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ImagiKnit

Is there a class that catches your eye? Please call us at 415-621-6642 with any questions or to enroll.

 

    • Knitting 101 $69

      Welcome to the world of yarn! Learn to cast on, knit and purl, bind off, and more. Start your first scarf, poncho or blanket in week 3!

      Instructor - Judy Sakaguchi

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      • One skein bulky or chunky weight yarn (3-3.5 sts/in) in a light or bright color
      • US size 11, 24-in circular needles, bamboo
      • darning/tapestry needle
      • Knit Chek

      Three 2-hour sessions
      Mondays 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. (Nov 28, Dec 5, 12) Wednesdays 7:00-9:00 P.M. (Nov 30, Dec 7, 14)

    • Crochet 101 $69

      Create something beautiful with only a hook and a ball of yarn! This class will include the basic stitches plus granny squares, pattern reading and more.

      Instructor - Judy Sakaguchi

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      • worsted weight cotton (4.5 sts/in) such as Fantasy Naturale
      • Size I crochet hook
      • locking stitch markers
      • Further supplies will be discussed in class

      Three 2-hour sessions
      Tuesdays 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. (Nov 15, 22, 29), Thursdays 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. (Dec 1, 8, 15)

    • Blocking $45

      Learn all about blocking and it's importance in beginning your project as well as putting a professional finishing touch on your hard work! This class will cover a variety of blocking techniques from swath to finished garment. we will discuss yarns/fiber types, different materials and equipment used for blocking and demonstrate blocking a few sample swatches.

      Instructor - Ray Capiral

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      • unblocked sample swatch(es) or garments you'd like to block (no actual wet blocking will take place in the store, but details on how to handle/finish these garments will be given)

      One 2-hour sessions
      Wednesdays 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. (Nov 2, Nov 16, or Nov 30)

    • Brioche Knitting $120

      Brioche knitting adds a whole new level of beauty and color complexity to your knitting. It isn't as difficult as it looks! This class covers basic brioche techniques including casting on and working with one or two colors, brioche knit and brioche purl, assessing and fixing mistakes, blocking techniques for brioche garments. You'll work up a practice swatch and then learn how to knit a basic two-color brioche scarf.

      Instructor - Ray Capiral

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      • two skeins (approx. 300 yds each) of sport, DK or worsted weight yarn in contrasting colors ("light" and "dark")
      • DPNs or 16"-24" circular needles, TWO SIZES SMALLER than appropriate for the yarn

      Three 1.5-hour sessions
      Tuesdays 7:00 - 8:30 P.M. (TBA) or Sundays 5:00 - 6:30 P.M. (Nov 13, 20 & Dec 4)

    • Crochet 201 $69

      Get help with your project! We will cover reading the pattern shorthand, working in the round, understanding international crochet chart symbols, making gauge calculations, finishing techniques and many more helpful tips. Very informative follow up to our "Crochet 101" class.

      Instructor - Judy Sakaguchi

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      • two contrasting colors of worsted weight yarn
      • crochet hooks in sizes G, H and I
      • locking stitch markers
      • Pattern/project you want help with

      Three 2-hour sessions
      Tuesdays 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. (Dec 13, 20, 27)

    • Crochet Containers: Tough Love Edition $40

      Go big or go home! Using one skein of our super duper bulky felted wool yarn Tough Love, you'll learn how to make the Everything Basket in just one evening. It will make a great holiday gift! (A great follow-up to our Crochet 101.)

      Instructor - Judy Sakaguchi

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      • One skein of Tough Love
      • Size U crochet hook

      One 2-hour session
      Tuesday 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. (Nov 8)

    • Hand Sewing: Bag Lining $40

      Give your knit and crochet bags the added strength of a fabric lining and a professional touch! learn the running, back, catch and slip stitch sewing stitches. You'll also learn how to attach a button using a couture technique and other tips and tricks to make your hand sewing look more professional.

      Instructor - Judy Sakaguchi

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        • 1/2 yard cotton quilting fabric (100% cotton or blend)
        • a pool of sewing machine thread in a color matching your fabric
        • a decorative button (shanked or flat) that fits through the buttonhole
        • a flat button the same size or smaller than the decorative button with two or four holes
        • Homework: Pre-shrink fabric by washing and drying before class. Make either a small knit bag or crochet bag (instructions provided with class sign-up)

      Prerequisite skills: Beginner

      One 2-hour session
      Tuesday 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. (TBA)

    • Design to Fit Workshop $120

      You completed a sweater. Now increase your satisfaction by designing one that fits you better! Create your own pattern with elements that flatter your body type, take measurements to ensure a good fit, chose yarn that compliments your sweater's structure, and understand how it all works together. Includes plan-ahead finishing techniques.

      Instructor - Barbara Paley

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        • a ready-made or handknit sweater that looks good on you and one that could fit you better
        • at least 4 pictures or tear outs from catalogs, magazines or knitting books of sweaters that inspire you
        • a measuring tape (not ruler) for taking body measurements
        • paper and pen for notes

      Prerequisite skills: Intermediate level knitter, must have made at least one sweater

      Four 2-hour sessions
      Mondays 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. (Nov 14, 21, 28, Dec 5)

    • Introduction to Drop Spindle Spinning $65

      Make your own yarn! Learn to spin roving with a drop spindle, ply, and prepare yarn for knitting or crochet. We will examine yarn structure, fiber characteristics, spinning a continuous single, and making a 2-ply yarn.

      Instructor - Wendy Gilmore

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      • Drop spindle
      • Quarter pound of wool roving

      Two 2-hour sessions
      Tuesdays 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. (TBA)

    • Hats 101 $49

      Put a lid on it! Knit your first hat in two easy sessions. Pattern is included. (A great follow-up to Knitting 101).

