Sat, Aug 24
1:00pm - 5:00pm
9 classes have spots left
We generally pour six wines, and serve a few delicious light appetizers that pair with the wines. We talk about the wines, what is unique about them, what type of food they go best with and other interesting fun facts. Tastings are a great way to spend an evening. Come join us for some "wine fun."
Saturday Aug 24th, 1pm - 5pm
Learn how to crochet with the traditional first project - the dishcloth. Actually, if you prefer, make it a washcloth or scarf, but regardless, the skills you learn will serve you well in any future crochet endeavor. Skills taught: Chain stitch, single crochet, double crochet, fastening off.
Saturday Sep 7th, 10:30am - 11:30am(2 sessions)
Okay, you're ready, let's knit a sweater! With the basic skills of knitting, purling, increasing, decreasing and knitting in the round under your belt, you're well set up to tackle sweater knitting. We will help you with gauge swatching, choosing the appropriate size, raglan sleeve formation, border treatment and finishing techniques. ...
Saturday Aug 24th, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Learn the basics of cast-on, knit, and bind-off in this beginner class. For this class, we will work on a seasonally appropriate purse or scarf that will teach you all the basics. No previous experience is necessary
Sunday Sep 8th, 12:30pm - 2pm(2 sessions)
The requirement for obtaining a Real Estate License in Illinois is to successfully complete a 90 hour pre-license broker course and pass an examination administered by AMP testing services. This course is divided into a 75 hour course which can be completed in a live class, as a homestudy or online. The 15 hour interactive portion of the course must...
Successfully complete a 90-hour pre-license broker course. The 75-hour portion of this course can be completed in a live class, as a homestudy, or online. If choosing the homestudy option, you will also be able to access instructors with on-demand videos of the classes. These videos provide instructor explanations and review of quizzes and materials....
Learn the basic brioche stitches (BRK and BRP) and some tips and tricks for creating beautiful 2-color reversible brioche knit items. We will be making a hat in this class. Note: there is a pre-class homework assignment. Pre-requisite: K201 or equivalent and some familiarity with knitting in the round.
Tuesday Sep 17th, 6pm - 7pm
Because circular knitting is so popular, we offer this additional class on the topic where we will explore other methods besides double-pointed needle usage (short circular needle, two circular needles, magic loop method). The project is a unisex hat in chunky weight yarn that can be customized with an optional pom pom if desired. Pre-requisite:...
Wednesday Sep 18th, 2pm - 3pm(2 sessions)
Knitting 201: The Next Step (K201) - Knit a Shawl Learn purling, increasing, decreasing, and pattern reading as you discover how to discern the difference between garter stitch and stockinette stitch. The project is a lovely triangular fringed shawl or scarf. Pre-requisite: BKA or its equivalent
Saturday Sep 21st, 10:30am - 12pm(2 sessions)
This wine tasting class is casual, informative and fun! Open Tastings do not take as long. We pour a few wines, and serve delicious light appetizers that pair with the wines. We talk about the wines, what is unique about them, what type of food they go best with and other interesting fun facts.
With the popularity of Brioche knitting, we offer this next level class. Learn to read a chart, make slanting increases and decreases in this two-color Brioche cowl. Pre-requisite: K201 and some familiarity with basic Brioche stitches helpful.
Rumor has it that there are over 50 different cast-on methods! We'll cover a few of our favorites and the meritsof each. This is an invaluable class that will change the way you start every new project.
Like knitting, crochet is a wonderful lifetime skill to possess and its not as hard as you may think. Whether you're building on what you've learned from a relative or have never picked up a hook, we can teach you how to construct a foundation chain and complete the most common crochet stitches in this one-session class. No previous experience...
Knitting is a Zen-like activity suited to the tranquil personality with loads of time on their hands. You've got to be kidding! Sure, we might use knitting to calm our nerves, but let's get real, we all want to get on to the next project in the queue. So if you're an American-style knitter (thrower), we'll show you how to knit Continental (picker)...