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Headed out of town? Pick up a kit to take on the road!
Headed out of town? Pick up a kit to take on the road!

Classes

Welcome to our schedule of summer classes! We'll continue to update this list as classes are added. 


STARTER SWEATER WORKSHOP with Elise (In-person)

ALTERNATE WEDNESDAYS, 10 - 11:30 am
June 5 & 19
ALTERNATE FRIDAYS, 5 - 6:30 pm
June 14 & 28

Starter SweaterKnit your first (or second) sweater with Elise!

Elise will guide participants through each step of the sweater knitting process, including swatching for gauge, understanding ease and how to make simple changes. If you've already made your first garment but still need guided help, sign up for this class and cast on with confidence! Elise will provide support as you become a competent sweater knitter.

Recommended patterns:

Rift by Jacqueline Cieslak
Daily Ritual Raglan by Park Williams
Starter Sweater by Park Williams
The Winter Crop by Jessie Mae Martinson

Cozy Classic Raglan by Jessie Mae Martinson

Students will receive a list of recommended yarns; supplies must be purchased from Uncommon Threads. 

Cost: $30 per session; register for any 5 or more at the same time and save $10 per session! Register online.


MONDAY NIGHT MAKERS with Sarah
Mondays, 6 - 8 pm
July 8, 15, 22, 29

We're excited to offer another regular session of project help and social making on Monday nights! Bring your knit or crochet work-in-progress, or get help starting a new project. Teacher Sarah will provide coaching and support to guide you through pattern challenges, yarn choices, stitch patterns and anything that will help you finish your project successfully. The group is limited to 10 people per session, and participants take turns receiving help.

Cost: $25/session

Register online.


GROUP PROJECT HELP with Elise (In-person)
Tuesdays, 3 - 4:30 pm
June 11 & 25

Wednesdays, 3 - 4:30
June 5 & 19

Fridays, 3 - 4:30 pm
June 14 & 28

Elise LDo you have a work-in-progress that's giving you a headache? Are there parts of the pattern you're not sure you understand? Bring your project to a group help clinic with Elise!

This is a group session, so participants will take turns getting help. It's amazing what you can learn listening to other knitters' challenges and solutions! Group size is limited to 6 people. Registration in advance is recommended to secure your space!

$35 per session; register online here.


SHAWL CROCHET-ALONG with Sarah
Saturdays, 12 - 2 pm
June 8, 15, 29

Come crochet a lacy shawl for summer! The first meeting will cover techniques - bring your pattern, yarn and hook if you have chosen a project, or you may get assistance choosing yarn and a pattern. Follow-up sessions will give you extra help and a friendly group to crochet with. Yarn must be purchased from Uncommon Threads - $25 fee covers all sessions.

Suggested patterns:
Over the Willamette by Jenn Wolfe Kaiser
Virus Shawl by Julia Marquardt
Caramella by Elena Fedotova

Register online.


TUNISIAN CROCHET with Sarah
Wednesday, 10 am - 12 noon
June 12

What happens when you combine knitting and crochet?

Tunisian mixes elements of both techniques to create beautiful textured fabrics you can use for sweaters, accessories, home goods... anything you want to try! Sarah will guide you through the basics including simple stitch, knit stitch, and purl. If time allows, entrelac and suggestions for a simple small project.

Pictured: Purl Soho Tunisian Crochet Scarf

Register online.


SWEATER CROCHET-ALONG with Elise & Stephanie
Alternate Fridays, 11:30 am - 1 pm
June 28, July 12 & 26, August 9 & 23, September 6 & 20

Alternate Fridays, 4 - 5:30 pm
July 19, August 2 & 16, September 13 & 27

 

We're picking up hooks for our summer sweater-along! If you've been tempted by all the gorgeous crochet patterns available lately, this is the perfect time to get started - you'll have support for learning new techniques and a friendly group to keep you motivated to the last stitch. 

The $25 CAL fee covers ALL sessions, and can be applied as credit toward a new yarn purchase. We always appreciate you using yarn purchased from Uncommon Threads!

Suggested patterns:
Andaman by Alison Green, in Berroco Seaspun
Sagebrush Tank Top by Grace Forthefrills (Rowan Summerlite DK or Kelbourne Mojave)
Shine Bright Like a Diamond Tank Top by Brianna K Designs (Rowan Summerlite 4ply)

(Want to make a different sweater? That's OK too!) Come to any of the session dates and we'll help you choose yarn and best size for you, as well as de-mystify any pattern questions. This is a casual group without formal instruction - meet some fellow crocheters and have fun finishing your new sweater!

Register online


2-COLOR BRIOCHE with Elise
Select Wednesdays, 4:30 - 6:30 pm
Select Thursdays, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

LatherHave you wanted to learn brioche but don't know where to start? This class is for you! Join Elise for an introduction to 1-Color and 2-Color brioche using the pattern "Lather" by Hunter Hammersen. Students will learn: how to read a chart, basic brioche stitches, basic increases and decreases. 

Register for 2-Color Brioche (June 19, June 20)

Cost: $45, includes pattern Lather by Hunter Hammersen.

 


TOY KAL/CAL with Elise
Alternate Tuesdays, 12 - 1:30
June 25, July 9 & 23, August 6 & 20, September 20 & 24

Knitted Mushrooms

Knitted and crocheted toys are more popular than ever, and a fantastic way to use stash! Join Elise to knit or crochet a toy of your choice - from Emotional Support Chickens to knitted mushrooms, amigurumi to finger puppets, you'll love working on these small, just-for-fun projects. 

Register online. $50 class fee covers all sessions. 


ONE-ON-ONE LESSONS & PROJECT HELP 
VARIOUS DAYS, by appointment 

Please call for availability (650) 941-1815)

Whether you're stuck in a challenging part of your work-in-progress or looking to learn a new technique, you can get help to move forward! Help is given in-person and masks are required. 

Purchase 1/2 hour help session online or call (650) 941-1815. When purchasing online, please note what day and time you prefer. 

 


Back Next Fall:


LEARN TO KNIT: BEGINNER BASICS with Shellye (In-person)
WEDNESDAYS, 7 - 9 pm

Next session: October
Please schedule a private lesson for learn to knit instruction over the summer.

Shellye Learn to KnitLearn the basics of English-style knitting with Shellye!

Whether you're picking up this wonderful hobby for the first time, or coming back to it after many years, Shellye has the patience and experience to get you started on a lifelong knitting adventure. Students will learn one method for casting on and binding off, as well as the basic knit and purl stitches. The class fee includes needles and practice yarn, so you don't need any additional supplies.

PLEASE NOTE: The maximum class size is 6 students. There are no make-up sessions for missed classes. Cost: $100, includes supplies.