Tea & Stitching
May
29
9:00 AM09:00

Tea & Stitching

Bring your current project you are working on or pick something new! Sip tea and stitch with us on Tuesday mornings.

Note: This is not a class. It is an informal gathering so we can enjoy each other's company and stitch together. Instruction is not offered but usually other stitchers are willing to get you through a tough spot!

Led by Cory

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Tegna Sweater Class - Part 4
May
29
6:00 PM18:00

Tegna Sweater Class - Part 4

If you want to elevate your skills both in lace and sweater knitting, you will enjoy this seamlessly knit, bottom-up, short sleeve sweater class. The sweater is knit in a fingering weight yarn and has a slightly flared lace hem, perfect for summer!

Please note: this is a four-part class.


Instructor: Sarah
Cost: $85

Skills Required: Intermediate lace skills, should have some experience with sweater knitting
Materials: 760 - 1300 yards of fingering weight yarn, US size 2 circular needles, US size 3 circular needles, and an extra needle for 3-needle bind off
Homework: Have a blocked gauge swatch per pattern instructions for first day of class

Call 831-515-7966 to register.

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Wednesday Night Knit-A-Long
May
30
6:00 PM18:00

Wednesday Night Knit-A-Long

May's project choice is from designer, Joji Locatelli. Pick any shawl pattern from Joji's collection, get your yarn and pattern at the shop and you're in! Here are some beautiful choices: Starting Point, Jodi, Tracie or her newest Suburban Wrap! Check them out on Ravelry.

Note: There will be light pattern support provided. This is not a class.

Cost: Free (Yarn to be purchased from Yarn Shop Santa Cruz.)

Host: Heather

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Tea & Stitching
Jun
5
9:00 AM09:00

Tea & Stitching

Bring your current project you are working on or pick something new! Sip tea and stitch with us on Tuesday mornings.

Note: This is not a class. It is an informal gathering so we can enjoy each other's company and stitch together. Instruction is not offered but usually other stitchers are willing to get you through a tough spot!

Led by Cory

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Tea & Stitching
Jun
12
9:00 AM09:00

Tea & Stitching

Bring your current project you are working on or pick something new! Sip tea and stitch with us on Tuesday mornings.

Note: This is not a class. It is an informal gathering so we can enjoy each other's company and stitch together. Instruction is not offered but usually other stitchers are willing to get you through a tough spot!

Led by Cory

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Tea & Stitching
Jun
19
9:00 AM09:00

Tea & Stitching

Bring your current project you are working on or pick something new! Sip tea and stitch with us on Tuesday mornings.

Note: This is not a class. It is an informal gathering so we can enjoy each other's company and stitch together. Instruction is not offered but usually other stitchers are willing to get you through a tough spot!

Led by Cory

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Tea & Stitching
Jun
26
9:00 AM09:00

Tea & Stitching

Bring your current project you are working on or pick something new! Sip tea and stitch with us on Tuesday mornings.

Note: This is not a class. It is an informal gathering so we can enjoy each other's company and stitch together. Instruction is not offered but usually other stitchers are willing to get you through a tough spot!

Led by Cory

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Wednesday Night Knit-A-Long
May
23
6:00 PM18:00

Wednesday Night Knit-A-Long

May's project choice is from designer, Joji Locatelli. Pick any shawl pattern from Joji's collection, get your yarn and pattern at the shop and you're in! Here are some beautiful choices: Starting Point, Jodi, Tracie or her newest Suburban Wrap! Check them out on Ravelry.

Note: There will be light pattern support provided. This is not a class.

Cost: Free (Yarn to be purchased from Yarn Shop Santa Cruz.)

Host: Heather

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Tegna Sweater Class - Part 3
May
22
6:00 PM18:00

Tegna Sweater Class - Part 3

If you want to elevate your skills both in lace and sweater knitting, you will enjoy this seamlessly knit, bottom-up, short sleeve sweater class. The sweater is knit in a fingering weight yarn and has a slightly flared lace hem, perfect for summer!

Please note: this is a four-part class.


