Our Class list is constantly updated…

Payment and Cancellation Policy
 
  • You are not required to purchase your materials from the shop in order to take a class, everyone has a stash or that special yarn, we invite you to use it. We do offer a 10% discount on any yarn purchased from the shop for a class.

  • For a class costing $50.00 or less, payment in full is required at time of registration.
  • For a classes that are $50.00 or more, 50% is required at the time of registration and the balance is due one week before class begins.
  • If a student cancels his/her registration with less than one week before class, one‐half the cost of the class will be forfeited as a non‐refundable deposit. Anything paid above that amount will be refunded in full.
  • If a student cancels on the night of the class or doesn’t show up for their class, there will be no refund.
  • If a class is cancelled due to insufficient enrollment, students will be notified one week before the class is due to begin and any payments will be refunded.
  • We understand there are times a student may not be able to attend all sessions of a class. If a student wishes to schedule a one‐on‐one lesson with the instructor outside of regular scheduled sessions, a fee of $15.00/hr is required.
*Student discount applies to yarn purchases only



Let’s Knit Together

$65   2 hour classes, 4 meetings, $20 for each individual classknitting

This is a course we have designed to be a comprehensive beginning knitting experience. Each session will cover a specific technique needed to progress onto the next session. You can sign up for the full course or sign up to attend a particular session. You will come out of the full course with the skills to complete the project we’ll start during our third session applying what you’ll have learned during your first and second sessions.

Classes agenda will be as follows:

1: Getting Started – Introductory information about yarns and weights, how to read labels, casting on and knitting. We will be creating our first swatch in class, and you’ll continue to work on your swatch for homework to prepare you for your next class. We will provide yarn for this class, needles must be purchased separately.

2. Next Steps – We will begin our session reviewing each student’s progress with their homework samples. We will correct mistakes as we encounter them and show you the basics to fixing your mistakes. We will also learn the purl stitch. As homework students will continue with their swatch and incorporate the purl stitch.  You will be using the materials from your Getting Started session.

3. Your First Project –  We will begin our session reviewing each student’s progress with their homework samples. We will correct mistakes as we encounter them and show you the basics to fixing your mistakes. Next the student’s will begin working on their first project, how to read a pattern, choosing your yarn, applying the cast on, knit, and purl stitches. You will need to purchase or bring yarn of your choice to complete the project. We will be using the same needles you’ve been using through your Getting Started and Next Steps classes. Homework will be to work on your project.

4. Finishing Touches –  This will be the final session of the course. Again we will review each student’s homework and fix any mistakes and use the time to work on your project with supervision and help. Students will learn the bind off technique and bind off on their swatch from sessions 1 and 2.

Wednesdays: 6-8 pm;  9/17, 9/24, 10/8, 10/22 and 11/12, 11/19, 11/26, 12/3

Saturdays: 10-12 pm;  10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25


 Let’s Crochet Together

$65 2 hour classes, 4 meetings, $20 for each individual classAesthetic Nest; crochet picture

This is a course we’ve designed to be a comprehensive beginning crochet experience. Each session will cover a specific technique needed to progress onto the next session. You can sign up for the full course or sign up to attend a particular session. You will come out of the full course with the skills to complete the project we’ll start during our third session applying what you’ve learned during your first and second sessions.

Classes agenda will be as follows:

1: Getting Started – Introductory information about yarns and weights, how to read labels,  beginning chains and single crochet. We will be creating our first swatch in class, and you’ll continue to work on your swatch for homework to prepare you for your next class. We will provide yarn for this class, hooks must be purchased separately.

2. Next Steps – We will begin our session reviewing each student’s progress with their homework samples. We will correct mistakes as we encounter them and show you the basics to fixing your mistakes. We will also learn the half double crochet stitch. We will discuss how to read a pattern, choosing your yarn, and beginning the project you selected. You will need to purchase or bring yarn of your choice to complete the project.  We will be using the same hook you’ve been using in class. Your homework will be to continue practicing your stitches.  We will begin your project next week.

3. Your First Project –  We will begin our session reviewing each student’s progress with their new projects.  We will also learn the Double crochet stitch and Treble or Triple crochet stitch.  We will also go over some tips to improve your crochet.  Your homework will be to begin your new project.

