Class Schedule

Class Schedule

We offer a variety of classes at Badger Mountain yarns! If you have a suggestion for a class, feel free to drop in and talk to us about it.

To enroll in a class, stop by the store, call us or email us. All classes are held at our store.

Ongoing Classes:

Friday Morning Drop in Class ($5) 10:00 am - 12:00 noon - come in to knit, crochet, spin, and ask for help with your current project. 
Badger Mountain Yarn Community Stitch Gathering (free) Saturdays from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm


TUESDAY Beginning Knitting 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
TUESDAY Intermediate Knitting / Crochet 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
THURSDAY Drop In / Find Your Fade KAL 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for a new event!  Community Stitch Gathering, Wednesdays 10:00 am - Noon beginning in November

January/February 2018 Classes

Note: The cost of a class does not include materials.

Upcoming Classes & Events

TUESDAYS

Jan. 2, 9, 16, 23 or Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27

Intermediate Knitting/Crochet Expand your skills in knitting or crochet. Explore the world of colorwork, lace, or that project you need help understanding. Shawls, wraps, sweaters, scarves, hats and mittens are great for learning new skills.

Skill Requirements: knit and purl
Materials: pattern, yarn, needles or hook
Time: 11:00am-12:30pm
Cost: $66 (4 classes)

Advanced Beginning Knitting Congratulations! You have learned how to knit and purl; now you can expand your skills to learn how to read a pattern and how to add increases and decreases.

Skill Requirements: knit, purl
Materials: pattern of your choosing, yarn, needles
Time: 1:00pm-2:30pm
Cost: $66 (4 classes)

Fix it Learn how to recognize mistakes in your knitting project and how to correct them. The first class will teach you to fix knit, purl, and dropped stitches. The second class will focus on mistakes in increases and decreases.

Materials: Pick up directions for swatch to bring with you to class
Time: 3:00 pm-4:30 pm
Cost: $33 (2 classes)

Cable Scarf Knit a long scarf with a simple cable.

Skill Requirements: kint, purl, cast on
Materials: Free Ravelry pattern Cable Scarf 1, 630 yards of DK yarn, size 10 needles,
and a cable needle, needle, needle end stoppers
Time: 5:30 pm-7:00 pm
Cost: $66 (4 classes)

WEDNESDAYS

Jan.10, 17, 24, 31 or Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28

Community Stitch Gathering There is no charge for this weekly opportunity to relax and visit with friends while you stitch away on a project in process

Time: 10:00 am-noon
Cost: Free

Blocking Learn how to shape a finished garment to size or to open the lace on a scarf using blacking pads, pins, and wires.

Materials: bring a finished project to block, or a shop sample will be provided
Time: 1:00 - 2:30 pm
Cost: $16.50 (1 class)

Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31 or Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28

Magic Loop or Knit in the Round Learn to knit in the round with either 1 long circular needle (magic loop), 2 circular needles, or dpns. This technique can be used for making hats, cowls, mittens, sweaters, as well as for closing the top of a hat or toe of a sock.

Materials: needles and yarn
Time: 3:00 - 4:30 pm
Cost: $16.50/session

THURSDAYS

Jan 4, 11, 18, 25 or Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22

Beginning CrochetMake a simple washcloth or scarf as you learn the basic stitches in crochet and how to read crochet charts and symbols.

Skill Requirements: none
Materials: light-colored worsted weight yarn, a US H 5 mm or US I 5.5 mm hook, darning needle, and a locking stitch marker
Time: 10:00-11:30 am
Cost: $66 (4 classes)

Beginning Knitting Make a simple washcloth or scarf as you learn the basic stitches in crochet and how to read crochet charts and symbols..

Skill Requirements: none
Materials: a light colored worsted or chunky weight yarn, a US size 8 to 11 circular needles, point protectors, and a darning needle
Time: 1:00 - 2:30 pm
Cost: $66 (4 classes)

FRIDAYS

Jan. 5 and 12. 19 and 26 or Fe. 2 and 9, 16 and 23

Fix it Learn how to recognize mistakes in your knitting project and how to correct them. The first class will teach you to fix knit, purl, and dropped stitches. The second class will focus on mistakes in increase and decreases.

Materials: Pick up directions for swatch to bring with you to class
Time: 3:00 - 4:30 pm
Cost: $33 (2 classes)

SATURDAYS

Jan. 6, 13, 20, 27 or Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24

Socks Learn to knit socks toe-up or cuff down using either the Magic Loop method with one circular needle or with two circular needles.

Skill Requirements: cast on, knit, and purl
Materials: 100 g fingering weight yarn (approx. 440 yards) a 32" cable length for Magic Loop or two circular needles size US 0/2mm, US 1/2.25mm, or US 1.5/2.5mm with a 16" cable length
Time: 10:00-11:30 am
Cost: $66 (4 classes)

Drop-In Classes Come and join us for a weekly drop-in stitch time either Thursday evenings from 6:00 - 7:30 pm or Friday mornings from 10:00 am- noon for a $5/session fee! You are welcome to work on anything you like during these regularly-scheduled fun times to work on your projects, to meet new people, and to be inspired.

Custom Classes If you are interested in a skill that isn't featured in this class schedule, let us know. We will do our best to schedule a class for you and your friends to accommodate your family and work schedules.

  • Crochet- Adult and Kids classes
  • Knitting- Adult and Kids classes
  • How to read crochet charts and symbols
  • How to read knitting charts and symbols
  • Finishing and blocking – weaving in ends and wet blocking
  • Fixing mistakes – frogging, tinking, and dropped stitches
  • Magic Loop / Knitting in the round
  • Lace knitting
  • Brioche
  • Knitting cables
  • Increasing and decreasing
  • Seaming with mattress stitch