Classes


Amigurumi is the Japanese are of crocheting small stuffed yarn creatures. The word is a portmanteau of the Japanese word ami, meaning crocheted, and nuigurumi, meaning stuffed doll.

Cost: $ 32.00
Knit a basic sock using fine needles and special sock yarn. You will learn to use double pointed needles, turn a heel and create a gusset. The instructor will discuss ways to ensure a proper fitting sock.

Cost: $ 72.00
This class is for beginners. You'll get started with chain, single crochet and double crochet stitches the first two classes. Choose a skein of Plymouth Encore yarn and a H hook and you will be on your way! On the 3rd class, you will pick out an easy project, learn to read simple crochet instructions & work on your chosen project for the remainder of the course.

Cost: $ 82.00
During the first 2 classes, you will learn to cast on knit, purl increase, decrease & cast off. On the 3rd class, you will pick out an easy project, learn to read simple knitting instructions & work on your chosen project for the remainder of the course.

Cost: $ 82.00
Building Blocks is a skill building workshop that has students knitting a different 12 inch block every month that can be pieced together to create a lovely sampler afghan. The emphasis of this class is EDUCATION. Students are guided through the various stitches and techniques each month as their knitting knowledge is increased. With a different skill focus each month there is something new to learn at each class. Topics such as gauge, cast ons, bind offs, cables, increases, decreases, lace, pattern reading and more are covered. Join in the fun! 2nd Wednesday of every month, 5-6:30 p.m. $12/month or $132/year (paid in full) Book & yarn must be purchased at MYS!

Cost: $ 12.00
Building Blocks is a skill building workshop that has students knitting a different 12 inch block every month that can be pieced together to create a lovely sampler afghan. The emphasis of this class is EDUCATION. Students are guided through the various stitches and techniques each month as their knitting knowledge is increased. With a different skill focus each month there is something new to learn at each class. Topics such as gauge, cast ons, bind offs, cables, increases, decreases, lace, pattern reading and more are covered. Join in the fun! 2nd Wednesday of every month, 5-6:30 p.m. $12/month or $132/year (paid in full) Book & yarn must be purchased at MYS!

Cost: $ 132.00
Learn the basic Corner to Corner (C2C) crochet technique while working on a cowl. Pattie will show you the basics and you can determine how wide and long you want your cowl. You can use any sport to worsted weight yarn your choice from our large selection and the hook that is appropriate for the yarn.

Cost: $ 32.00
Learn how to choose the right yarn for any project. Students will learn how to read yarn labels, how different fibers behave, how to substitute yarns, how to determine yardage needed and how to make a measureable gauge swatch. Students will also learn the basics of blocking, including wet blocking, mist blocking and steam blocking and when to use each technique.

Cost: $ 32.00
Learning continental knitting, sometimes called picking, can help give you options while knitting. Some knitters find that they can knit more evenly and quickly with this method. Students will learn both knit and purl stitch. Additional practice is advised to become proficient.

Cost: $ 28.00
Are you tired of running into the shop every time the stitches fall off the needle? Come and learn how to correct common mistakes made while knitting. You will learn to pick up dropped stitches in stockinette, garter, and at the end of the row. The class will include exercises in dropping down pattern stitches, picking up dropped stitches, and ripping out rows of knitting and getting stitches back on the needle.

Cost: $ 32.00
Join the challenge and see how creative you can be!

Cost: $ 10.00
So most of you know that Darlene is all about fit. And, several have voiced the idea that they would like a basic sweater pattern with a little more interest. Well, now you can have a pattern custom written for your measurements and your gauge. Darlene will walk you through the process. Visit https://customfit.amyherzogdesigns.com/info/ for more info on the process and to see the designs available. Pre-registration required.

Cost: $ 96.00
Did you miss our 2018 retreat and want to see what we taught? Learn how to plan your own Pi shawl using a basic formula. If you have a stitch dictionary, please bring it.

Cost: $ 50.00
Did you miss our 2018 retreat and want to see what we taught? Learn how to plan your own Pi shawl using a basic formula. If you have a stitch dictionary, please bring it.

Cost: $ 55.00
Learn the technique of double knitting while making a cowl. Double knitting produces a fabric that is reversible and looks like Stockinette on each side.

Cost: $ 32.00
During the first half of class you will learn the basics of Tunisian crochet including the anatomy of Tunisian crochet stitches, Tunisian simple stitch, Tunisian knit stitch, abbreviations, etc. During the second half, advanced applications of Tunisian will be explored. You will need worsted weight yarn, a size J tunisian hook, and the book: The New Tunisian Crochet. Yarn and book must be purchased at MYS.

Cost: $ 55.00
Learn to knit a basic fair isle hat. You will choose your own motifs and color combinations. Please bring a 16" circular needle size 7. Homework: Cast on 100 stitches on a 16" circular needle size US 5 and work in ribbing for 1 1/4".

Cost: $ 32.00
You will learn more advanced techniques of your choice. For example, you can choose a simple cabled sweater pattern, a fair isle pattern, an intarsia pattern-the choice is yours! This class can be taken over and over and over...

