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Yarn Sale!! & More Winter Classes at Unique One

Unique One is having a yarn sale -- 20% off all yarn in stock!  The sale  started today and will end on Sunday, February 1.

Also, I have updated my winter class list to include the Sunday classes that *I* will be teaching. I tell ya, there is something going on nearly every weekend between now and May. It's just one big knitting party here all winter long! Here is my new and improved class list:

Winter Classes at Unique One

Class: Learn to knit cables and textures
When: February 14 & 28, 10 am to 2 pm
Where: Cappy's, in the Crow's Nest upstairs
Instructor: Wendy Ford
Materials you need to bring: Size 6 needles; 150 grams sport weight or DK weight yarn (recommended: 3 skeins of Heilo or Classic 150 or Cashsoft DK); a cable needle
Cost: $50.00 includes lunch both days, instruction and a scarf pattern

Class: All About Yarn
When: February 15, 10 am to 2 pm
Where: Cappy's, in the Crow's Nest upstairs
Instructor: Beth Collins
Materials you need to bring: This is a "talking" class, so all you need to bring are your ears and something to take notes with. This class will answer all those yarn questions you have had but were afraid to ask :)
Cost: $30.00 includes lunch, and instruction.

Class: Learn 2-color knitting
When: March 14, 10 am to 2 pm
Where: Cappy's, in the Crow's Nest upstairs
Instructor: Wendy Ford
Materials you need to bring: Size 7 16-inch circular needles and a set of size 7 double pointed needles; 2 skeins of Maine wool or other worsted weight yarn
Cost: $30.00 includes lunch, instruction, and a hat pattern

Class: How to Knit a Gauge Swatch and Use It to Improve Your Knitting!
When: March 22, 10 am to 2 pm
Where: Cappy's, in the Crow's Nest upstairs
Instructor: Beth Collins
Materials you need to bring: scrap yarn and needles suitable in size to work with your yarn; tape measure or ruler; calculator; paper and pencil.
Cost: $30.00 includes lunch, and instruction.

Class: Finishing Techniques
When: March 22, 10 am to 2 pm
Where: Cappy's, in the Crow's Nest upstairs
Instructor: Beth Collins
Materials you need to bring: scrap yarn and needles suitable in size to work with your yarn; any unfinished garment that you would like help or advice on as to how to finish it; tapestry needle; crochet hook; patience.
Cost: $30.00 includes lunch, and instruction.

Class: Reading and altering patterns
When: April 4, 10 am to 2 pm
Where: Cappy's, in the Crow's Nest upstairs
Instructor: Wendy Ford
Materials you need to bring: worsted weight scrap yarn and suitable needles for knitting test swatches, a pattern or book of patterns, an idea for a project you want to alter or understand, graph paper and regular paper, pencil, calculator
Cost: $30.00 includes lunch and instruction

Class: Knitting Portuguese Style!
Learn to knit the Portuguese way, in which purling is faster than knitting! This class will get you started, and the included DVD will enable you to do ANY knitting technique the Portuguese way, including increasing, decreasing, knitting with beads, and knitting with two colors!Also, learn the Portuguese bind off. Portuguese knitting is different from both American and Continental knitting; it is fast, efficient, and easier on your hands. The DVD will also teach you how to measure your gauge, do Kitchener Stitch, seam with the Mattress Stitch, 3 different ways to cast on and 3 different ways to bind off, and how to join your work into a round.
When: March 22, 10 am to 2 pm
Where: Cappy's, in the Crow's Nest upstairs
Instructor: Beth Collins
Materials you need to bring: scrap yarn and needles suitable in size to work with your yarn; optional: bring your laptop, if it can play DVD's.... so you can practice after lunch. Cost: $65.00 includes lunch, a knitting hook, an instructional DVD on Portuguese knitting techniques, and instruction.

Please call Unique One (1-888-691-8358 toll free; local 236-8717) to register. Prepayment is required and is nonrefundable. Classes must have at least 3 people enrolled to occur; class size is limited to 10. If classes must be cancelled due to bad weather, they will be rescheduled. If you miss a class, you cannot make it up and neither will your fee be refunded for that class.

Request a class! If enough people request a particular class, it is more likely to be offered. Beth is willing to offer a class if 6 or more people are interested in signing up to learn a particular skill together.

I hope you can come take a class! Classes are held at Cappy's, next door to Unique One, and we have coffee and muffins in the morning, a great lunch, and cookies in the afternoon. AND great knitting learning going on... and time to knit and wind down in the afternoon. It's like a mini-vacation every weekend here. Won't you  come join us?

You can check out this same information on my store website. Click here to link. :)

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