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.
Sat. March 7 to 28 with Kate 10 -11:30 a.m.
Tues. March 10 to 31 with Courtney 10 -11:30 a.m.
Thurs. March 26 to April 23 with Darlene (No Class April 16) 2 – 4 p.m..
Sat. April 4 to May 2 with Kate (No Class April 18) 10 -11:30 a.m.
Mon. April 6 to 27 with Georg 6:30 – 8 p.m..
Mon. May 4 to June 1 with Georg (No Class May 25) 6:30 – 8  p.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 3 March 2 to 30 (No Class March 9)
Session 4 April 6 to May 4 (No Class April 13)
Session 5 May 11 to June 8 (No Class May 25)
Session 6 June 15 to July 6
Tuesday Afternoons with Darlene Joyce 1 – 3 p.m.
Fee:  $80/session 4 weeks
Session 3 March 3 to 31 (No Class March 10)
Session 4 April 7 to May 5 (No Class April 14)
Session 5 May 12 to June 2
Session 6 April 7 to 28

Tuesday Evenings with Darlene Joyce 6 – 8 p.m.
Fee: $80/session 4 weeks
Session 3 March 3 to 31 (No Class March 10)
Session 4 April 7 to May 5 (No Class April 14)
Session 5 May 12 to June 2


Session 6 June 9 to 30

Wednesday Eveningswith Georg Luxton 7 – 9 p.m.
Fee:  $80/session 4 weeks
Session 3 March 11 to April 8 (No Class April 1)
Session 4 April 15 to May 6
Session 5 May 13 to June 3



Session 6 June 10 to July 1

Thursday Afternoons with Courtney Buckalew 1 – 3 p.m.
Fee: $80/session 4 weeks
Session 3 March 19 to April 16 (No Class March 26)
Session 4 April 23 to May 14
Session 5 May 21 to June 18 (No Class June 4)
Thursday Evenings with Darlene Joyce 7 – 9 p.m.
Fee: $80/session 4 weeks
Session 3 April 2 to 30 (No Class April 16)
Session 4 May 7 to June 4 (No Class May 28)
Session 5 June 11 to July 2

Saturday Mornings with Darlene Joyce 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Fee:  $80/session 4 week class
Session 3 March 28 to April 25 (No Class April 18)
Session 4 May 16 to June 13 (No Class May 30)
Session 5 June 20 to July 18 (No Class July 4)

My First Sweater 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.
Sat. February 28, March 14, 28 & April 11 1 – 3 p.m.
Fee: $80 4 week class
shrugShrug This! with Courtney BuckalewQuite possibly the easiest sweater pattern ever. Using a large needle and a little thicker yarn (or a double strand of yarn), this shrug is done in no time. Courtney will help with sizing this pattern for any body size (baby to woman). Designed by Toni Kayser Weiner. Pattern is available for free. This shrug is perfect for a little summer cover up.
Fri. March 6 & 13 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Fee: $50 2 week class
Bunny Fun with Darlene JoycebunnyfunWith the Lamb’s Pride colors of your choice and a size 10 1/2 needle, this bunny knits up quick.  Students will learn short row shaping, basic animal construction and how to felt.  It is a joy to make and soooo cute:)
Sat. March 7 & 21 1 – 3 p.m.
Fee: $50 2 week class
Holes (a.k.a “Fish Lips”) with Georg LuxtonHolesLearn how to create holes and how to incorporate them into designs. After the holes are knit, stitches are picked up around the hole to form a border (or “lips”). Georg will show samples (a shawl and fingerless mitt) that incorporates as a design element. The holes can be open or filled in.
Sat. March 14 1 – 3 p.m.
Fee: $32 2 hour class
Continental Knitting with Darlene Joyce

Learning continental knitting, sometimes called picking, can help give you options while knitting. Some knitters find that they can knit more evenly and quickly with this method.  Bring a size US 8 needle and worsted weight yarn.

