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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

 


Cold Shoulder Crop KAL with Elise
Alternate Wednesdays, 11:30 am - 1 pm
Sept 27; Oct 11 & 25; Nov 8 & 22

Cold Shoulder CropJoin Elise for an exciting KAL and make the Cold Shoulder Crop by Park Williams! 

Cold Shoulder Crop is a top-down cropped sweater with cabled raglan details and lacy cap sleeves - the combination of simple cables, lace, and finishing techniques make this a perfect new technique sampler project for adventurous beginners! Knitters will receive instruction at the start of each new section and milestones/deadlines to hit to finish this project in only 10 weeks!

Register Online


Park Williams Weekend
September 8 - 9

Learn from one of the most exciting designers in handknitting! We're thrilled to host Chicago-based Park Williams for a Cast-On Party & Trunk Show and two fabulous workshops.

Cast-On Party & Trunk Show
Friday, September 8 • 4:30 - 6:30 pm

Park WilliamsIf you've been thinking about casting on a Park Williams pattern, this is the perfect time. We'll have a fabulous selection of samples in the shop - as well Park herself - to help you choose your next project.
 
For this event only, you'll save 10% when you purchase yarn + a Park Williams pattern!
COST: FREE (reservation required)
InfiKNIT Possibilities
Saturday, Septmber 9 • 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

InfiKNIT PossibiitiesPut your stash to work while you learn about creating your own knitted fabric!

Spend time playing with color, fiber, and gauge to reawaken your creativity and unlock the infinite possibilities knitting offers! You'll experiment with different textures, marling, striping, and colo rwork to give yourself the freedom and the framework to make something entirely your own.

You will leave the class looking at your stash and scrap yarn with fresh eyes, lots of project ideas and knowing exactly how to incorporate this method into future projects.

Skill Level: Ambitious Beginners and up Cost: $90, supplies not included. Register online.

Zap Cap Intro to Colorwork
Saturday, September 9 • 1:30 - 3:30 pm

Zap Cap ColorworkIn this class you'll cast on Park's Zap Cap pattern as an introduction to stranded colorwork.

You'll learn tips and tricks for how to knit colorwork, including swatching, reading charts, tension/floats, yarn dominance & options for how to hold your yarn, and more! We will discover together that colorwork looks a lot more complicated and intimidating than it actually is!

Prerequisite Skill: Knitting in the round. Cost: $120, includes the pattern and two mini-balls of La Bien Aimée Cashmerino.
Register online

 


GROUP PROJECT HELP with Elise (In-person)


Tuesdays, 3 - 4:30 pm
Sept 5 & 19; Oct 3, 17, & 31; Nov 14 & 28

Wednesdays, 3 - 4:30
Sept 13 & 27; Oct 11 & 25; Nov 8 & 22

Fridays, 3 - 4:30 pm
Sept 8 & 22; Oct 6 & 20; Nov 3 & 17

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
Sept 27, Oct 11 & 25, Nov 8 & 22 

ALTERNATE FRIDAYS, 5 - 6:30 pm
Sept 22, Oct 6 & 20, Nov 3 & 17 


Ankers Summer ShirtKnit 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:
Garter Glide Tee by James N Watts
Outline Tee by Jessie Mae Martinson
Me Oh My Tee by Park Williams
Rift by Jacqueline Cieslak
Ankers Summer Shirt by Petiteknit
Starter Sweater by Park Williams
The Winter Crop by Jessie Mae Martinson

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

Cost: $100; register online for:
Wednesday sessions

Friday sessions


BASIC HATS, SHAWLS & ACCESSORIES with Elise (In-person)
ALTERNATE TUESDAYS, 3 - 4:30
Oct 3, 17, & 31; Nov 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: $85, plus materials. Register online.


LEARN TO KNIT - SUMMER EDITION with Elise
THURSDAYS, 3 - 5 pm
September 14 & 28

Elise TeachingSummer is a great time to start knitting! Elise will teach you the basics on YOUR schedule - sign up or drop in for the sessions that work for you. Techniques you can learn: how to cast on, knit, purl, cast off, increase and decrease. There is no set curriculum for each day, it all depends on what the students want to learn!

$50 per class. Register online.


PROJECT CLASS with Sydney
THURSDAYS, 6:30 - 8:30
September/October

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 
THURSDAYS, 3-6:30 pm
(other times may be available - call (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. 


CROCHET PROJECT CLASS with Sarah R (IN-PERSON)
WEDNESDAYS, 4:30 - 6 pm
September 6 or September 20

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 Sarah R on Wednesday afternoons to work on a crochet project of your choice. From bags and blankets to sweaters and shawls, there are so many gorgeous patterns available for fall. You'll need to know basic stitches - Sarah will help you learn the rest!
$35 per session, plus supplies Threads);  Register online 

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

Session 1: October 11 & 18
Session 2: November 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: The maximum class size is 6 students. Cost: $100.