4. Finishing Touches – This will be the final session of the course. We will review your project and make any corrections you need.  Pattern reading and abbreviations will be covered again.  We will answer any questions and give you some final tips and tricks to make your crochet even more beautiful.  You will have time to work on your item with supervision and help.

Mondays: 1-3 pm;  9/15, 9/22, 10/6, 10/20

Sundays: 10 am-12 pm;  10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/9 



Knitting With ……..

$75 – 2 hour classes, 3 meetings

Our Knitting With …….. classes allow you to build your own class!  You get personal instruction from your favorite instructors, but get to enjoy the benifits of a class. You’ll get customized learning on the project or skill of your choice in the company of a few other students.  You’ll have all the benefits of private never knew you needed to know by seeing and listening to what your classmates are working on.

We do offer private lessons here at Cloverhill Yarn Shop. Each private lesson runs $30 for 1 hour of time. Our Knitting With Series allows you to have 3, 2 hour lessons with one of our teachers for $75. This is a great value and it’s an amazing way to get the help you need and spend some time with a couple other people. When you sign up, please let us know what you’re going to want your lessons to focus on so our teachers can have an idea of what you’ll be working on together.


Knitting with Wae wae&amanda

Do you have a particular pattern you’ve been interested in? If there’s something you’d like help with and you’d like to have a class setting, join Wae with a few other classmates and let us work on a project of your choice. We will have 3 sessions together and it’s your choice how you’d like to fill each session.

Knitting only please.  If you’d like to work on a crochet project, sign up for Knitting (or Crocheting) with Debi.

Wednesdays:  6-8 pm; 10/1, 10/15, 10/29


Knitting with Stephanie steph

She brought you Brioche knitting and the Dijon Sweater.  Do you have a sweater you’d like to work on that needs custom sizing or modifications for a better fit? Stephanie is an amazing knitter and talented kninja-neer she can help you with almost anything.  If there’s something you’d like help with and you’d like to have a class setting, join Stephanie with a few other classmates and work together on a project or skill of your choice. There will be 3 sessions together and it’s your choice how you’d like to fill each session.  

Knitting projects and skills preferred, but basic crochet, and crochet trims on knitted projects are ok.  If you’d like to work on a true crochet project, sign up for Knitting (or Crocheting) with Debi.  

Tuesdays:  10 am -12 pm; 9/16, 9/30, 10/14

Sundays:  10 am – 12 pm; 10/5, 10/26, 11/2   


Knitting (or Crocheting) with Debi

Do you have a particular pattern you’ve been interested in? Is there a sweater you want to knit, but you need help with sizing the pattern? Or do you have several smaller techniques you’d like help with? Be adventurous and pick something you haven’t tried before and know Debi’s got you taken care of.  Join Debi with a few other classmates and work on a project of your choice. Remember this is like a 2 hour private lesson that will meet 3 times, it’s your choice how you’d like to fill each session. Debi welcomes Knitting and Crochet students equally.  If you’ve taken our “Let’s Knit Together” or “Let’s Crochet Together” classes from Debi, then Knitting or Crocheting with Debi is an excellent way to extend your beginner experience and build more skills with Debi. Sign up today!

Mondays:  6-8 pm; 11/3, 11/17, and 12/1

Fridays:  2-4 pm; 10/10, 10/24, 11/7



Lefties Can Knit Too! 

$30 per hour, By Appointment with Amanda

Are you a leftie in need of help? Amanda is a leftie too! She can help get you knitting, or help you find your way in this right-hand oriented world of knitting. Amanda will be able to help you with all aspects of left-handed knitting from beginners just casting-on, to those who want to know how to make instructions and techniques come out the way they are intended. Did you know you have to flip your increases and decreases?

Call 410-788-7262 or email temptingewe@cloverhillyarn.com to schedule a private lesson with Amanda.


Katnip Hat

$55 – 2 hour classes,  2 meetings

This quick and easy hat is great for the fun loving and carefree souls in your life. There are no decreases in the crown which makes this pattern fast and easy. The simple leaf pattern combined with the square shape makes this hat irresistible, just like catnip and the kitties that inspired it.