      Instructor - Amy Chambers

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      • one skein bulky yarn (3 sts/in)
      • two circular needles (one 16-in and one 24-inch) to go with yarn
      • ring markers
      • knit chek
      • pen and paper
      • darning needle
      • knit chek

      Two 2-hour sessions
      Tuesdays 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. (Mondays 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. (Nov 7, 14 or Dec 5, 12)

    • Introduction to Lace Knitting $120

      Lace knitting is terrific fun! This class will give you a chance to explore a variety of stitch patterns that will have you knitting elaborate, beautiful shawls, scarves and sweaters in no time! Learn about the most commonly used increases and decreases, how to read/interpret lace charts, lifelines and fixing lace mistakes. We'll cover pattern ideas for beginning lace knitting and you'll choose your first lace shawl or scarf project!

      Instructor - Ray Capiral

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      • any fingering weight yarn in a solid color
      • size US 6 or 7 needles (circular or straight)

      Three 1.5-hour sessions
      Tuesdays 7:00 - 8:30 P.M. (Nov 15, 22 & 29)

    • Introduction to Personal Color and Style $48

      Learn how to dress your best! Understand what flatters! In this class we'll explain what personal color harmony is, demonstrate how to identify your best colors, and discuss using any color in your wardrobe. We'll examine the factors at play in personal style, the connection between style types (classic, natural, romantic, gamine, dramatic, ingenue and more) and what works for your face and body, plus the importance of individual proportion, texture, scale and lines!

      Instructor - Kathy Pfeiffer

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      • paper and pen

      One 2-hour session
      Saturday 9:00 - 11:-0 A.M. (Nov 19)

    • Knitting as Meditation $200

      In this class series, you will discover meditation techniques to calm your mind while you knit or crochet. You will develop your own sense of calm, centeredness, and well-being. This path to self-awareness and growth has the same benefits of a walking meditation or mindfulness meditation, however here, you get to handcraft and make beautiful things for yourself and your loved ones. This course works best for those who already know the basics of how to knit or crochet.

      Instructor - Lanny James

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      • Your current knitting project

      7:15 - 8:45 P.M. (TBA)

    • Pom Poms and Friendship Bracelets $20

      Learn how to make fun and colorful pom poms using the Loome! The Loome produces the tightest, fluffiest pom poms you'll ever see! After all, there is nothing sadder than a limp pom pom. Judy will also show you how to make friendship bracelets and tassels with this all-in-one tool.

      Instructor - Judy Sakaguchi

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      • Loome (any model), yarn of any weight (scrap yarn is fine)

      Tuesday 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. (TBA) or Thursday 7:00 - 9:00 (TBA)

    • Rigid Heddle Weaving $80

      This class utilizes a rigid heddle loom (versus a larger table loom). In only two sessions, you’ll have a beautiful hand woven scarf. Once you get the hang of it, you’ll be able to experiment with colors and textures to create anything your heart desires! Bring your own rigid heddle loom or rent one for only $10.

      Instructor - Wendy Gilmore

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      • Rigid heddle loom (can be rented for a $10, deposit of $150 will be returned at the end of class)
      • 150 yards of two colors in either DK, worsted or bulky weight yarn

      Tuesdays 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. (TBA)

    • Intermediate Rigid Heddle Weaving $80

      Take the next step with your rigid heddle skills! We will learn to work with luxury or novelty yarns and simple pick up patterns to expand what you can do with this great weaving tool. Bring your loom warped with 3 yards of a main color yarn. We will weave a sampler/scarf using your choice of yarn.

      Instructor - Wendy Gilmore

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      • Rigid heddle loom
      • Your choice of yarns
      • Stick shuttles

      Tuesdays 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. (TBA)

    • Sock it to Me! $69

      Cold feet? Not after this class! Socks are fun and easy, especially when knit on two circular needles. You'll learn the basic principles of cuff-down sock construction, from turning the heel to grafting the toe.

      Instructor - Sonya Philip

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      • 200 yds worsted weight yarn (4.5 sts/in)
      • US size 8, 16 and 24-inch circular needles

      7:00 - 9:00 P.M. (TBA)

    • Tips, Tricks and Hints with Lily Chin $85

      Do you want to learn how to do a long-tail cast-on and not run out of yarn on your tail? Or weave in those little ends that are too short to put through a darning needle? Learn tips and tricks that will make your knitting life easier from the master herself!

      Instructor - Lily Chin

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      • Yarn and corresponding needles
      • Basic knitting notions like darning needles and scissors

      9:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. (Sunday, November 6)

    • Top Down Raglan $155

      Take your knitting to the next level with a raglan sweater! You’ll create a great looking sweater with minimal finishing. You can choose from a men’s or women’s version.

      Instructor: Sonya Phillip

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      • sweater quantity of Aran weight yarn (4 sts/inch)
      • 16 and 29-inch circular needles in size needed to obtain correct gauge
      • tapestry needle
      • tape measure
      • scrap yarn
      • pencil and paper

      Five 2-hour sessions
      7:00 - 9:00 P.M. (TBA)

 

Classes must be paid in full at the time of registration in order to hold your spot.  All supplies must be purchased before the class.  Upon signing up for a class, any changes in attendance must be made three days prior to the start of the class. If you need to cancel a class, we will issue you a store credit for the amount paid.  Unfortunately, cancellations made with fewer than three days' notice result in a forfeiture of the registration fee. There are no make up sessions if one of the class sessions is missed.  Classes have minimum enrollments; if these are not met, we reserve the right to cancel classes with 24 hours notice. Refunds for classes we cancel will be given in the method paid.


Private & semi-private lessons available by appointment. Call us for prices.