Crochet Classes: Summer 2012

I had mentioned a while back that The Animator's Wife was going to start offering crochet classes soon. Well I'm very pleased to offer the official announcement today. Starting in June, The Animator's Wife will begin teaching crochet at Nature's Yarns in Fairfax, Virginia!


Here's what she'll be offering this summer.

Saturday, June 16th 2p-4p: Tapestry Crochet
Registration Fee: $30
Students will learn how to manage different colored strands of yarn to create patterns and pictures in a flat crocheted piece, and how to create graphed patterns. Skills Required: Basic crochet skills (knowledge of single crochet stitch) Student Materials: 3 different colors of worsted weight cotton yarn Size J crochet hook



Wednesday, June 20th 6:30p-8:30p: Broomstick Lace
Registration Fee: $30
Students learn the basics of broomstick lace, crochet technique that uses the help of a large knitting needle or broomstick. Skills Required: Basic crochet skills (knowledge of single crochet stitch) Student Materials: Worsted weight yarn Size H-J crochet hook 15-25 mm knitting needle


Saturday, July 21st 1p-3p: Crochet Friendship Bracelets
Registration Fee: $30
Students will learn how to create simple friendship bracelets. Skills Required: No previous crochet knowledge necessary for adults. Students under age 12 should know how to chain stitch and single crochet. Student Materials: Worsted or sport weight yarn A variety of beads that can be strung on the yarn Size F-H crochet hook


Wednesday, July 25th 6:30p-8:30p: Amigurumi
Registration Fee: $30
Students will learn a formula that will help them design their own stuffed creatures. Skills Required: No previous crochet knowledge necessary for adults. Students under 12 years of age should know how to single crochet. Student Materials: Worsted weight yarn Size F-H crochet hook Polyfiberfil or yarn scraps for stuffing Yarn needle Stitch markers Safety eyes or buttons (optional)


Location for all classes:
Nature's Yarns
11212 Lee Hwy
Fairfax, VA


Call (703) 273-3596 to sign up. Students receive 10% off their purchase of class materials from the store when they register.