Saturday, November 7, 2009

Classes for Nov/Dec 2009

Hi Everyone,


Color work - 1 two hour classLearn to knit 2 color Fair Isle knitting Continental style. A couple of basic hat patterns will be available to choose from. Basic knitting skills neededSaturday November 7th - 10am-12pm $20 Teacher: Carla Bossieux

Continental Knitting 101 - one and a half hour class
For beginners - take as many sessions as you need & all ages are welcome.
Saturdays November 7th & 21st, December 5th & 19th - 2-3:30pm $15 per class
Teacher: Bente Petersen

Knitting with Beads - 1 three hour classExplore the possibilities of adding your own personal touch with beautiful beads. Basic knitting skills needed. Sunday November 8th - 2-5pm $30 Teacher: Melinda Van Roey

Diagonal Fun Scarves - 1 two hour classCreate fun and beautiful scarves - great presents. Basic knitting skills needed.Sunday November 22nd - 3-5pm $20 Teacher: Melinda Van Roey My Own Beret - 1 two hour classRobbin has designed a beret for everybody to try out. Learn how to knit from a chart or use written instructions. Basic knitting skills needed. Wednesday November 18th - 6-8pm $20 Teacher: Robbin Hayes

Knitting 1/2 Mittens - 2 two hour classes
Great half mittens - to wear while you knit or as Holiday gifts.
Basic knitting skills needed and knitting on double pointed needles will be very helpful.
Saturdays December 5th & 12th - 10am-12pm $40 Teacher: Michaela Popoff
Socks 101 (adult sizes) - 2 two hour classesLearn to knit the basic sock - turn the heel and knit the toes. Basic knitting skills needed and knitting on double pointed needles will be very helpful.Sundays December 6th & 13th - 2-4pm $40 Teacher: Melinda Van Roey


Advanced Crochet - 3 two hour classes
This class is for people who know a good deal about crochet and would now like a good challenge. Up your skill level to perfection! Sundays November 8th, 15th & 22nd - 12-2pm $50 Teacher: Peter Franzi

Crochet Edges & Trims - 2 two hour classes
This class is designed for the knitter who would like to learn how to add crochet edging and trims to their knitted wear Thursdays November 12th & 19th - 7-9pm $40 Teacher: Peter Franzi

Crochet for Beginners - 1 two hour classes
This class is for people who would like to try out crochet. Basis stitches are taught in this class to get you going. Sundays November 15th - 3-5pm $20 Teacher: Peter Franzi

Diagonal Scarf - 1 two hour class
Learn to crochet on an angle. Create wonderful scarves.
Basic crochet skills needed.
Sunday December 6th - 12-2pm $20 Teacher: Peter Franzi
Post Watch Cap - 1 two hour class
A great guy's cap - for yourself or last minute gift. Basic crochet skills needed.
Sunday December 13th - 12-2pm $20 Teacher: Peter Franzi


Drop Spindle for Beginners - 1 two hour classStart using a drop spindle with ease. David has many years experience and is a great resource.
Saturday November 14th - 1-3pm $20 Teacher: David Oorbeck

FREE -This class is followed by an introduction to Spinning Wheels from 3-5pm. FREE


Felting Ornaments - 1 two hour class
Learn to dryfelt small cute ornaments for the holidays. Materials will be provided. No experience needed - but the needles are sharp so the class is not suitable for younger children.
Saturday November 21st - 4-6pm $25 Teacher: Jennifer Briffa


Keep your Hands Working - 1 one hour class.
Problems with your hands and arms when you knit or crochet? This class will help.
Saturday December 12th - 3-4pm $10 Teacher: Bente Petersen (Licensed in Chinese Medicine and Massage Therapy in Hawaii)
$5 off when you register 3 days or more prior to the beginning of the first class. Please register and pay prior to each class either in person or over the phone. We need at least 3 students for a class to take place. If we do not have enough students signed up the class will be cancelled and a credit or refund will be issued to those who paid. If we have too many students we will schedule a second class.
We will give you a reminder/confirmation call prior to each class. Refunds will not be given for no shows. Expect homework!

Free Gatherings:
Crochet Tuesdays 3-7pm
Fiber Artist Wednesdays & Fridays 3-7pm (mostly knitting)
Spinners’ Thursday 3-7pm
Bring your project and join us. Free help is available if you need.

Piedmont Yarn & Apparel
4171 Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611