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Classes and Social/Help times subject to change as the Covid-19 situation changes.

If classes are cancelled due to changing circumstances around the Covid-19 virus or you need to postpone or cancel because of exposure or an illness, unused classes fees will be refunded.

Classes are currently limited to 3 students. Masks are required.

We offer a wide range of classes and workshops for any skill level, all offered in small-sized groups.
Here, not only will you learn about the yarns themselves, but how to knit, crochet, and more.

Friday Social/Help Times with Terry

Join Terry for social/help time! RSVP is required

Every Friday afternoon from 2:00pm to 5:00pm.

Sliding scale for Help. $10 is suggested. There is never a charge for socializing.

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March 2020

Learn to Knit Daytime

March 5 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Yarn Refuge, 3368 Lakeside Ct
Reno, NV 89509 United States
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$130.00

Class Dates: Thursdays March 5th, 12th, 19th, & 26th  Class Hours: 1:00 – 3:00 pm OR 6:00 – 8:00 pm Skill Level: Beginner – (For both right and left-handed students) Class Description: This four-part, 8-hour class will launch you upon your knitting journey! In the first two classes, you will learn the most common method to cast on, how to work the knit stitch in a manner that works for you. You will also learn the method of knitting most suitable for…

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Learn to Crochet

March 7 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Yarn Refuge, 3368 Lakeside Ct
Reno, NV 89509 United States
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$100.00

Class Date: Saturdays March 7th, 14th, & 21st Class Hours: 10:00- 12:00pm Class Description: In the first class you will learn how to tension the yarn, how to create the basic crochet stitches – chain, single crochet, & double crochet, slip stitch, and how to work flat and in the round. In the following classes, you will start on a hat to practice your new skill. You will also learn how to read a basic pattern. Materials included with fee: •   Pattern for…

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My First Knit Hat – March

March 7 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Yarn Refuge, 3368 Lakeside Ct
Reno, NV 89509 United States
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$100.00

Class Date: Saturdays March 7th, 14th, & 21st Class Hours: 10:00 – 12:00pm Skill Level: Beginner + Class Description: Hats are a great way to begin learning how to knit in the round. You may choose one of these simple yet stylish hat patterns. All are free and available on Ravelry. We can help you with downloading and printing the pattern if needed. Knit Night Hat by Judy Marples (slouchy) Barley by Tin Can Knits (beanie) Classic WWII Watch Cap Koko Bean Hat by judithmarieknits…

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My First Shawl

March 7 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Yarn Refuge, 3368 Lakeside Ct
Reno, NV 89509 United States
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$130.00

Class Dates: Saturdays, March 7th, 14th, 21st, & 28th Class Hours: 1:00 – 3:00pm Skill Level: Beginner + Class Description: Choose from one of two different designs. Both shawls are good introductions to some basic shawl, easy techniques!  One shawl uses a single color for a snug and cozy triangular wrap! The other shawl uses three colors to create a stunning crescent pop of color that can be worn any season. Material Needed: Pattern: Age of Brass and Steam Kerchief by Orange Flower Yarn Minimum…

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Socks on 2 Circulars

March 7 | 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Yarn Refuge, 3368 Lakeside Ct
Reno, NV 89509 United States
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$130.00

Class Date: Saturdays March 7th, 14th, 21st, & 28th Class Hours: 3:30-5:30pm Skill Level: Intermediate + Class Description: Learn how to knit top-down socks on two circular needles with this simple yet flexible pattern. There are 3 sizes and 3 different heel flaps to choose from so you can customize for the perfect fit. You may choose to knit one or two socks at a time. Material Needed: Pattern: Vanilla Latte Socks by Virginia Rose-Jeanes Yarn: 350 - 450 yds fingering weight Needle: 2 US #1 needles. 1-…

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Learn to Knit a Brioche Cowl

March 12 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Yarn Refuge, 3368 Lakeside Ct
Reno, NV 89509 United States
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$130.00

