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.
Sun. November 16 to December 7 with Kate/Emily 2- 3:30 p.m.



Tues. November 18 to December 16 with Courtney 10-11:30 a.m.



Mon. December 1 to 22 with Georg 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 11 December 1 to 22


 CLOSED
Session 1 January 5 to 26



Session 2 February 2 to 23



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



Tuesday Afternoons with Darlene Joyce 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Fee:  $80/session 4 weeks
Session 12 December 2 to 23


CLOSED
Session 1 January 6 to 27



Session 2 February 3 to 24



Tuesday Evenings with Darlene Joyce 6 – 8 p.m.
Fee: $80/session 4 weeks
Session 11 November 4 to 25



Session 12 December 2 to 23



Session 1 January 6 to 27



Session 2 February 3 to 24



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



Thursday Evenings with Darlene Joyce 7 – 9 p.m.
Fee: $80/session 4 weeks
Session 11 December 4 to January 15 (No Class December 18, 25 or January 1)



Session 1 January 22 to February 12




Saturday Mornings with Darlene Joyce 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Fee:  $80/session 4 week class
 Session 9 October 25 to November 22 (No Class November 8)



Session 10 December 6 to 27



Session 1 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.
Wed. November 5 to 19 1 – 3 p.m.



Fee: $60 3 week class

How to Knit a “True” Moebius with Darlene Joycemoebius

What is a moebius you ask?  Discovered by German mathematician August Ferdinand Möbius.  According to Wikepedia, a Möbius (or Moebius) strip, a non-orientable two-dimensional surface with only one side when embedded in three-dimensional Euclidean space.  That will take you back to high school geometry class!  Using Cat Bordhi’s YouTube video, worsted weight yarn and a 47” circular needle, we will explore moebius knitting and begin a simple scarf.

 

Wed. December 3 2 – 4p.m.



Fee: $32 2 hour class
Choosing the Right Yarn & Blocking  with Darlene JoyceyarnLearn how to choose the right yarn for any project.  Students will learn how to read yarn labels, how  different fibers behave, how to substitute yarns, how to determine yardage needed and how to make a measureable gauge swatch.  Students will also learn the basics of blocking, including wet blocking, mist blocking and steam blocking and when to use each technique.
Sat. Dec 6 1 – 3 p.m.



Fee: $32 2 hour class
Two Color Brioche with June Sorensentwo color briocheKnit a two-color basic brioche stitch scarf with beautiful selvage edges.  Only one color is done per row…so this is not a fair isle technique.  Must know basic brioche stitch before signing up for class.
Sat. December 6 1 – 3 p.m.



Fee: $32 2 hour class
shoulder cozyShoulder Cozy with Kate Joyce Holding 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. November 22 1 – 3 p.m.



Fee: $25 2 hour class
Camber with Emily Hrobsky camberDesigned by Norah Gaughan. Learn how to knit this beautiful geometric cardigan using Berroco’s unique Fuji yarn, a silk/cotton/rayon blend.  Emily will help you with making basic lace and fixing any mistakes along the way. Pattern is $6.
Wed. November 5 to December 3 (No Class November 26) 5 – 7 p.m.



Fee: $60 4 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. December 10 2 – 4 p.m.



Fee: $32 2 hour class
Shrug 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.
Wed. December 10 & 17 1 – 3 p.m.



Fee: $50 2 week class
Mix 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. December 13 1 – 3 p.m.



Fee: $32 2 week class
Cabled Mittens with Darlene Joyce Learn how to make cabled mittens, using worsted weight yarn and size US 5 double pointed needles. Some experience with double points is helpful.
Sat. December 6 & 20 1 – 3 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. November 14 to December 12 10 – 11 a.m.



Sat. November 29 to December 20 3 – 4 p.m.



Tues. December 9 to 30 3 – 4 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.
Sat. November 1 1 – 3  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. November 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.