Wednesday, November 28, 2012

New Classes now forming!

Kick up your knitting or crocheting skills with a class from one of our Crazy Girl Yarn Shops! 

Cedar Falls 


The Wonderful Wallaby For Children and Adults
Saturdays: Jan 12, 19, (skip Jan 26) and Feb 2; 3 - 5PM  
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Nancy Simet  
Get a head start on next year's holiday knitting, and learn sweater-knitting skills as you knit this comfortable raglan-sleeved pullover with a hood and front kangaroo pocket. Sizes range from child's 2T to adult XXL. We'll work through its seamless construction using circular needles and double-points.

Toe-up 2-at-a-Time Socks on Magic Loop        
Sundays: Jan 13, 20, and 27; 1 - 3PM  
Difficulty Level: Advanced  
Instructor: Nancy Simet  
Never have second sock syndrome again! Knit - and finish - both socks at the same time, ensuring that they are identical. We'll knit a child-sized pair in worsted weight yarn to learn basic toe-up knitting on a long circular needle in magic loop. You will need to have already knit a sock in order to understand the basic techniques used.

Oops! Class        
Sunday: Jan 20; 3 - 5PM
Difficulty Level: Beginner
Instructor: Nancy Simet  
Ever made a mistake and not known how to fix it? Ever dropped your knitting to answer the phone and been unable to figure out which direction you were knitting in, or what row you were on? This class is for you! Learn how to pick up dropped stitches, rip back your work, figure out where you were in a pattern, sew a simple seam, and more. 


Crochet Basket with Handles$25
Friday, December 14th, 12-2pm

Friday, December 21, 12-2pm
Friday, December 28, 12-2pm
Difficulty Level: Easy
Instructor: Lily Sasse
By the end of this class you will have a stand-alone basket that is the perfect size to hold a crochet or knitting project or anything else! Use it as a tote or as a wonderful piece of useful home décor.   

Delicate Crocheted Snowflake
Sunday, Dec 9th, 1-3pm   
Sunday Dec 16 1-3pm 
Sunday Dec 23, 1-3pm 
Instructor: Lily Sasse
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
By the end of this class you will have a beautiful, beaded crochet snowflake that looks so delicate, yet uses only basic crochet skills. You will also come away with the ability to add beads to any crochet project. This snowflake will make a great home decoration or gift for friends and family-it's small enough to fit in a Christmas card!

Basic Knit Hat
Wednesdays Dec 5th, 12th, 19th 10am-noon 
Instructor: Angie Jordan
Difficulty Level: Easy 
This basic hat class will cover knitting in the round and on double pointed needles. Class will be a fun challenge for beginning knitters, and you will become addicted to making hats for everyone you know!


Simple Scarf for Beginners
Sunday Dec 16th 10am-noon   Instructor: Angie Jordan 
Difficulty Level: Easy 
This scarf is very simple to knit and perfect for beginners. The patterns uses only purl and knit in the pattern to give it a touch of finesse even for starters.