In this class you’ll learn how to knit in the round, simple lacework, and a 3 needle bind off. If you’re a new knitter give this class a try! You’ll be able to knit up several of these hats in no time and have them ready for the holidays.  You will be able to knit two hats in contrasting colors if you have 1 skein each of Malabrigo Mecha in any 2 colors.  Any bulky yarn will do.

Wednesdays:  6-8 pm; 9/17, 9/24


Capucine Hatcapucine1_medium2

$55 – 2 hour classes,  2 meetings

Do you find your ears getting cold?  Do you love tassles, or pom-poms? This fun and sassy hat will combine flat knitting, knitting in the round, and include your choice of pom-poms or tassels.  Build some new beginner knitting skills and take your first step into the world of knitting in the round.

In this class you’ll learn how to knit in the round with double pointed needles, magic loop, or two circular needles.  If you’re a new knitter give this class a try! You’ll be able to knit up several of these hats in no time and have them ready for the holidays.  Chose bulky, or super bulky yarn.  This hat also looks great in color changing yarn like the sample in the shop made from Gina Chunky.

Tuesdays:  6-8 pm; 10/28, 11/11


Easy Ombre Slouch Hatombre slouch

$55 – 2 hour classes,  2 meetings

This quick and easy hat is a fabulous way to learn stranded knitting! Choose two distinct colors to create a dramatic ombre effect or two similar shades for a graduated blended effect.    Use the deliciously soft Llama Una, or another DK weight yarn.

Mondays:  6-8 pm; 9/15, 9/29


Luscious Moebius Cowl

$55 – 2 hour classes,  2 meetings

This cowl is simple and fun to knit but it feels amazing. Perfect for everyday wear. It’s super comfortable and everyone is going to be asking you where you bought your amazing cowl. After you tell them that you knit it yourself they’re going to want you to knit one for them too! The longer size doubles nicely for extra warmth.

This class will teach you Cat Bordhi’s Moebius Cast-on. This too is another quick holiday knit! 

Tuesdays:  6-8 pm; 9/16, 9/23


Lusekofte-sque MittsLusekofte-sque Mitts

$75 – 2 hour classes,  3 meetings

Have you been admiring our shop samples and waiting patiently for it to re-appear on our class list?  The Lusekofte-sque Mitts are a great introduction to color work, and include a few neat tricks…. like seamless folded hems and crochet provisional cast-ons.  Keep your hands warm and toasty this fall in these mitts, or make a pair for a friend.

Mondays:  6-8 pm; 9/22, 10/6, 10/27

Saturdays:  6-8 pm;  11/1, 11/15, 12/6


 Beginning Lace

$ 75 – 2 hour classes, 3 meetings6967600383_051892227a_b

In this class we’ll use a simple yet beautiful scarf as an introduction to lace knitting.  We’ll knit in a worsted weight yarn, so it will be easy to see your stitches and how they are formed.  In class you’ll learn a little about reading charts, learn how to read your lace, and learn some tips on how to fix mistakes.  We’ll talk about how to apply what you’ll have learned to other lace projects, and help you chose your next lace project.

Students should pick a DK or worsted weight yarn and needles in a size to suit your yarn.  Variegated yarns should be avoided since they will hide your beautiful lace work. But, color changing stripes or gradients can be used to add another layer of interest to your scarf if you like.  Yarn selections will be discussed during the first class meeting.  If you have some yarn at home you think you might like to use, bring it to you on the first day.

Tuesdays:  6-8 pm; 10/21, 10/28, 11/18


 Entrelacstaceysentrelac (2)

$ 55 – 2 hour classes, 2 meetings

Entrelac is a knitting technique that makes an interesting diamond check, or basket weave pattern that looks as if it was made by seaming together tiny squares in different directions. But there are no seams!?

For this class we recommend learning  with a worsted weight yarn, and matching needles.  Entrelac looks especially fantastic in color changing, striping, or variegated yarns.

