I know a lot of you are not in my area, but a few people has expressed an interest in the dates of my future classes.

They are all at Sauk Valley Community College

173 Illinois Route 2

Dixon, Illinois  61021

Enrollment:  815-835-6212

In the Spring Classes I am offering three different Classes

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Crocheting 101 (pictured above)

This is a great class for a novice or someone looking to improve their skill level.  Learn stitches such as chain, single, double, rib stitch, and triple.  Then move on to intermediate techniques including the basket weave, decreasing, increasing, the shell, working in rounds, and working from charts.  Students will learn crocheting abbreviations and the anatomy of the crochet hook.  Joining yarn, sewing squares together and weaving in the yarn ends will all be covered.  Students will take home a sampler afghan by the end of class.  Supply list will be mailed.

(12 sessions) Mondays, February 3 – April 2

                     6:00-8:00 PM    Cost:  $100.00 

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Aron Fisherman Crocheting (pictured above)

This is an advanced crocheting class for those who want to challenge themselves to the next level.  Fisherman knits are a wonderful traditional craft that originated centuries ago, in this class we are hoping to help this wonderful art form to live on.  Students will learn a variety of stitches including:  The Basket Stitch, Cables, Honeycomb, Knurl, Low and High Ridge, Diamond, Blackberry, ZigZag and Double Zigzag.  When finished, students will have a beautiful pillow.  Supply list will be mailed.

(8 Sessions) Saturdays, March 1 – April 19

10:00 – 12:00 -PM   Cost:  $80.00

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Hairpin Lace (pictured above)

In one session students will make a beautiful bookmark while at the same time learning a new stitch in crocheting.  Must know the single and chain stitch to take this class.  Supply list will be mailed.

(1 session) Saturday, May 10

                 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM  Cost: 20

Crochet Along With Me

If you live in my area, I believe you would enjoy one of the classes.  For those of you who live to far away, I will posting lists of tutorials in the further.  I will be having my first free Crochet Along With Me in January. (pictured below)  Here is the link for the information for this crocheting adventure. (Introduction) Would love to have you join me.

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Until next time, keep those hooks flying.