All crochet classes are taught by Jo’Elle Galo. The cost of the class does not include materials or patterns. Our staff is happy to help you choose the proper materials listed for each class. You will receive a 10% discount on class supplies.

Crochet 101 : Dishcloth

This is a great class if you’re looking to get back to crochet but want a refresher, or if you’ve never picked up a hook and want to learn the basics. You will learn the five basic crochet stitches - chain, single crochet, half double crochet, double crochet, and shell - and use them to make a few dishcloths. This class is divided into three sessions so you can really learn and practice the stitches. Materials: Single Crochet Dishcloth pattern (available at Yarn Harbor), US J/6.00 mm crochet hook, safety pin style stitch markers, and approx. 500 yards of medium worsted weight cotton yarn (light colors are easier to learn with).

Cost: $38                                    Monday, June 5, 12 & 19 @  5:30-7:30 pm
                                                      Monday, August 14, 21 & 28 @ 3:00-5:0 0pm

Crochet 102: Hat

Learn the basics of crochet in the round with this hat class. It’s a great way to learn to make single crochet stitches in the round. Once you learn this simple hat, you can make many variations to suit your needs. This hat also makes a great gift! Materials: Churchmouse Classroom, First Projects: Crocheted Beanie 013745 by Churchmouse (available at Yarn Harbor), US H/5.00 mm crochet hook, minimum of 200 yards of medium worsted weight yarn, and safety pin style stitch markers, tapestry needle.

Cost: $25                                    Monday, June 26 and July 3 @ 5:30 - 7:30 pm    
                                                      Monday, September 18 & 25 @ 3:00 - 5:00 pm

Simple Shell Scarf

Learn how to crochet a quick scarf with a beautiful lace-looking design! This scarf looks very intricate and will make others think you spent lots of time crocheting, but in reality it is a simple pattern to learn and repeat. This scarf adds an interesting element to a sundress and transitions well into fall. Materials: Simple Shell Scarf pattern by Jo’Elle Galo (available at Yarn Harbor), US J/6.00 mm crochet hook, and approximately 150 yards or more in yarn of your choice (any light to medium weight yarn will work).

Cost: $15                                     Monday, July 31 @ 3:00 - 5:00 pm

Lacy Shrug

This easy shrug is a great thing to have with you at all times in our northern Minnesota summers! It can dress up a tank top or be cover-up to wear over a swimsuit. When the the temperature starts to drop, just pull this out of your bag to get toasty warm. It is an easy piece to make for even the beginner crocheter. Materials: Lacy Shrug Fingering Weight pattern by Jo’Elle Galo (available on Ravelry or at Yarn Harbor), 600 - 800 yards fingering or dk weight yarn, US J/10 6.0 mm crochet hook, and safety pin style stitch markers.

Cost: $50                                    Monday, June 5, 12, 19 & 26 @ 3 - 5 pm

Four Way Mobius Cowl

The Four-Way Cowl is a true Mobius cowl: done in the round with no beginning or ending. Worn as a straight cowl, over the shoulders, as a babushka, or doubled around your neck, this is a fun project that crochets up quickly! It can be made in many yarn weights and the size of yarn will determine the weight and drape of the final product. We use a fairly large hook, so in a light weight it will be quite open and lacy. Materials: Four-Way Mobius Cowl pattern by Jo’Elle Galo (available on Ravelry or at Yarn Harbor); min. 450 yards sport, dk, or worsted weight yarn; US J10/6.00 mm, tapestry needle, and safety pin style markers.

Cost: $25                                    Monday, September 18 & 25 @ 5:30 - 7:30 pm  

Baby Cocoon and Hat

This adorable baby cocoon and and hat are perfect for a last minute shower gift! Using half double crochet in the back loop, these pieces have a squishy texture that looks like knitting. Materials: Baby Cocoon and Hat pattern by Jo’Elle Galo (available on Ravelry or at Yarn Harbor), 600 yards of Worsted Weight weight yarn, US H/8 5.00 mm crochet hook, and  safety pin style markers, tapestry needle.

Cost: $38                                    Monday, July 3, 10 & 17 @ 3:00 - 5:00 pm
                                                      Monday, August 14, 21 & 28 @ 5:30 - 7:30 pm 

Dishrag with Scrubby

This is the best dishrag you have ever used, with a scrubbie built right into the corner. This will make you throw out all your others. These are simple, durable, and washable. You will want to make them for all your friends.  Materials: 100 Yards 100% cotton. Size US I/9 5.5 mm Crochet Hook, 10 Yards scrubby yarn. Safety pin style stitch markers.  Washcloth with Scrubby pattern by Jo’Elle Galo (available on Ravelry or at Yarn Harbor), tapestry needle.

Cost: $15                                     Monday, July 31 @ 5:30 - 7:30 pm
                                                      Monday, August 7 @ 3:00 - 5:00 pm

Wrapped in Love Cowl

Made in one piece and woven through itself before it is stitched up, this cowl is simpler than it looks! It fits very nicely around your neck and under your coat. Materials: Wrapped in Love Cowl Pattern  by Jo’Elle Galo (available on Ravelry or through Yarn Harbor), 250 yards worsted or chunky weight yarn, US J/10 6.00 mm hook, tapestry needle, and safety pin style markers.

Cost: $38                                    Monday, July 10, 17 & 24 @ 5:30 - 7:30 pm

Bath Loofah

Plastic bath loofahs are scratchy and fall apart after only a few uses. Learn how to make your own loofah out of a soft, washable cotton. These are great for every member of the family and also make great gifts. They are completely washable and last for a long time. Materials: 200 Yards worsted weight cotton, Size I/9 5.5 mm Crochet hook, safety pin- style stitch markers, tapestry needle, Bath Loofah pattern by Jo’Elle Galo, available on Ravelry or at Yarn Harbor.

Cost $15                                      Monday, July 24 @ 3:00 - 5:00 pm
                                                      Monday, August 7 @ 5:30 - 7:30 pm