Red Fox Yarns LLC | (703) 865-6343 | Open 10 AM - 5 PM Tuesday-Saturday
|Classes & Workshops|
Current classes are listed below. You can register online, or call the shop! Red Fox Yarns must receive your payment in advance to reserve your spot in a class. Class registration fees are not refundable unless Red Fox Yarns cancels the class. We thank you for purchasing your class supplies at Red Fox Yarns!
with Ginny McN.
Time: Saturday, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Dates: October 6, 13 and 20, 2018
Level: Advanced beginnier/previous crochet experience. Student should know basic stitches and be able to follow simple patterns.
Maximum number of students: Six
Description: In these three sessions, the emphasis will be on making flat circles and granny squares, , and reading patterns and charts. Also covered will be joining granny squares, standing crochet stitches, invisible closing, front and back post stitches, and magic circle.
Materials: Please bring several colors of worsted-weight yarn and crochet hooks size I and J.
Click here to register for Intermediate Crochet!
Socks or Fingerless Mitts - In the Round!
Time: Saturdays, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
DATE CHANGE: Class will be held on October 13 and 20, 2018
Level:Advanced Beginner/Intermediate. Student must be able to knit, purl, read patterns and be familiar with working in the round.
Maximum number of students: Five
Description: Ready to conquer knitting in the round? In these two sessions, learn to make socks or fingerless mitts! Joining "in the round", gussets, fitting to gauge, the basics of construction, and the differences between DPNs, Magic Loop, and Two-at-a-Time Circs are among the topics to be covered as you knit your chosen accessory!
Materials: One of the following:
200 yards worsted-weight yarn and size 8 double-pointed needles OR
300 yards dk/sport-weight yarn and size 5 double-pointed needles OR
400 yards fingering-weight yarn and size 2 double-pointed needles.
(Please keep in mind that thicker yarn and bigger needles knit up faster!)
Please also bring a yarn needle, stitch marker, tape measure, and note-taking materials.
Homework: Before the first session, knit a 24 stitch by 20 row swatch in stockinette stitch using your chosen yarn and needles.
Click here to register for Socks or Fingerless Mitts - In the Round!
The Surprise Jacket Workshop
Time: Saturday, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Dates: October 27, 2018
Level: Advanced beginner. Students must be able to knit, purl, cast on, bind off, increase and decrease.
Maximum number of students: Six
Description: Ready to take on Elizabeth Zimmerman's famous Surprise Jacket? In this workshop, you'll create a miniature Surprise Jacket to learn the basic pattern, and how to mark your increases and decreases for the basic shaping. We'll also explore how to create the jacket for larger sizes as well as other tips and tricks. You can make this jacket in any size – add a hood, stripes or even pockets for a unique garment for anyone!
Note: This workshop will be broken into two segments with a short break for snacks and/or lunch. A pattern will be provided for a miniature surprise jacket to be completed during the workshop. The original pattern is available for sale at the store and is not included in the cost of the workshop.
Materials: Approximately 200 yds of light colored worsted weight yarn, appropriately sized needles, a size F or G crochet hook, stitch markers (locking markers are preferred), note taking supplies.
Click here to register for The Surprise Jacket Workshop
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