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, January 24th: Felted Slippers Workshop

 photo by Elina Urmas, designer & knitter c 2011

Announcing another Free Knitting Workshop! Join us on Tuesday, January 24th for a Free Felted Slippers Knitting Workshop.  We'll cast on and get started knitting our cozy striped slippers in Lamb's Pride Worsted.  We will review the knitting techniques required to complete this project and offer an overview of successful felting.  Most of the knitting will be done on your own after the workshop. 

Project:  Felted Slippers (adult sizes)
Date:  Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Time:  9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Skill Level: Intermediate.
Skills Required: You must have a basic understanding of most aspects of knitting and be able to knit in the round on double pointed needles.
Techniques Taught: Knitting for felting.
Materials:  Two hundred grams worsted weight wool, one set 16" US# 7 needles and one set US#7 double pointed needles.  Please download and bring your own copy of the pattern from this blog.   

Materials for Free Workshops Must be Purchased at Lancaster Yarn Shop
Pre-registration is required!  Please call the shop to save your spot! (717) 768-8007.

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