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. 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 to begin your knitting adventure! *All supplies included!
Skill Level: Absolute Beginner
Instructor: Jenny Blumenstein

Thursdays, 6pm to 8:30pm | December 13 and 20  SIGN UP HERE
Thursdays, 6pm to 8:30pm | January 3 and 10  SIGN UP HERE

 

Plain and Simple: Knit a New Essential Sweater! $100

Choose (if you can!) your favorite sweater from Pam Allen's book, Plain and Simple, featuring eleven patterns in Quince Owl yarn, and then we'll knit them up in this class with Jenny! You'll have all the support you'll need to finish one of these gorgeous and classic designs.
Supplies: Please purchase the book, Plain and Simple, prior to class, choose your yarn and needles based on pattern recommendations and bring a 5" x 5" swatch with you to the first class.
Skill Level: You have knit at least one sweater or you have talked with Jenny about your experience. Feel free to email Jenny at: jenny@toltyarnandwool.com to discuss details prior to class. 
Instructor: Jenny Blumenstein

Wednesdays, 6pm to 8pm | Jan 9, Jan 16, Jan 30, Feb 13 and Feb 27
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Knit Two at a Time: The Olallie Legwarmers $40

Join Tami to learn TWO AT A TIME KNITTING while you make the shorter version of the Olallie Legwarmers! Once you master two at a time knitting, you'll be able to zip through all of your mitten and sock patterns, too!
Skill Level: Confident Beginner / Intermediate:you know how to knit in the round using magic loop. You can "read" your knitting and you can follow a pattern.
Supplies: Please download, print and bring the free Olallie pattern hereBring heavy worsted or aran weight yarn (175 yards; wound into two cakes or balls - we like Heirloom Romney!), US 6 and US 8 circular needles with at least a 40" cable length; stitch markers, tapestry needle.
Instructor: Tami Petrie
Wednesdays, 6pm to 8pm | January 23 and 30  SIGN UP HERE



The Maize Mitts: Learn Small Circumference Knitting $50

You know all the basics of knitting: knit, purl, increase, decrease – maybe you have even knit "in the round." Now take your knitting to the next step and learn small circumference knitting! You will have the chance to try your hand at working with Double-Pointed Needles (DPNs) and also Magic Loop while we work together to make the Maize Mitts by Tin Can Knits.
Skill Level: You are a Confident Beginner who knows how to knit, purl, increase, decrease and you have knit in the round.
Supplies: Download the free pattern Maize Mitts by Tin Can Knits (available on Ravelry), bring 200 yards of Worsted Weight yarn and Size US6 circular needles in 32" cable length and also US6 / 4mm DPNs, stitch markers and a tapestry needle.
Instructor: Jenny Blumenstein
Wednesdays, 6pm to 8:30pm | January 23 and February 6  SIGN UP HERE




Knit the Weekender Sweater by Andrea Mowry $80

If you've seen The Weekender Sweater by Andrea Mowry, you've probably thought about making one of your own. So much texture, lovely dropped shoulders and some positive ease all add up to create this versatile, flattering sweater that looks great on any body! You'll have all the support you'll need in this class to finish one for yourself. 
Supplies: Please purchase the pattern, The Weekender by Andrea Mowry (available on Ravelry), prior to class, choose your yarn and needles based on pattern recommendations and bring a 5" x 5" swatch with you to the first class. 
Skill Level: You have knit at least one sweater or you have talked to Jenny about your knitting experience. Feel free to email Jenny at: jenny@toltyarnandwool.com to discuss details prior to class. 
Instructor: Jenny Blumenstein

Tuesdays, 6pm to 8pm | January 15, January 29, February 12 and February 26
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My 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! This class will focus on learning how to use both circular and double pointed needles to make your first hat.
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Supplies Needed: 1 skein of worsted weight yarn (we like Malabrigo Rios), 2 circular needles: Size US6 and US8, both 16" length, tapestry needle, 6 stitch markers, DPNs in Size US8 (short, 4-6" length). Pattern supplied in class.
Instructor: Karen Crittenden

Next Date TBD




The Harlow Hat $40

The Harlow Hat designed by Andrea Mowry is the perfect project to learn 2-color brioche! Jin Jenny as we cast on using the 2-color tubular cast on. And then stick around to learn 2-color brioche in the round and right and left leaning decreases.
Skill Level: Confident (and Adventurous!) Beginner
Instructor: Jenny Blumenstein
Next Date TBD



My First Mitts $25

This class will focus on how to knit small circumference projects on double pointed needles. Pattern provided in class. 
Supplies: Please bring one skein of worsted weight yarn (we recommend Peace Fleece) and US Size 7 DPNs (we recommend wood needles in a short length of 4 to 6 inches).
Instructor: Karen Crittenden
Next Date TBD


