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 23: Baby Socks

Learn to make socks!
(Most of the knitting will be done on your own after the Workshop, but have no fear! We'll cover everything you need to know.) 

Project: Socks 101
Date:  Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Time:  9:30 - 11:30AM 
Cost:  Free
Skill Level: First Time Sock Knitters.
Skills Required: Must understand basic knitting.
Techniques Taught: Material selection for socks, stretchy cast on, turning a heel, gussets and the kitchener stitch.  
Materials:  DK weight yarn, US #4 or 5 needles. Pattern provided.

First Time SOCKS!  A friendly introduction to the absolute basics of sock knitting. Learn everything you need to make a simple baby sized pair of socks.  We’ll help you choose your materials and tools, and teach you what you need to know!

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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