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Lynchburg, VA 24502

Knitting & Crochet Classes at Backstitches

Knitting Experience: Einstein Coat
- Feb 20, 2019 10:00 am

Knit this stunning garter stitch coat - a perfect first garment! This classic style incorporates only the knit stitch and requires minimal finishing.

Cost: $ 75.00
Learn to knit in the round using circular and double pointed needles. If you have never created cables before, we will show you how easy it is.

Cost: $ 40.00
Speedy Hat
- Feb 23, 2019 10:00 am

Are you looking for a hat that can be completed in an evening? We?ve got one for you! In this 2-part class, you will get started knitting in the round and begin the textured portion of this delightful adult hat. In the second class, we will show you how to switch to double pointed needles and finish it off. You?ll want to make more than one of these because it?s so cute and FAST!

Cost: $ 35.00
Many of our customers have asked for a detailed blocking technique class. You will learn why it is important to block your knits, 3 primary blocking techniques and in which situations to use them, the do's and don'ts of blocking, and how to use today's blocking tools for your project. There will be time for Q&A to answer any questions you may have about blocking. If you have a specific case you want to ask about, bring the garment and ball band with you to class.

Cost: $ 25.00
Knitting 101
- Mar 02, 2019 10:00 am

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: $ 40.00
Crochet 101
- Mar 02, 2019 01:00 pm

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: $ 40.00
Slouch Hat
- Mar 06, 2019 01:00 pm

Learn to knit in the round using magic loop technique.

Cost: $ 40.00
Textured Button Headband (crochet)
- Mar 07, 2019 06:00 pm

The Textured Button Band is a great project for our Crochet 101 graduates. This headband is worked in the round so there's no seaming. This is also a fun project for more advanced crocheters and a great gift idea. Best of all, it only uses one skein of yarn!

Cost: $ 40.00
Crochet Blocks Series
- Mar 09, 2019 10:00 am

This crochet skill-building series is the perfect way for those who have learned the basics to gain confidence while learning new stitches and techniques including how to read charts. Our samples were made using a wool blend and can be connected to make a blanket or shawl. You could choose to make cotton squares to use as dishcloths! These also make excellent gifts! You don't have to stop with a square. Keep stitching and make a scarf or cowl. We'll show you just how easy it is.

Cost: $ 50.00
Tapestry Crochet Zipper Bag
- Mar 09, 2019 01:00 pm

Advance your skills and learn how to work with multiple strands of yarn to create beautiful mosaic designs. We'll begin with a foundation single crochet spine and then start working in the round. A great introduction to tapestry crochet, we will work with 2 colors at a time all in single crochet. There are no unsightly floats on the inside and the stitches are tight enough you won't need to add a lining to the bag.

Cost: $ 50.00

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