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Colorwork Hat Class

Do you dream of knitting one of the beautiful yoke sweaters so prominent on Ravelry these days but feel a little daunted by the colorwork? Knitting a hat is a great way to both test colors and swatch for in the round sweaters! Join us for a dip into colorwork with the Cartography Hat by Tin Can Knits. This hat pattern is found in their great new book Strange Brew or as a stand alone pattern on Ravelry. You can swatch for a sweater while knitting a holiday gift! Some of what we will cover in...

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Knit Together with Channyn

KNITTING HELP IS BACK! We’ve had a lot of requests to keep offering Knitting Help, Private Sessions and Finishing Services at the shop, so Knitting Help is back!  Channyn (pronounced “Shannon”) Quinn will join us beginning October 5th.  Channyn is offering drop-in help from 10 am to 1 pm on Fridays. She will also schedule one Saturday a month for drop in help which we'll advertised in advance.  For October our Saturday help day is October 27th from 10am to...

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Midnight in Berlin - Mini Session Saturday: Nov. 3, 2018     1.00 pm-4.00 pm

During this class students will examine the structure of the shawl as they knit a swatch which contains all of its design elements. Emphasis will be placed not only on the shawl but also on icord and its uses as well as application of this pattern to other projects such as pillows or fingerless mitts. Class Details COST: $30 per person. Call us at 585.678.4894 or email customerservice@yarnculture.com to pay and reserve your spot.  PREREQUISITE: Each student must have...

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Abuelito - Mini Session: Saturday, October 13, 2018     1.00 pm-4.00 pm

During this class the overall construction of the shawl will be examined as a swatch is knitted to familiarize students with the body stitch pattern and the lace pattern of the trim. Various ways of doing the garter tab cast-on will be examined as well as size modifications for the shawl. The lace pattern will be examined so that students can modify the patterns to fit their shawl as well as use it as trim for other projects.  We will also talk about selecting colors for this...

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NEW DATES!  January KAL: Ainu from Isabell Kraemer

SCHEDULE UPDATE!  Old Man Winter forced us to reschedule our AINU KAL so we've changed the dates.  Please plan to join us on Jan 27 and Feb 10 from 10a - 12 noon.  You can still sign up if the date change is better for you!  Join us in January when we’ll be knitting Ainu by Isabell Kraemer.  Using Big Merino Hug by Rosy Green Wool this shawl is perfect for the colder temperatures of winter.  The pattern calls for three skeins of this heavy worsted/light...

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Sit ‘n Knit

Join us for laughter, friendship and social knitting at Yarn Culture. We have groups meeting most Fridays and Saturdays between 1.30 - 3.30. These groups are for fun and social knitting and are not help sessions. We do have help available by appointment and will be adding drop in help hours later in September 2018.

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Cancelled: Weekend Workshop with Kim McBrien of Indigodragonfly

We're excited to invite you to another weekend workshop (June 3 & 4) with Kim McBrien of Indigodragonfly! This year we have a selection of two dyeing workshops and two non-dyeing classes. Read on for details and registration information. Saturday, June 3 9.00 – 12.00: 3 Skeins, 3 Colors 1.30 – 4.30: Creative Design for Sweaters and Shawls (non-dyeing class) Sunday, June 4 9.00 – 12.00: Kaleidoscope Yarn 1.30 – 4.30: Secrets from The Skein: (non-dyeing...

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Sit ‘n Knit at Yarn Culture

Join us for laughter, friendship and social knitting at Yarn Culture.  We have groups meeting Friday, Saturday and Sunday between 1.30 - 3.30. These groups are for fun and social knitting and are not help sessions. If you need help, check the calendar to find Help Clinic hours at the Knitting Circle, located in our shop. NOTE:  There is no Sit 'n Knit scheduled for Sunday, February 19.

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February Mitten -KAL

Kelbourne Woolens has announced the February mitten and we are excited about the challenges this one presents. The February Mitten is an all-over leaf-lace mitten, lined in a bright contrast color. The payoff for working twice as hard is a super warm mitten for this normally frigid month.  The mitten starts with a lace cuff that is knit back and forth and is seamed with a 3-needle bind off. The stitches for the Outer Mitten are picked up from the flat edge and the leaf-lace is quickly...

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Winter Sweater Class

CLASS UPDATE: We've had a HUGE response to our sweater class and have added a new section meeting on Sundays.  The description of the class is the same. The dates for the Sunday class are listed below.  YOU CANNOT SWITCH BETWEEN THE SATURDAY AND SUNDAY CLASS.  If you know you have a conflict with one or two of the sessions, talk to Tina to arrange makeup times. Class 1: February 5, 12:00 - 3:00 pm (Sunday) Class 2: February 12, 12:00 - 2:00 pm (ONE WEEK AFTER...