Instructor: Sarah
Cost: $85

Skills Required: Intermediate lace skills, should have some experience with sweater knitting
Materials: 760 - 1300 yards of fingering weight yarn, US size 2 circular needles, US size 3 circular needles, and an extra needle for 3-needle bind off
Homework: Have a blocked gauge swatch per pattern instructions for first day of class

Call 831-515-7966 to register.

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Tea & Stitching
May
22
9:00 AM09:00

Tea & Stitching

Bring your current project you are working on or pick something new! Sip tea and stitch with us on Tuesday mornings.

Note: This is not a class. It is an informal gathering so we can enjoy each other's company and stitch together. Instruction is not offered but usually other stitchers are willing to get you through a tough spot!

Led by Cory

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Downton Cowl Class - Part 2
May
21
6:00 PM18:00

Downton Cowl Class - Part 2

Summer nights by the beach can get pretty windy here in Santa Cruz! Knit yourself a cowl to stay cozy. This class is perfect for someone who wants to give lace knitting a try. You will learn some decreases, a yarn over increase, and how to read a simple lace chart. So jump in, the water is just fine!

Please note: this is a two-part class.

Instructor: Heather
Cost: $45

Skills Required: Beginning knitting skills
Materials: 225 yards of a DK weight yarn, US size 8 24” circular needles, and a copy of the pattern, “Downton Cowl” by Shannon Cook, available for purchase in the shop

Call 831-515-7966 to register.

 

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Open Brioche Lab
May
18
6:00 PM18:00

Open Brioche Lab

Brioche Lab is for anyone looking for some help with their brioche projects. In this two-hour session, the instructor will help you with a brioche project of your choosing. It can be a work in progress or a new project that you choose.

Please note: This is not a brioche class, students must have at least taken our Beginning Brioche class or have equivalent skills.  

Instructor: Heather
Cost: $30

Skills Required: Must know basic brioche stitches
Materials: Please bring the brioche project you need help with along with the pattern and materials. If you are choosing a new project, the instructor can help you pick the appropriate yarn and materials or suggest projects/patterns as appropriate.

Call 831-515-7966 to register.

 

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Wednesday Night Knit-A-Long
May
16
6:00 PM18:00

Wednesday Night Knit-A-Long

May's project choice is from designer, Joji Locatelli. Pick any shawl pattern from Joji's collection, get your yarn and pattern at the shop and you're in! Here are some beautiful choices: Starting Point, Jodi, Tracie or her newest Suburban Wrap! Check them out on Ravelry.

Note: There will be light pattern support provided. This is not a class.

Cost: Free (Yarn to be purchased from Yarn Shop Santa Cruz.)

Host: Heather

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Tegna Sweater Class - Part 2
May
15
6:00 PM18:00

Tegna Sweater Class - Part 2

If you want to elevate your skills both in lace and sweater knitting, you will enjoy this seamlessly knit, bottom-up, short sleeve sweater class. The sweater is knit in a fingering weight yarn and has a slightly flared lace hem, perfect for summer!

Please note: this is a four-part class.


Instructor: Sarah
Cost: $85

Skills Required: Intermediate lace skills, should have some experience with sweater knitting
Materials: 760 - 1300 yards of fingering weight yarn, US size 2 circular needles, US size 3 circular needles, and an extra needle for 3-needle bind off
Homework: Have a blocked gauge swatch per pattern instructions for first day of class

Call 831-515-7966 to register.

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Tea & Stitching
May
15
9:00 AM09:00

Tea & Stitching

Bring your current project you are working on or pick something new! Sip tea and stitch with us on Tuesday mornings.

Note: This is not a class. It is an informal gathering so we can enjoy each other's company and stitch together. Instruction is not offered but usually other stitchers are willing to get you through a tough spot!

Led by Cory

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Downton Cowl Class - Part 1
May
14
6:00 PM18:00

Downton Cowl Class - Part 1

Summer nights by the beach can get pretty windy here in Santa Cruz! Knit yourself a cowl to stay cozy. This class is perfect for someone who wants to give lace knitting a try. You will learn some decreases, a yarn over increase, and how to read a simple lace chart. So jump in, the water is just fine!

