4509 Tolt Ave, Carnation, WA
(425) 333-4066

Classes


To register: call us at (425) 333-4066 or stop by the shop! 
48-hour cancellation policy in effect for classes. No refunds will be issued if you must cancel within this time period.
Guest teacher workshops have a no refund policy.
If Tolt Yarn and Wool must cancel a class, we will issue a issue a full refund. 

 

Learn to Knit (Two Sessions) $65*

This is a two-part class that teaches you everything you need to know to be a successful knitter! If you have never picked up needles, or if it has been awhile and you just need a refresher, this class is for you. Learn the relaxing art of knitting! In this class you will learn how to cast-on, knit and purl, bind off and you’ll weave in ends. We’ll be knitting a lovely cowl using Malabrigo Chunky yarn. *All supplies included!
Instructor: Karen Crittenden
Saturdays 10:00 to 12:30 | Jan 7 and Jan 14 SIGN UP HERE
Saturdays 10:00 to 12:30 | Feb 4 and Feb 11 SIGN UP HERE
Saturdays 10:00 to 12:30 | March 4 and March 11 SIGN UP HERE

 

Cables Aren't Complicated (Two Sessions) $40

Cables look complicated, but are actually very easy to do. Brooklyn Tweed has just come out with an amazing new yarn (Arbor) that makes cables pop! In this class you will learn how to create cables and read charts. After mastering these skills, we will make the Laurel Hat by Jared Flood.
Skill Level: Intermediate, you can knit in the round
Supplies: Please purchase the pattern, Laurel (in the shop or on Ravelry), and refer to the pattern for the supply list.
Homework: Please complete the brim of the hat and bring it to the first class ready to start the chart. 
Instructor: Karen Crittenden
Thursdays 6:00 to 8:00 | January 12 and January 26 SIGN UP HERE

 
  

Knit A Brooklyn Tweed Sweater $120

Sometimes it's nice to have the support of a group when you're tackling a new pattern or a new technique, isn't it? We think so! This class offers all the support you'll need to knit the Brooklyn Tweed sweater of your choosing. 

Skill Level: Intermediate. You know how to cast on, knit, purl, bind off and knit in the round and you have made at least one sweater. 

Supplies: Please purchase your favorite Brooklyn Tweed sweater pattern and we'll spend the first class determining yardage and working on our gauge swatches. Yarn: Refer to your pattern and purchase one skein to begin gauge swatches in first class.
Needles: Refer to your pattern
Notions: Refer to your pattern
Instructor: Jenny Blumenstein
SIGN UP HERE
Wednesdays 6:00 to 8:00 | Jan 4, Jan 11, Jan 25, Feb 8, Feb 22, March 8


Continental Knitting $25

Learn how to knit faster and more efficiently with Continental Knitting! This class is for knitters who originally learned to hold the working yarn in their right hand, which is referred to as the English method. These are knitters who "throw" their yarn. This class will help you develop the technique for holding the working yarn in your left hand to "pick" your stitches. 

Supplies: Bring a worsted or chunky weight yarn, and size 8 or above needles. We will be practicing the pattern from our "Learn to Knit" cowl so if you would like to make the whole cowl, bring 1 skein of chunky yarn and size 13 needles. 

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner: you can cast on, knit, purl and bind off. 

Instructor: Karen Crittenden
Thursday 6:00 to 8:00 | January 19  SIGN UP HERE

 

In the Round: Your First Hat! $40

Now that you know how to knit and purl, take your skills to the next level by learning how to knit in the round! You'll also learn how to do decreases and use double pointed needles to make your first hat! 

Skill Level: Confident Beginner: you can cast on, knit, purl and bind off.
Supplies: 1 skein of worsted or aran weight yarn. We suggest Malabrigo Rios, Madelinetosh Vintage or Peace Fleece Worsted; US 6 and US 8 - 16" circular needles and US 8 DPNs, stitch markers and a tapestry needle. Pattern will be supplied in class.
Instructor: Karen Crittenden
Saturdays 10:30 to 12:30 | January 21 and January 28  SIGN UP HERE

 