Cost: $ 96.00
You will learn more advanced techniques of your choice. For example, you can choose a simple cabled sweater pattern, a fair isle pattern, an intarsia pattern-the choice is yours! This class can be taken again and again and again...

Cost: $ 96.00
You will learn more advanced techniques of your choice. For example, you can choose a simple cabled sweater pattern, a fair isle pattern, an intarsia pattern-the choice is yours! This class can be taken over and over and over...

Cost: $ 96.00
You will learn more advanced techniques of your choice. For example, you can choose a simple cabled sweater pattern, a fair isle pattern, an intarsia pattern-the choice is yours! This class can be taken over and over and over...

Cost: $ 96.00
You will learn more advanced techniques of your choice. For example, you can choose a simple cabled sweater pattern, a fair isle pattern, an intarsia pattern-the choice is yours! This class can be taken over and over and over...

Cost: $ 96.00
You will learn more advanced techniques of your choice. For example, you can choose a simple cabled sweater pattern, a fair isle pattern, an intarsia pattern-the choice is yours! This class can be taken over and over and over...

Cost: $ 96.00
Using a frame loom, students will learn some basics of weaving, including how to warp the frame, how to create some simple stitches and how to let the design process flow while making a simple wall hanging. No experience needed. Frames available at MYS.

Cost: $ 32.00
Learn the parts of the loom and weaving terminology. Students will assemble their loom, warp it and do a balanced weave using worsted weight yarn purchased from MYS. This basic class is a spring board for more advanced weaving technique classes to come. If bringing own loom, make sure it is a rigid heddle and is no bigger than 20". Check with Georg if uncertain.

Cost: $ 72.00
Each month students will learn a new crochet mandala.

Cost: $ 132.00
Each month students will learn a new crochet mandala.

Cost: $ 12.00
There are 20 squares in this beautiful cabled afghan by Norah Gaughan. Students can choose to do all 20 squares over 20 months or just 12 squares over 12 months. Each square is different. Pattern is free. The complete afghan with 20 squares takes 4 skeins of Berroco Vintage is 5 different colors. There is also the option to only do 12 squares for a smaller afghan. Yarn used is Berroco Vintage. Visit the studio for color selection or follow the link here

Cost: $ 12.00
There are 20 squares in this beautiful cabled afghan by Norah Gaughan. Students can choose to do all 20 squares over 20 months or just 12 squares over 12 months. Each square is different. Pattern is free. The complete afghan with 20 squares takes 4 skeins of Berroco Vintage is 5 different colors. There is also the option to only do 12 squares for a smaller afghan.

Cost: $ 220.00
The Log Cabin pattern is a color-and-weave pattern which basically means that the way the warp and weft strand colors interlock creates the pattern. Knowledge of plain weave (tabby weave) necessary. Students must know how to warp a loom.

Cost: $ 55.00
Learn plaids and stripe color patterns with your rigid heddle loom. Knowledge of plain weave (tabby weave) is necessary. Students must know how to warp a loom.

Cost: $ 72.00
Designed by Ambah O'Brien Pick two colors of your favorite fingering weight yarn and lose yourself in a deceptively simple knit. Shine On Cowl combines a clean lace stitch with a complex-looking, but easy to work, diamond mosaic pattern. The graphic diamond motif is created with slipped stitches, and only one color is ever worked at one time - no stranding!

Cost: $ 55.00
This pattern is so versatile - once you knit all the squares you can choose any layout you want. Make more squares for a larger blanket and fewer for a smaller one.

Cost: $ 32.00
Learn how to use a stitch dictionary to plan a scarf, cowl or baby blanket. Students will learn about yarn and hook selection, gauge and how to calculate stitch multiples to get the desired size. Darlene designed the Vibrations Cowl and the Azalea Cowl (see free pattern on page 7) from this book. Book required: Basic Crochet Stitch. Please purchase from MYS. Bring a variety of hooks.

Cost: $ 32.00
Originally designed for the Chicago Yarn Crawl 2017, join Kate in learning how to do the star stitch. Sample in Ella Rae Sun Kissed 100% cotton. Please cast on and knit border before class.

Cost: $ 32.00

Calendar


Intermediate Knitting/Crocheting (Saturday Mornings)

You will learn more advanced techniques of your choice. For example, you can choose a simple cabled sweater pattern, a fair isle pattern, an intarsia pattern-the choice is yours! This class can be taken again and again and again...

Telavi Cardigan CAL (Crochet Along)

The Telavi Cardigan came as the idea of blending the light and airy with the soft and cozy. The broomstick lace gives the feeling of see-through-ness while the loosely spun wool gives you a warm hug. Materials: 1225?1925 yards of worsted weight yarn (i.e. Berroco Vintage) and a size 7.0 mm hook. All yarn must be purchased from MYS!

Beginning Knitting

During the first 2 classes, you will learn to cast on knit, purl increase, decrease & cast off. On the 3rd class, you will pick out an easy project, learn to read simple knitting instructions & work on your chosen project for the remainder of the course.

Feb 25
Intermediate Knitting/Crocheting (Monday Afternoons)
Feb 26
Intermediate Knitting/Crocheting (Tuesday Afternoons)
Feb 26
Rigid Heddle Weaving: Color Play

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