Classes

Beginning Knitting Class

New dates have been added:


Saturday afternoons Dec. 2nd, 9th, & 16th
1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.


Tuesday mornings Dec. 5th, 12th, & 19th
10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.


Saturday mornings Nov. 18th, 25th, & Dec. 2nd
9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (this class is filled & underway)


This is a 3-week class, see schedule below


Instructor:  Michelle Widhalm of Knitter's Path

Cost: $90.00 + cost of materials

Class fee must be paid upon registration to hold your spot. 

Help is available in the shop with Diana between class sessions.


Materials: there is a 10% discount on class supplies purchased in the shop.  


  • 100 gms. worsted weight yarn, 100% wool, acrylic/wool blend or 100% acrylic
  • Size 8 knitting needles
  • Tapestry or large-eye needle
  • Materials must be purchased by 11/11, one week before the class 

Week 1:  You’ll get a feel for the needles by knitting a bracelet.  Then cast-on to begin a garter stitch project you’ll work on for next class.  In this session, you’ll learn the knit stitch and be introduced to casting on and binding off. 

Week 2:  We’ll evaluate your progress and proceed according to your comfort level.  If ready, you’ll finish the garter stitch project, then learn how to purl.  You’ll begin a new project using the stockinette stitch. 

Week 3: (Final session)  Finish projects and discuss ideas for next steps.  By the end of the class, you’ll have learned knitting basics.  How to cast on, knit, purl, bind off and finish. 


You can register by phone at 402-932-2157 or in-person at the shop.


Cancellation Policy: Cancellations made 7 days prior to the first class session will receive a full refund.  If you find you need to cancel 6 to 2 days before, you can receive credit for a future class with Michelle Widhalm.  Cancellations within 48 hrs. will not be eligible for refund or credit.

Intermediate Knitting Class

What we are knitting - Lauren Hat by Margaret Santino


This is a free pattern from Cascade Yarns. A printed copy will be provided.


Instructor: Jaime Mars

This will be a 2 week class on Saturday 11/18 & 11/25. Class time is 1:30-3:30 PM


Cost-$50 Plus cost of materials


Class fee must be paid upon registration to hold your spot.


Materials

There is a 10% discount for materials purchased in the shop.

Suggested yarn-Berroco Millefiori 1 skein (color of your choice)

Needles-size 6, 16" circular and double pointed (or size needed to obtain gauge.)

Cable needle, stitch markers, crochet hook, yarn needle, waste yarn (for provisional cast on), 2 buttons (some are available for purchase at the Wooly Mammoth), thread and needle to sew on your buttons (for week 2 only).


Gauge- 20 sts=4" in stockinette st, on size needle to get gauge


Techniques used

Week 1-Provisional cast on, cabling

Week 2-Casting off live stitches with Kitchener stitch, picking up stitches from a live edge


You can register by phone or in person at the

Wooly Mammoth Yarn Shop

5096 S. 108th St. | Omaha. NE 68137

Phone:-402-932-2157


Cancellation policy: Cancellations made 7 days prior to the first class will receive a full refund. If you find you need to cancel 2 to 6 days before, you can receive credit for a future class with Jaime Mars. Cancellations within 48 hours will not be eligible for refund or credit.