Classes and Special Events

There are lots of opportunities to learn at Around the Table Yarns.  Call the shop at 216-230-9224 or come in to sign up!

For absolute beginners we offer Beginning Knitting and Learn to Crochet every month on weekday evenings and weekends

  • $50 includes instruction, all materials, a book and a project bag
  • Beginning Knitting teaches casting on, knitting, purling, binding off and seaming to make a pair of fingerless mitts.
  • Learn to Crochet students master foundation chains, single, half double and double crochet to make a set of dish or face cloths.

Upcoming Classes

Mondays Beginning Knitting 6-8p (2 Classes)

Sep 23 & 30

Oct 14 & 28

Tuesdays Learn to Crochet 7-8p (3 Classes)

Sep 17, 24 & Oct 1

Oct 15, 22, & 29

Saturdays Beginning Knitting 3-5p (2 Classes)

Sep 7 & 14

Oct 12 & 26

Sundays Learn to Crochet 3-4p (3 Classes)

Sep 8, 15 & 22

Oct 6, 13, & 20

 

Skills Classes

Those seeking to increase their knowledge can participate in Skills Classes also held on weeknights and weekend afternoons.  

  • Revolving topics
  • no materials to purchase
  • focusses on one skill
  • pattern suggestions using the skill
  • $5 or a wooden nickel (given with $25 in store purchase)

Upcoming Skills Classes

Avoiding and Fixing Knitting Mistakes Mon Sep 16 6-8p or Sat Sep 28 3-5p

Reading Knitting Charts Sat Sep 21 3-5p

Increases and Decreases in Crochet Sun Sep 29 3-4p

Knitting Knitted Knockers (free) Sat Oct 5 3-5p or Mon Oct 21 6-8p

Crocheting Crocheted Knockers (free) Tue Oct 8 7-8p or Sun Oct 27 3-4p

Using Internet Resources for Knitting and Crochet 

Knitting Short Rows: Wrap and Turn Sat Oct 19 3-5p

 

Special Events:

Yarn Discovery Tour

September 3-22

Purchase an $8 Passport and hit the road to visit all 19 participating NE Ohio Yarn shops.  Each passport includes an exclusive canvas tote while supplies last. At each store, make a minimum $10 purchase (before tax) to get your passport stamped, collect a shop pin, and be entered into the shop Prize Raffle. Visit 5, 10, 15 or all 19 shops to be entered into drawings for even more prizes.

 

Two Handed Fair Isle Workshop with Barb Ulery $75 includes class project materials.

October 5 10a-12 and 1-3p

Taught by Barb Ulery, a fiber arts teacher with years of experience in local yarn stores.  The morning section of this workshop introduces Fair Isle style of stranded color work, discusses color choices and chart reading and then focusses on the two-handed technique. In the afternoon section, students will work on their choice of a Hat or Purse.  They will have worked the border as part of their homework and so are ready to start the stranded fun. 

There is a minimum number of registrants for this class and some homework, so please contact us as soon as possible to register. 216-230-9224

 

Vogue Knitting Live Columbus Bus Trip $65 includes water and a snack on the bus

Saturday, November 2, 6:15 am-8:30pm

There are still spaces if you want to join us!  Register at vogueknittinglive.com for classes or lectures with some of Vogue's outstanding faculty.  Our bus departs the Van Aken District in time to deliver you to the first classes of the day and won't leave until the marketplace has closed. Call 216-230-9224 if you have any questions.