Mosaic Yarn Studio, Ltd. Sock Knitters` Dream Sale!

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Mosaic Yarn Studio, Ltd. Sock Knitters` Dream Sale!
The January/February 2015 newsletter of
Mosaic Yarn Studio, Ltd.
Hi,
Thank you for a wonderful 2014!
We are extremely grateful to all
our wonderful customers and are looking forward
to what 2015 has to bring. Check out our new
classes. We developed many around last year’s
retreat and want to share them with you!
Happy knitting/crocheting!
Darlene
109 W. Prospect Ave. Mount Prospect, IL 60056
Phone: (847) 390-1013 Fax: (847) 390-1256
Web: www.mosaicyar nstudio.com
Mark Your Calendars….Lori Versaci
is coming to Mount Prospect!
Saturday, January, 31
“Meet the Designer Breakfast/Fashion Show”
10 a.m. –12 p.m. Fee: $20
“Knitting a Successful Sweater”
1 - 4 p.m. Fee: $50
Sunday, February 1
“Textured Knitting”
12 - 4 p.m. Fee: $50
Progressive Needles Knit Along
with Michelle Hunter of Knit Purl Hunter
January 2015
Visit www.knitpurlhunter.com and sign up to
subscribe to her newsletter.
Here is how it works:
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The actual pattern is a surprise.
· You will get clues every Thursday.
We will have KALs on Thursdays, 5 - 7 p.m. and
Fridays, 1 - 3 p.m. in January
Materials:
3 (4) Kenzie by HiKoo, 50% New Zealand mer ino,
25% nylon, 10% angora, 10% alpaca, 5% silk noils, 3(4)
skeins – all the same color; waste yarn; US #6 (4mm) &
US #7 (4.5 mm) needles or size needed to obtain
gauge; cable needle, tapestry needle.
Size: 6 1/2” wide, 56 (70)” long
Gauge: 20 sts = 4” in larger needle.
www.versaciknits.com
Ravelry: Versaciknits
Pre-registration required.
Space is limited.
Sock Knitters’ Dream Sale!
Saturday & Sunday,
January 3 & 4
Judy’s Magic Cast On
Saturday, 10 –11 a.m., Fee: $15
Kitchener for Cowards
Saturday, 1 - 2, Fee: $15 (homework)
Pre-registration required. Space Limited.
Special Sales on Sock Supplies!
It’s a sock knitter’s dream come true!
Just for Fun!
HOLIDAY HUES
Friday February 13, 10 a.m.—4 p.m. &
Saturday, February 14, 10 a.m.—4 p.m.
In celebration of St. Valentine’s Day, all
Pink/Red yarn is 20% off.
Sunday, March 15, 12—4 p.m. &
Tuesday, March 17, 10 a.m.—4 p.m. In
celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, all Green
yarn is 20% off!
Building Blocks 2015
with Emily Hrobsky
Building Blocks is a skill building workshop that has
students knitting a different 12″ block every month that can
be pieced together to create a lovely sampler
afghan. The emphasis of this class is EDUCATION.
Students are guided through the various stitches and
techniques each month as their knitting knowledge is
increased. With a different skill focus each month there is
something new to learn at each class. Topics such as gauge,
cast ons, bind offs, cables, increases, decreases, lace, pattern
reading and more are covered. Join in the fun!
1st Wednesday of every month, 5 - 6:30 p.m
Building in Color 2015
with June Sorensen
Building in Color is a workshop that has students working
with color. Ten strips go together to make an afghan. Each
months students will work on a different strip and learn a
new technique. The last two months are for finishing and
putting on the border.
1st Monday of every month, 6:30-8:00 p.m. or
1st Saturday of every month, 1 - 2:30 p.m.
$10/month or $100/year
Book & yarn must be purchased at MYS!
Join Us for Our FREE
Knit/Crochet Nites!
