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Lynchburg, VA 24502
434-385-0185

Knitting & Crochet Classes at Backstitches


We are forming a new knitting group that will meet the 1st and 3rd Wednesday each month. Knitting Experience will provide opportunities to try new projects and learn new techniques. Future projects will be selected by the group and will be announced as part of our class preview so if you only want to participate in certain classes, you have the flexibility to do so.

Cost: $ 25.00
Great beginning knitter scarf! Easy to wear and even easier to knit! Fast and cute summer scarf with drop stitches and sections of stockinette to add interest.

Cost: $ 20.00
Crochet Baby Cardigan
- May 06, 2017

Super cute baby cardigan to keep your special girl in fashion. Sized from 0 to 24 months, this cardigan has raglan sleeves and an eyelet and lace trim to make it extra special for little girls. What we love is that it is worked top down and does not require seaming!! Sizes: 0 to 6 months, 6 to 12 months, 12 to 24 months.

Cost: $ 50.00
Summertime Shawlette
- May 10, 2017

You will enjoy wearing this beautiful light and airy shawl. The Summertime shawl is worked in one piece from the bottom up with a lace border and stockinette and reverse stockinette stripes. Learn how to understand and organize a pattern, increases using knit cast-on and a simple lace pattern using yarn overs and a knit 2 together decrease.

Cost: $ 40.00
Serene Stripes Shawl
- May 10, 2017

Beautiful large shawl with stripes and lace. Knit side-to-side, with stitches easily picked up through loops around the striped triangle for the lace. Picot edge is knit around the shawl border. You will learn alternating with 2 colors and picking up stitches.

Cost: $ 50.00
Class: Knitting 101
- May 18, 2017

Want to learn how to knit! Join us for this 2-part class. You will learn how to cast on, knit, purl, and bind off as well as many other knitting basics. There will be homework between the two classes! Materials: All materials will be provided.

Cost: $ 35.00
Cloudy Day Shawl
- May 20, 2017

If you have never tried a lace shawl before, here is your chance to try! This deceptively simple pattern is a great introduction to lace and beading! This simple wearable shawl is an amazing summer accessory. The designer created the shawl appear like clouds with the beads symbolizing rain. .

Cost: $ 30.00
Prized Summer Sweater
- May 20, 2017

This versatile summer sweater is a great, wearable addition to any wardrobe. Knit in pima cotton, it has a wonderfully finished look that will add polish to your outfit! The class will discuss topics including gauge, decreasing in lace patterns, joining techniques and more!

Cost: $ 50.00
We are forming a new knitting group that will meet the 1st and 3rd Wednesday each month. Knitting Experience will provide opportunities to try new projects and learn new techniques. Future projects will be selected by the group and will be announced as part of our class preview so if you only want to participate in certain classes, you have the flexibility to do so.

Cost: $ 25.00
Hill and Holler Hat
- Jun 17, 2017

The baby hat and blanket kits by Appalachian Baby are precious! Come join us to learn how to knit their Hill and Holler Hat in pink or blue for 6 or 12 months. This sweet knit cap uses the garter stitch rib to create little hills and hollers in the design. Made with organic cotton, these hats are great baby shower gifts or just special handmade gift for a newborn.

Cost: $ 25.00
Class: Crochet 101
- Jun 22, 2017

Many of our customers have expressed interest in learning to crochet, so now is your chance! No crochet experience necessary and we will provide everything you need for the class! In this 2-part class, you will learn to chain, single crochet, double crochet, and half double crochet. As part of the homework between classes, you will complete a coaster for your coffee mug: better known as a mug rug! Materials: All materials will be provided.

Cost: $ 35.00
Spectacular Lace Shawl
- Jun 24, 2017

Challenge yourself with this elegant shawl pattern! This lovely, complex design is fully charted and written out so you can follow your preference or work on new skills. The class will discuss the provisional cast on, crocheted cast off as well as the many special stitches used to make the intricate design. Reading charts will also be discussed as needed.

Cost: $ 45.00
We are forming a new knitting group that will meet the 1st and 3rd Wednesday each month. Knitting Experience will provide opportunities to try new projects and learn new techniques. Future projects will be selected by the group and will be announced as part of our class preview so if you only want to participate in certain classes, you have the flexibility to do so.

Cost: $ 25.00
Flower Power Spa Cloth
- Jul 15, 2017

Join us to crochet this unique flower spa cloth. Makes a great gift with a bar of soap or a great baby shower gift.

Cost: $ 25.00
Linen Stitch Scarf
- Jul 22, 2017

Make this beautiful, colorful scarf and learn a deceptive simple stitch at the same time! This beginner level class will help you expand your repertoire of knitting skills while giving you a great take alone project.

Cost: $ 25.00


Contact us to sign up at 434-385-0185 or come by the shop to sign up and purchase class materials.