KnitWits




Knitting and Yarn Specialty Store 
Virginia Beach, VA
(757) 495 - 6600

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Classes
Break out of your shell and learn something new!

           

 


 KNIT WITS'  STITCH & BITCH:
KNITTING & CROCHET CLUB
THURSDAYS, 6-8 p.m.
Open to all skill levels and ages... even to crocheters! Get out of the house and have some time to yourself with a fun activity and good company.
  

 
 BUILD YOUR OWN AFGHAN:
KNIT OR CROCHET
Once a month, we will provide a pattern for a knit OR crochet square.  At the end of the year, you will have enough to make your own afghan! Free patterns and samples each month.

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      IN  JULY:    
   
 
LEARN SOCKS:
TWO CLASS TIMES
THURSDAY, JULY 3, 17, & 31,
 10:30am-12:30pm OR
 6-8pm
cost
: $50.00, plus supplies
Learn to work socks on the Magic Loop so you don't have to fiddle with all those double-pointed needles. Using just one circular needle, these socks will be the perfect small project to carry with you on your summer travels. Also will be using the OMG Heel by Megan Williams- a perfect fit for self-striping yarns.
   


  SOPHIE TEE:
MONDAY, JULY 7, 28, & TUESDAY AUG 12,
 6-8pm
     
cost: $50.00, plus supplies
This top-down and seamless sweater is perfect for knitting while basking in the sunshine this summer.  Add a little sparkle with your yarn choice, and this flirty top will be perfect for warm weather outings!
   



 
 MITRED SQUARES TECHNIQUE:
SATURDAY, JULY 12,
 10:30am-12:30pm
     
cost: $20.00, plus supplies
This quick class will show you how to achieve clean-cut mitred corners with a deceptively simple pattern of decreases. Use it to shape garments or just to embellish an afghan or tote bag. 
   


 
 LEARN TO KNIT:
MONDAY, JULY 14 & 21,
 6-8pm
     
cost: $40.00, includes yarn, needles, book
Learn to cast on, knit, purl, bind-off, increase & decrease, as well as getting an introduction to yarn weights, pattern-reading, and more.  You will receive a booklet to take home.  Be sure to stop by the store before the class (or arrive a little early) in order to pick out your complimentary needles and yarn. 
   


 
 LEARN TO CROCHET:
TUESDAY, JULY 15 & 22, 6-8pm
cost: $40.00, includes yarn, hook, book
Start from the very beginning!  Learn how to chain, single-crochet, double-crochet, half-double crochet, triple-crochet, increase & decrease, and more, as well as how to read a pattern and choose yarns.  You will receive a booklet to take home with you.  Be sure to stop by the store before the class (or arrive a little early) in order to pick out your complimentary hook and yarn.
  
   



INTRO TO NEEDLE TATTING:
SATURDAY, JULY 19,
 10:30am-12:30pm
     
cost: $20.00, plus supplies
A short introduction to the technique of tatting with a needle instead of a shuttle.  Learn how to create decorative lace pieces to add flair to your projects.
   


  SHORT-ROW TECHNIQUE:
SATURDAY, JULY 26,
 10:30am-12:30pm
     
cost: $20.00, plus supplies
Another quick technique class to show you how to make short rows, which are perfect for shaping garments and making stuffed toys.
 
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       IN  AUGUST:    
   
  KIDS' KAMP:
MONDAY, AUGUST 4, 11, 18, & 25,
 6:30-8pm
     
cost: $20.00 per class, includes supplies & a snack
If all four classes are purchased together, receive $10 off!
For ages 9 and up, class size limited to 8
1. Learn to knit
2. Learn to crochet
3. Learn weaving
4. Flip flops (provide own flip flops)
Give your little crafters something new to lean this summer. No adults allowed!

   


   FINALLY FINGERLESS MITTS:
TWO CLASS TIMES
TUESDAY, AUGUST 5 & 19,
 10:30am-12:30pm OR
 6-8pm

cost: $40.00, plus supplies
Quick and easy, these mitts will knit up with plenty of time before fall brings that nip in the air.  Or are you looking ahead to the holidays coming soon? It would be one less last-minute gift to worry about.
   


CROCHET COCO COWL:
TWO CLASS TIMES
THURSDAY, AUGUST 7 & 21,
 10:30am-12:30pm OR
 6-8pm
cost: $40.00, plus supplies
Fall will soon be upon us! Kelly Kingstons's draped cowl is easily modified to fit different sizes and different yarn gauges.  Create houndstooth stripes with solid yarns or a more subtle pattern by using a variegated yarn.  Designed for a beginner crocheter.

   
   
   
 










   
 

MORE CLASSES ARE ALWAYS BEING ADDED, SO CHECK BACK SOON.  AND PLEASE INFORM US IF YOU WANT A CLASS THAT IS NOT ON OUR CURRENT SCHEDULE.

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