Welcome to Lancaster Yarn Shop's Class & Workshop Blog!

Lancaster Yarn Shop offers a variety of classes and FREE workshops for fiber artists of all skill levels, from Absolute Beginner to Extremely Accomplished. The emphasis is on celebrating the tradition of knitting and handwork (and learning cool new stuff!) in a fun and friendly atmosphere.

Classes and Free Workshops are held at the Yarn Shop in our beautiful upstairs studio at 3519 Old Philadelphia Pike in Intercourse, Lancaster County, PA. (HERE for directions). There is plenty of free parking, and we are just steps from the terrific restaurants and great shopping at Kitchen Kettle Village. Classes are taught by our experienced and knowledgeable instructors and classified by skill level.

Free Sweet Hearts Workshop: February 5, 2011

Announcing our next Free Knitting Workshop! Join us on Saturday, February 5th for a Sweet Hearts Workshop!  Class size is limited, please call (717) 768.8007 to reserve your spot right away!

Project:  Little Hearts
Date:  Saturday, February 5, 2011
Time:  9:30a - 11:30a
  photo by vitsippa on ravelry c 2010 used with permission

These sweet little hearts are knit in one piece with almost no finishing.  We'll use double pointed needles to work these up.   

Materials:  worsted weight wool yarn, 5" US #8 dpns, stitch marker,  & tapestry needle

This workshop is suitable for Intermediate Knitters.  Intermediate Knitters are Current Knitters who know the basics:  long-tail cast-on, knit, purl, and bind off. 
Sign up for this workshop to develop your knitting skills!  The pattern features a figure eight cast-on, dpn knitting, & the Kitchener stitch.  Students purchase a kit with assorted colors Brown Sheep Lamb's Pride yarn & a set of Brittany needles.

Special thanks to Teresa Fox for permission to use her free pattern for our Free Workshop!  The pattern is available on Ravelry or on her blog.  Please
download & print your own copy of the pattern.  It is available for free on Ravelry.   Special thanks to vitsippa for use of her beautiful photographs.

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