NOVEMBER 2013: Member Specials:
TUESDAY 3-6 PM: Drop-In Help Hours for members, or $8/session pay as you go.
10% off all books and DVDs all month for members!
NOVEMBER 2013: Events!
THURSDAY 6-9 PM: Social night! Open to the public. Bring your yarn projects and just come hang out. FREE!
Black Friday Social Night: Note that the studio will be closed Thursday November 28. So we will have a special Friday Social Night featuring Batt Bar Happy Hour to boot!
Member Shop Intro: Learn all about how to participate in Stringtopia’s New Member shop! Friday, Nov 1, 6-8 pm.
How to use Ravelry: Ravelry is an international fiber community on the net. Keli walks you through how to make the most use of the community and powerful search engine. Friday, Nov 15, 6-8 pm $20
Half Day Weekend Sessions:
Spinning Self Striping Yarns – Sample Several planning and plying methods to create various striping effects. $99 includes materials. Saturday November 9 from 3-6 pm
Drum Carding – Using multiple types of drum carders, learn to blend multiple fibers into Batts and Rovings for spinning. $109 includes materials. Saturday Nov 16, 3-6 pm.
Spinning Blended Fibers – Learn tweed, textural, blended fibers, and inclusions. $99 includes materials. Saturday Nov 23, 3-6 pm
Or register for all 3 Saturday sessions and save! $279 for all 3!
FEATURED NOVEMBER 2013 Classes!
SPINNING I– Upon completion of this 4-week, 8-hour course, you will be able to: spin your own yarn with spindle, wheel, or both; make 2-ply yarn; wash, finish, and prepare your yarn for use; do basic yarn measurements; determine ways to use your yarn; understand major prep methods. $129 covers instruction, all materials.
SPINNING II – You’ve been asking for it! Take that next step in spinning! Upon completion of this 4-week, 8-hour course, you will understand short draw and long draw methods, start to control yarn diameter, spin thick-and-thin yarns, begin compound plying structures, and more. $129 includes all materials. Tuesdays 6-8pm starting Nov 5. (once a week for 4 weeks)
Simple Weaving – Interested in weaving, but worried about the cost of equipment and what you need to get started? Let us take the mystery out of it and get you going using easy to find, inexpensive equipment. $129 incl. materials.
Sundays, Starting November 10, 2 – 4:30 pm
Knitting I – Always wanted to knit? This class will teach you to cast on, the knit stitch and the purl stitch as well as introducing the three different knitting methods (picking, throwing, etc) $129 includes materials.
Mondays, Starting November 4, 6-8 pm
Spinning Luxury Fibers: Cashmere, Camel, Silk, Alpaca, Pygora, Kid Mohair, Superfine Wools, and blends! We’ll cover multiple ways to work with these luxurious fibers – from preparation to drafting methods to yarn structures to ways to maximize the beauty of these fibers,$149 includes materials.
Wednesdays starting November 6, 6-8 pm.
Watch our web site and Facebook for more class updates coming all the time!