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, February 28th: Dashing Mitts Free Workshop

 photo by wannabe on ravelry c2008
Announcing another Free Knitting Workshop! Join us on Tuesday, February 28th for a Free Dashing Mitts Knitting Workshop.  We'll cast on and learn the basics of knitting a handsome pair of fingerless mitts in this two hour workshop.  Most of the knitting will be done on your own after the workshop. 

Project:  Dashing Mitts
Date:  Tuesday, February 28, 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 some experience knitting in the round.
Techniques Taught:  Knitting in the round with DPNs, basic cabling technique
Materials:  Two skeins Worsted Weight Wool, one set US#7 or 8 double-point needles,  split ring marker, cable needle (a double-point needle may be used if you have a set of 5; only 4 are used for this project),  and a tapestry needle.  Please download and bring your own copy of the pattern from knitty.com.

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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