Abbey Caldwell

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To say that Abbey Caldwell is obsessed with knitting would be putting it mildly and she LOVES to pass her passion of all things wooly on to others.  Abbey is very excited to be teaching kid and teen knitting classes of all levels at the Studio.  Her work can also be seen in Contempo Artisan Boutique!  Abbey has a lot of energy and can’t wait to start molding young knitters.  SO let’s get those needles clackin’!

CHECK OUT UPCOMING CLASSES:

Exploring Felting for Adults:
There is so much more you can do with wool besides knitting and crocheting! Join this class as we explore two forms of felting. The first form we will explore is needle felting where the students will use roving (wool not spun into yarn) and cookie cutters to create little felted shapes that can be made into Christmas ornaments, pins, earrings,pendants or hair pieces. The second half of the class we will be learning to do a form of wet felting by making felted soap using a bar of soap and some roving. No need for a wash cloth or sponge, with felted soap it’s built right into your soap!
COST: $50…all supplies included
July 2, 2013 from 7pm-9pm

Youth/Teen Beginning Knitting:
This beginning knitting class will introduce students to basic knitting skills while making their own pair of fingerless mitts. No experience is necessary and needles and yarn will be provided. This class is a two session class and the students will leave with finished mitts or the know how to complete them on their own.
If students already know how to knit but would like to learn more they will be instructed on a more intermediate project or may bring their own project to receive help on. (Please discuss project with me ahead of time.)
Knitting is a great way to relax, express yourself and exercise your mind, as well as, knitting is all the rage right now! So come, sit and knit!

Parents may stay or drop students offs.

COST: $40 for 2 sessions and supplies included and $25 if you bring your own.

Youth classes are for ages 8-13 and run from 6:00pm-7:30pm
Teen classes are for ages 14-18 and run from 7:30pm-9:00pm.

May 22 & 29

July 8 & 11 This class is a combined ages class for ages 10-18 that will run from 9:30am-11am.

Adult Beginning Knitting:
Have you always wanted to learn how to knit? Looking for a way to unwind after a busy day? Come join me for this class and learn the beautiful art of knitting. This class is for those who have never knit a stitch or for those who learned a long time ago and need a refresher. We will make a simple scarf during this two session course.
7pm-9pm
COST: $40 supplies included, $25 if you bring your own.
May 14 & 21
June 4 & 11http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/baby-sophosticate—freeJuly 16 & 23

Baby Sophisticate Jacket:

Never knit a sweater? Think they are too big and scary? Why not try this gender neutral baby sweater for a starter project? Everyone has a little baby in their lives that deserves a hand knit sweater and this is a great way to get your feet wet in the sweater knitting world! This is a great little sweater that knits up super fast and keeps you interested in the project the whole way through. All you need to know is how to knit and purl and we’ll help you with the rest!

COST: $35 (pattern is included with the class)

Check out the pattern here: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/baby-sophosticate—free

For questions about any classes or to register please contact me at caldwell.abigail@gmail.com

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