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Click on the calendar for the class you are intereted in for the times.  See class descriptions below for other details.  
Our talented alpaca artisans who are Everything Alpaca teach our classes, along with other guest instructors.  We have talents in knitting, crocheting, hand spinning, wet and dry felting, to include nuno and needle felting, weaving, hand dying, drop spindle and more.  See below for classes available at Everything Alpaca.  
Stay tuned to our class schedule for additions to classes we are offering.
If you would like to attend a class on a different day/time from our schedule, call us at 303-660-6684 or e-mail us at info@everythingalpaca.biz with your request and we will see what we can do.


HOW TO SIGN UP FOR A CLASS
Call the store at 303-660-6684, or e-mail the instructor if their e-mail is listed in the class write-up above, or at info@everythingalpaca.biz to sign up for the class and leave contact information in case we need to get a hold of you.
All yarn and needles 10% off to class participants on day of class. 
Need classes another day or time?  E-mail us at info@everythingalpaca.biz  and let us know, or call the store and talk to us over the phone. 

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BRIOCHE KNITTING PART 1

BRIOCHE KNITTING PART 1

Instructor:  Deb Power
Cost: $60  includes yarn. Bring your own needles, size 6-8

In part 1 you will learn the basics for 1-color brioche - set-up row, BARK and BURP stitches.  This will be the foundation for all Brioche knitting and is the prerequisite to Brioche Knitting, Part 2

BRIOCHE KNITTING PART 2

BRIOCHE KNITTING PART 2

Instructor:  Deb Powers
Prerequisite:  Brioche Knitting Part 1

In this class you will build upon skills learned in part one but now with 2-color brioche knitting.  Learn Italian cast-on, cast-off. The 2-color project will be reversible with one color dominant on one side and the other color dominant on the other side, making this a reversible item.  

BEGINNING LOOM KNITTING

BEGINNING LOOM KNITTING

Instructor:  Coral Dillon
Cost:  $60 includes loom kit and yarn to do project

Think knitting is too hard to master with 2 needles?  Try the hand-held loom method.  Make a scarf or hat in a few hours watching TV.  Learn the basics of lacing the loom and then "knitting" with the hook tool.  Simple, fast and fun! 

SPINNING

SPINNING

Instructor:  TBD
Cost:  $60  Materials provided (wool/fiber). After the first class, the instructor will schedule a second class with you 1 to 2 weeks later to continue spinning instruction and then will teach plying

Call to sign up and we will put you in touch with our spinning instructor as to date and time that works for you.  Wheel rental available at $25/week.  Rental price credited toward purchase of wheel should you decide to buy.  

Class size limited to 2 people due to number of rental wheels.  If you have your own weel, you can take the class beyond the 2 person limit. 
BEGINNING CROCHET

BEGINNING CROCHET

Instructor:  Coral Dillon
Cost:  $50, oincludes yarn, hook and pattern

Learn the basics of chain stitch, single and double crochet stitches and others to use in a project you will take home from the class.  


INTERMEDIATE KNITTING

INTERMEDIATE KNITTING

BABY CARDIGAN FROM THE TOP DOWN, RAGLAN SLEEVES, LACE PATTERN

Instructor:  Deb Powers
Cost:  $60, includes yarn, pattern.  Bring your own needles, sizes 3-5

Advanced your skills with this baby cardigan that knits from the top down, all in one piece - no seaming separate pieces together!  Top half is stockinette stitch with raglan sleeve construction and ribbing at the neck.  Bottom half is a simple lace pattern.  Then pick up along edges for front bands. 
Baby garments do not take a long time to do, mini versions of bigger projects, so they are a great way to learn new techniques without getting bogged down by the size of an adult garment.  Knit something for that special baby in your family or a friend's family, or donate it to a charity or hospital.  The techniques you will learn will transfer easily to adult garments. 
BEGINNING CLASSIC KNITTING

BEGINNING CLASSIC KNITTING

DIAGONAL PATTERN SCARF

Instructor:  Deb Powers

COST:  $50, includes one skein alpaca yarn, set of neecles, free scarf pattern

Learn the basic of casting on, the knit stitch and the purl stitch, casting off and how to read a pattern.
Also learn about various yarn types, needles and other gadgets to make knitting enjoyable and productive. 
BEGINNING LACE - LACY PATTERN SCARF

BEGINNING LACE - LACY PATTERN SCARF

Instructor:  Deb Powers
Cost:  $50, includes 1 skein alpaca yarn. Bring your own needles, sizes 6-8
 
Knit a lovely lace pattern scarf made of soft alpaca yarn, included with the cost of the class.  Must have basic knitting skills of cast on, cast off, knit and pearl stitches. 
SOCKS FROM THE TOE UP

SOCKS FROM THE TOE UP

INTERMEDIATE KNITTING

Instructor:  TBD
COST:  $70 for both sessions plus cost of yarn you select at Everything Alpaca to make the socks. Bring your own needles, size 2 double points, or they can be purchased at Everything Alpaca.  All yarn and needles 10% discount to class participants on the day of the class.  


Learn to make socks from the toe up, allowing you to decide on the length of the sock at the end of your project rather than having to determine that first.  This will be a 2-part class, a week apart.  
BEGINNING WEAVING

BEGINNING WEAVING

Instructor: Mary Madison
Cost:  $90, all day class. Includes use of rigid heddle loom and supplies for the class

New to weaving? This easy introduction to weaving is just the thing! Using a Rigid Heddle Loom, you will learn how to weave a scarf from warp to fringe.  At the end of the day you will take home your finished scarf. 
Instructor, Mary Madison, is an avid weaver, spinner and quilter.  She recently published a book about Civil War era coverlets woven on southern plantations.  A former alpaca rancher, she loves all things alpaca and sharing her craft knowledge.  
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