Classes at Picket Fence Quilt Co


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2019 Class Schedule

Class Policies

􀁹 Class pre-registration is a must

􀁹 Class sizes are limited – enroll early

􀁹 To reserve your spot please pay when registering

􀁹 Tuition is nonrefundable

• If we have to cancel the class your class fee will be refunded

􀁹 Make-up classes are available for $10/hr

􀁹 Supply list is provided when enrolling

Please, purchase materials before class.

􀁹 Please be on time as classes begin on time

􀁹 Everyone is required to have a book or pattern

No sharing due to copyright laws. This includes “guests”.


  • Beginning Knitting
    • Four 1.5 hour sessions
    • $40 + supplies, pattern provided in class
    • Fridays: 2:30 – 4pm
      4/5, 4/12, 4/19, 4/26
      OR
      5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24

  • Double Knitting: Double knitting creates a thick, reversible, double-sided colorwork fabric by working both sides of the fabric at once. In this class, you will learn to knit a cute buffalo plaid using the basics as well as tips and tricks to work flat and in the round double knitting.
    Included: chart reading, keeping your edges clean, how to fix the most common mistakes

    • Advanced Beginner
    • Three 2 hour sessions
    • $40 + supplies, pattern provided in class
    • Monday evenings, 6 – 8pm: 4/22, 4/29, 5/6
      OR
      Thursday evenings, 6 – 8pm: 5/23, 5/30, 6/6

  • Toe-up Socks: Using a pattern with heel flap construction, using either magic loop or two circular needles you will knit toe-up socks that fit! Two at a time is an option, the pattern is a bit of a recipe to work with all yarn weights + foot sizes, based on your gauge.
    Skills required: successful sock knitting experience, pattern reading a must

    • Advanced Beginner
    • Three 2 hour sessions
    • $45 + pattern and supplies
      • Thursday evenings, 6 – 8pm:
        4/11, 4/25, 5/16 Canceled
        Mondays, 1 -3pm: 5/13, 5/27, 6/10
      • Thursday evenings: 6/13 6 – 8pm, 6/20 6 – 9pm, 6/27 6 – 8pm

  • Building with Lace by Skacel/Knit Purl Hunter: lace building skills, including nupps + beads, chart reading
    • Intermediate
    • 9 sessions, every 2 weeks
    • $108 + book and supplies
    • Every 2nd + 4th Mondays of the month, 10am – 12pm, starting June 10th

  • Beginning Hat
    Learn to knit in the round, work ribbing, use double point needles, basic decreases, and pattern reading
    Skills required: knit, purl, cast on

    • Beginner
    • 2 sessions, every 2 weeks
    • $25 + Supplies
    • Fridays, June 7th + 21st, 2 – 4pm

PAST CLASSES


  • Harley by Jenny Williams: top-down, in the round, woman’s sizes, cables with or without a cable needle, learn to read a cable chart,
    Looking for a sweater with a little more interest than the Flax?
    This sweater will introduce some of the same top-down, in-the-round, seamless sweater basics while teaching you some basic cable techniques as well. (Did someone say, “No cable needle required”?!?)
    Skills required: Basic pattern reading skills, knit, purl, increases, decreases, use of DPN or magic loop

    • Advanced Beginner
    • Five 2 hour sessions
    • $70 + pattern and supplies
    • Saturdays,
      4/27 1 – 3pm, 5/11 1 – 3pm,
      6/8 10am – 12pm, 6/29 1 – 3pm Canceled
  • Flax by Tin Can Knits: top-down, in the round, huge size range, worsted weight
    Have you knit more scarves, shawls, and hats than you can shake a stick at?! Now it’s time for a sweater! With the huge size range of Flax in worsted weight yarn, you can choose the size from newborn to 4XL and learn all the same techniques; top-down, in-the-round, seamless construction.
    Skills required: Basic pattern reading skills, knit, purl, increases, decreases, use of DPN or magic loop

    • Advanced Beginner
    • Four 2 hour sessions
    • $60 + supplies, pattern free online
    • Saturdays, 10am – 12pm:
      5/11, 5/18, 6/1, 6/29, 7/20  Canceled


Next Step Brioche

Two, 3-hour sessions:
Saturday, March 9th 3 – 6pm
Saturday, March 30th 10am – 1pm

This class is for those that have worked the basic brioche stitch, flat or in the round, single or two color, and are ready to learn to increase & decrease, creating shapes and patterns within the brioche fabric.

