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CLASSES

REGISTRATION
Register for classes by coming into the shop or calling 303-322-2223. Take a minute to read and understand the Class and Cancellation Policies below.

CLASS POLICY
As space is limited, full payment is required at registration to hold your spot. All materials must be purchased prior to the beginning of class, unless otherwise noted. All materials needed must be purchased from LambShoppe with the exception of hardware you already own such as needles, hooks etc. Please note skill level required and if there is any homework for your class. As a courtesy to the other students we ask that you arrive for class on time. There will be no admittance beyond 10 minutes past the start time.We know that occasionally unforeseen events will prevent you from being able to attend all of the scheduled classes. In that event any make-up time must be arranged with your instructor and there may be an additional fee required.

CANCELLATION POLICY:
Class and workshop fees are transferable up to one week before the start of class. We cannot refund or transfer after that. Instructors reserve the right to cancel with less than their minimum student sign-ups. In the event of cancelation the student has the option of transferring to a differents class or receiving a refund.

SKILL LEVELS & HOMEWORK
When signing up for a class, please note the skill level required and if there is homework noted.

PRIVATE HELP APPOINTMENTS
Unable to attend a class or need more individualized help? Schedule a private appointment with one of our skilled staff by calling 303-322-2223. $30.00 to $50.00 per hour for private lessons.
KNITTING SKILL LEVELS
Novice:
Knows how to spell knit, purl and crochet.

Beginner:
Knit- Knows how to cast on and bind off, knit and purl, increase and decrease.
Crochet - Knows how to chain, single, double and triple crochet.

Intermediate:
Knows a variety of stitches, how to use double points, knit in the round, and knows mid-level shaping.

Advanced:
Knows lace stitches and intricate stitch patterns, fair isle, and how to short row.


CLASSES CURRENTLY OFFERED ARE LISTED BELOW
JUST CLICK ON A CLASS TITLE OR PHOTO BELOW FOR MORE DETAILS


OPEN SIDED SHAWL COLLARED PONCHO
Skill Level:Intermediate
Next Start Date:
September 13, 2016.

This Open-Sided Poncho is a quick and fun knit. Heavy enough to keep the fall and winter chill from invading, but lightweight and easy to wear. We'll be flat-knitting, knitting in the round, three-needle binding off, and learning to pick up stitches for ribbing - EASILY. Your choice to make the Open-Sided Poncho or the Chunky Striped Open-Sided Poncho.


COLORADO FLAG HAT
Skill Level: Intermediate.
Next Start Date: September 12,2016.

You've seen it in the shop, now make one for yourself, and your entire family. We'll learn the provisional cast on to create a hemmed cuff, then work color striping and color changing to create this Colorado-proud ski cap. In the first class you will learn how to make a hem brim using a provisional cast on. In the second class you will learn to intarsia while decreasing.

Homework: Purchase materials and have yarn wound (if required) and check guage.




3 COLOR CASHMERE COWL

Next Start Date:September 21, 2016.

Oh, this is a lovely little pattern to let the days go by while peacefully knitting away...Consider this a technique class. We will go over reading patterns, jogless stripes, changing colors, reading lace charts, carrying yarn, weaving in ends and more. Lux Adorna Ménage a Tois Kit is recommended for this class.


POLKA DOT BABY BLANKET
Note: This class has homework to be done before the first class.
Next Start Date: September 12, 2016.

A simple drop stitch technique creates this wonderful polka dot blanket pattern...perfect for baby or your home


Photo source: ravelry.com

GO-TO-CARDIGAN

Skill Level:Advanced Beginner
Next Start Date:September 18, 2016.

This is a classic A-Line cardigan with side vents and shor-row shaping. Sweater is knit in a DK weight for a versatile garment. In this class we will use a variation of the long tail cast-on and German short rows.

Photo Source:Ravelry

BUFFALO DOUBLE-KNIT SCARF
OR
CAROL'S MYSTERY COWL


Skill Level: Intermediate. (Must be able to identify knit and purl stitches easily.)
Next Start Date: September 13, 2016. 5 student Maximum.

This reversible scarf is worked in double knitting - a great technique which creates two layer of fabric simultaneously. Explore this fascinating and unique knitting style and make a super-warm scarf. We're using yummy Juniper Moon Tenzing yarn.

This double-knitted cowl by Carol Huebscher Rhoades is stunning. Carol incorporated the shape of the manuka flower (Leptospermum scoparium), mentioned in all the Ngaio Marsh New Zealand novels, with the crimson red of the pohutukawa (Metrosideros excelsa), a flowering tree. (Interweave)




Photo source: ravelry.com

RUSTIC CHRISTMAS STOCKING

Skill Level:Advanced Beginner
Next Start Date:In Progress.

Fair Isle Scandinavian Stocking! Start NOW so that you won't be weaving in the final strands of yarn on December 24! You will learn a traditional two-handed knitting technique which makes you fair Isle zip along and also secures your floats. We'll design our stocking, choose our motifs and colors, and learn the Fair Isle technique in the first class, AND get started. So many projects use Fair Isle - a wonderful skill to learn. Kick you knit up to the next level! Fun, fun, fun! Come see the sample in the Shoppe.

TOE-UP SOCKS, TWO AT A TIME.
Skill Level:
Advanced
Next Start Date: In progress.

Ever wanted to knit socks, but didn't know how to start or were intimidated by the heels and toes? Or didn't know how long you could make the socks with the yarn you had?

This class will answer all your questions about knitting socks from the toes up, AND teach you how to knit both socks at the same time (Optional). (This avoids the DREADED Second Sock Syndrome!!)

This class will entail 3-90 minute sessions where you will master Judy's Magic Cast On for toes, the short row heel, and the increase toe. We will also learn a stretchy bind off.

These techniques will be taught using the Magic Loop (1 circular needle) or on two circular needles. These techniques can be adapted to any foot.

LEARNER'S PERMIT TO CROCHET
Skill Level: Novice
Classes starting: In Progress.

Learn to chain, single, double, half-double, triple, increase and decrease. We'll be making an adult or child's crocheted blanket from the
Noro Flowers Book 4 using the techniques learned.

LEARNER'S PERMIT TO KNIT
Skill Level: Novice
Next Start Date: In Progress.

In four weeks, Beginners turn into real knitters! Learn how to knit, purl, cast on, bind off and decrease when making your first hat in the round in week three. In week four you will complete your hat using double point needles.

BEYOND THE BASICS
Skill Level:Advanced Beginner/Intermediate
Next Class Start: In Progress.
Got the basics down? Time to advance those knitting skills,. In this class you will learn a cable cowl, NAE scarf using seed stitch and learning to follow patterns, fixing mistakes and lots more!

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