Needlepoint Joint Class List
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Winter 2017 Class Schedule
Free Community Events
If you’ve taken the beginning Rigid Heddle weaving class (or know how to weave already) and have questions, want help warping your loom, or just want to weave and chat with other friendly weavers, this time is for you. Weekly, Rebecca will be on hand to help you and Deanna Baugh will be here the first Monday of each month.
When: Monday afternoons from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Let’s get together to stitch! This will be a social time for stitchers to gather together, learn new skills, and be inspired. Stitchers of all abilities are welcome.
When: The 1st and 3rd Tuesday afternoon of each month from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Wednesday Knitting Support Group
We are always willing and happy to help you with your projects any time you come into the shop, but every Wednesday afternoon is dedicated to providing you a little extra help and the support of other knitters. This is not only a great time to get help on a pattern or ask questions, it can also work like a study group to accompany your class. Even if you just want time to knit during the day in a friendly group atmosphere, you are welcome! Karyn will be available to help and offer instruction.
When: Wednesday afternoons from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Thursday Knit Night
Come join us every Thursday night for some social knitting time. All adult knitters of any knitting ability are welcome. No instruction is offered during this time so come with an easy, independent project, because you will definitely be distracted chatting with this fun collection of people.
When: Every Thursday from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Spin a yarn with us! Refine your spinning skills while getting guidance from Brandie in the company of other spinners. Spinners of all abilities are welcome to join with your drop spindle or wheel.
When: Friday afternoons from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
In this class you will learn the basics of knitting by knitting a simple, yet modern, cowl. Techniques covered include casting on, binding off, how to work in the round, how to read a pattern, and how to knit and purl. We promise you’ll fall in love with knitting along with the rest of us!
When: Saturdays, January 21st & 28th from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM Instructor: Monica Griffiths
OR: Saturdays, February 25th & March 4th from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM Cost: $40
Master Perfect Finishing**
Fear finishing no more! If, after spending hours on a project, you either wing the finishing or--even worse--never finish the project at all because you just can't figure out how to make it look right, this is the class for you. Spend a few hours learning how to master mattress stitch, invisibly weave in your ends, attach a button band, and block your work. Once you gain confidence in these skills, you will agree that finishing can be fun.
When: Saturday, January 28th, from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM Instructor: Karyn Johnston
OR: Saturday, May 6th, from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM Cost: $35
This gloriously large triangular shawl is like a knitted sampler, highlighting the beauty of various knit stitches with growing sections of stockinette, reverse stockinette, garter, seed and moss stitches with jaunty edge picots. Karyn will share lots of tips and tricks for keeping track of all that is simultaneously going on in this shawl, guaranteeing a relaxing, successful experience as we knit this shawl together.
When: Fridays, February 10th, 24th & March 10th, from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Instructor: Karyn Johnston Cost: $60
Becoming a Confident Knitter**
This is the perfect class for the newer knitter or the knitter who is ready to take their knitting skills to the next level. In this class, you will learn how to "read" your knitting, correct common mistakes, understand knitting instructions, and get the answers to your questions about general knitting techniques. Demystifying knitting and learning to fix your mistakes will really help you become a confident knitter!
When: Friday, February 10th, from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Instructor: Rebecca Thomas
OR: Friday, May 5th, from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Cost: $40
Brain Frieze Cowl**
Shake off the winter chill with Brain Frieze. Learn mosaic knitting, a color work technique that uses two colors, but knitting with only one color of yarn at a time and clever slipped stitches to create complex looking patterns with ease. This fun customizable cowl can be knit in different yarn weights, sizes and edgings to get just the look you want. Be as conservative or as daring as you choose!
When: Saturdays, February 18th & March 4th, from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM Instructor: Rebecca Thomas Cost: $40
Perfect for the beginning knitter who is ready to branch out and learn how to knit in the round on circular and double-pointed needles. This class also includes learning how to decrease, weave in your ends, and even a bit of stitch work.
When: Tuesdays, February 21st & 28th, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM Instructor: Tracy Phillips
Fair Isle Mug Cozy***
If you’ve had some experience knitting color work, this class is the perfect opportunity to learn many more valuable skills while knitting an adorable fair isle sheep mug cozy in the process. In this class, you will begin with corrugated rib, practice more advanced color work knitting, and finish with cutting a steek and adding an i-cord bind off. With all the skills you learn in this class, we are confident you will be ready to knit a fair isle sweater!
When: Saturdays, March 11th & 18th from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM Instructor: Tracy Phillips Cost: $50 (includes all class materials minus needles)
Beginning Mittens/Fingerless Mitts**
If you know how to knit and purl with confidence, and have had success with a couple of projects, you are ready to make mittens. In this class, you will learn magic loop to make fingerless mitts or full mittens. These mitts fit well and are fun to make; we’re pretty confident they won’t be the only pair you make!
When: Saturdays, March 18th & 25th, from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Instructor: Karyn Johnston
Beginning Top Down Sock**
Few things are quite as luxurious as hand knit socks as far as comfort, fit, and style. Learn all the skills you need to knit socks on double-point needles from beginning to end, including how to turn the heel and kitchener the toe. These socks fit beautifully and are a great introduction to sock knitting.
When: Saturdays, April 8th & 22nd, from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Instructor: Rebecca Thomas
Beginning Lace Shawl**
Knitting lace is fun and addictive. If you’re ready for a bit of a challenge and you can knit, purl, decrease and increase, you can knit lace! This shawl pattern is perfect for tentative or beginning lace knitters, because it is an easy to memorize pattern that is easy to "see" as you knit. You will love knitting it almost as much as you'll love the finished shawl.
