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Classes

Given social-distancing limitations, we are holding only a few in-person classes at this time. Some classes and free clinics are happening through Zoom-- please contact stephanie@uncommonthreadsyarn.com for login credentials.  


ONE-ON-ONE LESSONS & PROJECT HELP 
Alternate SUNDAYS, 12 - 5 pm (Jocelyn)
THURSDAYS, 5-7 pm

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.


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

Session 5: May 11 & 18 

Learn 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: Students must provide proof of COVID vaccination before the first class meeting, and are required to wear masks while inside Uncommon Threads. The maximum class size is 6 students. Cost: $80.

 

NEXT STEPS with Shellye (in-person)
WEDNESDAY, 7 - 9 pm
April 27

Are you a new-ish knitter eager to cast on your first (or second) project?

With years of experience guiding beginners, Shellye knows how to get you started on an easy project this spring. Bring a pattern you'd like to make, and she'll help identify challenges and techniques you need to learn; choose an appropriate yarn and cast on!

Cost: $40; register online or call (650) 941-1815.

 


STARTER SUMMER SWEATER with Elise
WEDNESDAYS, 10 - 11:30 am

March 30, April 13 & 27, May 11 & 25

This is the year to knit your first (or second) sweater! Elise will guide participants through each step of the sweater knitting process, including swatching for gauge, understanding ease and how to make simple changes. 

PLEASE NOTE: Participants must show proof of vaccination at the first class, and everyone is required to wear masks during the class time. Cost: $75, plus supplies. Register online or call (650) 941-1815.

  


VIRTUAL & IN-PERSON CLASSES WITH KIRA DULANEY

Kira DulaneyKira has been teaching fiber arts classes and hosting crafty events in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond since 2002. As a teacher, her focus is on providing valuable information in a stress-free environment, and supporting students through the learning process. She also hosts crafty events, and is the designer behind Kira K Designs, a line of original knitting and crochet patterns and kits featuring clean lines and intriguing details that are both interesting to make and easy to wear.

 

Fixing (and Avoiding) Mistakes (Virtual)
Saturday, 10 am - 12 noon PT
May 21

Fixing Mistakes

Take the fear and worry out of knitting with this incredibly useful class. You’ll learn how common mistakes are made as well as how to correct them, on the following row when possible. We’ll also practice picking up dropped stitches (gulp!) and methods for taking out your knitting stitch-by-stitch and many rows at once.

Cost: $40, plus supplies. Register online or call (650) 941-1815.

Mini-Socks (Virtual)
Sunday, 9 am - 12 noon PT
July 10

Mini-SocksLearn the basics of knitting socks in an afternoon by making these adorable mini socks! Knitting in the round starting at the cuff, you’ll knit a heel flap, turn the heel, work a gusset, then taper and graft the toe. Afterward you'll be ready to knit full-size socks from the top down.

Registration coming soon! 


 

LEARN TO CROCHET with Sarah (IN-PERSON)
SUNDAYS, 10 am - 12 noon
May 15 & 22

Learn to CrochetCrochet really shines in the summertime--from market bags to baby blankets, lace tops to light scarves, there's more to crochet than just granny squares. Learn the basics with Sarah in this two-session class.

Cost: $70. The maximum class size is 6 students, and masks are required at all times. Register online.

  


 

SUMMER LACE KNIT-ALONG with Darcie & Stephanie (IN-PERSON)
FRIDAYS, 10 - 11:30 am 
May 20 - June 24

Love NoteNothing feels as summery as a lace tee or wrap! Whether you're trying a simple lace project for the first time or tackling a more challenging pattern, we'll help you read charts, fix mistakes and finish successfully.

Suggested patterns:
Love Note by Tin Can Knits
Yume by Isabell Kraemer
Lang 272 has lots of choices!

Cost: $75 for all 6 sessions, plus supplies. Register online.

PLEASE NOTE: Everyone is required to wear masks during the class time.


PROJECT CLASS with Sydney
THURSDAYS, 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Will return in June!


Finish your works-in-progress and stretch your skills with your next project, knowing you have a cheerleader and stitch support group to help you through the challenges.
PLEASE NOTE: Participants must show proof of vaccination at the first class, and everyone is required to wear masks during the class time. Cost: $95. Register online or call (650) 941-1815.