Wed. March 11 1:30 -3:30 p.m.
Fee: $32 2 hour 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 or download it here Correcting Mistakes Homework
Wed. March 18 1:30 -3:30  p.m.
Fee: $32 2 hour class
Raised Vertical Triangles with June SorensenRaised Vertical TrianglesIncreases and decreases cause this knitted fabric to raise above the surface. This three dimensional look can be achieved by using only one color as well. Make ones, paired decreases, intarsia and fair isle are all covered in this class.
Sat. March 21 1 – 3 p.m.
Fee: $32 2 hour class
garterlacetriangleGarter Lace Triangles with Darlene Joyce                                                       The technique used in this lace pattern is reminiscent of entrelac.  A garter triangle is knit and stitches of increasing length are picked up along the edge.  Very interesting to work.  Students will make start a scarf or cowl.
Wed. March 25 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Fee: $32 2 hour class
Wicker Cowl with Kate Joycewicker circleLearn how to knit very simple lace with knit two togethers and yarn overs. Choose any yarn and a 24” circular needle that is 2 sizes larger than what the ball band recommends. She knit a bunch of these for her bridesmaids!
Fri. March 27 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Fee: $32 2 hour class
Shoulder Cozy with Kate Joyceshoulder cozyHolding a fuzzy yarn with a smoother yarn, you will learn how to do an “e” cast on and knit garter stitch in the round.  You will need to have a 24” circular needle in a size US 13.  If you need help choosing your yarn, come a little early for class!
Sat. March 28 1 – 3 p.m.

Fee: $32 2 hour class
Finishing with Darlene JoyceLearn professional finishing techniques that will make your sweater look “handmade” rather than “homemade.”  The class includes ideas on planning for finishing, weaving in ends, calculating the pick up sequence along edges, etc.  Using swatches that you prepare before class, you will practice  seaming techniques and leave with skills that will make finishing a pleasant experience rather than a nightmare.  Please pick up homework sheet or download it here.  Finishing Homework
Wed. April 1 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Fee: $32 2 hour class
Basic Brioche with June SorensenBriocheLearn the basic brioche stitch and begin a scarf.  Instruction will include Italian cast on, selvedge edges, basic brioche stitch and Italian cast off.
Sat. April 4 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Fee: $32 2 hour class
Basic Socks with Courtney BuckalewBasic SocksKnit a basic sock using fine needles and special sock yarn.  You will learn to use double pointed needles, turn a heel and create a gusset.  The instructor will discuss ways to ensure a proper fitting sock.
Tues. April 7 to 21 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Fee: $60 3 week class
Rhombi with Darlene JoycerhombiOne of the top selling patterns at MYS, the Rhombi, can be made short or a little longer.  Choose your favorite sport weight yarn.  (We have a lot of linen blends in stock) for this light weight top down cardigan.  Darlene’s sample is done in Classic Elite’s Firefly.
Wed. April 8 to 22 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Fee: $60 3 week class
Entrelac Knitting with June Sorensenentrelac bookSpend an entire day learning about entrelac knitting , including it’s origin, it’s unique characteristics and projects that use this technique.
Sat. April 18 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.(one hour lunch break)

Fee: $50 4 hour class
Buttonhole Scarf with Courtney Buckalewbuttonhole scarfLearn how to make this funky scarf by using a simple  buttonhole technique.  You can use one of the Wonderland kits or choose a solid color.  If desired, the ends can be joined together to make a cowl.
Tues. April 28 10 a.m. – 12  p.m.
Fee: $32 2 hour class
Hester’s Cowl (Versaciknits) with June SorensenHester's CowlHave you tried brioche knitting and want to take it to the next level?  Here is a project that uses basic brioche and two color brioche.  Chose your favorite three colors of Debbie Bliss Cashmerino and you’re ready to go!
Sat. May 9 10 a.m. – 12 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. March 13 to April 3 10 – 11 a.m.
Thurs. March 19 to April 9 6 – 7 p.m..
Fri. April 24 to May 15 10 -11 a.m..
Thurs. April 30 to May 21  6 – 7 p.m.
Fee: $40 4 week class
Exploring Tunisian Crochet with Darlene JoycetunisianbookDuring the morning you will learn the basics of   Tunisian crochet including the anatomy of Tunisian crochet stitches, Tunisian simple stitch, Tunisian knit stitch, abbreviations, etc.  In the afternoon, advanced applications of Tunisian will be explored.  Please ask for a supply list when registering.  Required book:  The New Tunisian Crochet.
Thurs. May 21 12 – 4:30  p.m.(with a half hour lunch break)
Fee: $50 4 hour class
Tunisian MittensTunisian Mittens (Double-Ended) with Darlene JoyceLearn how to use a double ended hook and crochet Tunisian in the round.  We will be using two colors to form a pattern.  Knowledge of some Tunisian crochet required.
Thurs. March 12 & 19 2 -4 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.