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!
Experience: Absolute Beginner
Instructor: Karen Crittenden

Saturdays 10:00 to 12:30 | September 16 and 23  SIGN UP HERE
Saturdays 10:00 to 12
:30 | October 7 and 14  SIGN UP HERE
Saturdays 10:00 to 12:30
| November 4 and 11  SIGN UP HERE
Saturdays 10:00 to 12:30 | December 9 and 16  SIGN UP HERE

   

Learn to Crochet  $25

If you have been thinking about trying crochet, this class is for you. Learn basic crochet stitches so you can crochet those projects you've been wanting to try. In this class you will crochet a swatch to learn the 5 basic crochet stitches. You will also experiement with crochet in the round and crochet edgings.
Supplies: Please bring a smooth, worsted weight yarn and size H (8mm) crochet hook.
Experience: Absolute Beginner
Tuesday 6:00 to 8:30 | September 26  SIGN UP HERE

 

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 current project that you want to learn how to fix, bring it to class.
Homework: knit a 4x4 swatch in stockinette stitch with a smooth, light colored, worsted weight yarn: do not bind off. Bring the swatch still on the needles.
Supplies: crochet hook, removable stitch markers, tapestry needle, scissors
Experience: Advanced Beginner
Tuesday 6:00 to 8:30 | November 28  SIGN UP HERE

 

Crochet Wrap  (Two Sessions) $40

Explore new crochet stitches with this cozy wrap! This class will focus on measuring gauge in crochet stitches, reading from a crochet chart, and creating clean edges on your crochet projects.
Supplies: Please purchase the Buffalo River pattern by Ashlyn Holmes and all supplies listed in pattern.
Experience: Confident Beginner (skill requirements: sc, hdc, dc)
Mondays 6:00 to 8:00 | October 9 and 23  SIGN UP HERE

 

My First Cowl $25

If you have recently learned to knit, this class is the next step to expanding your knitting skills. This class will focus on using circular needles for knitting in the round.
Supplies: 1 skein of DK weight yarn (sample in Madelinetosh dk), circular needles: size US 8 24”-26” long, 1 stitch marker. Pattern supplied in class.
Experience: Confident Beginner (skill requirements: CO, K, P, BO)
Saturday 10:00 to 12:30 | September 30  SIGN UP HERE
Saturday 10:00 to 12:30 | November 18  SIGN UP HERE

My First Mitts $25

This class will focus on learning how to knit in the round with the Magic Loop method. You can start a pair of Lambing Mitts to practice this method, or you can choose to bring another small circumference project. 
Supplies: 1 skein of worsted weight yarn (sample in Peace Fleece), circular needles: size US 7 32” or longer, tapestry needle, 3 stitch markers. Pattern supplied in class.

Skill Level: Confident Beginner. Skill requirements: CO, K, P, BO
Saturday 10:00 to 12:30 | October 21  SIGN UP HERE

 

My First Hat (Two Sessions) $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 double pointed needles to make your first hat.
Supplies: 1 skein of worsted weight yarn (sample in Malabrigo Rios), 2 circular needles: size US 6 and US 8 16”, tapestry needle, 6 stitch markers, DPNs in size US 8 - short (4”-6” ). Pattern supplied in class.
Experience: Confident Beginner (skill requirements: CO, K, P, BO)
Tuesdays 6:00 to 8:00 | November 7 and 14  SIGN UP HERE

 

My First Cable Project (Two Sessions) $40

Project: Traveling Cable Hat by Purl Soho
Cables look complicated, but they are actually quite easy. This class will teach you how to use a cable needle to create intricate designs. You will also learn to read a cable chart.
Supplies: 1 skein of worsted weight yarn, circular needles: size US 5 and US 6 16”, tapestry needle, hook style cable needle, 6 stitch markers, DPNs size US 6 short (4”-6”) Pattern supplied in class.
Homework: With US 5 16” needle, cast on 84 stitches. Place a marker and join to work in the round, being careful to not twist the stitches.
Round 1: *P1, [k2, p2] 4 times, k3, p1, repeat from * to end of round.
Repeat Round 1 until ribbing measures 4 inches from cast on edge, if you want to cuff your hat, or 2” if you don’t. Bring finished brim to the first class.
Experience: Confident Beginner. Skill requirements: CO, K, P, BO, in the round, dpn’s
Tuesdays 6:00 to 8:00 | December 5 and 12  SIGN UP HERE

 

My First Sweater (Four Sessions) $80

This class was designed to teach you step by step how to knit a top down cardigan.
Supplies: Purchase the Ramona Cardigan by Elizabeth Smith, and bring one skein of wound yarn to the first class. It is recommended to bring a range of needle sizes to the first class for swatching, as you may end up needing a different size than the pattern recommends. You will have time in class to purchase correct needle sizes if needed.

Experience: Confident Beginner. Skill requirements: co, k, p, bo, knitting in the round
Mondays 6:00 to 8:00 | October 2, 16, 30 and Nov 6  SIGN UP HERE




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 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 27  SIGN UP HERE



 

 



 


 


 





 


 

 

 


 



 




 

 

 

 


 

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