn - 160- 300 yds depending size hat
Size 5- 16" circular needles
Size 7 - 16" circular needles
Set of US 7 dpn
4 stitch markers

Our Price: 25.00
Mitten

Everyone will want a pair of these cozy mittens. In this class you will learn the basics of mitten knitting.


Class Dates: 2 sessions - Call to set up dates and times with Karen

Class Fee: $30 includes pattern
Skill level: Easy
Supplies: Available to purchase at What In Yarnation!

  • Set of US 10 and 10.5 DPN knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge
  • 1 ball of Berroco North Star Yarn,
  • 2 stitch markers,
  • stitch holder or scrap of heavy waste yarn.
Skills you will need: Knitting, purling, knitting in the round
If you need to learn to knit in the round- please call let us know and we can set up a seperate session for you to learn that first.

Pre-Class work: Please complete cuff prior to the start of class. Then we can go right into creating the thumb gusset.


In order to keep our classes prices so low, we require you to purchase your yarn at What In Yarnation! You may bring needles and notions from home if you already have them.


Please call 507-263-0005 or email: info@yarnation.com to register for classes.


Our Price: 30.00
Knit Socks

Handmade socks are a wonderful gift for someone special or for yourself!
We will look at how to measure your foot to make the best fitting sock.
You will also have the chance to customize your sock. Make a simple sock, or add some decorative stitches, solid or stripe - your choice. We will use a top- down pattern with a basic flap heel.

Skills required for this class: knit, purl. Knitting the round on DPNs experience will also be helpful, but not required.

Our Price: 40.00
Snowflower Sweater Class

The scheduled class for this sweater has been canceled due to lac of interest.
If you would like to take a private class on this, please call and set up times with Karen

Snowflower by Heidi Kirrmaier is a great introduction into sweater making and colorwork. Sizes range from XS(32") to XXL (50")

Supplies:
Worsted Weight yarn - Berroco Ultra Alpaca, Ella Rae Classic Wool, or Ella Rae Superwash are all great choices
  • 800-1320 yds of main color;
  • 85-115 yds of CC1; 22-40 yds of CC2, CC3 & CC4

Needles:

  • US 7 - 36" or 40" circular needle for yoke & body (a short needle may be needed for the smaller sizes)
  • US 7 - for top of yoke and sleeves - short circular, DPNs, or 2 circular for your preferred method of knitting in the round.
  • US 6 - 36" or 40" circular needle for lower body ribbing ( a shorter needle may be needed for the smaller sizes)
  • US 5 - for neck ribbing - again your preferred choice in needles for knitting in the round

Crochet hook for provisional cast on - size does not matter, but I have found G, H or I work the best for worsted weight yarn.

4 stitch markers,
Tapestry needle.

Our Price: 100.00