Don't Start Over $25

Do you have unfinished projects because you have mistakes that you don't know how to fix? This class will teach you over 20 tips and tricks to avoid mistakes that keep you from finishing your projects. The class will focus on learning advanced techniques for fixing mistakes without ripping out your knitting. If you have a project that you want to learn how to fix, bring it along! 
Homework: knit a 4x4 swatch in stockinette stitch with a smooth, light colored worsted weight yarn: do no bind off. Bring the swatch still on the needles.
Skill Level:
 Advanced Beginner

Supplies Needed: crochet hook, removable stitch markers, tapestry needle, scissors
Instructor: Karen Crittenden
Next date TBD


Cables Aren't Complicated $40

Cables look complicated but they are actually very easy to do! In this class you will learn how to create cables and read charts while knitting the Habitat Hat by Jared Flood. 
Skill Level: Intermediate: you can k, p, 
increase, decrease, and knit in the round
Supplies: Habitat Hat pattern, 16" circulars in US7 and 8, set of DPNs in US8, Yarn: 120 to 135 yards of Brooklyn Tweed Shelter, 6 stitch markers, 1 cable needle (small or medium)
Homework: prior to first class, cast on 90 stitches and work one inch of ribbing (K2, P1), leave on needles and bring to first class.
Instructor: Karen Crittenden

Next Date TBD



My First Sweater $80

This class was designed to teach you step by step how to knit a top down cardigan. The first class will focus on picking a size and how to swatch to get the correct gauge. Then we will cast on to start the neckline. In the second class you will learn how to do raglan increases. The third class will focus on dividing for sleeves and knitting the body. The fourth class will focus on joining for sleeves, sleeve decreases and finishing techniques. 
Supplies: Please purchase the Ramona Cardigan by Elizabeth Smith (available on Ravelry) and bring one skein of wound yarn to first class (do not wind additional skeins until after first class). We recommend using Quince Osprey for this project, but you can use any Aran/Bulky weight yarn. Also bring needles ranging from US7–10 for swatching (length doesn't matter). You will also need a 6" ruler for the first class. 
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Karen Crittenden
Next Date TBD


Knit a Brooklyn Tweed Sweater $120

Stretch your skills! This class offers you all the support you will need to knit any Brooklyn Tweed Sweater of your choice! 
Skill Level: Intermediate: you know how to cast on, knit, purl, bind off, knit in the round and have made at least one sweater.
Materials Needed: Please purchase your favorite Brooklyn Tweed sweater pattern, and yarn and supplies as listed in the pattern.
Homework: prepare a 6x6 gauge swatch to review in first class.
Instructor: Jenny Blumenstein
Next Date TBD


Measuring Clinic with Dorie Lysaght $10 

Join Dorie on Tuesday, November 20 from 1pm to 3pm for a Measuring Clinic to ensure that all the hard work of knitting your next sweater pays off with the perfect fit! Put on your close-fitting clothing (yoga pants/leggings, tight t-shirt/tank top), bring your tape measure, and join us to learn how to take accurate sweater measurements. The instructor will walk you through each measurement and guide you and your classmates in how to measure each other. By the end of this session you will have your own worksheet with the measurements you need to make your next sweater your best-fitting sweater! This workshop will be held in our upstairs classroom.
Skill Level: No experience necessary
Instructor: Dorie Lysaght
Next Date TBD 



Steeking Tea Party $30

Are you ready to steek but nervous about cutting your knitting? Come join Dorie and a group of supportive fellow knitters for a tea party to celebrate your first steeking adventure! 

Bring at least two mug cozies for 
practice and, if you have it, a project ready to be steeked. By the end of this workshop, you will have tried different steeking methods and will be ready for more. 


Materials needed: please bring at least two simple steek mug cozies (pattern is free on Ravelry) ready for finishing. Cozies must be knit in a "sticky" wool like Brooklyn Tweed Shelter or Lopi. No superwash or smooth wool yarns. If you are not comfortable with colorwork, your cozies can be knit plain in just one color. Also bring contrasting yarn of same weight, a crochet hook one or two sizes smaller than the needles used to knit the cozies, sharp scissors and a tapestry needle.
Instructor: Dorie Lysaght

Next Date TBA




Christmas Stockings $40

Even if you have never knit socks, this class will guide you through knitting Christmas Stockings that your family will treasure for years! 
Skill Level: Intermediate. You know how to knit, purl, cast on, bind off and knit in the round. 
Materials Needed: Churchmouse Basic Christmas Stocking Pattern (available on Ravelry), worsted weight yarn in multiple colors (refer to pattern to see examples of color choices). You will want to have your color for the cuff purchased and wound before first class because that is where we begin! Needles: US7 double pointed needles (or size to obtain gauge), notions: locking stitch marker, blunt tapestry needle.
Instructor: Karen Crittenden
Next Date TBD

 

 

 

 

 




 


 










 


 


 





 


 

 

 


 



 




 

 

 

 


 

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