Knitting with Sandra

Knitting with Sandra, Inc.
3742 Sunnyside Drive
Riverside, CA 92506

ph: 951-684-5647

Classes

Beginning knitters are enthusiastically welcomed.  Appointments may be needed during busy times.  Please contact the shop for an appointment, 951-684-5647.  

Beginning instruction is only $10 when project materials are purchased at KWS and this fee takes you through the completion of the project.

For scheduled instructional group classes, participants should sign up and pre-pay in order to assure you a place in the class.

  • Diagonal Lace Scarf

    Date: Saturday October 3rd and again on Sunday October 4th

    Time: 1:30 pm

    Cost: Free with purchase of Sojabama yarn

    Sessions: 1

    Instructor:  Sandra Ortega

    Skill Level: Beginning, must know knit and purl

    Class Description:  This scarf is a simple diagonal lace eyelet pattern and can be knit in any size by simply casting on more stitches or knitting more pattern repeats. The lace pattern is worked over a multiple of three stitches, so for a wider scarf cast on more stitches in a multiple of three or for a narrower scarf, take away a multiple of three. To make a longer scarf, simply knit the 6 row lace pattern as many more times as you would like.

    Supplies needed:  Pattern--Diagonal Lace Scarf--free, courtesy of Helena Frank.  Download the pattern from Ravelry.  If you don't have an account on Ravelry, check with the shop.  Needles--Size 7.  Yarn--Sojabama.

  • Hand Spinning for Beginners: Un-Ply the Mystery of Hand-Made Yarns

    Date: October 4, 11, 18 & 25

    Time: 1pm-3pm

    Cost: $80

    Sessions: 4 Two-hour class meetings

    Instructor:  Denise Squires

    Skill level: Beginner.  No experience necessary.

    Class Description:  Hand-spun yarn is beautiful! Hand spinning yarn is creative, enjoyable, relaxing, and fun!  Whether you knit, crochet or embroider—whatever your medium—you’ll be amazed at the many possibilities hand-spun yarns can contribute to your work. Even if you don’t have a plan for your yarn, place a few skeins in a basket and admire your creations. Come be inspired! Learn to spin yarn using a spinning wheel! We will also learn about fiber selection, preparation, finishing and design. Different types of spinning wheels will be provided for students to try in class.

    Please join us as we explore the ancient art and craft of spinning yarn. Everyone is welcome! 

    Supplies needed:  Fiber for class instruction, practice and “homework” are included!  

    Class size:  minimum 3 students, maximum 6.

  • Beginning Socks


     

    Date: To be arranged

    Time: 12:30 pm

    Cost: $35, book included

    Sessions: 1

    Instructor:  Sandra Ortega

    Skill Level: Beginning, must know knit and purl

    Class Description:  Learn to knit socks on 5 double points needles

    Supplies needed:  Sock yarn of your choice, Set of double point needles in size needed to achieve gauge

 

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Knitting with Sandra, Inc.
3742 Sunnyside Drive
Riverside, CA 92506

ph: 951-684-5647