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, June 7, 14, 21 10:00 am to 12:00 pm Wednesdays, June 1, 8, 15 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.
Learn to Knit Colorado Classics: $98 class includes your first project supplies.
Tuesdays, June 7, 14, 21 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Wednesdays, June 1, 8, 15 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm 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.
Top Down Sweaters or Socks: $98 class plus 15% discount on project yarns.
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 Spin Basics: $98 class includes 3 classes with starter fibers, and use of equipment.
Wednesdays, June 1, 8, 15 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.
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.
Learn to Crochet and Tunisian Crochet: $98 class includes your first project supplies.
Thursdays, June 2, 9, 16 12:00 pm to 1:00 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. You may also learn the technique of Tunisian crochet, which combines the best of knitting and crochet. After completing this 3-session class, you will be well on your way to crocheting beautiful accessories or blankets.
Rigid Heddle Weaving: $98 class. Purchase a loom before classes start and your first yarns will be provided from a beautiful array of choices.
Rigid Heddle Weaving is a low cost and easy introduction to weaving. The rigid heddle is a small, simple, and easy to use loom. In this class, you will learn how to warp the loom weaving and finish techniques, as well as the carious components of a rigid heddle loom. Create a sampler incorporating hand-controlled patterns that emphasize color and texture.
Needle Felting for Kids: $98 class includes materials for first project. Ages 6 and up.
Needle felting uses needles to felt natural fiber. Felt a cover onto a bar of lavender soap. The felted soap can be used as washcloth and soap together. What a great idea!
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.
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.
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.