When: Saturdays, April 22nd and 29th, from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM Instructor: Karyn Johnston Cost: $40
You will love learning to crochet this adorable, trendy cowl. By the time you're wearing your cowl, you will master multiple stitches, learn to add a cute crocheted edge, and be confident to start your next project. This class is appropriate for people who have no previous experience with fiber arts and for knitters wanting to become more confident with crochet.
When: Saturdays, January 21st & 28th from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Instructor: Paulette Christiansen
Get ready to take your crochet skills to the next level. Learn how to crochet in the round by making fun, colorful mandalas. These beautiful mandalas can then be put together to create coasters, placemats, bags, or blankets to brighten up your life–the sky is the limit! Prerequisite skills include slip stitch, single crochet, and double crochet. The pattern will be provided by the instructor.
When: Saturdays, March 4th & 11th, from 1:00 to 3:00 PM Instructor: Paulette Christiansen
Tatting and other Lace Classes
Tatting, Level Two
Students must have completed Level One or demonstrate all necessary techniques and show sufficient knowledge to enroll. Students will learn additional patterning, beginning/ending techniques, how to correct mistakes (missed joins, opening a closed ring), set stitch, basic beading, lock stitch/linking loop, shuttle lock joins, joining/twisted/turned/frayed picots, how to use a gauge, mock rings, Josephine rings/chains, mignonette, and pearl tatting. Students will be required to complete seventeen individual pieces while meeting once per week over an eight week-period. Course demands timely completion of homework.
When: Thursdays, February 2nd to March 23rd, from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Instructor: Dale Pomeroy Cost: $130 (includes manual)
Tatting, Level Three
Students must have completed Level Two or demonstrate all necessary techniques and show sufficient knowledge to enroll. Students will learn additional patterning, beginning/ending techniques, how to correct mistakes (missed joins, opening a closed ring), set stitch, basic beading, lock stitch/linking loop, shuttle lock joins, joining/twisted/turned/frayed picots, how to use a gauge, mock rings, Josephine rings/chains, mignonette, and pearl tatting. Students will be required to complete seventeen individual pieces while meeting once per week over an eight week-period. Course demands timely completion of homework.
When: Thursdays, February 2nd to March 23rd, from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM Instructor: Dale Pomeroy
Cost: $130 (includes manual)
Students will learn the techniques in woven lace making including: vocabulary, patterns (prickings), lace-making bobbins, threads/yarns, pins, pillows, and other equipment while making multiple projects over the eight week period.
When: Thursdays, February 2nd to March 23rd, from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM Instructor: Dale Pomeroy
Cost: $130 (includes patterns)
Beginning Rigid Heddle Weaving
Rigid heddle weaving is a great way to get started in weaving. It is a simple and very portable loom with lots of potential. This class will include warping the loom and weaving projects. You must have your own rigid heddle loom. A variety of looms are for sale through the shop and a limited number are for rent. With the skills learned in this class you will be able to continue weaving on your own to make wonderful projects for yourself or to give as gifts.
When: Saturday, February 25th from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM and Tuesdays, March 7th & 14th from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Instructor: Deanna Baugh Cost: $85
Weaving Tea Towels on a Rigid Heddle Loom
Learn to use your rigid heddle loom to make tea towels. Handwoven tea towels are beautiful and deliciously absorbent--a great use of your weaving skills!
When: Tuesdays, January 24th, 31st & February 7th from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Instructor: Deanna Baugh Cost: $65
Beginning Drop Spindling
Have you ever wondered where yarn comes from, or how to make it yourself? This class will teach you the basics of making your own yarn on a drop spindle, starting with the fiber and taking it to a finished yarn. Spinning is truly addicting, relaxing, and a whole lot of fun.
When: Saturdays, February 4th & 18th from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Instructor:Brandie Bruce Cost: $40
Needlepoint and Crewel
This is a relaxed introduction to needlepoint. In the first session, you will be provided with a small piece of canvas, needle and thread to practice stitching a practice sampler. This practice will be in preparation for stitching a small coin purse kit in the second and third class.
When: Saturdays, March 25th, April 1st & 8th, from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Instructor: Amy Jones
Fiber Candy Free-For-All
Carolyn Barrani is a Salt Lake designer of fine art needlepoint, chain stitch and crewel kits. Join us for a super fun afternoon of "Fiber Candy" stitchery exploring crewel embroidery. This free-form, creative embroidery style with wool was first popular in 17th century Britain and allows for you to have fun with stitches and create a truly unique masterpiece. We promise you’ll have fun in this workshop learning from a true master. The class fee includes most class materials.
When: April 29th from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM Instructor: Carolyn Barrani
The Fine Print:
Registration: There are a limited number of students in each class. Please sign up early so we can accommodate as many people as possible. To reserve your place in a class, you must pay the class fee at the time of registration. Please stop by the shop at 241 Historic 25th Street, Ogden, UT 84401 to sign up. You may also call us at 801-394-4355 or toll free at 800-660-4355 and pay with a credit/debit card over the phone.
Class List: Our classes are also listed online on our Facebook page (Needlepoint Joint) and our web page, www.needlepointjoint.com. Hard copies of the class schedule are located at the shop's front desk.
Cancellation Policy: If you change or cancel your registration 48 hours or more prior to the start date of your class, you will receive a credit to be used toward future classes. If you change or cancel your registration less than 48 hours before the class start date there is no refund or credit. Our instructors work hard to prepare for their classes and we must ensure they are fairly compensated for their time. This also gives our waitlisted students the opportunity to register and attend sold out classes. Once a class starts, we do not offer make up classes for any reason. We reserve the right to cancel a class if enrollment drops below three students.