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.

Tuesday, October 18th: Purple Zephyr--A New Sock from LYS!

Announcing our next Free Knitting Workshop! Join us on Tuesday, October 18th for an Intermediate Knitting Workshop!  A new sock pattern making it's Debut at LYS!  A playful rib pattern keeps knitters interested while giving a nod to the unique role of the railroad in Lancaster County.

Project: Purple Zephyr Socks
Date:  Tuesday, October18
Time:  9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced.
Skills Required: Basic Knitting skills necessary.  Must know how to cast on & knit on double pointed needles, and have a basic understanding of sock knitting..
Techniques Taught: Stretchy cast on, discussion of the 'garter short-row heel,' and other tricks & tips for successful sock knitting.

Materials:  Approximately 100 grams fingering/sock weight yarn, 1 set US#1 or 2 dpn needles,  (Needle size may need to be adjusted according to gauge.)

This project is suitable for Intermediate & Advanced Knitters.

Pre-registration is required!  Please call the shop to save your spot! (717) 768-8007.
Materials for Free Workshops at LYS must be purchased at LYS--you can bring your own tools if you'd like.

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