Down Cellar: Basking Ridge, NJ

2014 Class and Instruction Schedule

Down Cellar Instruction and Classes, February – March 2014

We have classes this season that range from simple to complex, from elaborate lengthy projects to some things that could be completed in an evening. Classes are offered mornings, afternoons, and evenings. (please, yarn must be purchased at Down Cellar)

 

Beginners: 

Chevron Baby Blanket: Feb 22nd 10:30-12:00, $30
Learn color changes, yarn over, SSK, K2tog, double decrease
Yarn: 750 yards worsted weight in 2-5 colors
Needles: 29-40″ size #9

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ombre Cowl: Mar 13th, 10-11:30, $30

Learn knitting in the round, slip stitch and yarn choice
Yarn: 1 skein each of worsted, fingering and mohair
Needles: 16″ size #4, #6 & #8

 

 

Simple Pleasures Hat: Feb 5th or March 5th, 1-2pm, $20
Learn knitting in the round and ribbing
Yarn: 440yds lace weigth and 230yd mohair
Needles: 16″ size #5 & #6

 

 

 

 

Swallowtail Cowl: Feb 19th or March 19th, 1-2pm, $20 plus pattern
Learn knitting in the round, increases and decreases and changing needles mid-project
Yarn: 450yds sock or fingering weight
Needles: 24″ size #2 & #4

 

Adventurous Beginner

 

 

Snow Bowl Hat: Feb 6th 10-12pm, $40 plus pattern

Learn knitting in the round and crochet edging
Yarn:130 yards of chunky
Needles:16″ size #9 and DPNs, Crochet hook size I

 

 

Worsted Weight Socks: Feb 13th & 27th, 1-2pm, $40 plus pattern
Learn knitting in the round, top down sock construction, kitchener stitch.
Yarn: 230yds worsted weight
Needles:#6 DPNs or 2 circs

 

 

 

Susie’s Reading Mitts: Feb 26th, 2-3:30pm, $30
Learn easy lace, knitting in the round with DPNs or 2 circs.
Yarn: 200yds DK
Needles: #5DPNs or 2 circs

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tweet Tweet Hat:  Feb 6th & 20th, 1-2pm, $40 plus pattern
Learn knitting intarsia (one class), then seaming and pompoms (2nd optional class)
Yarn: Worsted weight in three colors (65-120, 20, 20yds)
Needles: Size #6 and # 7 straight or circs

 

 

Intermediate Knitting

Just so Bag: Feb 20th & March 20th, 10-11:30am, $60
Learn lace, chart reading and seaming, option to take private sewing class ($35) for lining
Yarn: 1100yds worsted weight
Needles: size #6 & #7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Annis shawl: March 3rd, 10-12pm, $40
Learn chart reading, short rows, beading
Yarn: lace or fingering 440yds
Needles: 24″ size #10 and #8

 

 

 

 

Fingerless Gloves: Mar 3rd & 17th, 2-3pm, $40

Learn knitting in the round, increases, picking up fingers

Yarn: 400yds sock weight
Needles: #5 circular 16″

 

 

 

Hamamelis Shawl Dec 10th, 7:00-8:30 pm, $30
Learn chart reading and lace
Yarn: 400-800 yards of lace weight yarn (small- large sizes)
Needles: #1 DPNs or 2 circs

 

 

 

 

**Workshop sessions** 

Finishing workshop: Feb 17th 2-3pm, $20
Learn how to seam.  Must bring four 4″x4″ swatches, two in stockinette, two in garter stitch
Yarn: worsted
Needles: size# 8, tapestry needle

Fixing mistakes workshop: March 24th, 1-2pm, $20
Learnhow to fix common mistakes.  Must bring in four 4″x4″ swatches, two in stockinette, two in garter stitch
Yarn: worsted
Needles: size # 8 and crochet hook (D or E)

**Class registration is required with payment. Yarn must be purchased at Down Cellar except workshops and private sessions. 3 or more students required for evening classes.  Cancellations must be more than 24hrs for future class credit. RSVP for free sessions or events please.

 


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