Crochet Classes: Fall 2012

The Animator's Wife will be teaching the following classes at Nature's Yarns in Fairfax, VA this fall!

Monday, October 22, 2012, 6:30p-8:30p: Irish Crochet
Registration Fee: $30
Learn the basics of making Clones Lace! In this class we'll focus on how to crochet over padded cording and how to arrange individual motifs into a finished piece.

Level: Intermediate

Student Materials:
Sock weight yarn
Sport weight yarn in matching color
Size 2.75mm crochet hook
Straight pins
Contrasting color sewing thread
12x12-inch piece of fabric


Monday, November 5th, 2012, 6:30p-8:30p: Intro to Amigurumi
Registration Fee: $30
Make your own pumpkin for Fall in this introductory class! You'll learn a special formula for shaping as you go and basic embroidery techniques.

Level: Intermediate

Student Materials:
Worsted weight yarn in orange, yellow, and brown
Size F crochet hook
Stuffing material
Tapestry needle
Stitch markers


Friday, November 9th, 2012, 12p-2p: Crochet Stockings
Registration Fee: $30
If you've wanted to crochet socks but were afraid to try it, this is the class for you! We're going to make Christmas stockings using real sock techniques, but on a larger scale so you don't have to worry about sizing on your first time out.

Level: Intermediate

Student Materials:
Worsted weight yarn
Size H crochet hook
Stitch markers
Tapestry needle


Saturday, December 1st, 2012, 1p-3p: Crazy Daisies
Registration Fee: $30
Looking for something new to do with your stash? Try daisy looming! In this class you'll learn how to make the daisies and how to crochet them together like little granny squares. Fun for all ages!

Level: Intermediate

Student Materials:

Worsted weight yarn
Size H crochet hook
Tapestry needle
Scissors
Daisy loom (can be purchased here or at Nature's Yarns)

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.

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