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 - Dishcloths
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 @ 4 - 6 pm [4/3, 4/10, 4/17]
Monday @ 1 - 3-pm [5/1, 5/8, 5/15]
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 in the round stitches. Once you learn this simple hat you can make many variations to suit your needs. This hat would make a great gift. Materials: Size H crochet hook, minimum of 100 yards of medium worsted weight yarn, safety pin style stitch markers, Crochet Hat Pattern by Jo’Elle Galo available at Yarn Harbor.
Cost: $25 Monday @ 4 - 6 pm [4/24, 5/1]
Crochet Cable Hat
This is a new twist on the usual hat pattern. We will learn to do front and back post stitches and crossed over cables. This project is perfect for the intermediate crocheter or an advanced beginner wanting to add the their skills. It does require prior crochet experience. Materials: 300 yards worsted weight yarn, Size H/8 4.5 mm crochet hook, Safety pin style stitch markers, Caron Cable Twist Hat Pattern free pattern download available at: http://www.yarnspirations.com/patterns/cable-twist-hat.html
Cost: $38 Monday @ 4 - 6 pm [5/8, 5/15, 5/22]
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 @ 10am - 12pm [4/24]
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 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 @ 6 - 8 pm [3/27, 4/3]
Victorian Lattice Cowl
We will learn and make a Victorian afghan block and discuss its multiple uses. and make it into a scarf. This versatile square can be made into several different items and in this class, we will create a beautiful cowl. Materials: Victorian Lattice Square by Destany Wymore (free on Ravelry); US 7/4.5mm hook, worsted weight yarn,and safety pin style stitch markers.
Cost: $25 Monday @ 6 - 8 pm [4/10, 4/17]
Monday @ 10 am - 12 pm [5/1, 5/8]
Trellised Wisteria Cowl
This is a very easy and quick cowl. You will want to make them in every color. It is made with worsted weight yarn out of double crochet and double crochet post stitches. It is great for the beginner crocheter to learn a new stitch or for an experienced person to add a simple design element to their work.
Materials: 400 yards main color worsted weight, 200 yards contrast color worsted weight, size US 7/4.50 mm crochet hook, safety pin style markers, Pattern: Trellised Wisteria Cowl by Knitting Fever available on Ravelry.
Monday [2/27] 4:00 - 6:00 pm
Monday [3/27] 1:00 - 3:00 pm
Monday [5/15] 10:00 - 12:00 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 @ 10 am - 12 pm [4/3, 4/10, 4/17]
Basic Cuff Down Boot Sock
This is a great beginning sock class for anyone with basic crochet skills. We will use worsted weight yarn and a bigger hook than the pattern calls for. These will be more like a boot sock or slipper. We will learn all the parts of a sock so you can move on to sock weight yarn after this class. Materials: min. 400 yards worsted weight yarn, Size I/9 crochet hook, safety pin style stitch markers, tapestry needle, Leisure Arts I Can’t Believe I am Crocheting Socks Leaflet.
Monday @ 1 - 3 pm [3/6, 3/13, 3/20]
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 coverup 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 @ 6 - 8 pm [4/24, 5/1, 5/8, 5/15]
Perfect Fall Poncho
The Perfect Fall Poncho features a simple cable-like pattern that works up fast. It's easy-to-wear shape is one size fits a variety of all adults--from a teen to 3x! The display is a slightly different shape than the pattern, we will discuss in class several modifications so you can make it the perfect poncho for you. Materials:
Pattern Perfect Fall Poncho by Tamara Kelly (http://www.mooglyblog.com/perfect-fall-poncho/); 1500 - 1800 yards dk, worsted, aran weight yarn; US I/9 5.5 mm or J/10 6.00 mm crochet hook, depending on which weight yarn you decide to use; safety pin style stitch markers; and a tapestry needle.
Cost: $50 Monday @ 1 - 3 pm [4/3, 4/10, 4/17, 4/24]