Monday, January 30, 2012

Lismi Knits Trunk Show and New Classes for February

Yarns With A Twist is featuring LISMI KNITS for the month of February. Christiane Burkhard, who most of you know as one of our great teachers, has created many unique and beautiful designs. These designs are being featured on our display wall.

Want to knit one Christiane's beautiful designs but think you might need help? Christiane will be in the shop on the dates listed below to offer her assistance as you begin your Lismit Knits design.
When: Wednesday, Feb 15th and; 22nd, 7pm - 9pm or Saturday, Feb 18th and 25th, 9:30am -11:30am
Instructor: Christiane
Level: There are projects from advanced beginner to intermediate.
Please purchase your yarn and supplies prior to class.


This pattern is an oldie, but a goodie. Who doesn’t want a warm pair of slippers to wear at home on cold days? They are so nice you could probably keep a pair under your desk at work too. For this class you can make either the adult or children’s clog.

Level – Intermediate
Day – Saturday, February 4th
Time – 9am to Noon
Instructor - Barbara
Both the Adult and Children’s patterns are available at YWAT. Yarn and needle size required based on the pattern you choose. Please purchase your yarn and supplies prior to the beginning of class.


Described as an “easy-to knit oversized Gansey”. The sample sweater is knitted with Berroco Remix. YWAT currently has in stock Beth Brown-Reinsel’s book Knitting Ganseys. This book is an excellent reference for Gansey knitting and includes a selection of Beth’s patterns in both adult and children sizes.
If you would like to join in this class you can choose to knit the Big Easy Gansey or select a pattern from Knitting Ganseys.

The sweater pictured above will be on display at YWAT from Saturday, January 28th to the first class on February 11th
This class will be offered as a Knit-A-Long. Future class dates will be selected at the first meeting.
LEVEL – Intermediate (you must know how to knit, purl and in this class you will learn how to read a chart)
Day –  Saturday, February 11th
Time – 9 am to 11:30am
Instructor - Barbara
Please purchase your yarn and supplies prior to the beginning of class.


 Students will be introduced to Entrelac knitting by making a simple washcloth using one skein of worsted weight. More adventurous students can make the Hobo Bag from "Entre to Entrelac" by Gwen Bortner. Additional classes will be taught from this book if there is sufficient interest.  

When: Wednesday, February 29th, 
Time: 7pm - 9pm
Instructor: Margaret
Level: Advanced beginner. (You must know how to knit and purl.)
Please purchase your yarn and supplies (including book if making the Hobo Bag)  prior to the beginning of class. For class participants the books will be 20% off.

For all YWAT classes, please sign up and purchase your yarn and supplies prior to class. Class spaces are limited.

Learn to Knit Socks with Carol
Ongoing class held Wednesday afternoons. Learn the basics of sock knitting.
Wednesday: 3pm -5pm
Instructor: Carol
Level - Must know how to knit
Wednesday afternoons not convenient for you? Let us know and we will arrange a meet and teach for socks.

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