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. September 8 to 29 with Georg 6:30 – 8 p.m.



Tues. September 9 to 30  with Courtney 10 -11:30 a.m.



Wed. September 24 to October 15 with Kate 5 – 6:30 p.m.



Thurs. October 2 to 23 with Darlene 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 8 August 18 to September 15 (No Class September 1)



Session 9 September 29 to October 20



Session 10 October 27 to November 17



Tuesday Afternoons with Darlene Joyce 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Fee:  $80/session 4 weeks
Session 8 August 12 to September 2



Session 9 September 9 to 30



Session 10 October 7 to 28



Tuesday Evenings with Darlene Joyce 6 – 8 p.m.
Fee: $80/session 4 weeks
Session 7 July 15 to August 5



Session 8 August 12 to September 2



Session 9 September 9 to 30



Session 10 October 7 to 28



Wednesday Eveningswith Georg Luxton 7 – 9 p.m.
Fee:  $80/session 4 weeks
Session 7 July 2 to 23



Session 8 July 30 to August 27 (No Class August 6)



Session 9 September 3 to 24



Session 10 October 1 to 22



Thursday Evenings with Darlene Joyce 7 – 9 p.m.
Fee: $80/session 4 weeks
Session 8 August 21 to September 11



Session 9 September 25 to October 16



Session 10 October 23 to November 13




Saturday Mornings with Darlene Joyce 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Fee:  $80/session 4 week class
 Session 7 August 23 to September 13



 Session 8 September 27 to October 18



 Session 9 October 25 to November 22 (No Class November 8)



Metalouse with Darlene JoycemetalouseThis pattern combines a self-striping yarn with a solid yarn to create a wonderful effect. Darlene used Noro’s Shiraito and Schoppel Wolle’s Cashmere Queen (both are cashmere blends) to create the softest, comfiest shawl. Many combinations are available. Students will learn make one increases, slip stitches and basic shawl construction.
Sat. September 6 & 27 1 – 3 p.m.



Fee: $50 2 week class
Basic Socks with Courtney Buckalew-KramersocksKnit 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.
Wed. October 15 to 29 2 – 4 p.m.



Fee: $60 3 week class
Cinnie with June SorensenCinnieWhether you like it long or cropped or with short or long sleeves, this cardigan is sure to become a staple in your wardrobe.  You can throw it over a simple tee  or cami for a casual look or use it as a little “cover up” for a cocktail dress.  Chose your favorite dk weight yarn and a size US 6 needle and you are ready to go!
 Sun. September 7 to 21 12 – 2 p.m.



 Fee:  $60 3 week class
wicker circleWicker Circle Cowl with Kate JoyceLearn 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!
Sun. September 14 2 – 4 p.m.



Fee: $25 2 hour class
swiftSwift with Emily Hrobsky Designed by Shannon Cook.  Learn a chevron lace stitch while making a lovely light weight hat.  Students must purchase the book Journey.  Emily used Fresco, but any sport weight yarn will work.
Sun. September 21 & 28 2 – 4 p.m.



Fee: $50 2 week 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. September 24 to October 15 7 – 9 p.m.



Fee: $60 4 week class
Brighter Miters Blanket with June Sorensen Learn how to make basic miter squares that are all connected as you go.  No need for sewing together!  This technique can be used for scarves, blankets, etc.brighter miter
Sat. September 20 & October 4 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.



Fee: $50 2 week class
Boyfriend Cardigan with Darlene Joyce (Designed by Lori Versaci)boyfriendIf you missed our KAL, no worries. Darlene will walk you through the tricks of the boyfriend sweater and help you make yours fit you.
Sat. October 4 to 25 1 – 3 p.m.



Fee: $80 4 week class
Caltha with June SorensencalthaDesigned by Heather Zoppetti.  Knit in Bloom.  Bloom is ”a blend of ultra-soft Tibetan yak down and the finest Chinese silk, this luminous lace weight yarn knits up into stunning finished pieces. While yak makes the yarn warm enough to take the chill off on a crisp winter night, the light lace is perfect for spring and summer knitting”.  The profits of Reywa yarn are directly invested in Tibetan communities.
Sun. October 5 & 19 12 – 2p.m.



Fee: $50 2 week class
Perfect Necklines with Darlene Joyce Are 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
Wed. September 10 2  – 4 p.m.



Fee: $32 2 hour class
Changing Commercial Patterns to Fit with Darlene Joycefit(A willingness to measure oneself required!) Are you frustrated with the way that sweaters fit you? Did you follow the directions carefully and still find that your sweaters do not quite look right on you? Come learn how you can make some simple changes to commercial patterns to ensure that they fit you.
Thurs. August 28 2 – 4 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. September 5 to October 3 (No Class September 19) 10 – 11 a.m.



Thurs. September 25 to October 16 6 – 7 p.m.



Fri. October 10 to 31 10 – 11 a.m.



Thus. October 23 to November 13 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.
Sun. October 12 12 – 4 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. September 11 2 – 4  p.m.



Fee: $32 2 hour class
Amigurumi with Courtney Buckalew-Kramer Amigurumi uses basic single crochet to create small creatures, fruits, and other cute items.  Courtney will share different sources for patterns and with guidance, you will choose what you want to make.Amigurumi
Fri. October 3 & 10 1 – 3 p.m.



Fee: $50 2 week class
Doilies on Steroids with Courtney Buckalew-KramdoiliesonsteroidserCourtney will show you how to take a basic doily pattern and blow it up into a blanket.  This is a lot of fun and a great way to learn how to make doilies before you try it on thread.
Fri. October 17 & 24 1 – 3 p.m.



Fee: $50 2 week class
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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.