We will be using the Staghorn pattern from Fresh Brioche by Nancy Marchant (brioche guru), and worsted weight yarns.


Spring 2019 Classes – Pictures for new classes to come


  • Beginning Socks CANCELED
    • Three 2 hour sessions
    • $45 + supplies, pattern provided in class
    • Thursday evenings, 6 – 8pm:
      4/4, 4/18, 5/9

BRIOCHE WORKSHOP

Thursday, Feb 21st + Friday, Feb 22nd
5:30 – 8pm both nights $40 + Supplies
Learn the ever-so-popular brioche stitch technique in knitting; flat and in the round using two high contrasting colors.
You can choose from a cowl or infinity scarf, directions given for both in the pattern available on Ravelry.
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/chevelle-ss-brioche-cowl-infinity-scarf

 


Class Info found on the Picket Fence Quilt Co website as well.
Beginning Socks
$40 + Supplies

This one is coming up fast, but luckily we have plenty of great sock yarns + needles in stock. Plus, there is no prep work!
Traditionally knit socks on double point needles using sock weight yarn, knit from the cuff down with a flap heel and wedge toe.


Thursday Evenings
Jan 10th, 24th, + Feb 7th 6 – 8pm


Pattern provided in class.

Beginning Sweater
$60 + Supplies

Great starting point in your sweater knitting/fitting expeditions.
Basic drop shoulder sweater knit in pieces using worsted/aran/bulky yarn, knit to your gauge, and your measurements, then seamed together.


3 Classes, One Month Apart
Saturdays 10am – 1pm
Jan 12th, Feb 9th, March 9th


Pattern provided in class.


Beginning Knitting
$40 + Supplies

4 Weeks in a Row
Fridays
Jan 11th, 18th, 25th, Feb 8th 1 – 2:30pm
OR
Saturdays
Jan 12th, 19th, 26th, Feb 9th 1:30 – 3pm


Learn two cast-ons, the knit & purl stitches, seed stitch, three most common increases, two most common decreases, and the basic bind off.

You will leave with a finished project and a wealth of knitting knowledge.

Pattern provided in class.

Dorchester Pullover
$70 + Supplies

This pretty piece is knit using modular knitting for the front panel and a unique body/sleeve joining + construction.
Very entertaining knit!


Jan 19th, 11am – 1pm
Feb 16th, 1 – 3pm
March 9th, 1 – 3pm
March 23rd, 1 – 3pm
April 13th, 1 – 5pm

Pattern Available through Ravelry

Sinister Catdigan/ Dogdigan Sweater
$65 + Supplies

This sweater is just the cat’s meow (or dog’s woof)!
Knit in the round from top down you will have colorwork knitting as well as steeking to cut open the cardigan at the end. No fear, it’s really a simple process.

There is knitting prep for this class that you will need at least 2 weeks to complete, get signed up soon & I will contact you with prep instructions.

This sweater involves A LOT of knitting so classes are spread a month apart.
You will have the choice of working the steeked cardigan or the pullover version.

I am converting it to a bulky version as well, currently working on the translation.

AND THERE IS NOW A UTTERLY UNSINISTER DOGDIGAN CHART INCLUDED IN THE PATTERN


Mondays
Jan 21st, Feb 18th, March 18th 1 – 3pm
April 15th 1 – 5pm

Pattern available through Ravelry


2018 Classes – ARCHIVE


• $20

• MONDAY, JULY 23RD

• 6-9PM

• CALL SHOP TO REGISTER

• LEARN THE BASICS FOR TWO-COLOR MOSAIC KNITTING, INCLUDING CHART READING


Next Step Brioche

This class is for those that have worked the basic brioche stitch, flat or in the round, single or two color, and are ready to learn to increase & decrease, creating shapes and patterns within the brioche fabric.