Come by Mosaic Yarn Studio
Every Thursday Evening
from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Special Theme Nites:
January 22: Eskimo Pies
February 12: Be My Valentine
March 19: Reese’s Eggs
We will still have charity ideas for
those who wish to continue to knit/
crochet for those in need.
Mother Bear Project February KAL
The Mother Bear Project is a
501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing
comfort and hope to children,
primarily those affected by
HIV/AIDS in emerging nations,
by giving them a gift of love in
the form of hand-knit and crocheted bears.
Fridays, 1—3 p.m.
Everyone must order their own pattern online!
http://www.motherbearproject.org/pattern.html
Skacel Magalog
Trunk Show
Friday, February 6 to
Sunday, February 22
Accessory designs featuring Caribou,
Cobasi, , Simpliworsted, Simplinatural,
Zauberball, Zumie and Cashmere Queen.
Vote on your favorite for a March KAL!
Tuesday Afternoons with Darlene
1 - 3 p.m.
Session 1
January 6 to 27
Session 2
February 3 to 24
Session 3
March 3 to 31
(No Class March 10)
Session 4
April 7 to 28
Knitting Classes
Beginning Knitting
During the first 2 classes, you will learn to cast on, knit,
purl, increase, decrease & cast off. On the 3rd class
session, you will pick out an easy project, learn to read
knitting instructions & work on your chosen project for
the remainder of the course. Fee: $70/4 week class
.
Mon. Jan. 5 to 26 with Georg
6:30 - 8 p.m.
Tues. January 6 to 27 with Courtney
10 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.
Sat. January 10 to 31 with Kate
10 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.
Mon. Feb. 2 to 23 with Georg
Tues. Feb. 10 to March 3 with Courtney
6:30 - 8 p.m.
10 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Wed. February 18 to March 18 with Emily
(No Class March 4)
5 - 6:30 p.m.
Mon. March 2 to 23 with Georg
6:30 - 8 p.m.
Materials: US 8 to 9 knitting needle; one 100 gram ball of
worsted weight yarn (preferably a wool or wool blend).
All materials (except needles) must be purchased
from Mosaic Yarn Studio. Registered students
get a 10% discount on class supplies! Beginning
Knitting can be taken only two times and then you
must move up to Intermediate Knitting:)
Intermediate Knitting
Intermediate Knitting
You will learn more advanced techniques of your
choice. For example, you can choose a simple
cabled sweater pattern, a fair isle pattern, an intarsia
pattern - the choice is yours! This class can be taken
over and over and over and over….
Fee: $80/session
4 weeks
Special Fee: $288/4 consecutive sessions (16 weeks)
Monday Afternoons with Darlene
1- 3 p.m
Session 1
January 5 to 26
Session 2
February 2 to 23
Session 3
March 2 to 30
(No Class March 9)
Session 4
April 6 to 27
Tuesday Evenings with Darlene
Session 1
Session 2
Session 3
Session 4
6 - 8 p.m.
January 6 to 27
February 3 to 24
March 3 to 31
(No Class March 10)
April 7 to 28
Wednesday Evenings with Georg
7 - 9 p.m.
Session 1
January 14 to February 4
Session 2
February 11 to March 4
Session 3
March 11 to April 8
(No Class April 1)
Session 4
April 15 to May 6
Thursday Afternoons with Courtney
1 - 3 p.m.
Session 1
January 22 to February 12
Session 2
February 19 to March 12
Session 3
March 19 to April 16
(No Class March 26)
Session 4
TBA
Thursday Evenings with Darlene
7 - 9 p.m.
Session 1
January 22 to February 19
(No Class February 5)
Session 2
February 26 to March 26
(No Class March 5)
Session 3
April 2 to 30
(No Class April 16)
Session 4
TBA
Saturday Mornings with Darlene 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Session 1
January 24 to February 21
(No Class January 31)
Session 2
February 28 to March 21
Session 3
March 28 to April 25
(No Class April 18)
Session 4
TBA
Custom Pattern Writing
Let Darlene measure you & print
a pattern according to your
unique body measurements. This
computer-generated service is
$10 with yarn purchase or $20
with yarn from your stash!
