2010 Spring/Summer Schedule
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For a full description of any class, click on the class title within the table below

Dates
Times
Photo
Class
Location
Cost
Skills Covered

Apr 13 May 4
4 Sessions
TUESDAYS
6:30PM - 8PM

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Baby sweater with interchangeable front panels
The Yarn Basket
Tecumseh, MI
$55
plus materials
  • Beginning lace
  • Cast on at beginning of row
  • Buttons & buttonholes
  • 2 seaming techniques
May 5
1 Session
WEDNESDAY
6PM - 8PM
FIBER TRADES
FOCUS
SERIES
The Yarn Basket
Tecumseh, MI
$20
materials included

Learn several ways to begin your project, and the relative advantages of each

Apr 22
May 6
2 Sessions
THURSDAYS
6:30PM - 8PM

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Go green with this simple market bag!
The Yarn Basket
Tecumseh, MI
$35
plus materials
  • Beginning lace
  • Knitting in the round 
  • Picking up stitches

May 18
1 Session
TUESDAY
6PM - 8PM
FIBER TRADES
FOCUS
SERIES
The Yarn Basket
Tecumseh, MI
$20
materials included

Understand abbreviations commonly used in knitting pattterns

May 26
1 Session
WEDNESDAY
6PM - 8PM
FIBER TRADES
FOCUS
SERIES
FOCUS ON
 
The Yarn Basket
Tecumseh, MI
$20
materials included
Discover the 5 secrets to reading knitting patterns

Jun 3 - Jun 10
2 Sessions
THURSDAYS
6PM - 8PM
Beginners
Start HERE
 
Knit a Square!
Beginners will knit a set of colorful dishcloths
The Yarn Basket
Tecumseh, MI
$40
materials included
  • Knitted fabrics
  • The Knit Stitch
  • Casting on and binding off
  • Seaming and weaving in ends

Jun 9 - Jun 16
2 Sessions
WEDNESDAYS
6:30PM - 8PM

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Beach Hat for infants & toddlers
The Yarn Basket
Tecumseh, MI
$35
plus materials
  • Lace with beads
    Provisional cast on
  • Picot bind off
  • Blocking

Jun 15
1 Session
TUESDAY
6PM - 8PM
FIBER TRADES
FOCUS
SERIES
FOCUS ON
 
The Yarn Basket
Tecumseh, MI
$20
materials included
Learn how to improve the appearance of your garment by selecting the right increase, every time!

Jun 24 - Jul 8
3 Sessions
THURSDAYS
6PM - 8PM
Beginners
Part II
 
Patterns and Shapes!
Summer Discloths with patterns and shapes!
The Yarn Basket
Tecumseh, MI
$50
materials included
  • The purl stitch
  • 4 common knit/purl patterns
  • Reading a knitting pattern
  • Button holes & I-cords

Jul 7
1 Session
WEDNESDAY
6PM - 8PM
FIBER TRADES
FOCUS
SERIES
FOCUS ON
 
The Yarn Basket
Tecumseh, MI
$20
materials included

Pick Up and Knit, Pick up and Purl: Learn these two techniques, and open the world of collars, cuffs, embellished edges, and knitting purses and bags, and even entrelac!

Jul 13
1 Session
TUESDAY
6PM - 8PM
FIBER TRADES
FOCUS
SERIES
FOCUS ON
 
The Yarn Basket
Tecumseh, MI
$20
materials included

Circular or Straight?  Bamboo or aluminum?  Learn about the properties of various knitting needles, and how to use them to your advantage.

Jul 21
1 Session
WEDNESDAY
6PM - 8PM
FIBER TRADES
FOCUS
SERIES
FOCUS ON
 
The Yarn Basket
Tecumseh, MI
$20
materials included

What is gauge and why does it matter?  Learn the "rules" for getting gauge right!

Jul 27
1 Session
TUESDAY
6PM - 8PM
FIBER TRADES
FOCUS
SERIES
FOCUS ON
 
The Yarn Basket
Tecumseh, MI
$20
materials included

Learn how to improve the appearance of your garment, just by selecting the right decrease, every time!

Aug 5
1 Session
THURSDAY
6PM - 8PM
FIBER TRADES
FOCUS
SERIES
The Yarn Basket
Tecumseh, MI
$20
materials included

Learn the tools and techniques for knitting in the round – useful for socks, sweaters, purses and more!

Aug 11
1 Session
WEDNESDAY
6PM - 9PM

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Learn to knit these autumn treasures!
The Yarn Basket
Tecumseh, MI
$35
plus materials

PURE

AUTUMN

FUN!!

Aug 17
1 Session
TUESDAY
6PM - 8PM
FIBER TRADES
FOCUS
SERIES
FOCUS ON
The Yarn Basket
Tecumseh, MI
$20
materials included

Proper finishing techniques improve both the appearance and stability of your project.  Learn tricks and tips for weaving in ends, seaming and blocking, for a truly “finished” garment.

Aug 26
1 Session
THURSDAY
6PM - 8PM
FIBER TRADES
FOCUS
SERIES
The Yarn Basket
Tecumseh, MI
$20
materials included

Selecting the right yarn will improve your project every time.  Learn to understand the properties of your yarn by reading the label!