|Class descriptions and product sample
|Call or stop by the shop to sign-up. Out of respect to our
teachers' planning and preparation, no walk-ins please.
No skills required, just enthusiasm. Make sure to come in early and
purchase materials so class can start on time. Class size is limited.
Learn the basics of knitting - cast on, bind off, knit, purl, increase
and decrease, plus a few tricks. All materials included!
Class is three 2-hour sessions. Fee: $40.00.
No skills required. Make sure to come in early and purchase
materials so class can start on time. Class size is limited. Learn the
basics of crochet; making a chain, single crochet, double crochet,
slip stitch, finishing, etc. We will make a hat. All materials included!
|Fair Isle Knitting - No Stranding!
Basic skills required: cast on, purl and knit. Sign up soon - this class
will fill up fast. Class is three 2-hour sessions. Fee $30.00, pattern
Basic skills required: cast on and knit. No purling is required with
this scarf! Skills covered in this class will be increase,
slip-slip-knit, weaving in ends and "short rows". Class is three
2-hour sessions. Fee $30.00, Pattern is included.
Check our calendar. This class comes and goes so if you don't see
it, give us a call!
You can knit, purl, increase, and decrease. Now it's time to
experience the wonder of hand-knit socks. Double-pointed
needles used. Skills covered will be ribbing, how to turn a heel,
how to read a chart, and how to finish and graft a toe. Make sure
to come in early to purchase materials so class can start on time.
Class size is limited. Class is four sessions. Fee $35, includes
Create the beautiful beaded scarf you have seen in the shop.
This wonderful pattern attracts attention. Amaze your friends
and family with your expertise. Knowledge of knit and purl
required. Make sure to come early to purchase your supplies to
class can start on time. Class is three 2 hour sessions. Fee:
Check our calendar. This class comes and goes so if you don't
see it on the calendar, give us a call! (812)284-9400
|Gauge Class - one day workshop
Discover the importanced of gauge in knitting. This is a one day
session class. You will need to bring enough yarn to knit a 4 x 4
swatch, appropriate needles, calculator and something to write on.
This isa needed class if you want to progress beyond the world of
scarves. Class size is limited. Sign up early. Fee $20.00.
|Spinning Wheel Lessons
No skills required. 4 oz. of wool roving is furnished, but you will
need a drop spindle to begin. Learn the basics of spinning.
Initially, class is taught on a drop spindle and progresses to a
wheel. Fee: $50.00, or free with purchase of new spinning wheel.
By appointment. Interested in seeing if you might like to spin?
This is an inexpensive way to find out before the investment in a
wheel. You will need to purchase a drop spindle of your choice at
Grinny Possum. 4 ounces of roving is included for the class. Fee
Knowledge of basic skills of knit and purl required. Make sure
to come in early and purchase materials so class can sart on
time. Class size is limited. Learn to make a felted bag or purse
that is sure to be the envy of your friends. Knitting will be done
in class and felting instructions will be provided. Fee $30.00,
|Block Your Work
This is a must for most knitted items and crocheted doilies.
Learn to shape and block your work so it looks its best. One
session. Fee $20
|Fixing mistakes 101
Learn to read your knitting and crochet to help find and
correct mistakes. Fee $20
This is a great class to take before learning to make socks!
Make a fun hat to wear or gift. Knowledge of basic skills of
knit, purl, increase, and decrease required. Circular and
double-pointed needles used. Skills covered will be ribbing,
how to knit in the round, decrease, and weave in ends
properly. Make sure to come in early and purchase materials
so class can start on time. Class size is limited. Class is three
2-hour sessions. Fee: $35
This is a fun plan-it-yourself class! Want to make a vest?
Pull-over? Cardigan? Pick one of our patterns and join this
pay-as-you go class. Take as many sessions as you need. $15
per 2-hr session for step-by-step help and instruction. Class
size is limited so it's best to plan ahead and choose your
sessions. Class teacher can help you decide how many
sessions and how far apart to space your sessions. Offered
on 1st, 2nd and 3rd Thursday of every month. This is a great
way to tailor your class needs to your particular style and
level of expertise.
Classes must be paid for in advance when you sign up. You can do
this in person or over the phone.
If the cost does not include materials, those materials must be
purchased at Grinny Possum Fiber Arts. Except in case of
emergency, class fees are not refundable, as a paid fee holds a
place in the class. In case of a weather emergency, class may be
rescheduled. Class size will be limited so our students can have
individual attention. If you need additional help, we have a "come
on in and let's work it out" policy. Dates and time of each class
are set and no deviation is possible as instructors are only
available at those times.