Get full details and register for classes by calling the store at 970-484-1998 or going online (click here). Pay in advance to schedule. Unlimited help to complete your projects. Make up classes always available, within a reasonable time after the originally scheduled class.
Learn to Weave I: $98 class includes use of store loom, 15% discount on project yarns.
Tuesdays, August 2, 9, 16 10:00 am to 12:00 pm Wednesdays, August 3, 10, 17 10:00 am to 12:00 pm Skill Level: Beginner
Now is the time to learn to weave! Instruction covers everything you need to know about basic drafts, design, and the successful warping and weaving of your project. Learn what you need to know for a lifetime of weaving. Instruction is individualized and responsive to the experience and interest of the student. Choose to learn on a floor or table loom.
Knit Summer Tees or Socks: $98 class plus 15% discount on project yarns.
Tuesdays, August 2, 9, 16 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
Learn a new direction in knitting! Sweaters and socks from the top down. Pick your project as either an easy first sweater or a simple sock where you will learn the easiest short row heel.
Learn to Crochet: $98 class includes your first project supplies.
Tuesdays, August 2, 9, 16 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm Skill Level: Beginner
The Learn to Crochet beginner class series will teach you the basic stitches and techniques you need to know to crochet a soft facecloth. After completing this 3-session class, you will be well on your way to crocheting beautiful accessories or blankets.
Learn to Knit Colorado Classics: $98 class includes your first project supplies.
Wednesdays, August 3, 10, 17 9:00 am to 10:00 am Skill Level: Beginner to Advancing Beginner
Learn to Knit the Colorado Classic Way! Fresh beginners will learn skills to prepare for a happy lifetime of knitting. For your first project, choose a hat, scarf, dish cloths, or for the adventurous, a pair of mittens. If you already have a few skills, we’ll help you advance.
Knit Mosaic Colorwork Placemats: $98 class plus 15% discount on project yarns.
In this class, we will knit Mosaic Colorwork Placemats. We will learn the basics of this easy, slipstitch, colorwork technique, and how to read mosaic knitting charts. Using contrasting colors of yarn and your choice of geometric patterns, you will create attractive placemats to grace your table. Or make a set for a housewarming gift!
Learn to Spin Basics: $98 class includes 3 classes with starter fibers, and use of equipment.
Wednesdays, August 3, 10, 17 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm Skill Level: Beginner
Have you ever wondered how those gorgeous “handspun” yarns were created? Do you want to make your own variations of yarn colors, fibers, textures, and weights? We’ll start with local alpaca fleece. Learn to wash, card and blend with silk and cashmere or yak…spin your unique blend into amazing handspun yarns.
Inkle Loom Weaving: $98 class with yarn purchase; inkle looms available for purchase.
Inkle Weaving is a type of warp-faced weaving where the warp threads are moved up and down, while the weft remains fixed. Using a small, portable and affordable inkle loom, you can weave a variety of belts, straps, dog collars and necklaces.
Navajo Weaving: $98 class with yarn purchase. Includes use of loom.
In Navajo Weaving, as in other tapestry weaving, the warp is completely hidden. Navajo textiles typically have strong geometric patterns. We will learn traditional techniques for creating typical Navajo patterns and colors.
Macrame’ All Levels: $98 class — supplies for purchase in your choice of colors.
Macrame’ is a form of textile created by knotting, rather than knitting or weaving. In this class, we will learn Modern Knotting and Macrame’ skills. You will find that — with steady practice — there are many opportunities for growth with this very simple discipline. We will apply this practical skill to creating planters and artistic basketry.
- Loom Weaving for Kids: $98 class. Purchase your choice of a peg loom or small loom. Ages 6 and up.
Weaving with a peg loom is as easy as “over, under, over, under”. Learn to weave a wallhanging, small rug or purse.
Felted Slippers: $98 class with fiber purchase.
In the Felted Slippers class, you will learn the principles of wet felting and create a cozy set of felted slippers for you or one of your loved ones! Class will be held over two sessions.
Tapestry Weaving: $98 class with yarn purchase. Includes use of loom.
In Tapestry Weaving, the warp is completely hidden allowing for your spectacular image to be displayed. We will learn tapestry weaving techniques, including knotted tassels, soumak, pick and pick, hatching, and interlock. These techniques will help you to create unique tapestries. Experiment with color, texture, and fiber.
Knit Christmas Stockings: $98 class plus; discount on yarns purchased for the class.
Do you have memories of a favorite hand-made stocking hanging in anticipation of Christmas morning? Get a head start on creating your own one-of-a-kind stocking for that special child, grandchild, or the Christmas elf in your life. Choose your favorite holiday patterns from our kit selections. You can even personalize the stocking with a name and/or date.
- Solar Dyeing: $98 class includes supplies.
Saturday, August 27 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm Skill Level: All Levels
Use the sun to give your yarn color and character! Solar Dyeing is an easy, natural method that results in non-repeatable, beautiful colors. In the Solar Dyeing class, you will learn a variety of different hand-dyeing techniques, stenciling and stamping to express your creativity.
- First Friday Spin In and Potluck!
What could be better than spinning with friends? Spinning with friends while enjoying yummy shared treats! Bring your spinning wheel and fibers and join us on the first Friday of every month at 1 pm. Bring along your favorite treat to share. Stay for the afternoon, and enjoy the fun, food and comradery with fellow spinners!
Come join the fun! Informal and relaxing! Enjoy organic Rishi teas, baked goods, and conversation while you knit, crochet, weave and spin.