LET'S LEARN SOMETHING NEW THIS
SPRING AND SUMMER
CALL TO REGISTER 910-692-3528
LEARN TO KNIT 1 (LTK1) Learn to cast on and the knit stitch.
$20.00 / 2 hour class plus materials purchased from Bella Filati
Wednesday: May 29 1:00 - 3:00
Saturdays: May 18, July 6 or Aug 10 10:30 - 12:30
LEARN TO KNIT 2 (LTK2) Mastered the knit stitch? Time to add the purl stitch and learn to bind off.
$20.00 / 2 hour class plus materials purchased from Bella Filati (students continuing from a previous LTK1 may bring their supplies from the first class)
Wednesday: June 5 1:00 - 3:00
Saturdays: May 25 or July 13 10:30 - 12:30
LEARN TO KNIT 3 (LTK3) For students who are comfortable with knitting and purling. Learn the long tail cast-on and increases and decreases to shape your knitting.
$20.00 / 2 hour class plus materials purchased from Bella Filati (students continuing from a previous LTK may bring their supplies from the other class)
Wednesday: June 12 1:00 - 3:00
Saturday: August 24 10:30 - 12:30
SAMPLER SCARF Move beyond stockinette and garter stitch with this sampler scarf. Learn 8 different pattern stitches including basketweave, cables, and reading a chart. Appropriate for beginners that know how to knit and purl.
$50.00 3 - 1 1/2 hour classes plus supplies from Bella Filati
Thursdays: May 23, June 6, and June 13 5:30 - 7:00
HAT IN THE ROUND Learn to knit in the round on circular and double pointed needles. Hat pattern is appropriate for babies through adults using sock weight through chunky weight yarn.
$35 / 2 - 1 1/2 hour classes plus supples from Bella Filati
Saturdays: June 1 and 8 10:30 - 12:00
"BRANCHING OUT" LACE SCARF Let Anne walk you through your first lace work project. This scarf is beautiful and not too difficult. A great place to jump into lace.
Thursdays: May 23 and 30th 2:00 - 4:00
$45 2 /2 hour classes plus materials from Bella Filati
MY FIRST SWEATER Are you ready to move from scarves to a sweater? This class is for you. Come in, pick out a simple first sweater pattern, purchase the yarn and you are on your way. Liz will walk you through your pattern from cast on to finishing. Join her for 4 classes over 7 weeks. Come on ...You can do it!
$70.00 4 - 2 hour classes plus materials purchased from Bella Filati
Tuesdays: May 28, June 11, 25 and July 9th 5:00 - 7:00
MISTAKES 101 Learn how to recognize and fix most common mistakes, including unknitting; unraveling and picking up stitches; picking up dropped stitches; and fixing twisted stitches
$20.00 / 2 hour class Supplies needed: crochet hook size G,H, or I (available for purchase at Bella Filati) Homework: bring a knitted swatch (still on the needles) approx. 4" X 4" in stockinette stitch, knit with medium weght yarn using size US 7, 8, or 9 needles
Saturday: May 18th or July 20th 10:30 - 12:30
ENTRELAC with Ronnie
Learn from the master how to create this amazing triangular pattern in a scarf.
Tuesdays: May 14 and 21 2:00 - 4:00
$45.00 plus materials from Bella Filati
SWEATER DESIGN with Mary:
Mary Meyer will share her secrets for designing and sizing your own sweater using any stitch pattern with a regular repeat or plain stockinette with shaping. Also you will have several shoulder and sleeve design choices. There is homework before the beginning of the class. Please knit a 4" x 4" swatch in the pattern of your choice with the needles and yarn you have chosen for your sweater.
Mondays: June 3, 10, 24 and July 8 1:00 - 3:00pm
$70.00 plus materials from Bella Filati
KNITTING SOCKS FOR BEGINNERS Learn the essentials of top down sock construction by knitting a "baby sock" which also works as a Christmas ornament. * Must be comfortable with knit and purl stitches, basic increases and decreases. Experience knitting in the round (such as knitting a hat) is strongly recommended.
Students will learn how to knit in the round on 2 circular needles, short row heel shaping, and grafting. Tips for fitting socks will be included.
1 Skein of sport weight yarn and 2 pairs of #5 US circular needles: 1 - 16"
and 1 - 24" to be purchased from Bella Filati.
$50 2 / 2.5 hour classes
Thursdays: July 11 and 18th 1:30 - 4:00
JOGLESS STRIPES IN THE ROUND - Techniques Class
Grab your double-pointed needles and three colors of dk weight yarn for a techniques class on knitting jogless stripes in the round. We'll cover barber-pole (helix) stripes and slip-stitch stripes (both stationary and traveling). Students should already be familiar with both knitting on double-pointed needles and with knitting with multiple colors.
$20 1- 2 hr class
Saturday: June 15 10:30 - 12:30
Bring your own supplies or purchase at Bella Filati
(Double pointed needles #5, #6, or #7 and 3 colors of DK weight yarn)
COLORFUL CROCHET BABY BLANKET Knit-A-Long with Kristin
Five colors of Rowan Handknit Cotton together create a beautiful baby blanket.
Free plus purchase of yarn from Bella Filati
Saturdays: July 13, 20, and 27 10:30 -12:00
KNIT-A-LONG "COLOR AFFECTION" SHAWL with Jody
Download this very popular pattern from Ravelry, choose 2 or 3 different colors of yarn in lace weight or fingering from Bella Filati and enjoy getting together with others to knit this colorful shawl.
Free plus purchase of yarn from Bella Filati
Wednesdays: August 7, 14, and 28 11:00 - 1:00
LET'S PLAY WITH COLOR!
Using this creative new color tool, let's find out what colors compliment, blend, contrast or pop! Let's use this creative guide to enhance our knitting, quilting, gardening or home decorating.
Tuesday: June 25 or July 16 3:00 - 4:30
$15 1 / 1.5 hour class plus purchase of "Color Grid"
"EASY AS PIE" squares for a blanket or pillow. Using short row shaping and garter stitch to create this colorful project. Download the free pattern from "Knitty", pick your yarn colors from Bella Filati and let's get started.
Saturdays: May 18 and June 1 1:00 - 3:00
$45.00 2 / 2 hour classes plus supplies from Bella Filati