Please note: this is a two-part class.

Instructor: Heather
Cost: $45

Skills Required: Beginning knitting skills
Materials: 225 yards of a DK weight yarn, US size 8 24” circular needles, and a copy of the pattern, “Downton Cowl” by Shannon Cook, available for purchase in the shop

Call 831-515-7966 to register.

 

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Knitting 101
May
10
6:00 PM18:00

Knitting 101

This class is great for the total beginner or if you just need a refresher. Make a handy mug rug to go under your favorite hot drink. You will learn how to cast on, knit, purl, and bind off. We'll also discuss how to read a simple knitting pattern and practice identifying and fixing your mistakes as you go! 

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Knit Lab
May
10
10:00 AM10:00

Knit Lab

Knit Lab is for anyone (beginning to advanced) who needs help! In this two-hour session, the instructor will help you with a project of your choosing. It can be a work in progress (WIP) or a new project that you choose.

Instructor: Heather
Cost: $25

Skills Required: None
Materials: Please bring the project you need help with along with the pattern and materials. If you are choosing a new project, the instructor can help you pick the appropriate yarn and materials or suggest projects/patterns as appropriate.

Call 831-515-7966 to register.

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Wednesday Night Knit-A-Long
May
9
6:00 PM18:00

Wednesday Night Knit-A-Long

May's project choice is from designer, Joji Locatelli. Pick any shawl pattern from Joji's collection, get your yarn and pattern at the shop and you're in! Here are some beautiful choices: Starting Point, Jodi, Tracie or her newest Suburban Wrap! Check them out on Ravelry.

Note: There will be light pattern support provided. This is not a class.

Cost: Free (Yarn to be purchased from Yarn Shop Santa Cruz.)

Host: Heather

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Tegna Sweater Class - Part 1
May
8
6:00 PM18:00

Tegna Sweater Class - Part 1

If you want to elevate your skills both in lace and sweater knitting, you will enjoy this seamlessly knit, bottom-up, short sleeve sweater class. The sweater is knit in a fingering weight yarn and has a slightly flared lace hem, perfect for summer!

Please note: this is a four-part class.


Instructor: Sarah
Cost: $85

Skills Required: Intermediate lace skills, should have some experience with sweater knitting
Materials: 760 - 1300 yards of fingering weight yarn, US size 2 circular needles, US size 3 circular needles, and an extra needle for 3-needle bind off
Homework: Have a blocked gauge swatch per pattern instructions for first day of class

Call 831-515-7966 to register.

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Tea & Stitching
May
8
9:00 AM09:00

Tea & Stitching

Bring your current project you are working on or pick something new! Sip tea and stitch with us on Tuesday mornings.

Note: This is not a class. It is an informal gathering so we can enjoy each other's company and stitch together. Instruction is not offered but usually other stitchers are willing to get you through a tough spot!

Led by Cory

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Tool Box Series: Block Party
May
7
6:00 PM18:00

Tool Box Series: Block Party

What is blocking and why should I care? These questions and more will be answered in this blocking class. You have spent a lot of time making your knitted piece, do yourself a favor and learn to finish it off beautifully. We will cover wet blocking and steam blocking and go over all the tools needed and how to use them.

Instructor: Heather

Cost: $25

Skills Required: None
Materials: None. Though you may bring in a piece that you are planning on blocking at home and we can discuss the best way to do that.

Call 831-515-7966 to register.

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Wednesday Night Knit-A-Long
May
2
6:00 PM18:00

Wednesday Night Knit-A-Long

May's project choice is from designer, Joji Locatelli. Pick any shawl pattern from Joji's collection, get your yarn and pattern at the shop and you're in! Here are some beautiful choices: Starting Point, Jodi, Tracie or her newest Suburban Wrap! Check them out on Ravelry.

Note: There will be light pattern support provided. This is not a class.

Cost: Free (Yarn to be purchased from Yarn Shop Santa Cruz.)

