Thursday, April 23, 2009

Crochet + Weaving Classes Scheduled!


Christa Wissler
Intro to Freeform Crochet

Level: Advanced Beginner

Supplies: Leftover yarn from your stash of various colors and textures, and crochet hooks of various gauges. (If you don't have these on hand the instructor will have hooks that you may use). Additionally, yarns & tools are available for purchase at LYS.

The only requirement for this class is basic crochet skills. You must know how to chain and single crochet. In this class you will learn the fundamentals you need to begin free form crochet. We will learn double crochet, how to increase, and how to change colors/yarns. These simple techniques will open you up to a world of possibilities. This is very abstract, artistic crochet that does not use patterns. Be creative and experiment using the yarn as your canvas and the hook as your paint brush. There are no mistakes, so just have fun and see where your imagination takes you. We will attempt to complete a sample swatch and perhaps more by the end of class.

Session 1: Wednesday, May 20
Session 2: Saturday, May 30

Session 1: 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Session 2: 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.


Registration will open immediately and is limited to 8 students per session.
Classes will meet at LYS on Gallery Row, Lancaster.


Susan Weaver
Scarf Weaving Workshop

Level: Beginners

Supplies: Students bring scissors & tape measure, teacher supplies looms, yarns

Scarves are such a personal statement. Why not weave your own long, flowing scarf, using a simple table loom. Students have fun watching their scarf build in color & texture. Instruction includes the finishing techniques of hemstitching and creating twisted fringe. No experience necessary.

Instructor: Susan Weaver has been a hand weaving instructor for over 20 years. She worked as the Textile Educator at Landis Valley Museum in Lancaster for 7 years. She sells a variety of her hand woven items, locally and nationally. She is a member of the PA Guild of Craftsmen and the Central PA Guild of Weavers.

Session 1: Saturday June 6, 2009
Session 2: Saturday July 11, 2009

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. with a break for lunch

Cost: $42.00
$10.00 material fee

Registration open immediately and limited to 8 students per session.
Class will meet at LYS at Kitchen Kettle Village.


Please email to sign up for classes. More classes will be listed soon, and our e-newsletter will be out in a few days. We are also getting very close to opening our internet shop!

Knit, Crochet, and Weave on!
Lancaster Yarn Shop

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