Please call the studio at
847-390-1013
Project Classes
Technique Classes
Correcting Mistakes with Darlene Joyce
Are you tired of running into the shop every time the stitches fall off the needle?
Come and learn how to correct common
mistakes made while knitting. You will
learn to pick up dropped stitches in stockinette, garter,
and at the end of the row. The class will include exercises in dropping down pattern stitches, picking up
dropped stitches, and ripping out rows of knitting and
getting stitches back on the needle. Please pick up
homework sheet.
Wed. January 7
Fee: $32
2 - 4 p.m.
2 hour class
Socks from the Toe Up (Turkish Toe)
with Courtney Buckalew
With the yarn of your choice & some
basic foot measurements, Courtney will
guide you through the basic calculations
& techniques for knitting a sock. The
Turkish Toe does not use short rows like the German
method and many knitters find it easier to execute.
Students can opt to use double points or two circular
needles.
Fri. January 9 to 23
Fee: $60
Advanced Correcting Mistakes with Darlene Joyce
Does taking out lace patterns confuse you? Do you
want to become more skilled at ripping out your mistakes? This class was developed by popular request.
Students must know how to rip out basic stockinette or
have taken the “Correcting Mistakes” class. Please
pick up homework sheet
Wicker Cowl with K ate Joyce
Learn how to knit very simple lace
with knit two togethers and yarn
overs. Choose any yarn and a 24”
circular needle that is 2 sizes larger
than what the ball band recommends.
She knit a bunch of these for her
bridesmaids!
Wed. January 14
Fee: $32
Sat. January 10
Fee: $32
2 - 4 p.m.
2 hour class
Short Rows* with Darlene Joyce
Learn different purposes of short rows and how
to work them, including wrapping and turning (w &
t) and picking up the wraps (pw). Student will go
through exercises on both the knit and purl sides.
Wed. January 21
Fee: $15
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
1 hour class
Crochet Provisional Cast On* with Darlene Joyce
Learn how to do a crochet
provisional cast on that
looks exactly like a bind off
if left in tack or can be removed
for live stitches to knit in the opposite direction. No crochet experience needed.
Wed. January 28
Fee: $15
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
1 hour class
*Sign up for both Short Rows and Crochet Provisional
Cast On and pay only $25!
10 a.m.- 12 p.m.
3 week class
1 - 3 p.m.
2 hour class
Welted Reversible Scarf with Emily Hrobsky
This welting technique involves
slipping stitches. Each row is worked
with only one color! After you get the
hang of it, it is easy!
Sun. January 11
Wed. February 11
Fee: $32
2 hour class
1 - 3 p.m.
5 - 7 p.m.
Basic Mittens with Emily Hrobsky
Learn how to make basic mittens for
any of your loved ones! Emily will
walk you through using double
pointed needles. Sizing from child small to adult large.
This pattern is a great basic for all yarn weights.
Wed. January 14 to 28
Fee: $55
5 - 6:30 p.m.
3 week class
Raised Vertical Triangles
with June Sorensen
Increases and decreases cause this knitted fabric
to raise above the surface.
This three dimensional look
can be achieved by using
only one color as well.
Make ones, paired decreases, intarsia and fair isle are
all covered in this class.
Sat. January 24
Fee: $32
1 – 3 p.m.
2 hour class
Holes (a.k.a. “Fish Lips”) with Georg L uxton
Learn how to create holes
and how to incorporate them
into designs. After the holes
are knit, stitches are picked up
around the hole to form a border (or
“lips”). Georg will show samples
(a shawl and fingerless mitt) that
incorporates as a design element.
The holes can be open or filled in.
Sat. February 21
Fee: $32
1 - 3 p.m.