Mondays:  6-8 pm; 10/6, 10/20


Mix-Up! Two-Color Brioche  CowlSample of Brioche knitting

$95 – 2 hour classes,  4 meetings

An introduction to brioche knitting. Learn the basic brioche stitch using two colors.  With two colors and working in the round you’ll be able to see what your stitches are doing and avoid the confusion that often results when trying to learn brioche knitted flat, or with only one color.   We’ll get you up and running with a finished project, and you’ll be ready to move on and tackle more advanced brioche techniques.  The first meeting of class will discuss yarn choices, resulting fabrics, and needle sizes to help decide what kind of cowl you want to make.  Cast-on will take place in the second meeting using your selected yarns and the needle sizes determined in the first meeting.  The third and fourth classes will concentrate on identifying and fixing mistakes;  learning how to read your brioche; and practicing fixing boo-boos or dropped stitches a few rows below the needles.  We’ll also discuss the ways brioche and brioche-like knitting can appear in various patterns and described with different names, techniques, or methods.

If you’ve tried brioche before, or just don’t feel confident about fixing mistakes yet, this class is also a great refresher to get you ready for other brioche skills.  Students retaking the class can work at their own pace and use class time to brush up on skills they already know, and learn some new ones.  Proficient students can move on to learn increases and decreases from the Rhoda Brioche Cowl in the third or fourth class meeting.

Wednesdays:  6-8 pm; 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/12

Thursdays:  10 am – 12 pm; 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/13

Wednesdays:  6-8 pm;  8/6, 8/13, 8/27, 9/10  FULL


Rhoda Brioche  CowlRhoda Brioche Cowl

$55 – 2 hour classes,  2 meetings

Have you taken Stephanie’s brioche class or learned it on your own?  If you’re proficient in reading your two color brioche and fixing your mistakes, then you’re ready for some new brioche skills!  Learn the basic brioche increases and decreases used to create the lovely pattern on this cowl.

You must know how to knit basic two-color brioche and completed at least one project in brioche to take this class.  If you need a brioche refresher, you should take the Mix-Up! Two Color Brioche class, and the increases and decreases needed for Rhoda can be taught during that class when your brioche is down pat.

Wednesdays:  10 am – 12 pm; 9/17, 9/24

Tuesdays:  6-8 pm; 9/23, 9/30

Sundays:  10 am – 12 pm; 10/12, 10/19


Continental Knitting cary_grant_learns_to_knit_in_mr_lucky_2

$35 – 2 hour class, 1 meeting

Have you ever wanted to learn how to knit in the Continental style? This is the class for you.  Whether your left handed or right handed, you can learn to knit continental.  Continental knitting, sometimes called “Picking,” involves less movement than English or “Trowing”; once you’ve mastered it you’ll be knitting more efficiently.  You’ll have a more ergonomic position that can ease strain on you arm and can lead to faster knitting with practice.

Mondays: 6-8 pm; 8/13, 10/20 

Please specify a date, this is a single session class


Dancing Entrelac CowlW494_DancingEntrelacCowl

$75 – 2 hour classes,  3 meetings

This free pattern from Cascade Yarns makes excellent use of color changing yarns.  Whether you are new to entrelac, or it is an old favorite this cowl will give you a great way to play with color.

Sundays:  6-8 pm; 10/19, 10/26, 11/9


Wildflowers Cowlwildflower linen cowl

$35 – 2 hour class,  1 meetings

This is another quick knit project. Great for those super cold days coming up, or for holiday gift giving!  The linen stitch makes an amazing texture that looks like woven clothe on the right side.  But the “wrong” side is equally as interesting and might even be your favorite side.  The linen stitch is great for making a dense fabric that is  going to keep that cold winter air away from your neck and face.  Variegated yarns give stunning results when knit in the linen stitch.

This class is good class for learning how to knit in the round, learning the linen stitch which involves slipping stitches, and how to bind off loosely. 

Monday:  6-8 pm; 10/13


Eden PrairieEdenPrairie_7_medium2 

$75 – 2 hour classes,  3 meetings

Inspired by a piece of Prairie-style stained glass, Eden Prairie an interpretation of the colored panes in a knitted fabric. The shawl is worked from the top down, but the construction method is unique. Starting with two separate triangles that are joined by a diamond, Eden Prairie grows by alternately working stripes on one side then the other. A simple 10-row modified intarsia border heightens the stained glass effect. 

