Classes

Below you will find our current and future classes. Materials for classes should be bought at Athena Fibers. If you have any questions about availability or anything, call us at  605-271-0741. We also offer private lessons if there is a class that you'd like to take that is not on the schedule or if the times do not work for you. We can't wait to see you!

 

Get You Started -  

Beginning Knitting:

This is a quick, get ya goin class.

You will learn the Knit Cast On, Knit stitch, Purl stitch, and Bind Off.......And more, if time permits.

Wednesdays -  12pm to 2pm

Cost: $15 plus materials

Instructor: Lauri

 

Crochet Basics:

Greetings and salutations!

My name is Wendy, I have been crocheting for just about 20 years. I find that crochet is a very fun way to create quick, wearable  and decorative pieces to it to be enjoyed all year long. 

In this beginner/refresher class, you will learn how to start with a chain and with magic loop.  Also you will learn to single crochet, increasing , decreasing and how to keep your stitch count consistent.  All of this power in only one hour!!

What you need for this class:  one size G, H, or I crochet hook and one ball of 100% cotton yarn OR 100% wool yarn.  If you don’t already have these items, come to Athena Fibers at least half an hour before class to shop.

Thursday - June 7th - 6pm to 7ish

Thursday - July 5 & 12 - 6pm to 7ish

Thursday - Aug 2,9,16 - 6pm to 7ish

Thursday - Sept 6, 13 - 6pm to 7ish

Cost: $25 plus materials

Instructor: Wendy

 

 

 

 

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April Classes

Brioche Headband

If you've ever been interested in learning brioche, this is the class for you.

2 - 2 hour classes

Saturday - 14th - 11pm to 1pm

Saturday - 21st - 11pm to 1pm

Cost:$25 plus materials

 

 

Instructor: Lauri

 
 

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Potato Chip Scarf

This whimsical twirly scarf is a great introduction to doing short rows.

1 - 2 hour class

Saturday - 14h - 2pm to 4pm

Cost:$15 plus materials

 

Instructor: Lauri

 

 

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Little Bells Hat

2 - 2 hour classes

Saturday -  28th - 11am to 1pm

Saturday - May 5th - 11am to 1pm

Cost:$25 plus materials

Instructor: Lauri



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May Classes

Elizabeth Zimmermann's   -  Adult Surprise Jacket

Elizabeth Zimmermann’s Baby Surprise Jacket has become near legendary since its conception in 1968. The jacket is knitted back and forth in Garter stitch, then cleverly folded and completed by weaving the shoulder seams.

3 - 2 hour classes

Saturday - April 21st - 1pm to 3pm

Saturday - May 5th - 1pm to 3pm

Thursday - May 17th - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Cost:$35 plus materials

Instructor: Jarmila

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I Heart Mom Washcloth

Need a gift for Mom? This is great for the newer knitter. Must have experience with:

casting on, knit stitch, purl stitch, binding off.

2 -  2 hour classes

Saturday 28th - 2pm to 4pm

Saturday May 5th - 2pm to 4pm

Cost: $25 plus materials

Instructor: Lauri

 

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Socks 101

Learn to make socks that fit your foot.

3 - 2 hour classes

Saturday 12th - 11am to 1pm

Saturday 19th - 11am to 1pm

Saturday June 2nd - 11am to 1pm

Cost: $35 plus materials


Instructor: Lauri

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Classes

Knitting With Wire -  Flowers

It's easier than you might think and it makes a great last minute Mother's Day gift.

1 - 3 hour class

Saturday 12th -  1:30pm to 4:30pm

Cost: $20 plus materials

Instructor: Lauri

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Mitered Baby Blanket

2 - 2 hour class

Saturday 19th -  2pm to 4pm

Saturday June 2nd -  2pm to 4pm 

Cost: $25 plus materials


Instructor: Lauri

 

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Shadow Knitting a Washcloth

 

1 - 2 hour class

Saturday 26th -  11:30am to 2:30pm

Cost:$20 plus materials

Instructor: Lauri

 


 

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Entrelac Scarf

Learn the basics of the entrelac stitch .

2 - 2 hour classes

Saturday 

Saturday 

Cost: $25 plus materials

 

Instructor: Lauri

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Classes

Socks 101

Once you've had a pair of socks made to fit your foot, you'll never go back to store bought.

3 - 2 hour classes

Saturday

Saturday

Saturday

Cost:$35 plus materials

Materials may be purchased before the class. You will need worsted weight yarn, size 3 or 4 double points, and a tapestry needle.

Instructor: Lauri

 

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To Be Announced

1 - 3 to 4 hour class

Saturday - th - 11am to 1pm

 

Cost:$__ plus materials

Instructor: 

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Entrelac Hat

Learn the entrelac stitch .

2 - 2 hour classes

 

To be announced

Cost: $25 plus materials



Instructor: Lauri

 

 
 

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Beginning Weaving - FULL

2 - 2 hour classes

Saturday  - pm to pm

Saturday  - 2pm to 4pm

Cost: $__   plus materials

Please come a half an hour early to pick out materials. We have Ashford Sample It looms available for rent with the class, cost is $10 / month. If you have a loom you'd like to bring, please call ahead and let us know what kind of loom it is. Not all looms are appropriate for this class.

Instructor: Marty

 

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Beginning Nalbinding - To Be Announced

1 - 3 hour class

Saturday To be announced

Cost:$35 plus materials

Instructor: Amy

 

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