Class - Descriptions

BEGINNING CROCHET:

Participants will learn the basics of crochet including how to create a dishcloth using basic stitches as well as how to read a pattern. Whether you are a newbie or need a refresher course, this will be a great class to get you started crocheting. All equipment and materials for class use will be provided.

  • Class Duration:  Three hours
  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Instructor:  Erika Saylor
  • Materials to bring:  Pen, paper and small scissors

BEGINNING FELTING: 

If you have ever wanted to learn how to needle felt or brush up on your skills, then this is the class for you. Instruction will cover proper technique as well as tips from start to finish for a beautiful piece that you can be proud of afterwards. Everything you need to get started is included with the class.

  • Class Duration:  Three hours
  • Skill Level:  Beginner
  • Instructor: Erika Saylor
  • Take home products include: 2D Tapestry Kit
  • Materials to bring:  Pen and paper

BEGINNING PUNCH NEEDLE:

Participants will be introduced to the basics of punch needle embroidery, including needles, fabrics, thread and patterns.  Students will be working with an Ultra Punch Needle and a sampler pattern.  You will leave the class with your own punch needle, punch needle pattern, lap stand hoop and your almost-finished piece.  

  • Class Duration: 3 hours
  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Instructor: Amy Judd
  • Take Home Products Include:  Punch Needle Pattern, Thread, Ultra Punch Three Needle Set and Lap Stand Hoop
  • Materials to Bring: Small Scissors

INTRODUCTION TO RIGID HEDDLE WEAVING: 

Rigid heddle weaving is fun, simple to learn, and very versatile.  In this class you will weave a sample on a Schacht Cricket loom. We will cover basic weaving concepts, warping the loom, choosing yarns, and the process of weaving. We will also discuss finishing techniques and how to plan a successful weaving project.  All equipment and materials for class use will be provided.

  • Class Duration:  5 hours with an hour break for lunch
  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Instructor:  Amy Judd
  • Materials to Bring: Pen, paper, and scissors
  • Location:  Franklin County Cooperative Extension Office; 101 Lakeview Court  Frankfort, KY  40601                                                                            

LEARN TO KNIT FROM STITCH ONE:

Don’t know where to start? This is it! You will learn how to cast on, knit, purl, as well as bind off. We will also give you the foundation you need to go learn more stitches on your own and give you great resources to continue your knitting journey. Hands on attention will be given to each individual student to give tips and tricks. You’ll learn how to read a basic knitting pattern and chart. You will have a good start on a knitted dishcloth by the end of class.  All equipment and materials for class use will be provided.

  • Class Duration: Three hours
  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Instructor:  Annie LaForge
  • Materials to bring: Pen and paper