The Black Sheep Yarn Boutique Class Schedule
(For all classes, we encourage you to shop from our selection of yarns.
If you purchase yarn at the time of registration, you will receive a 10% discount off the yarn!)
BEGINNING RIGID HEDDLE LOOM WEAVING
Sunday, 8/18, 9am-4pm and Sunday, 8/25, 10am-1pm Cost: $85 Instructor: Joan Hoffmeyer
This class will start by teaching the parts of a rigid heddle loom and how they function, how to calculate yardage needed to weave a project, how to warp the loom and starting to weave. The first project will be a towel. As this is a two-part class, students will have plenty of time to finish their towel. If you do not have your own loom, you may use one of the shop looms (we have 4 available). If you have a loom, please bring it! (3 people min; 6 people max; other supplies not included)
INTRO TO NUNO FELTING
Saturday, 9/7 1:30-4:00pm Cost: $50 Instructor: Alisha Goering
Join us for an introduction to Nuno felting! For this class, participants will be making a beautiful scarf. The best part: each person will leave with a completed project!! The class includes the necessary materials to make the scarf (fibers, silly gauze, embellishments, etc). Each person can choose from a selection of roving for their scarf and is included in the price, or they can purchase a fiber art batt for the upgraded charge of $16-18. Kits for making scarves at home are available for purchase after the class for $12. (Bonus: if the weather is nice, we will be setting up part of the class outside in front of the shop!) (3 people max per session)
LEARNING TO BLOCK SEMINAR
Tuesday, 9/17 5:30pm-7:30pm Cost: $25 Instructor: Michelle & Chelsea
Join Michelle and Chelsea to learn how to take the fear out of blocking! Learn how to determine the proper blocking method for your project. Watch and learn as we demonstrate various blocking techniques, how to identify the right tools for your project, and how to apply them. Blocking kits will be available at a discounted price for students. Kits will include, blocking mats, pins, wires, combs, and a sample of Eucalan. Pre-registration is required, space is limited to 12 participants, as this is an after-hours event.
Saturday, 9/21 1pm-4pm Cost: $40 Instructor: Karen Wolstenholme
If you know how to cast on, k2tog and M1 you can make your own custom felted hat! During this class, Karen will walk you through the process of knitting and felting a customized hat from start to finish. She will cover how to knit Fiber Trend’s felted hat pattern, discuss aspects of felting from how your yarn choices will affect the felting process —not only fiber content but color as well — to a demonstration of how to customize the shaping of your hat by following the written instructions provided in addition to the pattern. Students will need to purchase the pattern and yarn for this project. Supplies not included (min 3, max 6 students)
All classes must be paid for at the time of registration. If a class is cancelled due to low registration, a full refund will be given. If a customer cannot attend a class, 24 hr cancellation notice is required for a refund otherwise credit will be given toward another class. As classes might have waiting lists, this is a courtesy to those who might be waiting for a spot. Thank you!