Tuesday, October 6th, 2015 Posted in Fiber Arts Education, General News | No Comments »
Fall is a great time to jump into a new fiber activity or hone the skills you already have. Halcyon Yarn offers a great variety of classes – some meet just a few hours and some multiple days. All are a great way to develop your skills, learn how to use different materials and make new fiber friends.
Sign-up for a class during our Annual Open House on Saturday October 10th and you’ll receive at least *10% off with a chance to save more! Take advantage of this opportunity to save.
We’ve highlighted several up coming classes (click through for full details), but be sure to check out our complete offerings on-line!
Hook Your Pet taught by Liz Stoyko starts Saturday, October 17 and meets three times. Take a favorite picture of your pet and transform it into a lovely finished hooked pillow under Liz’s guidance.
Begin To Spin – Part II is taught by Master Spinner Linda Clutterbuck. It will meet one time on Saturday, October 24. Linda will help you reach a new level of success with your spinning: learn to spin exactly the yarn you want.
Knit Your 1st Sweater with Debra Foster is a great way to jump into a whole sweater project with guidance and the fun of a class. Knit along learning new techniques and skills over a 5 week period, meeting 4 times. Make a sweater you will be proud of. Knit Your 1st Sweater meets Sunday afternoons October 18, 25, November 8 & 15.
Building Blocks is another skill building class. Each meeting you will jump into a new knitting pattern all the time developing skills in reading patterns and understanding stitch structure. At the end of the class you will have several knitted squares you can put together to create a lovely afghan / throw. Deb Foster teaches this class. It meets Wednesday evenings October 14 – November 18.
Noodling With Nuno with Marianne Dubois on Saturday November 14 will find you creating a lovely silk and wool nuno scarf while learning many skills and nuances of wet felting and nuno felting. At the end of class take home a finished nuno scarf – for yourself or a wonderful gift for someone special. All materials are included in the class fee.
In Change It Quinn Blaiklock will guide you taking a pattern that has caught your eye and helping you adapt it / change it to exactly what you want. Quinn will show you all kinds of ways to ‘make your sweater your own’.
*You must register on-line or in person on Saturday October 10th to receive discount.