(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 | 421 Church Street NE, Suite D, Vienna, VA 22180 | 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!

July
Sassy Short Rows
with Leslie M.

Sessions: One
Time: Wednesday, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Date: July 10, 2019

Level: Intermediate Beginner - students should know how to cast on, bind off, knit and purl.

Cost: $50.00
Maximum number of students: Six

Description: This class will take away all your fears about short rows and equip you with the skills to make your garments fit just as you want them to, as well as how to add color and texture to spice up a knitted piece. You will learn three different techniques to “close the hole”. You will practice each method in class, and leave with labelled samples to reference for future knitting projects. You will examine knitted pieces where short rows were used, and discuss the benefits of using one method over another.

Materials: Please bring light-colored worsted weight yarn and size 8 needles to practice the variety of techniques on; also bring index cards and a pencil.
Homework: None.

Click here to register for Sassy Short Rows!
Learn to be sassy three different ways!
 
Crochet for Beginners

Sessions: Three
Time: Saturdays, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Dates: July 13, 20 and 27 2019

Level: Beginner, no experience required!

Cost: $75.00
Maximum number of students: Six

Description: Ch, sc, dc.... What does it all mean? This class will teach you the basics of crochet and get you started on your first project!

Materials: Please bring note-taking supplies; a crochet hook and practice yarn will be provided.
Homework: None.

Click here to register for Crochet for Beginners!
Learn to Crochet, it's Fun!!
 
Knitting for Beginners

Sessions: Three
Time: Saturdays, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Dates: July 13, 20 and 27, 2019

Level: Beginner, no experience required!

Cost: $75.00
Maximum number of students: Six

Description: Cast on, knit, purl.... What does it all mean? This class will teach you the basics of knitting and get you started on your first project!

Materials: Please bring note-taking supplies; needles and practice yarn will be provided.
Homework: None.

Click here to register for Knitting for Beginners!
Learn to Knit, it's Fun!!
 
Knit OR Crochet for Beginners

Sessions: Three
Time: Thursdays, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Dates: July 11, 18 and 25, 2019

Level: Beginner, no experience required!

Cost: $75.00
Maximum number of students: Six

Description: Want to learn to knit or crochet (or try both)? This combined class will help you get started in the craft of your choice!

Materials: Please bring note-taking supplies. Knitting needles/hooks and practice yarn will be provided.
Homework: None.

Click here to register for Knit OR Crochet for Beginners!
Learn to play with yarn!
 
A Shawl for the Shore
with Leslie M.

Sessions: Three
Time: Wednesdays, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Date: July 17, 24 and 31, 2019

Level: Intermediate Beginner - students must be able to knit, purl, decrease and increase.

Cost: $90.00
Maximum number of students: Six

Description: Beachcomber is a textured triangular shawl which features balanced sections of lace, stockinette, and garter stitch. The change of stitchwork in each section is sure to hold your interest but not too involved, as to allow for a little tv knitting! Use a solid color way with your favorite variegated yarn to make a unique piece that is as fun to wear as it is to knit.

      Note: Pattern will be provided to students at no additional cost.
            Pattern has both written and charted instructions.

Materials: 400 yards each of two colors (one variegated) of fingering-weight yarn (750-800 yards total) and size 6 circular needles (32” or 40”).
Homework: None.

Click here to register for A Shawl for the Shore
A fun pattern - the colors you choose make it yours!
 
Top Down Tee
with Leslie M.

Sessions: Two
Time: Wednesdays, 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Date: July 17 and 24, 2019

Level: Intermediate Beginner - students must be able to knit, purl, cast on, and bind off.

Cost: $60.00
Maximum number of students: Six

Description: So, it's time for you to knit your first sweater, and since it’s summer, let’s make it cool! In this class, you’ll knit a straightforward top-down tee-shirt style sweater. You’ll read through the pattern in class, so you understand how the magic will happen. You’ll learn the secrets of stitch marker placement (and why it really matters!), and have a choice of bottom shaping. This pattern looks pretty in solids or variegated colorways, so pick something you love, and get ready to knit!

Materials: Yarn: for chest measurement 34 (36, 39, 43, 45, 48), bring 800 (800, 1000, 1000, 1200, 1200) yards of worsted-weight yarn (we suggest cotton, linen or blends of either for summer). Needles: Circulars, 32”, 1 set each of US size 6 and 7; and EITHER 1 set each 16” size 6 and 7 OR 1 set each DPNs, size 6 and 7.
Homework: None for first session.

Click here to register for Top Down Tee
Knit a easy-breezy tee!
 
Oooops! Correcting Knitting Mistakes
with Sue W.

Sessions: One
Time: Friday, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Date: July 19, 2019
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" x 4" using st st and light-colored worsted or bulky weight yarn. Leave swatch on needles.


Sign up for Oooops! Correcting Knitting Mistakes now!
 
Oooops!
Continential Knitting
with Sue W.

Sessions: One
Time: Friday, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Dates: July 26, 2019
Level:Advanced Beginner. Student must know to knit and purl as well as recognize those stitches.

Cost: $50.00
Maximum number of students:
Six

Description: Want to learn more about knitting continental style? This unique method is perfect for color stranding or for those that have issues holding the yarn with the right hand. In continental knitting, sometimes known as European knitting, or left-hand knitting, the yarn is held in the left hand. Continental knitting is a very efficient method of knitting and can help reduce hand and arm strain.

Materials: Light-colored worsted weight yarn. Needles appropriately sized for the yarn, note taking supplies. Homework: None.

Sign up for Continental Knitting now!
Learn a new way to knit!
Knitting in Circles!
with Leslie M.

Sessions: One
Time: Wednesday, 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Date: July 31, 2019

Level: Advanced Beginner/Intermediate - students must be able to knit, purl, and be familiar with knitting in the round.

Cost: $50.00
Maximum number of students: Six

Description: Learn the basics of knitting flat circles - useful for top-down hats, pi shawls, mandelas, decor, and more! In this class, you'll start a cute hat (tam or slouchy, how it's worn is up to you!), and learn what you need to finish your project successfully.

Materials: Please bring at least two colors of light-worsted or worsted-weight yarn and size seven or eight double-pointed needles, yarn needle, and note-taking supplies.
Homework: None.

Click here to register for Knitting in Circles!
Round and Round We Go!
 
August
 
 
More to come...!
Website and contents copyright Red Fox Yarns, LLC 2017, unless otherwise stated. Please respect copyright!