House Mountain Yarn Co.

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Classes and Events


Humulus Sweater Knit Along

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Join us on Tuesday evenings in October from 5:30 - 7:00 pm as we knit the beautiful Humulus sweater by Isabell Kraemer—check out the Humulus projects page on Ravelry for color combination inspiration! The sweater is knit top down so that you can try it on as you go and get the perfect fit. The sweater in the picture to the left is knit with 5” of positive ease.

Skill level: Advanced beginner/intermediate

Dates/Times: Tuesdays in October from 5:30 - 7:00 pm (10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30)

 Julie’s Humulus with Berroco Ultra Alpaca 6214 and Noro Silk Garden Solo purple

Julie’s Humulus with Berroco Ultra Alpaca 6214 and Noro Silk Garden Solo purple

Materials:

  • Worsted weight yarn in main color: 1094 - 1783 yards

  • Worsted weight yarn in contrast color: 150 - 220 yards

  • US 5 16” and 32” (CHECK GAUGE!)

  • US 6 24” and 32” circular needles and DPNs or longer circular needle for magic loop for sleeves

  • US 7 32” for yoke color work section (This is not in the pattern, but it helps keep your color work stitches looser.)

Cost:

Just the cost of the yarn and needles. Mention that you’re joining the KAL and get 10% off your purchase!


Apple Cozy Crochet Class

Instructor: Ellie Boylan

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Date: Friday, 10/5 at 1pm

Skill Level: Easy

Description:

Learn to make an apply cozy for your favorite teacher or lunch packer! If you are familiar with basic single crochet stitch, it will help. You will learn to double crochet in the round, half-double crochet, and slip stitch.

Materials Needed:

  • Red or green DK cotton yarn

  • Crochet hook sizes 3.5mm/E

  • 1 - ¾” button

  • 1 tapestry needle

  • Thread & needle to sew button on

 Cost: $20 plus materials

Class Size: 4 people

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Beginner Mittens Knit Class

Instructor: Ellie Boylan

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Dates:

Section One: 10/5 & 10/12 from 5-6:30pm

Section Two: 10/7 & 10/14 from 4-5:30pm

Skill Level: Adventurous beginner - intermediate

Description:

Learn to make a basic mitten. Students should be familiar with casting on and basic knitting and purling stitches. Students will learn to increase, decrease, place stitches on holder for later use, and the Kitchener Stitch.

Materials Needed:

  • 1 skein of Noro Kureyon Air

  • 1 set of DPN’s US 10.5

  • 1 stitch holder (piece of yarn can substitute)

  • 1 stitch marker (piece of yarn can substitute)

  • 1 tapestry needle

 Cost: $30 plus materials

Class Size: 4 people

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Kids Knit - Hogwarts Scarf

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Join us after school for four weeks to get sorted into your Hogwarts house and then make your very own scarf.

  • Dates: Sept. 19, 26, Oct. 3, 10

  • Times: 3:30pm - 4:45pm

  • Ages: 8 and up

  • Cost: $40 (Materials not included)

  • Materials: 2 skeins of Uptown Bulky and US 13 16” circular (Approx. $20 after a 10% discount is applied)

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Knitting and Crochet Classes


Fall Leaves Knitting Class

Autumn Leaves

 

  • Saturday, October 20, 2018

  • 1:30 PM 4:00 PM

  • House Mountain Yarn Co. (map)

Leaves will soon be falling and it's a great time to knit these fun autumn leaves. You'll learn how to create short rows using the wrap and turn method.

Noro Kureyon is suggested but any worsted weight yarn will work.

$20 + pattern ($3.50)

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Beginning Knitting and Crochet

Beginning Knitting and crochet classes are arranged on request. Please ask us in the shop, send us an email at housemountainyarnco@gmail.com, or call us at (540) 462-2931.


Don't see the class you need? Write to us at housemountainyarnco@gmail.com to make a suggestion!


House Mountain Yarn Co. 117 South Main Street Lexington, VA 24450 Phone: (540) 462-2931