Class Date: Thursdays March 12th, 26th, April 9th & 23rd Class Hours: 10:00am – 12:00pm Skill Level: Experienced Beginner to Intermediate Class Description: Choose from one of two different designs. Both cowls are great introductions to knitting the Brioche stitch!  One uses a single color of a lovely self-striping, tubularly constructed alpaca yarn – Berroco Aero which creates a large circumference cowl that is worn doubled and is as light as a feather! The other uses two colors of worsted weight yarn – one solid…

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Learn to Knit – Evening

March 12 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Yarn Refuge, 3368 Lakeside Ct
Reno, NV 89509 United States
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$130

Class Dates: Thursday evenings March 12th, 19th, 26th, & April 2nd Class Hours: 5:30 - 7:30pm Skill Level: Beginner – (For both right and left-handed students) Class Description: This four-part, 8-hour class will launch you upon your knitting journey! In the first two classes, you will learn the most common method to cast on, how to work the knit stitch in a manner that works for you. You will also learn the method of knitting most suitable for you. In the second…

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April 2020

Fixing Mistakes – Beginner Level

April 2 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Yarn Refuge, 3368 Lakeside Ct
Reno, NV 89509 United States
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$35

Class Date: Thursday April 2nd Class Hours: 1:00-3:00pm Skill Level: All levels Class Description: Ripping back is frustrating and often unnecessary! In this beginner level class the student will learn to recognize correctly worked stitches and what to do when things don't look right or go horribly wrong! Then learn techniques for how to correct your work like how to un-knit (tink), pick up dropped stitches, untwist stitches, add or remove yarn overs, and other techniques to use when a…

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Learn to Knit – April

April 4 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Yarn Refuge, 3368 Lakeside Ct
Reno, NV 89509 United States
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$130

Learn to Knit - April Class Dates: Saturdays April 4th, 11th, 18th, & 25th (Please note time difference on the 25th) Class Hours: 10:30 – 12:30pm (1:00-3:00pm on April 25th because of LYS Day.) Class Cost: $130 +$20 Materials fee. Instructor: Terry King Skill Level: Beginner – (For both right and left-handed students) Class Description: This four-part, 8-hour class will launch you upon your knitting journey! In the first two classes you will learn the most common method to cast…

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My First Knit Hat – April

April 4 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Yarn Refuge, 3368 Lakeside Ct
Reno, NV 89509 United States
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$100

Class Date: Saturdays April 4th, 11th, & 18th Class Hours: 1:00 - 3:00pm Skill Level: Beginner + Class Description: Hats are a great way to begin learning how to knit in the round. You may choose one of these simple yet stylish hat patterns. All are free and available on Ravelry. We can help you with downloading and printing the pattern if needed. Knit Night Hat by Judy Marples (slouchy) Barley by Tin Can Knits (beanie) Classic WWII Watch Cap Koko Bean…

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Learn to Knit Basic Socks – April

April 4 | 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Yarn Refuge, 3368 Lakeside Ct
Reno, NV 89509 United States
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$130

Class Date: Saturdays April 4th, 11th, 18th, & 25th Class Hours: 3:30 – 5:30pm Skill Level: Beginner + Class Description: Learn the basics of sock knitting! In this class you will work step by step in the classroom to create your first sock in worsted weight yarn. The first session will take you through casting on and working the cuff of the sock. The second session will trouble shoot and work through the leg to the heel flap. The third…

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August 2020

Learn to Crochet

August 5 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Yarn Refuge, 3368 Lakeside Ct
Reno, NV 89509 United States
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$150

Date: Wednesday August 5th, 12th, 19th, & 26th Time: 4-6pm Instructor: Terry Cost: $130 + $20 materials fee Class is limited to 3 students Skill Level: Beginner Class Description: In the first class you will learn how to tension the yarn, how to create the basic crochet stitches – chain, single crochet, & double crochet, slip stitch, and how to work flat and in the round. In the following classes you will make a hat to practice your new skill!…

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Knit an Omena Circular Vest

August 6 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Yarn Refuge, 3368 Lakeside Ct
Reno, NV 89509 United States
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$100

Dates: Thursdays August 6th & 20th and September 3rd Time: 10am - 12pm Instructor: Terry Cost: $100 Skill Level: Experienced Beginner Class Description: Everything about Omena is fun, from cast on to total wearability. Knit with options for a 1-color or a 3-color gradient, the seamless construction is totally unique! The armholes are self-finishing, so all that’s left is to weave in a few ends, and you are ready for a chill in the air. Instructions for making the back…