You’ll learn basic color-blocking techniques, as well as mittred squares, and a taste of intarsia.  Eden Prairie is wonderfully squishy since it’s constructed entirely in garter stitch. There’s not a purl in sight!    The color choices are endless.  What colors will you pick?EdenPrairie_on_wall_medium2

Mondays:  6-8 pm; 11/3, 11/17, 12/15


Dogwood9M-dogwood-00_medium

$75 – 2 hour classes,  3 meetings

This beautiful blanket is made up of 4 lace squares, each knit in the round and then seamed together. You will learn the techniques for a circular cast on and knitting lace in the round with 2 long circular needles, or knitting with magic loop.  Knit in a worsted weight yarn, the 4 squares of Dogwood make a great size baby blanket of lap blanket.  If you’ve got a special someone, baby or adult consider knitting one of these blankets for a gift. Better yet make it for yourself as a throw for the couch it’s gorgeous and really fun to knit, and you can add blocks to make it any size you want! 

Tuesdays:  6-8 pm; 9/30, 10/7, 11/4



Wae’s Worsted Weight Socks

$75 – 2 hour classes,  3 meetings

Are your feet ready for the cold winter and extra snow the forecasters are predicting for us this winter?  These worsted weight socks make a fantastically and cozy house sock, or extra thick boot sock for shoveling snow.  This class will teach you the basics of cuff-down sock construction using double pointed needles and worsted weight yarn for a super speedy finish.  If you’e been curious about making socks, but not sure you want to use skinny yarn, then this class is designed for you.

Please note, this class will focus on using double pointed needles.  Magic loop or two circulars will not be used in class.

Wednesdays: 6-8 pm; 10/22, 11/5, 11/19


Sitcom Chicimg_8436_medium

$95 – 2 hour classes,  4 meetings

The return of an old favorite.  This classically shaped raglan cardigan is as easy to knit as it is to wear.  This is a fantastic project for those who what to make a sweater, but have been nervous to try.  It’s a perfect first sweater project.

Mondays:  1-3 pm; 9/29, 10/13, 10/27, 11/10

Wednesdays:  6-8 pm; 11/5, 11/19, 12/3, 12/17


Tenney ParkTenney Sweater

$95 – 2 hour classes,  4 meetings

Can you tell we like Entrelac yet?  Well, we love entrelac!!!  Tenney Park incorporates entrelac into what might become your favorite sweater.  The entrelac panel is knit first, followed by the body.  Then the panels is seamed into the sweater.  Color changing yarns give stunning effects in entrelac.  What color(s) will you choose?  The possibilities are endless.  Debi can also help you resize the pattern for a custom fit, or adjust for yarn substitutions of a different gauge.

Wednesdays:  6-8 pm; 10/1, 10/15, 10/29, 11/26


Grown-Up GirlGUG back

$125 – 2 hour classes,  6 meetings

This easy to love, cozy cardigan features, lace panel pockets, a lace panel on the back, a comfy shawl collar and a waist tie closure.  Don’t let it’s beauty fool you!  This pattern is an action packed skills extravaganza that will challenge even experienced knitters.  Debi will help you through all the interesting bits and show you the skills and techniques that come together in this sweater of sweaters.  We know it will be your favorite sweater once it’s done!

In this class you’ll get a taste of lace, bobbles, chart reading, GUG pocketshort-row collar shaping, inset pockets, and short-row seamless sleeves picked up right from the body.
To take this class, we recommend that you have made at least two other sweaters before.

Fridays:  12-2 pm; 11/14, 12/12, 12/19, 1/9, 1/23, 2/6


Delancey CardiganDelancey-front-back-web_medium

$95 – 2 hour classes,  4 meetings

We love stripes!  Delancey uses stripes on the bias to create a figure flattering easy to wear cardigan that is sure to become a staple in your wardrobe.

Dates Coming Soon!  

 


Mandelmandel20_medium2

TBD

Are you ready to try out a new type of sweater construction?  Hate seaming and looking for a great seamless sweater? Mandel is a v-necked saddle shoulder sweater, knit seamlessly from the top down using contiguous set in shoulders.  The contiguous construction method allows you to have the polished look of set in sleeves, with the ease of raglan shaping.  If all of this is greek to you, don’t worry – Mandel is still appropriate for a first time sweater

Coming This Winter!