Host: Heather

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Tea & Stitching
May
1
9:00 AM09:00

Tea & Stitching

Bring your current project you are working on or pick something new! Sip tea and stitch with us on Tuesday mornings.

Note: This is not a class. It is an informal gathering so we can enjoy each other's company and stitch together. Instruction is not offered but usually other stitchers are willing to get you through a tough spot!

Led by Cory

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Camella Brioche Hat - Part 2
Apr
30
6:00 PM18:00

Camella Brioche Hat - Part 2

This two color Brioche hat is totally squishy, warm and reversible! Plus, it looks great in so many color combos and it's a perfect project to get comfortable with more advanced Brioche knitting.

Please note, this class is in two parts: April 16 and 30.

Instructor: Heather

Cost: $50

Skills Required: Have taken Beginning Brioche and Next Step Brioche or have equivalent skill set

Materials: 230 yards of DK weight yarn in two contrasting colors (115 yards of each color), US size 4 needles, US size 4 DPNs, and a crochet hook

Call 831-515-7966 to register.

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Passing Showers Sweater - Part 4
Apr
29
11:00 AM11:00

Passing Showers Sweater - Part 4

Treat yourself and learn to knit a sweater with Sara Pederson of The Dye Project! You might already know Sara from her beautiful yarn that we carry in the shop. She is a local dyer whose colors are inspired by the world around us. Living by the beach and the forest is where she gets her inspiration.

The sweater is “Passing Showers” by Elizabeth Smith, a stylish short sleeve cardigan knit seamlessly from the top down. It is beautiful in Sara’s own Soquel DK, a Polwarth wool and silk blend. In class, you will learn how to construct a top-down sweater with raglan increasing.

Please note, the class is four sessions: April 8, 15, 22, and 29.


Instructor: Sara
Cost: $80

Skills Required: Able to cast on, knit, purl, increase, and bind off
Materials: 814-1270 yards of DK weight yarn, 32” US size 6 circular needles, 32” US size 5 circular needles, US size 6 DPNs, US size 5 DPNs, a stitch markers

 

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Tool Box Series: Gauge
Apr
27
5:00 PM17:00

Tool Box Series: Gauge

In this class, you will gain an understanding of what gauge is and why it is worth a little extra time to get it! You will learn how to knit a proper swatch flat and in the round.


Instructor: Heather
Cost: $25

Skills Required: Be able to cast on, knit, purl and bind off
Pre-Work: Knit a gauge swatch. Instructions will be given at the time of registration
Materials: Your pre-made swatch, a gauge ruler, and some hanging stitch markers

Call 831-515-7966 to register.

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Wednesday Night Knit-A-Long
Apr
25
6:00 PM18:00

Wednesday Night Knit-A-Long

April's project choice is from designer, Joji Locatelli. Pick any shawl lpattern frm Joji's collection, get your yarn and pattern at the shop and you're in! Here are some beautiful choices: Starting Point, Jodi, Tracie or her newet Suburban Wrap! Check them out on Ravelry.

Note: There will be light pattern support provided. This is not a class.

Cost: Free (Yarn to be purchased from Yarn Shop Santa Cruz.)

Host: Heather

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Knitting 101
Apr
25
2:00 PM14:00

Knitting 101

This class is great for the total beginner or if you just need a refresher. Make a handy mug rug to go under your favorite hot drink. You will learn how to cast on, knit, purl, and bind off. We'll also discuss how to read a simple knitting pattern and practice identifying and fixing your mistakes as you go! 

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Tea & Stitching
Apr
24
9:00 AM09:00

Tea & Stitching

Bring your current project you are working on or pick something new! Sip tea and stitch with us on Tuesday mornings.

Note: This is not a class. It is an informal gathering so we can enjoy each other's company and stitch together. Instruction is not offered but usually other stitchers are willing to get you through a tough spot!

Led by Cory

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Passing Showers Sweater - Part 3
Apr
22
11:00 AM11:00

Passing Showers Sweater - Part 3

Treat yourself and learn to knit a sweater with Sara Pederson of The Dye Project! You might already know Sara from her beautiful yarn that we carry in the shop. She is a local dyer whose colors are inspired by the world around us. Living by the beach and the forest is where she gets her inspiration.

