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Classes

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

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Crochet Classes


ONE-ON-ONE LESSONS & PROJECT HELP 
THURSDAYS, 3-6:30 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.

 


TECHNIQUES with Elise (in-person)
FRIDAYS, 5 - 6:30 pm
October 21, November 18, December 2

Elise LopezHave you always wanted to learn a certain technique but weren't sure how to get started? Are you confused by "ease" in patterns? Tired of the same old cast on and bind off? Join Elise on alternate Fridays throughout the summer and into fall to tackle a variety of techniques and anything else you might have questions about.

See the list of classes and register online

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

Sydney Project ClassFinish 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: Everyone is required to wear masks during the class time. Cost: $95. Call to register: (650) 941-1815.

 

GROUP DROP-IN HELP with Elise (In-person)
Fridays, 12:30 - 1:30 pm
November 4 & 18, December 2 & 16

Do 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 Friday lunchtime 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 and masks are required. 

$20 per session; register online.

 

STARTER SWEATER WORKSHOP with Elise (In-person)
ALTERNATE TUESDAYS, 10 - 11:30 am
October 4 & 18, November 1, 15 & 29

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 pattern:
Starter Sweater by Park Williams

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

Cost: $75; register online.

BASIC HATS IN ALL SIZES, ALL GAUGES with Elise (In-person)
ALTERNATE TUESDAYS, 3 - 4:30
October 4 & 18, November 1, 15 & 29

Learn how to choose a great hat yarn at any gauge and calculate an easy knitting pattern to fit any head size. Simple Uncommon Threads house patterns will also be provided, with the opportunity to learn how to customize with different stitch patterns, increases/decreases, or even colorwork. Beginner knitters will learn how to knit in the round and understand gauge/swatching.

Whether you're ready to knock out some easy and useful holiday gifts, learn to knit your first project in the round, or level up your skills in general, this class is perfect for knitters at all levels!

Cost: $75, plus materials. Register online.

 

Biches & Bûches KAL
Monday / Fridays, 7 - 9 pm
October 28, November 7 & 18, December 2 & 12, January 9

Biches et Buches

You can join in any time! Fall in love with the rustic softness of Biches & Bûches yarns and patterns! Shellye and Sydney have selected a few favorites and would love to support you from cast-on to bind-off. 

Recommended patterns are available through Ravelry.com; place your yarn order by October 13 so we're sure to have your favorite colors in stock.

Suggested patterns below - or see the whole Ravelry bundle.

Biches & Bûches No. 3 Pullover
No. 5 Caroline's Sweater
No. 11 Cardigan
No. 22 Pullover
No. 30 Shawl
No. 31 Norwegian Cowl
No. 48 Colorwork Cowl
No. 68 and 69 Vests
No. 72 Beanie

Register online. Cost: $25

 

LEARN TO KNIT: BEGINNER BASICS with Shellye (In-person)
WEDNESDAYS, 7 - 9 pm
Next sessions are in 2023!
Session 1: January 11 & 18
Session 2: February 8 & 15

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: Students are required to wear masks while inside Uncommon Threads. The maximum class size is 6 students. Cost: $100. Call to register: (650) 941-1815 or register online.


 

HAT CROCHET-ALONG with Sarah (IN-PERSON)
MONDAYS, 4 - 6 pm
December 5 & 19

Hat Crochet-alongCrochet-along with Sarah to complete your first hat! Students will crochet a simple hat in a size of their choosing (baby to adult) with optional curly embellishments on top. Learn simple crochet stitches, seaming, and finishing. One ball of Plymouth Encore Worsted is included in the class fee - the pattern is free.

Cost: $65, register online.

FIRST CROCHET PROJECT with Sarah (IN-PERSON)
MONDAYS, 4 - 6 pm
Session 1: October 10, 17 & 24
Session 2: November 14, 21 & 28

First Crochet ProjectOnce you're comfortable with crochet basics, it's time to start a project! Simple toys, blankets or scarves are a great way to practice crochet stitches and work on new techniques. Cast on a project of your choice and get guidance and help figuring out your pattern instructions.

Cost: $70 plus supplies, register online

LEARN TO CROCHET with Sarah (IN-PERSON)
WEDNESDAYS, 4 - 6 pm
Session 1: October 26 & November 2
Session 2: November 16 & 30

Crochet is more popular than ever, and you can make just about anything - from market bags to amigurumi, baby blankets to hats and scarves, there's more to crochet than just granny squares. Learn the basics with Sarah in this two-session class. Register online.