Summer Classes!

In case you had any doubt, listen to DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince. It’s summer summer summertime and you can mark the change in seasons here at DoogKnits with my latest class schedule!

NEW This Summer

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Bear Coasters: Bring a little rustic charm to your table this summer with Bear Coaster Class! These mini bearskin rugs from Louise Walker’s Faux Taxidermy Knits make the perfect resting spot for iced tea, lemonade or a crisp summer cocktail. Your bear is made up of two sides then seamed together with a bit of stuffing in the head, arms and legs. For this class, you’ll need 75 yards of Worsted Weight yarn, size 6 needles, a palm-full amount of Polyfill and a tapestry needle. Saturday July 11th 10-12pm – $35, add materials for $10.

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Free Workshop! Knit or Crochet Cup Cozy: If you have basic knitting or crocheting skills, sign up for this free workshop and stitch yourself an adorable cup cozy perfect for keeping your hand from freezing while holding your favorite iced drink! Space is limited so snag a spot before they’re all gone! Sunday Aug 2nd 10-12pm – FREE!

The Classics

Beginner Knitting: Always wanted to learn to knit? Even if you’ve never touched a knitting needle in your life, by the end of the class you’ll have had lots of supervised practice knitting and purling. For this class you’ll need size 8 knitting needles and a skein of worsted weight yarn. Class is taught by Laura. $35, add materials for $10. You’ll also get a coupon code for half off Bow Headband Class!

Mon June 22nd, 7-9pm
Sat Aug 1st, 10-12pm

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Expert Help: Need a helping hand with that next challenging knitting, crocheting, embroidery, or cross stitch project? You’ve come to the right place! Take advantage of Allyson, Leah, and Laura’s many years of experience with teaching, designing, and fixing mistakes, with this guided class. Bring in your pattern and materials, and get instant, attentive help with each step. You’ll be able to confidently finish that ambitious project and learn lots of new skills along the way! $20

Thursday June 11 – 7-9pm
Tuesday July 21st – 7-9pm
Sunday August 9th – 10-12pm

Each class will be maxing out at between 4-6 students except for Expert Help which will be full at 8. All classes are held at The Sweatshop of Love Studio at 3547 W Montrose Ave. Class price includes coffee, tea, and water and a snack. To sign up or to ask any questions please email allyson@thesweatshopoflove.com.

For even more offerings, including Beginner Crochet, Beginner Embroidery, Bow Headband and Crocheted Amigurumi, click here!

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