Stock Your Sock Drawer $60

We'll be working with the book, Getting Started Knitting Socks by Ann Budd to create socks that will fill up your sock drawer with beautiful hand knits! We'll explore knitting socks in different weights, different heel construction and grafting toes. You'll finish the class with a completed sock and the knowledge to make its match! 
Skill Level: Confident Beginner: you can knit, purl, cast on and bind off and you have some experience knitting in the round.
Supplies: Please purchase the book, Getting Started Knitting Socks by Ann Budd, one skein of sock yarn - at least 380 yards, needle size recommended for your yarn. If you need to purchase needles, you can wait for our first session, as we will go over needle types in the first class. Please also bring stitch markers, scissors and a tapestry needle.
Instructor: Jenny Blumenstein
Tuesdays 6:00 to 8:00 | Jan 17, Jan 24, Jan 31  SIGN UP HERE
Tuesdays 1:00 to 3:00 | Feb 14, Feb 21, Feb 28 SIGN UP HERE
Wednesday 6:00 to 8:00 | March 15, March 22, March 29 SIGN UP HERE


Learning Lace: The Amarilli Shawl $40

Learn to read charts and the keys to classic shawl construction while knitting this beautiful airy triangular shawl by Brooklyn Tweed designer, Amy van deLaar.

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner: you can knit, purl, cast on and bind off
Supplies: Please purchase the Amarilli pattern at Tolt or on Ravelry and refer to the patter for the rest of your supplies.
Instructor: Karen Crittenden
Thursdays 6:00 to 8:00 | February 2 and February 16  SIGN UP HERE

 

Learning Brioche: The Hackshaw Cowl $25

Brioche can seem intimidating but it is actually a very easy stitch, which is also quite addictive! In this class, you will be making the Hawkshaw Cowl by Spincycle.

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner, must know how to knit in the round and knit icord. 

Supplies Needed: Hawkshaw Cowl pattern by Spincycle, two skeins of Spincycle Independence yarn or two skeins of Aran yarn (200 yds each). For best effect, pick two different color skeins which are contrasting, but complementary. US Size 9 (24 inch) circular needles, US Size 10 DPNs for cord, a tapestry needle, waste yarn, 1 stitch marker.

Homework: Please complete the icord according to the directions in the pattern. You do not need to join the cord. At the first class, you will learn how to use the kitchener stitch to join and how to pick up stitches for the beginning of the cowl.
Instructor: Karen Crittenden
Thursday 6:00 to 8:30 | February 9  SIGN UP HERE

 

Gamaldags: A Beautiful Lopi Sweater Class $60

Please join us for this special class being offered during Tolt Icelandic Wool Month! Gamaldags, which means Old Fashioned in Icelandic, is a traditional lopi sweater designed by Hélène Magnússon, with lovely shaping and a scooped neckline for a flattering fit! You could choose to make the sweater as a pullover or as a cardigan - your choice! 

Skill Level: Intermediate: you can cast on, knit, purl and bind off and knit in the round. You also have some experience with colorwork.

Supplies: Please purchase the Gamaldags pattern on Ravelry and the correct needles to get gauge. Purchase one skein of your main body color and prepare a gauge swatch to review in the first class. We'll spend some time in the first class determining sizing and color choices. 
Homework: knt a 5" x 5" gauge swatch in the round using Stockinette stitch. 

Instructor: Karen Crittenden
Thursdays 6:00 to 8:00 | March 2, March 16, March 30  SIGN UP HERE

 

 

Don't Start Over $25

Students will learn the anatomy of a stitch and learn how to "read" their knitting. You will learn how to spot a mistake and what to do to fix it. You will learn how to "un-knit," pick up a dropped stitch, and how to change a knit stitch to a purl.

Skill Level: Confident Beginner

Supplies: Bring a 4" x 4" swatch still on the needles with working yarn attached. Students can also bring projects that have been on hold due to mistakes.
Instructor: Karen Crittenden
SIGN UP HERE
Thursday 6:00 to 8:30 | March 9

 

Private Lessons for Wheel Spinning and Drop Spindle with Shawn Prenzlow $30/hour

Tolt now offers private instruction on a one-on-one basis for introductory and intermediate instruction for hand spinning, on either a wheel or a drop spindle. The shop has a wheel available for instruction and practice or bring your own wheel. Call the shop to arrange your private lesson (425.333.4066).
No experience necessary.

 



 


 


 





 


 

 

 


 



 




 

 

 

 


 

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