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The ARNE & CARLOS Weekend is SOLD OUT - Lecture seats are still available!
The ARNE & CARLOS Weekend is SOLD OUT - Lecture seats are still available!

Classes

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

 


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

Session 2: February 21 & 28, 2024
Session 3: March 13 & 20
Session 4: April 19 & 17

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. Cost: $100. 


LEARN TO CROCHET: Granny Squares with Elise (IN-PERSON)
WEDNESDAYS, 5:00 - 6:30 pm
Jan 3, 17, 31; Feb 14, 28

THURSDAYS, 10:30am - 12:00 pm
Jan 4, 18; Feb 1, 15, 29

Summer Days Daisy BagHave you been hooked by crochet? Crochet is THE hottest trend on the fashion runways, and we're here for it!
Join Elise on Wednesday nights or Thursday mornings and learn the ins and outs of Granny Squares! Students will learn a variety of techniques to make the squares and plenty of project ideas; from bags and blankets to sweaters and shawls, there are so many gorgeous patterns available for fall and winter. 
$40 per session, includes a hook and practice yarn.  Register online 

Sweater KAL with Elise
Alternate Fridays, 11:30 am - 1 pm
Jan 12 & 26, Feb 9 & 23, Mar 8

Alternate Fridays, 4 - 5:30 pm
Jan 19, Feb 2, Mar 1 & 15

Bay Pullover

The Weekender

 

What's the best way to finish a sweater this winter? Knit with a friendly group every week!

We're starting the new year with two of our favorite patterns, The Weekender by Andrea Mowry and Bay Pullover by Jacqueline Cieslak. (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 knitters and have fun while the weather is chilly!

Supplies must be purchased from Uncommon Threads. $25 KAL fee covers all the sessions! 

Register online


GROUP PROJECT HELP with Elise (In-person)

Tuesdays, 3 - 4:30 pm
Feb 20, March 5 & 19, April 2, 16, & 30, May 14 & 28

Wednesdays, 3 - 4:30
Feb 28, March 13 & 27, April 10, May 8 & 22

Fridays, 3 - 4:30 pm
Feb 23, March 8 & 22, April 5, May 3, 17, & 31

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 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 and masks are required. Registration in advance is recommended to secure your space!

$35 per session; register online here.


STARTER SWEATER WORKSHOP with Elise (In-person)

ALTERNATE WEDNESDAYS, 10 - 11:30 am
Feb 28, March 13 & 27, April 10, May 8 & 22

ALTERNATE FRIDAYS, 5 - 6:30 pm
Feb 23, March 8 & 22, April 5, May 3, 17, & 31


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.


BEGINNER ACCESSORIES with Elise (In-person)
ALTERNATE TUESDAYS, 5 - 6:30pm
Feb 20, March 5 & 19, April 2, 16, & 30, May 14 & 28

Basic AccessoriesLearn more about making basic accessories with Elise! Simple Uncommon Threads house patterns will be provided for making hats in all sizes and gauges, a simple shawl or a pair of hand warmers. Learn how to choose a great yarn for your project and all the techniques needed to finish with confidence!

Cost: $30 per session, plus materials. Register online.

 

CROCHET HEXAGON CARDIGAN with Sarah
Saturdays, 12:30 - 2:30
February 10 & 24

Hexagon Cardigans are the latest crochet craze! Join Sarah to learn to crochet this adorable cardi - no crochet experience necessary. Children interested in learning crochet are welcome as well as adults. We will follow the Granny Hexagon Cardigan pattern by Kelly Phelps - our shop sample is made with Sirdar Country Classic.

Register online; $70 class fee covers both dates, supplies not included.


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

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.

Cost: $95. Call to register: (650) 941-1815.

 

 

 


ONE-ON-ONE LESSONS & PROJECT HELP 
SELECT THURSDAYS, by appointment

Feb 21 & 29, March 14 & 28, April 11, May 9 & 23 
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.