2 hour week class
My First Sweater with Darlene Joyce
Use Ann Budd’s book, The Knitter’s Handy Book of Patterns and
the yarn of your choice to make a
basic pullover sweater or cardigan
in any size. The set-in-sleeve is
flattering to almost all body types.
Couture techniques are taught to
refine your knitting repertoire. In
order to allow for knitting time,
this class meets every other week.
Sat. February 28, March 14, 28 & April 11 1- 3 p.m
Fee: $80
4 week class
Sun. January 25
1 - 3 p.m.
Fee: $32
2 hour class
Buttonhole Scarf with Courtney Buckalew
Learn how to make this
funky scarf by using a simple
buttonhole technique. You can
use one of the Wonderland kits or
choose a solid color. If desired, the
ends can be joined together to
make a cowl.
Fri. February 6 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Wed. February 25 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Fee: $32
2 hour class
Garter Lace Triangles with Darlene Joyce
The technique used in this lace
pattern is reminiscent of entrelac.
A garter triangle is knit and stitches of increasing length are picked
up along the edge. Very interesting to work. Students will make
start a scarf or cowl.
Sat. February 14
Fee: $32
Mix No. 34 with Darlene Joyce
Learn how to make this textured
scarf using right and left make
ones and double decreases.
Chart and written words given.
This project is for a knitter with
a little more experience. Homework required.
1 - 3 p.m.
2 hour class
Fair Isle Knitting
with June Sorensen
Learn the traditional way of knitting
stranded knitting using one color of
yarn in each hand. You will combine
both English and Continental knitting.
Saturday,
February 21,
10 a.m.—4 p.m.
(with a lunch
break)
Fee: $50
MYS cannot promise any make-up
classes for missed classes. Any
exceptions are at the discretion of
the owner. Please do not ask the
teachers because they are not
authorized to make an exception.
Crochet Classes
Beginning/ Intermediate Crochet
with MYS Staff
This class is for crocheters of any skill
level. It is tailored around what you
know and what you'd like to learn. If
you're new to crochet, you'll get started with chain, single, and double crochet stitches. Already know the basics? Then learn to read patterns and
stitch diagrams. If you want to learn classics like
granny squares, doilies, motifs, or filet crochet, only
your imagination is the limit! Come prepared with a
project of your choosing, and let's get started.
Fri. January 9 to 30 with Darlene
Fri. February 13 to March 6
Fee: $40
10 - 11 a.m.
10 - 11 a.m.
4 week class
Frostyflakes Scarf with Darlene Joyce
With the snow getting ready to
fall, this project is jus the right
project. Crochet Vashti’s Braha’s Frostyflakes for a perfect
accent piece. You can use any
dk weight yarn and some size 6
seed beads (optional) for the
edging. We have some beads
in stock for your convenience.
Sat. January 10
1 - 3 p.m.
Fee: $32
2 hour class
Tunisian Mittens (Double-Ended)
with Darlene Joyce
Learn how to use a double
ended hook and crochet Tunisian in the round. We will
be using two colors to form
a pattern. Knowledge of
some Tunisian crochet required.
Wed. February 4 & 11
2 - 4p.m.
Fee: $50
2 week class
Vibrations with Darlene Joyce
Originally designed for the
Chicago Yarn Crawl 2014.
Learn how to do a basic ripple
stitch using self striping yarn
fingering weight yarn and a size
H or I crochet hook. Pattern is
free with class registration or
for purchase for $5 on Ravelry.
Thurs. February 18
2 - 4 p.m.
Fee: $32
2 hour class
Exploring Tunisian Crochet
with Darlene Joyce
Saturday January 17
10 a.m.— 3 p.m.
(with a one hour lunch break)
The Lunch Bunch Group!
Wednesdays,
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
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You gotta eat!
You gotta knit/crochet!
Everyone is welcome:)
Bring your lunch!
