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Lynchburg, VA 24502

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
Stone Point Poncho
- Aug 16, 2017 01:00 pm

This stylish poncho is lightweight and perfect for Fall! Stone Point has a lace chevron pattern and is knit flat in two identical pieces. The front and back are joined at the shoulder using a 3-needle bind off, with stitches at the neck knit in a garter cowl.

Cost: $ 50.00
Ellie Bear (Crochet)
- Aug 19, 2017 10:00 am

Make a whole family of bears by adjusting your yarn and gauge. Anything goes with this pattern. In this class, we will use a bulky yarn to make this charming bear.

Cost: $ 40.00
Knitting 101
- Aug 19, 2017 12:30 pm

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
Lovely Lacy Top
- Aug 26, 2017 10:00 am

A lovely first lace garment project. This very adjustable and flexible elegant lace top would make a great start to make a sized garment. The pattern uses 4 simple lace patterns which will each be covered and practiced in class. The class will also cover basic questions of how to size the garment and do basic adjustments to length allowing everyone to make a flattering top. In the first class we will discuss how to personalize the size of the pattern and how many stitches each participant should cast on.

Cost: $ 45.00
Rainbow Shawl
- Aug 26, 2017 12:00 pm

This deceptively simple shawl uses a simple repeating pattern to make an impressive project. The shawl uses mosaic knitting, where slipped stitches allow colorwork while only using one strand of yarn on each row. This class will cover how to read the chart or the written instructions and all the stitches included in the pattern including knit front and back, slipping stitches, knit through the back loop and yarn overs.

Cost: $ 30.00
Learn the Brioche technique and make a warm ribbed scarf. Scarf is reversible using 2 colors. Knit it in your favorite team colors to show your team spirit!

Cost: $ 25.00
Gretta Hat
- Sep 09, 2017 12:00 pm

The Gretta Hat pattern is knit in bold and bright stranded color work with lots of playful design elements. The pattern was designed for Lux Adorna Fair Isle Box of Itty Bitties, a kit that contains 9 mini cakes of 100% Cashmere sport weight yarn. You work this pattern in the round using only 2 colors at a time. The chart is clear and easy to follow. Happy Knitting!

Cost: $ 35.00
Crochet 101
- Sep 23, 2017 12:30 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: $ 35.00

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