(703) 865-6343
421 Church Street NE, Suite D, Vienna, VA 22180

Open 10 AM - 5 PM      
Tuesday through Saturday     

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!

February
Swing Cowl!
with Vita S.

Sessions: One
Time: Friday, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Date: February 16, 2018
Level: Advanced Beginner. Students must be able to knit and cast on.

Cost: $50.00
Maximum number of students:
Six

Description: This beautiful cowl uses a solid and a self-striping yarn to create a true work of art. The project is simple (all knit stitches) and requires just a few simple techniques.

Materials: Please bring size 3 needles and a crochet hook size G or H. Also bring one ball each of (1) a color-changing/self-striping yarn and (2) black (or other dark, solid color) of fingering or sport-weight yarn.

Homework: None.

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Swing Cowl
New - Flash Class: Project Knit!
with Leslie M.

Sessions: One
Time: Saturday, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Date: February 17, 2018
Level: Advanced Beginner/Intermediate

Cost: $50.00
Maximum number of students:
Six

Description: It's a Flash Class! We were able set up a last-minute spot for you to bring in that complicated knitting project you need help with, or to figure out how to start the knitting project of your dreams. Join Leslie in a small group setting, and get all your questions answered! Because of the short notice, reg. will be open until NOON Saturday!.

Materials: Bring either the project you'd like help with, or everything you need (or as much as you have) to get started on your next project. And bring all your questions!.
Homework: None.

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Project Knit
Ooops! Correcting Knitting Mistakes
with Sue W.

Sessions: One
Time: Friday, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Date: February 23, 2018
Level: Advanced Beginner. Students must be able to knit, purl, cast on, bind off, increase and decrease.

Cost: $30.00
Maximum number of students:
Five

Description: Dropped a stitch? Purled when you should have knitted? This fundamental class is a must! Learn to pick up dropped stitches,"tink" (unknit, stitch by stitch), untwist your stitches without a lot of effort, prevent too many/too few stitches, and how to correct and prevent many other common knitting mistakes.

Materials: Light colored worsted or bulky weight yarn and appropriately sized knitting needles, size E, F, or G crochet hook, note-taking supplies.

Homework: Prepare a swatch measuring at least 4"x4" using st st and light-colored worsted or bulky weight yarn. Leave swatch on needles.

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Ooops!
The Surprise Jacket Workshop
with Sue W.

Sessions: One
Time: Saturday, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Date: February 24, 2018
Level: Advanced Beginner. Students must be able to knit, purl, cast on, bind off, increase and decrease.

Cost: $60.00
Maximum number of students:
Eight

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.

Homework: None.

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Tiny Surprise Jacket
How to Knit a Sweater that Fits
with Sue W.

Sessions: One
Time: Wednesdays, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Dates: February 28, March 7, 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2018
Level: Advanced Beginner. Students must be able to knit, purl, cast on, bind off, increase and decrease.

Cost: $150.00
Maximum number of students:
Five

Description: These six sessions will address almost everything you need to know to make a sweater that actually fits the intended recipient. You’ll start with the basics – selecting your pattern, choosing the right yarn, gauge swatches and how to make adjustments to gauge, and body measurements. In the following sessions, as you knit your sweater, you'll cover setting in sleeves, various seaming techniques, making adjustments as necessary, picking up stitches, and many more interesting and necessary tidbits.

Materials for first session: At least 150 yds of yarn for swatching, needles appropriate for swatch yarn, pen/pencil and paper, tape measure.

Homework: Homework and additional information will be provided at the first session.

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A well-rendered sweater schematic!
March
Coming in March:
Portuguese Knitting
Planned Color Pooling in Crochet
Beginning Crochet
Solomon's Knot Shawl
Learn to Knit Lace!
Learn to Knit Socks!
Felting Decorative Eggs
....and more!
 
Classes date TBD (but this Spring!)
Beginning Crochet
with Ginny McN.

Sessions: Four (2 hours each)
Time: TBD
Dates: TBD
Level: Beginner, no experience required

Cost: $100.00
Maximum number of students:
Six

Description: In these four sessions, you will learn the basics of crochet, including how to hold the hook and tension the yarn for best results; how the various stitches are formed; how to work the chain stitch as well as the single, half, and double crochet stitches; how best to work into a foundation chain; how to add a new ball of yarn/color; how to weave in ends; and how to read a crochet pattern. Students will begin a scarf which uses the stitches taught in the class.

Materials: A hook and practice yarn will be supplied to you.
Homework: None.

Beginning Crochet
The Virus Shawl
with Rhonda R.

Sessions: One
Time: TDB
Dates: TDB
Level:Advanced Beginner. Student must be able to chain, single crochet and double crochet.

Cost: $45.00
Maximum number of students:
Six

Description: Learn to crochet this beautiful top-down shawl! Students will learn to follow a simple pattern with increasing repeats to create their shawls. Knowledge of basic crochet stitches: chain, single crochet, and double crochet, required.

Materials: Please bring either 400-600 yards of worsted weight yarn OR 900-1200 yards of fingering/sock-weight yarn and an appropriately-sized hook. Hook may be larger than required for more drape.
Homework: None.

The Virus Shawl
Beginning Knitting
with Leslie M.

Sessions: Three
Time:TBD
Dates: TBD
Level: Beginner

Cost: $75.00
Maximum number of students:
Six

Description: Knit one, purl two; yes, it’s that easy to begin crafting your own creations! As we take you from yarn selection and pattern reading to casting on, you’ll be knitting, purling, doing increases and decreases, changing gauge, and then binding off so you will be ready to knit basic items using a pattern. Social knitting and the use of on-line support sites will be addressed.

Materials: Needles and practice yarn will be supplied to you.
Homework: None.

Beginning Knitting
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