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
Fridays 12:00 to 2:30 | April 21 and 28  SIGN UP HERE
Saturdays 10:00 to 12:30 | April 22 and 29  SIGN UP HERE
Saturdays 10:00 to 12:30 | May 6 and May 13 SIGN UP HERE
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

 

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: Intermediate: you can knit, purl, cast on and bind off and you have experience knitting in the round using magic loop, two circular needles or DPNs.
Supplies: Please purchase the book, Getting Started Knitting Socks by Ann Budd, one skein of sock yarn - at least 380 yards,  and needles in size recommended for your yarn.  Please also bring stitch markers, scissors and a tapestry needle.
Instructor: Jenny Blumenstein
Wednesday 6:00 to 8:00 | March 15, March 22, March 29 SIGN UP HERE

 

Steeking Tea Party $30

Are you ready to steek but nervous about cutting into your knitting? Come join your supportive fellow knitters in a tea party to celebrate your first steeking adventure. The instructor will demonstrate different steeking techniques. Bring swatches 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.

Supplies: Please bring at least two Simple Steek Mug cozies (pattern in free on Ravelry) ready for finishing. 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. Also bring Contrasting yarn of same weight, a crochet hook, one or two sizes smaller than the needles used to knit the swatch, sharp scissors, and a tapestry needle.
Instructor: Dorie Lysaght
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Sunday 11:30 to 2:00 | April 2

 

Skógafjall Sweater Class (Three Sessions) $60

Knit this beautiful sweater designed for Tolt by Dianna Walla. In the first class we will be discussing gauge, and learning about modifications for a good fit. In the second class we will learn short rows, joining sleeves and techniques for color work. In the last class we will learn the Surprisingly Stretchy Bind Off and how to use Kitchener Stitch for finishing the sleeves.
Supplies: Please purchase the pattern by Dianna Walla and supplies listed in the pattern. Needle sizes in the pattern are recommendations only.
Experience: Intermediate. You know how to knit in the round and some experience with colorwork is helpful.
Homework: Please knit a 5”x5” stockinette swatch to determine gauge and bring it to the first class. Please email karen@toltyarnandwool.com before the first class if you need assistance in achieving gauge.
Instructor: Karen Crittenden
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Mondays 6:00 to 8:00 | April 3, May 8, May 22

 

Toe-Up Socks: Stock Your Sock Drawer! (Three Sessions) $60

It's time for toe-up socks! We'll be using the Toe-up Socks With a Difference pattern by Wendy Johnson to create socks to fill your sock drawer with beautiful hand knits!
Skill Level: Intermediate: you can knit, purl, cast on, bind off, and you have experience knitting in the round using magic loop, two circular needles or DPNs.
Supplies: Printed pattern, one skein of sock yarn, and needles to get gauge using your chosen yarn.
Homework: Achieve gauge with your yarn before first class. Please email jenny@toltyarnandwool.com before the first class if you need assistance in achieving gauge.
Instructor: Jenny Blumenstein

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Tuesdays 6:00 to 8:00 | April 4, April 18 and April 25

 

Knit A Spring Sweater with Jenny! (Five Sessions) $100

Let's knit a spring sweater/top together!
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 a spring sweater or spring top of your choosing. 
Skill Level: Intermediate: you know how to cast on, knit, purl,  bind off and knit in the round.
Supplies: Please purchase your favorite spring sweater or spring top pattern, yarn, and needles to get gauge for your project.
Homework before the first class: Knit a 5"x5" swatch. Make note of gauge before blocking and bring swatch that has been wet blocked to the first class. Please email jenny@toltyarnandwool.com before the first class for Pattern approval and if you need assistance in achieving gauge.
Instructor: Jenny Blumenstein
Wednesdays 6:00 to 8:00 | April 5, April 19, May 3, May 24, June 7
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Colorwork Hat Class (Two Sessions) $40

Learn to knit with two different color yarns at the same time! This class will teach you the skills to manage one color in each hand, both colors in your left or both colors in your right. You will also learn to read a chart and how to manage and trap "floats." We'll be making the TOLT Hat from our original Tolt pattern!
Supplies: Please purchase the Tolt pattern and the yarn, needles and notions called for in the pattern (you can substitute any two skeins of the worsted weight yarn of your choice!)
Experience: Confident Beginner / Intermediate: you can knit, purl, cast on, bind off and you have knit in the round.
Instructor: Karen Crittenden

Thursdays 6:30 to 8:30 | April 20 and April 27
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Sock Mending Workshop $30

Keep your sock drawer stocked by learning how to repair and reinforce your hand-knit socks! We'll discuss a few techniques to extend the life of our favorite socks while looking at samples of different types of mending. We'll then practice on sock swatches or your own socks that are ready for repair.
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 sock.
Supplies: A sock swatch (see homework below) or hand-knit socks that need repair and reinforcement, fingering weight yarn in a contrasting color, scissors, tapestry needles, a circular needle or DPNs in the same size as your sock swatch or socks that need repair, a darning egg or large metal spoon.
Homework: Create a sock swatch (cas on 60 stitches in fingering weight yarn in the needle size recommended for your yarn, knit four rounds of 1x1 rib then knit a minimum of three inches in stockinette stitch, knit four rounds of 1x1 rib, and bind off in pattern), OR bring any hand-knit socks that need repair or reinforcement.
Instructor: Dorie Lysaght
Sunday 11:30 to 1:30 | April 23
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In The Round Two Ways (Two Sessions) $40

This class was designed to teach knitting in the round with Magic Loop and Double Pointed needles. You will be knitting fingerless mitts to learn tips and tricks to make knitting in the round easier. This class is for both knitters who are new to knitting in the round and for those who want to become more proficient.
Supplies: Pattern is supplied in the first class. Please bring one skein of worsted or aran weight yarn, a set of size US 6 (4mm) wood double pointed needles that are no more than 5” or 6” long AND 40” circular METAL needles in size US 6 (4mm) We will be using both types needles for class and we strongly suggest the listed sizes and materials. Please email karen@toltyarnandwool.com if you have any questions about the needles needed for class.
Experience: Confident Beginner: Must know how to cast on, knit and purl
Instructor: Karen Crittenden
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Thursdays 6:30 to 8:30 | May 4 and May 11

 

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
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Thursday 6:00 to 8:30 | May 25

 

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

 

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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