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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. (July 10, 17, 24), (August 7, 14, 21) Wednesdays 7:00-9:00 P.M. (July 12, 19, 26), (August 2, 9, 16), (August 23, 30, Sep 6)

      • 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. (July 11, 18, 25), Thursdays 7:00 - 9:00 P.M.(August 10, 17, 24), (Sep 7, 14, 21), (October 5, 12, 19), (Nov 2, 9, 16)

      • 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. (TBA)

      • Crochet Containers $40

        Crochet containers are attractive accents for your kitchen, bath or any room! Learn to make a round container in just one class. Basic crochet kwoledge is needed (chain and single crochet). A great follow-up to our Crochet 101.

        Instructor - Judy Sakaguchi

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        • One ball of Katia Big Ribbon
        • Size I, J, K crochet hook and locking stitch markers

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

      • Fixing Mistakes $40

        Mistakes happen, whether you're brand new to knitting or not! Learn how to pick up a dropped stitch, unknitting and unpurling. "frogging" with confidence, and more. You'll learn how mistakes happen, how to fix them, and how to prevent them! (A great follow-up to Knitting 101).

        Instructor - Judy Sakaguchi

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        • Homework: Cast on 20 sts of light to medium color worsted weight yarn with appropriate needles and work 10 rows in garter stitch (knit all rows), then knit 10 rows in stockinette stitch (knit a trow, purl a row). Don't cut yarn, leave work on needles. You will use this piece to try out the techniques.
        • Please have your homework done before the start of class. There is no down time to complete this during class.

        One 2-hour session
        Tuesday 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. (October 10) or Thursday 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. (August 3)

      • 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. (Sept. 18, 25, Oct. 2, 16)

      • 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
        Mondays 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. (July 10,17)

      • 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

        Two 2-hour sessions
        Tuesdays 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. (Sept 12, 19)

      • 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

        Two 2-hour sessions
        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 - Judy Sakaguchi

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

        Tuesdays 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. (August 1,8,15) or (Nov 7,14,21)

      • 100 Knockers Workshop (Knit) Class fee is proof of donation to Knitted Knockers

        Help us make 100 Knockers for distribution in the Bay Area by October! In this workshop, Judy will help you to get started and complete a Knitted Knocker. Please note: you must know how to knit and purl.

        Instructor - Judy Sakaguchi

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        • approved yarns (Ultra Pima, Cotton Supreme DK, Cleo
        • US size 5

        11:00 - 1:00 P.M. (Saturday, August 12)

      • 100 Knockers Workshop (Crochet) Class fee is proof of donation to Knitted Knockers

        Help us make 100 Knockers for distribution in the Bay Area by October! In this workshop, Judy will help you to get started and complete a Crocheted Knocker. Please note: you must know how crochet.

        Instructor - Judy Sakaguchi

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        • approved yarns (Ultra Pima, Cotton Supreme DK, Cleo
        • US size G

        11:00 - 1:00 P.M. (Saturday, September 9) or 1:00 - 3:00 P.M. (Sunday, July 23)

      • Fair Isle $40

        This class will help you take your first steps into the world of color work! Learn the fundamental techniques and essential tips to successfully master this advanced skill.

        Instructor - Judy Sakaguchi

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        • practice yarn (two contrastng colors, worsted weight)
        • needles to go with yarn
        • Fair Isle is traditionally done in the round but can be done flat. If you want to work in the round, bring needles needed to work 60 sts in the round. If you want to work flat, bring either straight ot circular needles appropriately sized for the yarn weight.

        Tuesdays 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. (Dec 19) or Thursday (Sept 28)

      • Intarsia $40

        Let's have a BLOCK PARTY! Color blocks that is. Come learn all of the essentials including chart reading to tackle those color block and picture knitting projects you want to make.

        Instructor - Judy Sakaguchi

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        • practice yarn (two colors, same thickness)
        • needles to go with yarn

        Tuesdays 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. (Sep 19) or (Dec 5)

      • 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 stitch, back, catch and slip hand sewing stitches. You'll also learn how to attach a button using a couture technique as well as other tips and tricks to make your hand sewing look more professional.

        Instructor - Judy Sakaguchi

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        • Homework: Pre-shrink fabric by washing a drying before class. Make either a knit or crochet bag. Instructions provided with class sign up

        Tuesday 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. (Oct 3) or Thursday (July 27)

      • Reading Crochet Symbols and Charts $40

        Take the mystery out of reading crochet charts! Learn to read crochet charts while making a super cute Crochet Beach Tote!. The class will cover the basics of chart reading and get you started on the beach tote and how to make the handles.

        Instructor - Judy Sakaguchi

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        • 2 balls of Big Ribbon
        • Clover locking stitch markers - 10 of each of two colors (20 total)
        • Size L hook

        Tuesday 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. (Aug 31)

      • Beyond the Garment - Crochet Masks 101 $40

        The class will start with an approach to break up the face and head into crochet components then jump into working through a simple pattern for eyes which are the foundational component of the mask.

        Instructor - Jacob Perkins

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        • 50-100 yards of light colored worsted weight yarn
        • size US H-8 (5mm) crochet hook
        • Darning Needle

        Tuesday 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. (July 25)

      • Top Down Raglan $160

        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 - Judy Sakaguchi

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        • sweater quantity of aran weight yarn (4.0 sts/in)
        • 16" and 29" circular needles in size needed to obtain correct gauge
        • tapestry needle
        • tape measure
        • scrap yarn
        • paper and pencil
        • pattern included KPS 9724 (women) or 9730 (kid/petite 30"-34" chest) or 991 (men)

        Tuesdays 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. (August 22, 29 Sept 5 and 26)

      • Cables $40

        Learn to make those impressive cables that everyone drools over! This surprisngly simple skill opens a world of possibilities!

        Instructor - Judy Sakaguchi

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        • worsted weight yarn (4.5 sts/in)
        • needles to go with yarn
        • cable needle
        • row counter
        • optional stitch marker

        Tuesday 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. (Sep 12) or (Dec 12) or Thursday (July 13)

 

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 as well as parties are available by appointment. Call us for prices.