Shift Gears with Mosaic Knitting


  • First of two sessions
    February 26, 2020
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Second of two sessions
    March 4, 2020
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Curious about colorwork but intimidated by knitting with more than one strand of yarn? Mosaic knitting is like stranded colorwork, but without the stranding: knit using only one color at a time and slip stitches to create a colorful, textured fabric.

Color Theory in Stranded Colorwork


  • First of three sessions
    February 11, 2020
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Second of three sessions
    February 18, 2020
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Third of three sessions
    February 25, 2020
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Explore color theory, color selection for knitting, stranded knitting techniques increases and decreases in colorwork, and circular knitting. Choose from two hat patterns – Lucerne or Galloway and design your hat from a palette of 45 colors of Brooklyn Tweed Peerie.

Mosaic Knitting


  • January 13, 2020
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn about Mosaic Knitting, a fun and simple colorwork technique, and prepare yourself for our upcoming Laurelie KAL.

Learn to Cable: Patisserie Hat


  • First of two sessions
    December 3, 2019
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Second of two sessions
    December 10, 2019
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A cabled confection, the Patisserie Hat is perfect last-minute gift knitting. Learn how to cable using charts while making visible progress on your project, one fat stitch at a time.

My First Shawl: Multnomah


  • First of three sessions
    November 6, 2019
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Second of three sessions
    November 13, 2019
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Third of three sessions
    November 20, 2019
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Multnomah is a great first triangular shawl. Mostly garter stitch with a very easy lace border, this shawl will demonstrate the construction for many triangular shawls, and with only one lace-work row, it is simple to memorize.

Getting Gauge Smart


  • Getting Gauge Smart
    October 12, 2019
    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

It’s easy to fall in love with patterns that don’t match the yarn you want to use or your gauge. Learn how to alter patterns and swatch for perfect fall sweaters!

Reading Charts: Fidra Hat


  • First of two sessions
    October 1, 2019
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Second of two sessions
    October 8, 2019
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Fidra is a quick and interesting one-size hat knit in bulky-weight yarn. Learn a new cast on (alternating long-tail and German twisted), how to read a knitting chart and, as a bonus, how to make the best pompoms.

My First Pullover: Flax


  • First of five sessions starts
    October 2, 2019
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

If you have ever completed any kind of knitting project (you know how to can cast on, bind off, knit, and purl), you can complete this sweater! We’re using the Flax pattern by Tin Can Knits to teach you the basics of top-down sweater knitting.

Infinity Scarf – FREE!


  • Infinity Scarf
    June 28, 2019
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Calling all book AND yarn lovers! Join Fancywork and the Deschutes Public Library as we team up for a class on infinity scarves – all part of the national Summer Reading Program theme of “A Universe of Stories.” Better yet, this class is FREE to participate in but registration is required! Needles, yarn, and the pattern are provided. 

Pick Your Project: Summer Tops


  • First of four sessions
    July 9, 2019
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Second of four sessions
    July 16, 2019
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Third of four sessions
    July 23, 2019
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Forth of four sessions
    July 30, 2019
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Isla for the second of a three-part summer knitting workshop series: Pick Your Project! In this workshop, we’ll be focusing on summer tops. Just because the days are getting warmer doesn’t mean the handknits have to go away.