Village Yarn Shoppe

May/June 2018 Classes



Toe-Up Sock Class: 

Tuesdays, May 22nd & 29th (10:30-12:30) - 1 space remaining

Saturdays, June 2nd & 9th (1:00-3:00) - Full (waiting list started)

There will be two sock classes for the months of May and June; the first on two Tuesday afternoons in May and the second on two Saturday afternoons in June.  Techniques taught during the two classes will be knitting on circular needles with a magic loop, the Turkish cast-on, kfb toe increase, creating the gusset, heel turn, and stretchy bind-off.  Be warned knitting socks is addictive.  Cost $35.00


Beaded Stitch Markers: 

May 12th (1:00-3:00) - 4 spaces remaining

June 23rd (1:00-3:00) - 4 spaces remaining

Have you ever wanted to make your own unique stitch markers?  Well you are in for a treat; our guest instructor (Leanne, the incredibly talented owner of Shipwrecked Bead Shop) will be teaching a 2-hr, Saturday afternoon beaded stitch marker class.  These markers are stunning.  Come on in to the shop and check out some of our sample markers.  Each stitch marker kit provided for the class includes all the materials to make 6 gorgeous stitch markers.  

Cost $20.00 (does not include $10.00 fee per kit paid to the instructor)


Brea Bag:  May 8th, 15th, & 22nd (3:00-4:30) - Class Cancelled

In these 1.5-hour, Tuesday afternoon classes you will be making The Brea Bag.  This cute little bag utilizes a simple cable pattern repeat that results in a lotus-like pattern.  To complete this lovely bag this class will be broken down into 3 sessions.  Session 1: We will begin the project; going over basic cabling techniques.  Session 2: We will continue on with the bag, answering any questions along the way.  Session 3:  We will be seaming the bag and going over finishing; such as, inserting a lining, making straps, etc.  Cost $40.00


Lacework Cowl:  May 26th (1:30-3:30) - 3 spaces remaining

In this 2-hr, Saturday afternoon class you will be introduced to lacework and reading a chart.  This lovely lacework cowl starts off with a provisional cast-on, is knit flat, and then seamed with a 3-needle bind-off.  This is a wonderful beginner's project with a simple pattern repeat.  

Cost $25.00 (Includes pattern)


Pullover Sweater:  June 16th & 30th (2:30-4:30) - 3 spaces remaining

Finishing can make or break your project.  This child's pullover sweater (age 2-10) will teach you the art of finishing; from seaming to picking up stitches, to weaving in ends.  Come join us on two Saturday afternoons for this fun, quick knit.   Cost $35.00



Village Yarn Shoppe 2018 Knit/Crochet-Alongs


Joji Locatelli:  Friday afternoons - May 4th, 11th, 18th, & 25th (2:00-4:30) - Closed to new Registration

This knit-along will be a Joji Locatelli designer them.  Joji Locatelli has a wide range of patterns, from the beautiful "Lemongrass" pullover to the stunning "Starting Point" shawl; there are so many different garments to choose from.  Make a sweater, shaw, cowl, cardigan, hat, or gloves; you pick the Joji Locatelli pattern, along with your yarn and needles, and join us on Friday afternoons in a group environment with support along the way.  This knit-along assumes you know your basic knit and purl stitches. 

Cost $35.00 (pattern is not provided, must be purchased from the designer)


VYS Hook-In: 

Wednesday mornings - May 9th & 16th (10:30-12:00) 

Have you ever wanted to try Rug Hooking?  Then this hook-along is perfect for you.  Our talented guest instructor will be showing you the art of rug hooking.  This is a fun, addictive craft and a fabulous way to use up some of your yarn bits and bobs.  

Cost $25.00 without kit, $50.00 including kit


Lacey Linen Poncho:  Friday afternoons - June 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th (2:00-4:30) 

In this knit-along we will be making an elegant linen poncho with a delicate lace edge.  This poncho will make a fabulous addition to your spring/summer wardrobe.  Using double-knitting weight yarn, knit on a 6-mm needle, this poncho has a light, airy feel, just perfect for a breezy summer day.  This knit-along assumes you know your basic knit and purl stitches.  

Cost: $30.00 (includes the cost of the pattern)


Crochet Afghan Squares: Tuesday afternoons - June 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th (2:30-4:30)

In this crochet-along we will be making granny square samplers.  Make an afghan based on variations of several patterns or use just one motif throughout.  Class instructions are meant to be used chiefly as guidelines to get you started on your own original sampler afghan.   

Cost: $30.00 (includes patterns)


Drop-In KAL Catch-Up: 

Tuesday mornings - May 1st, 8th & 15th  and June 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th (10:30-12:30)

Have you taken one of our knit-alongs or crochet-alongs in the past but have not yet completed your project?  We will be offering Tuesday morning drop-in catch-up sessions on the above selected days.  Finish your project in a group environment with help along the way.

Cost $2.00 per drop-in 


All lessons and knit-alongs must be paid within 48 hours of enrollment in order to reserve your space. Lessons and knit-alongs do not include materials (unless otherwise specified).  A list of materials required for your lesson will be provided upon reserving your space.  Lessons and knit-alongs are non-refundable and must be canceled no later than 24 hours prior to the date of the lesson in order to receive a credit note for the value of the lesson or knit-along. 



"Really, all you need to become a good knitter are wool, needles, hands, and slightly below-average intelligence.  Of course, superior intelligence, such as yours and mine, is an advantage."
~ Elizabeth Zimmerman~