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. January 5 to 26 with Georg 6:30 – 8 p.m.



Tues. January 6 to 27 with Courtney 2- 3:30 p.m.



Sat. January 10 to 31 with Kate 10 a.m. 11:30 a.m.



Mon. February 2 to 23 with Georg 2- 3:30 p.m.



Tues. February 10 to March 3 with Courtney 2- 3:30 p.m.



Wed. February 18 to March 18 (No Class March 4) with Emily 2- 3:30 p.m.



Mon. March 2 to 23 with Georg 2- 3:30 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 1 January 5 to 26



Session 2 February 2 to 23



Session 3 March 2 to 30 (No Class March 9)



Session 4 April 6 to 27



Tuesday Afternoons with Darlene Joyce 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Fee:  $80/session 4 weeks
Session 1 January 6 to 27


 CLOSED
Session 2 February 3 to 24



Session 3 March 3 to 31 (No Class March 10)



Session 4 April 7 to 28



Tuesday Evenings with Darlene Joyce 6 – 8 p.m.
Fee: $80/session 4 weeks
Session 1 January 6 to 27



Session 2 February 3 to 24



Session 3 March 3 to 31 (No Class March 10)



Session 4 April 7 to 28



Wednesday Eveningswith Georg Luxton 7 – 9 p.m.
Fee:  $80/session 4 weeks
Session 1 January 14 to February 4



Session 2 February 11 to March 4



Session 3 March 11 to April 8 (No Class April 1)



Session 4 April 15 to May 6



Thursday Afternoons with Courtney Buckalew 7 – 9 p.m.
Fee: $80/session 4 weeks
Session 1 January 22 to February 12



Session 2 February 19 to March 12



Session 3 March 19 to April 16



Session 4 TBA




Thursday Evenings with Darlene Joyce 7 – 9 p.m.
Fee: $80/session 4 weeks
Session 1 January 22 to February 19 (No Class February 5)



Session 2 February 26 to March 26 (No Class March 5)



Session 3 April 2 to 30



Session 4 TBA




Saturday Mornings with Darlene Joyce 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Fee:  $80/session 4 week class
Session 1 January 3 to February 21 (No Class January 31)



Session 2 February 28 to March 21



Session 3 March 28 to April 25 (No Class April 18)



Session 4 January 3 to 24



Socks from the Toe Up (Turkish Toe) with Courtney Buckalewsocks from the toe upWith the yarn of your choice & some basic foot measurements, Courtney will guide you through the basic calculations & techniques for knitting a sock. The Turkish Toe does not use short rows like the German method and many knitters find it easier to execute. Students can opt to use double points or two circular needles.
Fri. January 9 to 23 1 – 3 p.m.



Fee: $60 3 week 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!
Sat. January 10 1 – 3 p.m.



Fee: $32 2 hour class
Welted Reversible Scarf with Emily HrobsyWelted Reversible ScarfThis welting technique involves slipping stitches.  Each row is worked with only one color!  After you get the hang of it, it is easy!
Sun. January 11 1 – 3 p.m.



Fee: $32 2 hour class
Basic Mittens with Emily HrobskyBasic MittensLearn how to make basic mittens for any of your loved ones! Emily will walk you through using double pointed needles. Sizing from child small to adult large. This pattern is a great basic for all yarn weights.
Wed. January 14 to 28 5 – 6:30 p.m.



Fee: $55 3 week class
Advanced Correcting Mistakes with Darlene Joyce Does 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 or download it here. Advanced Correcting Mistakes Homework
Wed. January 14 2 – 4 p.m.



Fee: $32 2 hour class
Fair Isle Knitting with June Sorensenfair isle knitting

Learn the traditional way of knitting stranded knitting using one color of yarn in each hand.  You will combine both English and Continental knitting.

Sat. February 21 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (one hour break)



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Fee: $50 4 hour class
Short Rows with Darlene Joyce Learn different purposes of short rows and how to work them, including wrapping and turning (w & t) and picking up the wraps (pw).  Student will go through exercises on both the knit and purl sides.
Wed. January 21 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.



Fee: $15 1 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. January 24 1 – 3 p.m.



Fee: $32 2 hour 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.
Sun. January 25 1 – 3 p.m.



Fee: $32 2 hour class
Crochet Provisional Cast On with Darlene Joyce Learn how to do a crochet provisional cast on that looks exactly like a bind off if left in tack or can be removed for live stitches to knit in the opposite direction.  No crochet experience needed.
Wed. January 28 1:30 – 2:30  p.m.



Fee: $15 1 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.
Fri. Febraury 6 10 a.m. – 12  p.m.



Fee: $32 2 hour class
Mix No. 34Mix No. 34 with Darlene Joyce Learn how to make this textured cowl using right and left make ones and double decreases. Chart and written words given. The project is for a knitter with a little more experience. Homework required.
Sat. February 21 1 – 3 p.m.



Fee: $32 2 week class
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
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. January 9 to 30 10 – 11 a.m.



Fri. February 13 to March 6 10 – 11 a.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.
Sat. January 17 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.



Fee: $50 4 hour class
Vibrations with Darlene JoyceVibrationsOriginally designed for the Chicago Yarn Crawl 2014.  Learn how to do a basic ripple stitch using self striping yarn fingering weight yarn and a size H or I crochet hook.  Pattern is free with class registration or for purchase for $5 on Ravelry.
Thurs. February 18 2 – 4  p.m.



Fee: $32 2 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.
Wed. February 4 & 11 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.