Classes Now Open

Now available for enrollment is Design Your Own Shawl.

With this 5-week class you will learn the basics of designing your own lace shawl using the basic triangle shape.

Lessons will include:

  • How to layout your design using charts
  • How to modify stitch patterns to fit within your chart
  • How to choose different stitch patterns that will compliment each other.

Prerequisites required:

  • Basic knitting skills – how to cast on, knit, purl and bind off.
  • Knowledge of basic lace knitting.
  • Also recommended is some knowledge of Excel, though it is not required.

An email will be sent to you, the week prior to the start of class, with the link to the class site where you will need to register for the class.

This class will begin Monday, September 2, 2013 and end Sunday, October 6, 2013. Orders will be taken until Sunday, September 1, 2013.


Now available for enrollment, Advanced Shawl Design:

With this 6-week class you will learn how to design a shawl using advanced design skills.

Lessons will include:

  • How to design different shawl shapes including square, circular, hexagon, and Faroese.
  • How to modify different shapes.
  • How to incorporate an edging into your design.
  • How to customize stitches to create unique designs.

Prerequisites required:

  • You must have taken the Design Your Own Shawl class; or at minimum:
  • Have knowledge of how to design a basic top-down triangular shawl.
  • Have knowledge of how to write a chart using Excel or other knitting software.
  • Have knowledge of how to format a pattern to include basic instructions along with design charts.

An email will be sent to you, the week prior to the start of class, with the link to the class site where you will need to register for the class.

This class will begin Monday, September 2, 2013 and end Sunday, October 13, 2013. Orders will be taken until Sunday, September 1, 2013.

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