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Workshop Weekend with Laura Nelkin; Oct 1 - 2,  2016

Join us for our Workshop Weekend with Laura Nelkin on October 1-2, 2016. Choose among four unique classes focused on Getting Your Lace On, Fixing Mistakes in Lace, the Craft of Casting On, and how to knit Reversible Undulating Waves. Each class is 3 hours long and the class fee is $65.00.  Read on for class details and registration information.   Schedule Saturday, October 1 9.00 – 12.00: Getting Your Lace On 1.00 – 4.00: Save Your Knitting: Fixing Lace...

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Weekend Lace Workshop with Laura Nelkin

Save the Date for the Our Weekend Lace Workshop on October 1-2, 2016 when Laura Nelkin to help us get our lace on!  She'll also guide us through the craft of casting on and fixing mistakes in lace. If you'd rather have guidance on a really great pattern, learn how to knit Reversible Undulating Waves.  Each class is 3 hours long and the class fee is $65.00.  We'll have detailed and registration materials ready to go on August 24th, so check back for details then.

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The Knitting Circle - New Summer Classes and Help Clinic Times

What better way to get knitting help and classes than through Tina Turner's Knitting Circle?   Check out her new summer classes. Most of them are Wednesday evenings - perfect for those of us who work and are tied up during the day. She also offers Help Clinics four days a week.  Since she is co-located in our space, we encourage our customers to use this service for knitting help.  Drop in for just $5 per person, per visit and get help on your WIPs. You can...

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The Knitting Circle Just got a Little Bit Bigger!

What better way to get knitting help than through Tina Turner's Knitting Circle? Beginning this week, Tina will run Help Clinics at Yarn Culture on Thursdays between 12-2 and Fridays between 3.30-5.30. Drop in for just $5 per person, per visit and get help on your WIPs. You can also use your Knitting Circle Frequent Knitter card.  Don't have a card?  You can buy one at Tina's studio on East Ave or Yarn Culture for $35...

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Summer Sit ‘n Knit

Join us for laughter, friendship and social knitting at Yarn Culture.  We have groups meeting Wednesday, Friday and Saturday between 1.30 - 3.30.  Other than quick fixes, we will not provide individual instruction during Sit ‘n Knit times.  Need help?  Stay later on Friday for Tina's Help Clinic from 3.30-5.30.  

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Indigodragonfly Workshop with Kim McBrien; July 7-10, 2016

Join us for a weekend focused on learning how to hand-dye yarn. Choose among four unique opportunities ranging from an hour-long "just a taste" class to several 3-hour dyeing workshops. Develop a solid understand of dyeing fundamentals with the 3 Skeins, 3 Colours class. Try your hand at fun techniques including self-striping and gradient yarns. Schedule Thursday night, July 7 5.30 – 7.30: Meet the Dyer and Trunkshow Dyeing Workshops: Friday, July 8 9.00 – 12.00: 3 Skeins, 3...

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Socks Any Way

Hand knitted socks are one of life's great unsung pleasures.  Socks Any Way is for the sock novice as well as the sock expert who may wish to try a new technique: Magic Loop, Toe Up, or Two at a Time, either Toe Up or Top Down.  Double point needles are always welcome! Class instruction will be tailored to meet each student's needs.  A Basic Sock pattern will be available, or students may bring the sock pattern of their choice.  Yarn Culture has some lovely...

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Recycled Sweater Holiday Wreath Class

How would you like a holiday wreath that never turns brown, never sheds needles, and can be decorated for any holiday? Bring sharp scissors; wear clothing that can get dirty, decorations you would like to use and a sense of adventure. Nancy will guide you through the process of making your own felted holiday wreath. The $45 class fee includes wreath form, greening pins and pre-felted sweaters. If you have scraps of colored yarn, bring them along to make yarn ball...

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Dubonnet by Thea Colman

Dubonnet is a new sweater pattern that Thea has been showing in bits for the past month or so.  Designed in Eden Cottage Yarn Oakworth, Dubonnet is a "go anywhere" Spring Cardigan.  I love the lace patterning detail and the contrast "lipstick" pockets.  An easy cardigan with a vintage feel, Dubonnet is casual enough for jeans and a tee shirt, but also special enough to wear with a lovely sundress. Lace breaks up the body and is centered on the low waist, above a deep...

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Knit-Spiration Classes

Join us for assistance, friendship, and chocolate!  Nancy is delighted to assist you with your knitting or crochet projects.  Come for the month or whenever you have questions or concerns. All experience levels are welcome. Sunday afternoon classes are from 1 to 3 pm.  Tuesday evening classes are from 6:30 to 8:30 pm.  We are happy to accomodate drop-ins if there is room in the class.  The class fee and drop-in fee is $12.50 per 2-hour Knit-spiration session....

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CustomFit - SPRING 2015

Spring CustomFit! How about a spring/summer vest or short sleeve sweater? CustomFit 1 is designed for knitters who have never knit a CustomFit sweater, or for the experienced knitter ready to make a sweater from a pattern customized to your measurements, your yarn preference, your style preference, and most important, your gauge.  Classes meet Saturday mornings from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm and are schedule as follows: 4/18/15 Session 1: Measure, choose yarn and pattern, discussion of...

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