Classes

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KNITTING
Beginning Knitting with MYS Staff During the first 2 classes, you will learn to cast on, knit, purl, increase, decrease & cast off. On the 3rd class session, you will pick out an easy project, learn to read knitting instructions & work on your chosen project for the remainder of the course. Fee: $70/4 week sessionNote:  All materials must be purchased from Mosaic Yarn Studio, Ltd.  Beginning Knitting can be taken twice.
Mon. August 3 to 24 with Georg 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Sun. September 6 to 27 with Emily/Kate 12 – 1:30 p.m.
Tues. September 8 to 29 with Courtney 10 -11:30 a.m.
Intermediate Knitting You will learn more advanced techniques of your choice. For example, you can choose a simple cabled sweater pattern, a fair isle pattern, an intarsia pattern – the choice is yours! This class can be taken over and over and over and over…
Monday Afternoons with Darlene Joyce 1-3 p.m.
Fee:  $80/session 4 weeks
Session 8 August 10 to 31
Session 9 September 14 to October 5
Session 10 October 19 to November 9
Tuesday Afternoons with Darlene Joyce 1 – 3 p.m.
Fee:  $80/session 4 weeks
Session 8 August 4 to 25
Session 9 September 1 to 22
Session 10 September 29 to October 20
Tuesday Evenings with Darlene Joyce 6 – 8 p.m.
Fee: $80/session 4 weeks
Session 8 August 4 to 25

Session 9 September 1 to 22
Session 10 September 29 to October 20
Wednesday Eveningswith Georg Luxton 7 – 9 p.m.
Fee:  $80/session 4 weeks
Session 8 August 5 to 26
Session 9 September 9 to 30
Session 10 October 7 to 28
Thursday Afternoons with Courtney Buckalew 1 – 3 p.m.
Fee: $80/session 4 weeks
Session 8 August 27 to September 17
Session 9 September 24 to October 15
Session 10 October 22 to November 12
Thursday Evenings with Darlene Joyce 7 – 9 p.m.
Fee: $80/session 4 weeks
Session 7 August 13 to September 10 (No Class August 20)
Session 8 September 17 to October 8

Session 9 October 15 to November 5

Saturday Mornings with Darlene Joyce 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Fee:  $80/session 4 week class
Session 6 August 8 to September 5 (No Class August 22)
Session 7 September 12 to October 10 (No Class September 26)
Session 8 October 17 to November 21 (No Class October 24 & November 14)
Session 9 November 28 to December 19
Celtic Baby Cardigan with June SorensencelticLearn some Aran knitting basics, including following a chart.  This cardigan is sized up to a 24 month old and is knit in organic cotton from America’s Appalachian community.
Thurs. July 16 , 23, August 13, 20 4 -6 p.m.
Fee: $80 4 week class
brassica Brassica wtih Darlene Joyce Darlene designed this shawl for the 2015 Chicago Yarn Crawl.  Students will learn how to construct a side to side shawl with a pointed lace edge on one side and an I-cord edge on the other side.  The center of the shawl incorporates a fun lace pattern.  Pattern on Ravelry (free with class).

 

Wed. September 2 & 16 2 -4 p.m.

Fee: $50 2 week class
Fisherwoman’s CowlDarlene designed this shawl for the 2015 Chicago Yarn Crawl.  Students will learn how to construct a side to side shawl with a pointed lace edge on one side and an I-cord edge on the other side.  The center of the shawl incorporates a fun lace pattern.  Pattern on Ravelry (free with class).


