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What "Level" Means:

All levels
Are willing to try something new

Novice
Never knit before

Beginner
Can cast on, knit, purl, bind off, and follow a pattern  

Intermediate and up
Can cast on, knit, purl, work some pattern stitches, yarn overs, bind off and is familiar with decreases and increases

All yarn suggestions can be found at The Black Purl at Village Gate


Introduction to Two-Color Brioche

Sat. September 29, 3-5pm

Class Fee: $25

Level Intermediate and up

Want to learn how to diversify your knitting by integrating color and contrast - making even the most average knitted item new and exciting? Learn two color brioche with this small hat project that will help you learn the basics of two color brioche. No need to be familiar with single color brioche. Pattern will be provided in class.


Supply List

• 125 yards each of two contrasting colors DK (#3) weight yarn

Suggestion: Birch Tree Fiber Arts Co. DK (debuting at the Fingerlakes Fiber Festival), or Dream in Color Classy, or Into the Whirled Yarn and Fiber Co. DK

• US #2, 16" circular needle

• US #4, 16” circular needle

To register for classes email Tina at knittingcircle@tinaturnerknits.com or call her at 585-820-4507.


Britneys Bulky Beanie Fairisle Hat

October 27, 3-5pm

Class Fee: $30 + Pattern Fee (Ravelry aprox $5.00)

Level Intermediate and up

Learn to work fair isle by knitting this fun hat. From a distance it looks like large knit stitches. You will also learn how to “trap” the yarn across a longer stretch of plain knitting. The hat is worked in the round.

Supply List:

• Pattern: Britneys Bulky Beanie by Jenny Alderbrant

• 2 skeins (50 gram, 210m) of fingering yarn in two contrasting colors. Suggestion: Lang Yarns Jawoll Superwash

• US #2 and US #3, 16” circular

Homework:

• Print pattern from Ravelry https://www.ravelry.com/projects/bigred01/gretas-grovstickadebritneys-bulky-beanie

• Work the first 16 rows as written in the pattern. So that we can begin knitting in the fair isle pattern in class.

To register for classes email Tina at knittingcircle@tinaturnerknits.com or call her at 585-820-4507.

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Tangential Blues Pullover Sweater by Carol Feller

November 17, December 29, January 12, February 9, 3-5pm:

$50 + Pattern Fee (Ravelry aprox $7.15)

Level: Intermediate and up

Another wonderful sweater pattern by one of my favorite designers. This is a topdown cabled pullover. Carol Feller is running this as a Knit-A-Long (KAL), her clues will come out to you before the classes. We will work on the sweater long past the time that her clues are for. Feel free to keep pace with Carol and her KAL, or take your time and work along with us. Techniques to learn while making this sweater: German short rows, cable cast on, working cables without a cable needle, reading a cable chart.


Supply List

• Pattern: Tangential Blues by Carol Feller

• 1138-2000 yards of worsted weight yarn.
Suggestion: Amano Warmi

• US #7 32” circular needle for main body + one size smaller for ribbing

• Gauge: 18 sts and 26 rows = 4” / 10 cm in St St blocked

• Cable needle

Homework:

• Print pattern from Ravelry: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/tangential-blues

• work gauge swatch and bring appropriate needle size for gauge.

Carol Feller KAL Clue dates: 10/29, 11/10, 11/24, 12/1

To register for classes email Tina at knittingcircle@tinaturnerknits.com or call her at 585-820-4507.


Wendee Socklets by Andrea Rangel

November 10, & December 1, 3-5pm

Class Fee: $30+ Pattern Fee (Ravelry aprox $5.00)

Level Intermediate and up

Lacy ankle socks. These socks are worked top down. A great holiday gift pattern. Uses one skein of fingering sock yarn (350-400yds). If using a hand dyed yarn, I would recommend a semi solid as it will show the lace pattern best.

Supply List:

• Pattern: Wendee

• Suggestion: 2 skeins Lang Yarns Jawoll Superwash, or 1 skein Birch Tree Fiber Arts Co. Fingering, or your favorite semi solid indie dyed yarn.

• US #2/2.75mm double pointed needles, 32 in/80 cm or longer circular needle for magic loop, or 2 circular needles; use your preferred circular knitting method

Homework:

• Print pattern from Ravelry: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/wendee

• work gauge swatch and bring appropriate needle size for gauge.

To register for classes email Tina at knittingcircle@tinaturnerknits.com or call her at 585-820-4507.

The Knitting Circle is located The Black Purl, 274 N. Goodman St, Suite #D102, Rochester NY 14607: 585-820-4507