Classes

Yarning for You offers fun fearless knitting, crochet, and weaving classes designed to teach you techniques you can enjoy for years to come. Need to work on something special? We love to schedule one-on-one classes. Join our amazing community. Sign up today! Call the shop at (760) 744-5648 and we’ll schedule you for your fun fearless class.

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February 21, 2018 2pm - 3pm, March 7, 2018 2pm - 3pm

Jodi is a crescent shaped shawl designed by Joji Locatelli in honor of a very good friend of hers, Jodi of The Grocery Girls. This gorgeous shawl is worked in DK yarn with beautiful faded lines and a garter stitch based lace pattern. Being worked in a heavier weight, it grows so quickly you will barely notice even making it! Choose 3 colors in a gradient scale for a subtle faded effect like her sample, or 3 different bold ones for a bolder...

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Woolfolk TORV Wrap: Free Knit Along | Yarning for You

February 23, 2018 1pm - 2pm, March 9, 2018 1pm - 2pm, March 23, 2018 1pm - 2pm

Remember that phenomenal cream Woolfolk wrap worked up in the luxuriously soft Woodfolk Tynd that we had on display? Well we've decided that since we all want to knit one that we should do it together! This way we can make new friends, enjoy each other's company, and encourage one another to complete the project. So make sure and join us to knit this wonderful timeless piece!

  • Skill Level:
  • Beginner/Advanced...
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February 13, 2018 1pm - 2pm, February 20, 2018 1pm - 2pm, February 27, 2018 1pm - 2pm

This easy hat will be a great chance to see how mixing fibers can give your project some added interest and texture. This Blue Sky hat kit provides with an amazing opportunity to explore five of their quintessential fibers! You'll get one hank of Organic Cotton (Skinny) with textural contrasts in Suri Merino, Brushed Suri, Extra and Alpaca Silk. Let's hang out together and have some fiber fun!

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Easy Oversized Shrug | Yarning for You

February 10, 2018 2pm - 4pm, February 24, 2018 2pm - 4pm

This sophisticated long oversized shrug may look difficult but it is so easy! This is a great class to learn right to left cabling. This piece is knit in one long rectangle and looks like a masterpiece when you are finished! The pattern is included in the cost of the class and will be provided on the first day.

  • Skill Level:
  • Adventurous Beginner
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Weaving 2.0 | Yarning for You

February 24, 2018 9am - 1pm

In this class you will be warping your loom with 2 colors and weaving with 2 colors. You will learn 2 different techniques to end your weaving. Sewing skills help. You can learn basic sewing skills here as well. Learn to read a weaving pattern (also known as a draft). New technique for a decorative selvage edge. Learn how to full wool.

  • Prerequisite:
  • Beginning Weaving
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Enhance Your Lace | Yarning for You

March 3, 2018 9am - 11am, April 14, 2018 9am - 11am

Join us for Michelle Hunter`s next new “Building Series” project. The project will be a lovely sampler that can be used as a stole or decorative throw. Comprised of nine different lace sections, each section of the sampler features essential lace knitting skills. You will build your skills as you advance to each new lace pattern. As a bonus, you will learn to knit an applied border which Michelle says is the “crowning glory” of this sampler....

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Fun and Quick Crochet Beaded Necklace | Yarning for You

March 10, 2018 10am - 1pm

This crocheted necklace is a stylish design featuring gorgeous combinations of jewel-like glass beads and shimmery silky DK weight yarn fastened together with a complementing toggle clasp.

Knitters don't feel left out! You don't need to know how to crochet in order to join in the fun! In this class you will learn to crochet a single chain, attach yarn to a toggle clasp, crochet with stranded beads, and use a fun new method to get the...

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Baby Surprise Sweater | Yarning for You

March 10, 2018 1pm - 3pm, March 24, 2018 1pm - 3pm

Designed by Elizabeth Zimmerman in 1968, this garter-stitch, kimono-style cardigan has become a classic. Knit the BSJ and build your knitting skills at the same time!

You will learn how to knit a one-piece garment, make double-decreases, increases, buttonholes and other skills. Simple, detailed pattern instructions will be provided. At the end of class you will have a baby sweater to use, gift or save for a future baby...

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Sugar Cane Ponshawl | Yarning for You

March 17, 2018 9am - 12pm, March 31, 2018 9am - 12pm

This light and airy cross between a poncho and shawl (hence Ponshawl) is knitted in Araucania Cana Ruca. This silky yarn made out of sugar cane produces a super-drapey garment that is fun to wear. You will learn the Bramble Stitch and a crocheted button loop. The pattern has a range of sizes available, so we can customize it to fit you. The pattern is included in the cost of the class and will be provided on the first...

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Beginning Crochet!  | Yarning for You

March 17, 2018 11am - 1pm

Students will be introduced to common crochet tools and their uses as well as basic pattern reading. They will learn the starter chain, single crochet, double crochet and half-double crochet. They will practice finishing techniques and how to develop consistent tension. Students will be shown tricks to avoid common errors and how to fix them.

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  • Worsted weight yarn in a light color
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Beaded Slouch Hat | Yarning for You

March 24, 2018 2pm - 5pm

Learn how to place beads in your knitting to adorn your projects with some extra sparkles of color. You'll also get to add some basic lace stitches to your repertoire in this fun one day class! The pattern is included in the cost of the class and will be provided on the first day of the class. Homework Required.

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  • Adventurous Beginner
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Joyful Short Row Shawl | Yarning for You

April 14, 2018 12pm - 2pm, April 21, 2018 12pm - 2pm

Wrap yourself in Pure Joy with this beautiful shawl from designer Joji Locatelli. While knitting this fabulous garter-stitch project, you will learn how to create a garter tab, create wedge shapes utilizing short rows, and how to knit my favorite elastic bind-off. We will discuss different short-row techniques. The pattern is included in the cost of the class and will be provided on the first day.

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The Help Desk is a drop-in workshop where you can bring a project of your choice and our instructor will be available to guide you, answer questions, and help you fix mistakes. You will join other students who are at different levels so you can learn from them as well. You never know where you will find inspiration!

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  • The 2nd, 3rd, & 4th Wednesday of every month 12pm - 2pm...
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Knitting is a fun, relaxing, and social activity and it’s not as hard as you might think! During your private lessons our instructors start with the basics and guide you through your first project. Learn to knit, purl, cast-on, bind-off, increase, decrease, and much more!

Please feel free to call or email us to schedule an appointment. Contact Us

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Need help with a project? Want to learn something new? We can create a class that is tailored specifically to your needs and skill level. Schedule one hour of private instruction with one of our friendly and knowledgeable instructors.

  • Class Fee:
  • $25 for 1 hour of private instruction
  • By Appointment
  • Instructors:
  • Lynn, Nancy, Carol & Deanna
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NOTE: If there is a class that you would like to take or if it is offered when you are not available please let us know! We often get requests for specific classes, to re-offer a class, or to add a class at a different time or day. If there are enough people interested we will certainly accommodate you.

Class Policy: Class fees must be paid in advance to reserve your space. Class materials must be purchased at the shop. Teachers reserve the right to cancel a class with less than three sign-ups.

Cancellation Policy: We require at least 24 hours notice for the cancellation of a class or private lesson. We cannot refund, transfer, or provide store credit for class fees with less than 24 hours notice.