We will be using the Staghorn pattern from Fresh Brioche by Nancy Marchant (brioche guru), and worsted weight yarns.

Two, 3 hour sessions, Wednesday July 25th & Thursday July 26th from 6-9pm


Sipila Sweater design by Boylandknitworks

This sweater!! Swoon.

This class will be for advanced beginners/intermediate+ knitters, colorwork experience is not required.

I used yarns from Daisy Hill Yarns and Madelintosh, but any two contrasting fingering or sport weight yarns can be used to create this beauty. We are hoping to work with Tara of Daisy Hill Yarns to carry her yarns in the shop prior to this class starting in August.

The pattern includes instructions for both the short sleeve top and the long sleeved sweater.

Pattern available for purchase through me (Ravelry shop purchase, it will be emailed directly to you and saved in your Ravelry library).

Three or four, 2 hour sessions, depending on your choice of short or long sleeves, Saturdays August 4th, 18th, September 1st & 15th if you choose long sleeves, 10am-12pm

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If you are interested in classes that are not on the schedule please contact me!

Private lessons are always available, and it only takes 3 people to get a class on the schedule!

I am really looking forward to this round of classes and hope you are too.

~Chauntel

Beginning Knit Hat Chauntel Ensey

Fridays March 23 & April 6 2—4 pm

$25+ Supplies

During the process of knitting this simple hat you will refresh your

knitting skills while reviewing how to increase and decrease

stitches.


Brioche Workshop Chauntel Ensey

Sat March 31st 10am—5pm

$50 + Supplies

Learn the technique of knitting brioche; one color + two color flat brioche as well as one color + two color in-the-round brioche.

Instructions are available for purchase HERE

and are written for a cowl or infinity scarf so you can

create the length you desire.

There is minimal class prep before class so make sure you touch base with me after registering.


Beginning Knit Hat Chauntel Ensey

Thurs Feb 8 & 22 6—8 pm

$25+ Supplies

During the process of knitting this simple hat you will refresh your

knitting skills while reviewing how to increase and decrease

stitches.


Brioche Workshop Chauntel Ensey

Sat Feb 3 12:30—6pm $40 + Supplies

Learn the technique in knitting a brioche design

in 2 different high contrast colors. Instructions

are written for a cowl or infinity scarf so you can

create the length you desire.


Beginning Knitting Chauntel Ensey

Thurs Jan 11, 18, 25 & Feb 1 $40 + Supplies

2:30—4:00 OR 6:00—7:30

Always wanted to learn to knit? Here’s your chance.

Join Chauntel as she teaches the basics of knitting.


Beginning Sock Knitting Chauntel Ensey

3 Saturdays: $40+ Supplies

Jan 20 and Feb 3 10—noon, Feb 24 12:30—2:00

This class will teach you all the steps to create your

first pair of socks. Must be comfortable with knit and

purl stitches and reading patterns.


2 At a Time Socks Chauntel Ensey

Sat Feb 10 & Mar 3 10—1pm $40 + Supplies

If you have “single sock syndrome” here is the cure—learn to

knit both socks at the same time. We will use the toe up method

as we learn the cure for this common syndrome.

Must have previous sock knitting experience.


Keeping Warm Sweater Chauntel Ensey

Sat Feb 10, 24, Mar 10, 24, Apr 7, 21 3—5pm $80 + Supplies

Brioche, mosaic, in-the-round seamless sweater. Need I say

more? No previous brioche or mosaic experience required, but it

would be a bonus.

Intermediate Knitters


Sunset Frost Shawl Chauntel Ensey

Wed Feb 28, Mar 7, 14 6—8pm $40 + Supplies

This is a crescent shaped shawl (with an option to make triangular.)

Knit border up, this shawl comes in 5 size options depending on the

amount of yarn you have. Great for an adventurous advanced

beginner up to advanced knitters.


Baby Surprise Jacket Chauntel Ensey

Wed Jan 17, 31 & Feb 14 6—8 pm $50 + Supplies

This little sweater is all knitted flat and then

twisted to form a beautiful sweater. Simply stitch

the shoulder seams and you’re done!

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