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Knitting Skills: Learn to Read Written Knitting Patterns

August 7 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Yarn Refuge, 3368 Lakeside Ct
Reno, NV 89509 United States
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$35

Date: Friday August 7th  Time: 4-6pm Instructor: Terry Cost: $35 Class is limited to 3 students  Skill Level: Experienced Beginner and up Class Description: Learn the structure of how knitting patterns are written, what standard abbreviations mean, typical phrases used and what they really mean, the sequence of instructions, the importance of extra notes and some of the confusions they can cause. Then we will practice reading and understanding some popular patterns. Material Needed: Notebook Pen/Pencil Pattern(s) you have questions…

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Learn to Knit

August 8 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Yarn Refuge, 3368 Lakeside Ct
Reno, NV 89509 United States
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$150

Date: Saturdays August 8th, 15th, 22nd, & 29th Time: 10am-12pm Instructor: Terry King Cost: $130 + $20 materials fee Class is limited to 3 students Skill Level: Beginner (For both right and left-handed students) Class Description: This four-part, 8-hour class will launch you upon your knitting journey! In the first two classes you will learn the most common method to cast on, how to work the knit stitch in a manner that works for you. You will also learn the…

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September 2020

Learn to Knit

September 5 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Yarn Refuge, 3368 Lakeside Ct
Reno, NV 89509 United States
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$130.00

Date: Saturdays September 5th, 12th, 19th, & 26th Time: 10am-12pm Instructor: Terry King Cost: $130 + $20 materials fee Class is limited to 3 students Skill Level: Beginner (For both right and left-handed students) Class Description: This four-part, 8-hour class will launch you upon your knitting journey! In the first two classes you will learn the most common method to cast on, how to work the knit stitch in a manner that works for you. You will also learn the…

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October 2020

Bring Your Own Project

October 8 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until November 19, 2020

Yarn Refuge, 3368 Lakeside Ct
Reno, NV 89509 United States
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$35

Open Projects Class – Work on the project of your choice Date:  Thursday mornings Hours:  10:00am – 12:00pm Instructor: Terry King Cost: $35 per class. (If you wish to attend multiple classes you may purchase a gift card and receive a slight discount. 3 classes will be $100 and 4 classes $130. Please RSVP for class by calling the store or use the RSVP button below.) Skill Level: any Class Description:  Have a project you want to start, restart, or…

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Learn to Knit

October 11 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Yarn Refuge, 3368 Lakeside Ct
Reno, NV 89509 United States
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$130.00

Learn to Knit  Date: Saturdays October 10, 17, 24, & 31, 2020 Time: 10am-12pm Instructor: Terry King Cost: $130 + $20 materials fee Class is limited to 3 students Skill Level: Beginner (For both right and left-handed students) Class Description: This four-part, 8-hour class will launch you upon your knitting journey! In the first two classes you will learn the most common method to cast on, how to work the knit stitch in a manner that works for you. You…

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Bring Your Own Project

October 15 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Yarn Refuge, 3368 Lakeside Ct
Reno, NV 89509 United States
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$35

Open Projects Class – Work on the project of your choice Date:  Thursday afternoon Hours:  1:00pm - 3:00pm Instructor: Terry King Cost: $35 per class. (If you wish to attend multiple classes you may purchase a gift card and receive a slight discount. 3 classes will be $100 and 4 classes $130. Please RSVP for class by calling the store or use the RSVP button below.) Skill Level: any Class Description:  Have a project you want to start, restart, or…

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Bring Your Own Project

October 22 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Yarn Refuge, 3368 Lakeside Ct
Reno, NV 89509 United States
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$35

Open Projects Class – Work on the project of your choice Date:  Thursday afternoon Hours:  1:00pm - 3:00pm Instructor: Terry King Cost: $35 per class. (If you wish to attend multiple classes you may purchase a gift card and receive a slight discount. 3 classes will be $100 and 4 classes $130. Please RSVP for class by calling the store or use the RSVP button below.) Skill Level: any Class Description:  Have a project you want to start, restart, or…

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