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

Classes


To register: you can register online, 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. 
Our classes are held in a classroom that requires climbing a flight of stairs. Please let us know if you require special assistance.

 

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
Tuesdays 6:00 to 8:30 | May 16 and May 23  SIGN UP HERE
Saturdays 10:00 to 12:30 | June 3 and June 10 SIGN UP HERE

 

 

Intro to Crochet $25

If you have been thinking of trying crochet, this class is for you. Learn basic crochet stitches so you can crochet those projects you’ve been wanting to try.

Supplies: Please bring a smooth worsted weight yarn and size H (8mm) crochet hook. Please email karen@toltyarnandwool.com if you have any questions about the type of yarn.
Experience: Absolute Beginner
Instructor: Karen Crittenden
SIGN UP HERE
Thursday 6:00 to 8:30 | May 25


Spinning from the Lock $55

Learn to spin straight from washed locks - a wonderfully easy and beautiful way to spin pearly, medium-weight wools. In this class you’ll learn how to select good locks for this type of spinning, how to open the locks by combing or flicking, and finally tips and tricks to spin lovely yarns straight from those locks.
Pre-Requisite / Supplies: Students must bring their own wheel, be able to spin a consistent single, and be confident with fine-tuning their tensions and ratios. Students should bring at least three bobbins and some type of Kate (or their own ball winder if they prefer to ply from a center-pull ball, but this technique will not be taught as part of Intermediate classes).

Instructor: Shawn Prenzlow
Tuesday, 2:00 to 4:00 | May 30  SIGN UP HERE
Tuesday, 6:00 to 8:00 | May 30  SIGN UP HERE


Spinning Longwools $60

Longwools have been used throughout time to create beautiful, lustrous yarns that highlight the beauty and sheen of the long-wool breeds. In this class, you’ll work with Gotland, Masham, and Superfine Kid Mohair, learning the best way to spin these fibers to take advantage of their natural characteristics while avoiding over-spun or coarse singles.
Pre-Requisite / Supplies: Students must bring their own wheel, be able to spin a consistent single, and be confident with fine-tuning their tensions and ratios. Students should bring at least three bobbins and some type of Kate (or their own ball winder if they prefer to ply from a center-pull ball, but this technique will not be taught as part of Intermediate classes).
Instructor: Shawn Prenzlow
Tuesday, 2:00 to 4:00 | June 6  SIGN UP HERE
Tuesday, 6:00 to 8:00 | June 6  SIGN UP HERE


Spinning Luxury Fibers for Fine Yarns $60

Luxury fibers are often fine, short and slippery. These characteristics contribute to their beauty and softness, but they can also make these fibers a challenge to spin. In this class, you’ll work with a yak down/silk or camel down/silk blend, ultrafine merino, and 100% silk top, learning tips and tricks for making the yarn you want while keeping those airy fibers under your control!
Pre-Requisite / Supplies: Students must bring their own wheel, be able to spin a consistent single, and be confident with fine-tuning their tensions and ratios. Students should bring at least three bobbins and some type of Kate (or their own ball winder if they prefer to ply from a center-pull ball, but this technique will not be taught as part of Intermediate classes).
Instructor: Shawn Prenzlow
Tuesday, 2:00 to 4:00 | June 13  SIGN UP HERE
Tuesday, 6:00 to 8:00 | June 13  SIGN UP HERE

 

Crochet Slipper Class $40

This class will teach you the construction techniques for making cozy slippers.
Supplies: Pattern supplied in class, please bring 2 skeins of Cestari Bulky (or 200 yards of a sturdy bulky weight yarn), size L crochet hook, removable stitch markers and a tapestry needle.
Experience: Intermediate. Must know how to crochet in the round or have taken the Intro to Crochet class offered on May 25th
Instructor: Karen Crittenden
SIGN UP HERE

Thursdays 6:30 to 8:30 | June 8 and June 22


Gathering Color with Kathy Hattori $125

This class teaches the basics of dyeing with traditional raw, natural dyestuffs, including madder roots, conchineal, walnut and osage sawdust. Students will also receive recipes and procedures for naturally dyeing at home. All yarn will be provided and students will leave class with enough naturally dyed yarn for a small project. This class is held at Jubilee Farm, Carnation, Washington.
Instructor: Kathy Hattori
Saturday 10:00 to 4:00 | August 12 SIGN UP HERE
Saturday 10:00 to 4:00 | August 26 SIGN UP HERE



Indigo Workshop with Kathy Hattori $125

A hands-on workshop for dyeing with natural organic indigo. Students will watch a demo on how to create an indigo vat and then everyone will take turns dipping yarns to achieve different shades of blue! We’ll also create wonderful greens, purples and other overdyed shades using yarns previously dyed with natural dyes. The vats will also be available for students to dip their own yarns and fibers. This class is held at Jubilee Farm, Carnation, Washington.
Instructor: Kathy Hattori
Sunday 10:00 to 4:00 | August 13  SIGN UP HERE
Sunday 10:00 to 4:00 | August 27  SIGN UP HERE



 

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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