Surprise Jacket2013-12-06 10.15.50

TBD

Elizabeth Zimmermann’s Surprise Jacket has become near legendary since its conception in 1968. The jacket is knitted back and forth in garter stitch, then cleverly folded and completed by joining at the shoulder seams.  The Surprise Jacket can be sized for newborns, babies (photo at right), children, or adult.  Students can chose to knit any size in class.  The class will include custom sizing and modifications for adults sizes.  Enjoy a student discount on yarn purchased in shop for your class OR bring your own supplies.

The pattern can be purchased in advance from the shop.  Please let us know if you need a copy of the pattern when registering for class, and tell us if you plan on making a Baby, Child, or Adult size in class.

Dates Coming Soon!


Lace Shrugpluvia

$75 – 2 hour classes, 3 sessions

This fashionable lace shrug is a one size fits most with just the right amount of warmth for Spring and Summer, the perfect accent to a strapless summer dress.

Thursdays:  1-3 pm; 7/31, 8/14, 8/28  CLOSED

 


Mischa Baby Dress

$75 – 2 hour classes, 3 sessions

This adorable baby dress is for that little princess in your life, with the sweet lace pattern at the top and the long skirt your little girl is going to look like a little lady! Laurie knit this dress in Tempting Ewe’s, Ewe So Sparkly base, but any fingering weight yarn will do! Please purchase your pattern in-store via Ravelry when you sign up.

Saturdays: 4-6pm; 9/6, 9/20, 10/4  CLOSED


Wonderful Wallaby – 10007514_720531991332339_5098201606322196807_n

$85 – 2 hour class, 4 sessions

The Wonderful Wallaby is an adventure in seamless knitting. The efficient use of double point and circular needles eliminates seams and joining of component parts. Great for children or adults, adult sizes given are actual chest size, however the pattern was built with ease for comfortable wearing. For example, the chest measurement for an adult large is 40”, which means the sweater will fit someone with a 40” chest. However, the finished sweater has about a 44” chest circumference, enough to accommodate turtle neck or other shirt underneath.

Sundays: 10am – 12pm;  8/24, 9/7, 9/21, 10/5   CLOSED

More Dates Coming Soon!



Weaving

TBD

Say what? It’s in the works!  We’re working with Terry (one of the past owners of the shop) to bring you beginning weaving.  We are very excited by all the interest we’ve been getting in anticipation of a weaving class at Cloverhill.  The class is still in the early development stages.  We’ll let you know more as we go.

Don’t forget, our friends at The Weavers Guild of Greater Baltimore (www.wggb.org) also offer weaving classes of all levels.  

Dates Coming Soon!




Spinning 101 – The Drop Spindle2013-09-11 17.14.35

$60.00 – 2 hour class, 1 meeting – Class includes spindle and fiber
By Appointment

Let us show you how to spin! If you’re nervous about learning to spin or you want a more formal session with a teacher, this class is for you! We will go over the basics and get you spinning your first single! This class will teach you the basics of Drafting and using the Park and Draft method of spinning on a drop spindle. This will prepare you for spinning on a wheel. This is a prerequisite to Spinning 102. Cost of the class includes an Ashford Student Spindle and 2 oz of fiber.

Call 410-788-7262 or email temptingewe@cloverhillyarn.com to schedule a private appointment.


Spinning 102 – The Wheelhobbledehoy

$ 50.00 – 2 hour class, 1 meeting
By Appointment

Now that you’ve mastered spinning on a drop spindle and you’re a drafting master, we’ll show you how to

spin on a wheel. You’ll get 2 hours of instruction learning to treadle and draft together to spin yarn. It’s a little like patting your head and rubbing your tummy, but having taken 101 it’ll be a piece of cake!

Call 410-788-7262 or email temptingewe@cloverhillyarn.com to schedule a private appointment.


Making Art Batts On A Drum CarderIMG_3358

$50 – 2 hours studio time (first 1/2 hour instruction)  

Using the drum carder to make art batts. Two techniques will be demonstrated along with proper drum carder use and maintenance.This class is a prerequisite to using the drum carder by appointment. Some add in’s are available in the store, please bring anything you have at home that you’d like to experiment with! Please note, you can bring your own fibers, but there will be a 10% discount on fiber* if you get it from us.*Consignment rovings are not available for 10% discount. Ask us to show you our wide selection of prepared roving.

Call 410-788-7262 or email temptingewe@cloverhillyarn.com to schedule a private appointment with Wae.