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Private Lessons always available!  Just call (978) 927-2108 for an appointment.

Aidez: Intermediate
Comfy Cabled Cardigan, a fast knit on 10.5 needles and bulky yarn. Open front, no buttons!
Students will learn the mechanics of cables, how to cable without a cable needle, and finishing techniques. The pattern uses written instructions, not charts.
Please purchase materials and make a gauge swatch before class starts.
Guru: Jill
Dates: Saturdays, Feb 8, 22, March 1, March 8, April 5 10-12:30
$80, includes pattern
Suggested materials: #10.5, 24” circular needles, SMC Tweed Deluxe, Swans Island bulky, approx 1300 yds


Oz: Beginner, must know how to knit and purl
Fun and easy, sizes 2t to age 14, top down raglan pullover.
Students will learn how to establish gauge, cast on, increase for raglan sleeves, and how to change colors for striping.
Please purchase materials and make a gauge swatch before class starts.
Guru: Stori
Dates: Sundays, Feb 2, 9, 16, 3-5 pm
$50, plus materials
Suggested materials: #7, 24” circular needles, Noro Silk Garden


Stacie’s Outstanding Skills: SOS: Everyone!
From beginners to advanced, anyone who wants to push their knitting prowess. Each session will focus on a different technique. Students will learn various cast on methods, how to fix mistakes, finishing, cables, various increases, decreases, fair-isle color, and more.
Guru: Stacie (ask to see her knitting tattoos!)
Dates: Tuesdays, Feb 4, 11, 18, 25, March 4, 11, 18, 25, 10:30-12:30
$120, 8 sessions


Knitted and Felted Valentines Workshop: Must know how to knit and purl
Make a puffy little heart for everyone you love. Fast and fun, you can felt them or not, embellish with needle-felting, or not!
Students will learn increasing and decreasing, short rows, mattress stitch, wet felting, and needle felting.
Guru: Sarah
Date: Sat, Feb 8, 1-4 pm
$45, includes all materials, except needles.
Bring several sizes of needles, #4-6, any variety.


Antler: Intermediate
All year round sweater, great little details for great fit. No seams!
Students will learn top down saddle sleeves, short row shaping, and how to read a pattern.
Please purchase materials and make a gauge swatch before class starts.
Guru: Riley
Dates: Sundays, Feb 9, 16, 23, March 23, April 6, 11-1
$75, plus materials
Suggested materials: #4, 16” and #6, 24” circular needles, fingering/light dk, such as Creative Colors Merino/silk, Breathless, Zen Garden Serenity 20, Blue Sky Alpaca Silk, Alpaca Sox, Swans Island fingering, Shibui linen.


Knot-stitch Hat Workshop: Moving from beginner
Using one skein of sock yarn, a really smashing beanie with a picot edge. Students will learn picot edging, and the Knot-stitch, which achieves an almost beaded texture. Can be made to any size.
Please purchase materials prior to workshop.
Guru: Suzanne
Date: Sat, Feb 15, 10:30-1:00
$40, includes pattern

Suggested materials:
Misti Alpaca sock, Shibui Sock, Zen Garden sock, or any dk.
Needles to match yarn choice, either #3, 16” and DPs, or #5, 16” and DPs.


Giant Squishy Owl in 2 Workshops: Easy
Such a quick and impressive knit, you will want to make one for every room in your house. The perfect snuggle!
Guru: Riley
Dates: Feb 1 and 15, 2-5 pm and knit night support
$65, includes stuffing
Suggested materials: Blue Sky Alpaca Bulky, #15, 24” and DPs.


Call to arrange personal or private group classes! Get support at Wednesday night knit nights!, 7-9 PM

Yarns in the Farms: 978-927-2108

The Oz

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Stacie's SOS

Aidez Cardigan

Antler Sweater

Aidez Cardigan


Knot-stitch Hat

Squishy Owl

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