Come learn the basics of Nuno Felting in our specialty class! We’ll create a one-of-a-kind neck warmer by felting merino wool fiber onto a silk scarf. You’ll come away from the class with a beautifully wearable piece for your wardrobe, as well as knowledge to create many more for friends and family!
Do you see sweaters in stores that you would like to knit yourself? Have you ever wanted to combine elements of two or three different sweaters into one project? Have you always dreamed of designing the perfect sweater to fit you? Then this class is for you!
Join a group of like-minded folks in an interactive environment. Bring your own in-process project, or an idea for a new project to start.
These small groups allow you to receive individualized Instructor coaching on your own project, as well as learn from what others are doing. Knitters of all levels find these General Knitting groups fun, supportive and very creative.
You will find yourself trying new techniques with the certainty of knowing the Instructor – and your fellow knitters – have your back! Guaranteed to provide you with lots of fun and plenty of new skills – plus some new friends to boot.
Learn how to knit and join the growing group of Portland knitters. PDX is a knitter’s paradise, so come learn the basics so you too can enjoy this very Zen & productive activity.
You will learn all the basics in this class – how to cast on, knit, purl and bind off. You will also be introduced to patterns and how to read them.
Learn how to crochet – it’s not your Grandmothers crochet anymore! Crochet is trending up, with lots of hip new patterns available.
You will learn all the basic crochet stitches – chain stitch, as well as single and double crochet. You will also be introduced to patterns and how to read them.
Learn to weave! This four week class is for Beginners, where you will learn how to set up and use your loom, plus choose yarns for weaving. Instruction will focus on how to weave for great results – yeah!
Experienced weavers can also enjoy learning to use a Rigid Heddle Loom – because don’t you want to have “portable weaving” become possible?!
In this small group class you will have hands-on help every step of the way. First project is your choice of a woven scarf or cowl, with samples and recommended yarns to ensure your success. You will also receive a helpful list of terms, suggested resources, and a step-by-step guide to the process that will take you from “What can I make?” to “Wow! Look what I made!”
Please note you will need to have – or buy – a Rigid Heddle Loom to participate. Northwest Wools is happy to assist with Special Ordering your Loom by providing you with a “Student Discount” – once you are registered for the class.