The sweater is “Passing Showers” by Elizabeth Smith, a stylish short sleeve cardigan knit seamlessly from the top down. It is beautiful in Sara’s own Soquel DK, a Polwarth wool and silk blend. In class, you will learn how to construct a top-down sweater with raglan increasing.

Please note, the class is four sessions: April 8, 15, 22, and 29.


Instructor: Sara
Cost: $80

Skills Required: Able to cast on, knit, purl, increase, and bind off
Materials: 814-1270 yards of DK weight yarn, 32” US size 6 circular needles, 32” US size 5 circular needles, US size 6 DPNs, US size 5 DPNs, a stitch markers

Call 831-515-7966 to register.

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Beginning Brioche
Apr
20
6:00 PM18:00

Beginning Brioche

You asked for it, we’ve got it! Get the fundamentals of this fun, squishy, warm, and challenging stitch. You will knit a flat brioche swatch in this two hour class. We will be starting out slow learning how to notice and fix mistakes as you go.


Instructor: Heather
Cost: $40

Skills Needed: Intermediate knitting, able to read knitting and fix basic mistakes
Materials: DK weight yarn in two high contrasting colors and US size 6 or US size 7 needles

Call 831-515-7966 to register.

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Wednesday Night Knit-A-Long
Apr
18
6:00 PM18:00

Wednesday Night Knit-A-Long

April's project choice is from designer, Joji Locatelli. Pick any shawl lpattern frm Joji's collection, get your yarn and pattern at the shop and you're in! Here are some beautiful choices: Starting Point, Jodi, Tracie or her newet Suburban Wrap! Check them out on Ravelry.

Note: There will be light pattern support provided. This is not a class.

Cost: Free (Yarn to be purchased from Yarn Shop Santa Cruz.)

Host: Heather

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Tea & Stitching
Apr
17
9:00 AM09:00

Tea & Stitching

Bring your current project you are working on or pick something new! Sip tea and stitch with us on Tuesday mornings.

Note: This is not a class. It is an informal gathering so we can enjoy each other's company and stitch together. Instruction is not offered but usually other stitchers are willing to get you through a tough spot!

Led by Cory

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Camella Brioche Hat - Part 1
Apr
16
6:00 PM18:00

Camella Brioche Hat - Part 1

This two color Brioche hat is totally squishy, warm and reversible! Plus, it looks great in so many color combos and it's a perfect project to get comfortable with more advanced Brioche knitting.

Please note, this class is in two parts: April 16 and 30.

Instructor: Heather

Cost: $50

Skills Required: Have taken Beginning Brioche and Next Step Brioche or have equivalent skill set

Materials: 230 yards of DK weight yarn in two contrasting colors (115 yards of each color), US size 4 needles, US size 4 DPNs, and a crochet hook

Call 831-515-7966 to register.

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Passing Showers Sweater - Part 2
Apr
15
11:00 AM11:00

Passing Showers Sweater - Part 2

Treat yourself and learn to knit a sweater with Sara Pederson of The Dye Project! You might already know Sara from her beautiful yarn that we carry in the shop. She is a local dyer whose colors are inspired by the world around us. Living by the beach and the forest is where she gets her inspiration.

The sweater is “Passing Showers” by Elizabeth Smith, a stylish short sleeve cardigan knit seamlessly from the top down. It is beautiful in Sara’s own Soquel DK, a Polwarth wool and silk blend. In class, you will learn how to construct a top-down sweater with raglan increasing.

Please note, the class is four sessions: April 8, 15, 22, and 29.


Instructor: Sara
Cost: $80

Skills Required: Able to cast on, knit, purl, increase, and bind off
Materials: 814-1270 yards of DK weight yarn, 32” US size 6 circular needles, 32” US size 5 circular needles, US size 6 DPNs, US size 5 DPNs, a stitch markers

Call 831-515-7966 to register.

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