During the first half of
class you will learn the
basics of Tunisian crochet
including the anatomy of
Tunisian crochet stitches,
Tunisian simple stitch,
Tunisian knit stitch,
abbreviations, etc. During
the second half, advanced
applications of Tunisian will be explored.
Please ask for a supply list when registering.
Fee: $50. Pre-registration required.
Required Book: The New Tunisian Crochet
(Available at MYS)
Coming in March
Bunny Fun with Darlene Joyce
With the Lamb’s Pride colors of your choice
and a size 10 1/2 needle, this bunny knits up
quick. Students will learn short row shaping,
basic animal construction and how to felt. It
is a joy to make and soooo cute:)
Sat. March 7 & 21
Fee: $50
1 - 3 p.m.
2 week class
Shrug This! with Courtney Buckalew
Quite possibly the easiest
sweater pattern ever. Using a
large needle and a little thicker
yarn (or a double strand of
yarn), this shrug is done in no
time. Courtney will help with
sizing this pattern for any body
size. Designed by Toni Kayser Weiner. Pattern is available for free. This shrug is
perfect for a little summer cover up.
Fri. March 6 & 13
Fee: $50
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
2 week class
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Finishing Clinic
The Knitting Doctor is in!
$10/one hour clinic
Bring your knitted pieces, a
tapestry needle, split ring
markers, a tape measure and learn to sew
your sweaters together!
Saturdays, 9 - 10 a.m.
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Mail to: Mosaic Yarn Studio, Ltd.
109 W. Prospect Ave.
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
Class Policies
Class Materials: Except when noted, yar ns must be
purchased from Mosaic Yarn Studio. Come in as soon as
possible to pick out your supplies in case we need to order
something. Students receive a 10% discount on all class
materials! Please come to class with any gadgets you might
need!
Pre-Registration: Pr e-registration is required for all classes.
You may register by phone via Visa/Mastercard or you can
send in the class registration form above. Of course, you can
always register in person!
Minimum: A minimum of three students is required in order
for a class to run. You will be notified one week in advance if
the minimum is not met and your deposit will be refunded.
Balance: The balance for class fees is due on the fir st day
of class.
Cancellation: Stor e cr edit can be issued for your deposit if
we are notified one week before the start of class. After this
point, deposits are non-refundable. Out of courtesy to our instructors, no make-up classes are given.
Private Lessons
We offer private lessons at $32.00 per hour. Call the
shop at 847-390-1013 or stop by & we can set something
up for you with one of our instructors.
(No Clinic November 8, 22, 29 & December 27)
Registration 24 hours before
clinic start time required.
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One hour minimum please
Pre-payment required
No refunds on cancellations made less than one week
before scheduled lesson
Mosaic
Yarn Studio, Ltd.
109 W. Prospect Ave.
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
Store Hours
Tues., Fri., Sat.
Wednesday
Thursday
Sunday
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
12 p.m. to 9 p.m.
12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Look inside for
new classes!
Holiday Hours
Wed. December 31
Thurs. January 1
Sun. April 5 (Easter)
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Closed
Closed
Mosaic Yarn Studio is located in downtown
Mount Prospect at 109 W. Prospect Ave. on
the South Side of the Railroad Tracks
From the Northwest Suburbs
Southeast on Northwest Hwy (Rt.14) to 83 (Main
St). Right on 83 (Main St) to Prospect Ave. Right on
Prospect Ave.
From the Northern Suburbs
I-294 South to the Golf Rd. Exit West on Golf Rd. to
Northwest Hwy. Right onto Northwest Hwy to 83
(Main St). Left on 83 (Main St) to Prospect Ave.
Right on Prospect Ave.
From the Western Suburbs
I-294 North to Dempster St. Exit. West on Dempster
St. to 83 (Main St). Left on 83 (Main St.) to Prospect Ave. Right on Prospect Ave.
From Downtown Chicago
I-90 West to I-294 North
Follow directions for
Western Suburbs

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