Sun. September 6 2 -4 p.m.
Fee: $32 2 hour class
My First Sweater (That Fits) with Darlene Joycemys first sweaterUse Ann Budd’s book, The Knitter’s Handy Book of Patterns and the yarn of your choice to make a basic pullover sweater or cardigan in any size. The set-in-sleeve is flattering to almost all body types. Couture techniques are taught to refine your knitting repertoire. In order to allow for knitting time, this class meets every other week.
Thurs. September 10, 17, October 1, 15, 29 12 -2 p.m.
Fee: $90 5 week class
wrapped in colorCharlotte's WebCharlotte’s Web Shawl with June SorensenMaie Landra began to knit this shawl in a simple lace pattern, interchanging the colorways.  The pattern is now
legendary among knitters.  The shawl uses five different variegated colorways, each one eased into the next.  You may decide to knit some colorways wider than others.  There are many choices.
Thurs. September 10 7 24 4 -6 p.m.
Fee: $50 2 week class
perfect necklinesPerfect Necklines with Darlene JoyceAre you tired of necklines with holes or gaps?  Would you like to learn professional ways of shaping a neckline and picking up stitches?  Darlene will share all her secrets that she uses to have perfect necklines.  Homework required.Perfect Necklines Homework.
Wed. September 30 2 – 4 p.m.
Fee: $32 2 hour class
Hannah’s Honeydew Hat with Kate Joycehannah's honeydewUsing a basic linen stitch this adorable hat is made in two complementary colors of HiKoo’s Simplicity.  Simplicity is a customer favorite yarn because of it’s range of colors and because it is easy to knit with.  Come pick your favorite color combination and join Kate in the fun of learning something new.  Designed by Hannah Mann.  Homework:  Cast on and knit ribbing before class. 
Sun. September 13 & 27 2 – 4 p.m.

Fee: $50 2 week class
Correcting Mistakes with Darlene JoyceAre you tired of running into the shop every time the stitches fall off the needle?  Come and learn how to correct common mistakes made while knitting.  You will learn to pick up dropped stitches in stockinette, garter, and at the end of the row.   The class will include exercises in dropping down pattern stitches, picking up dropped stitches, and ripping out rows of knitting and getting stitches back on the needle.  Please pick up homework sheet.Correcting Mistakes Homework
Thurs. October 22 12 -2 p.m.
Fee: $32 2 hour class
Advanced Correcting Mistakes with Darlene JoyceDoes taking out lace patterns confuse you?   Do you want to become more skilled at ripping out your mistakes?  This class was developed by popular request.  Students must know how to rip out basic stockinette or have taken the “Correcting Mistakes” class.  Please pick up homework sheet.
Sat. October 31 1 – 3  p.m.
Fee: $32 2 hour class
CROCHETING
Beginning/ Intermediate Crochet with MYS StaffThis class is for crocheters of any skill level.  It is tailored around what you know and what you’d like to learn.  If you’re new to crochet, you’ll get started with chain, single, and double crochet stitches.  Already know the basics?  Then learn to read patterns and stitch diagrams.  If you want to learn classics like granny squares, doilies, motifs, or filet crochet, only your imagination is the limit!  Come prepared with a project of your choosing, and let’s get started.  All yarn must be purchased from MYS.
Fri. August 7 to September 4 (No Class August 21) 10 – 11 a.m.
Thurs. September 3 to October 1 (No Class September 24) 6 -7  p.m.
Thurs. October 15 to November 12 (No Class October 29) 6 -7  p.m.
Fee: $40 4 week class
chainmailleChainmaille with Darlene JoyceDesigned by Vashti Braha.  The unique construction of this scarf/cowl in intriguing.  Learn how to work in the row below in an Aran tradition.  Choose a worsted weight yarn and a size H or I needle.
Wed. October 7 2 -4 p.m.


Fee: $32 2 hour class
duetDuet for Hooks Vest with Darlene Joyceduets for crochetDesigned by Sheryl Thies.  Learn how to do double-ended Tunisian crochet.  Students must purchase Tunisian Crochet Encore from MYS, sport weight yarn and a size L double-ended Tunisian hook.  (Denise  brand works well)
Sat. Seprtember 5 & 19 1 – 3 p.m.

Fee: $50 2 week class
CLASS POLICIES
Class Materials:
Except when noted, yarns must be purchased from Mosaic Yarn Studio. Come in as soon as possible to pick out your supplies in case we need to order something. Students receive a 10% discount on all class materials!
Registration:
Registration is required for all classes. 100% of the class fee is due at registration. You may register by phone via Visa/Mastercard/American Express or use our online secure  shopping cart.  Of course, you can always register in person!
Minimum:
A minimum of three students is required in order for a class to run. You will be notified one week in advance if the minimum is not met and your deposit will be refunded.
Balance:
The balance of the class fees is due on the first day of class.
Cancellation:
Store credit can be issued for your deposit if we are notified one week before the start of class. After this point, deposits are non-refundable. Out of courtesy to our instructors, no make-up classes are given.
Special Fee Classes:
100% payment is due at the time of registration.