Join one of our weekly classes to revitalize your knitting & crocheting, practice the tough stuff or learn a brand new craft! All classes are held at our storefront in Hayden, Idaho.
Patisserie Hat series – September 6 & 13 – 6 pm - 9 pm – $18
Nibble a madeleine & sip a latte in style with this slouchy hat.
Skills required: knit & purl in the round
Skills you'll learn: k2tog decrease, yarn overs
The Rena Cowl – September 20 – 6 pm - 9 pm – $10
A customer recommended this lovely cowl & we can't stop making them! Stay warm this fall & stock up for the holidays.
Skills required: knitting, k2tog, yarn overs
Skills you'll learn: knitting in the round on circulars
Learn to Knit – September 27 or November 29 – 6 pm - 9 pm – $10
Ready to take up the needles? Let us be your guides! You'll learn the building blocks of knitting & make a small coin purse.
Skills you'll learn: casting on, knitting, purling, binding off
Leafy Dream clutch series – October 4, 11 & 18 – 6 pm - 9 pm – $18
Combine 3 fibercraft techniques– knitting, felting, & embroidery– to produce a beautiful autumn clutch that's all your own.
Skills required: knit & purl, working in the round
Skills you'll learn: cable cast-on, felting, simple embroidery
Learn to Crochet – October 25 – 6 pm - 9 pm – $10
Learn the basics of crochet & bring home a cute stuffed star!
Skills you'll learn: chains, single crochet, working in a ring, increases & decreases
Magic Loop Workshop – November 1 – 6 pm - 9 pm – $10
Double-pointed needles driving you batty? Don't give up on sock knitting until you've tried the magic loop!
Skills required: knit & purl, basic sock shaping
Skills you'll learn: magic loop method
Beginning Entrelac class – November 8 – 6 pm - 9 pm – $10
Let us guide you through the building blocks of entrelac– the fabulous art of knitting to create a breathtaking woven effect.
Skills required: knit & purl, k2tog & p2tog, ssk, kfb
Skills you'll learn: building entrelac triangles & diamonds
Skating Rink Mitten series – November 15 & 22 – 6 pm - 9 pm – $18
These simple, cute mittens will take you from snowball fights to romantic winter nights!
Skills required: knit & purl, k2tog, kfb
Skills you'll learn: working in the round on double-points
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Visit us at 1016 W Hayden Avenue or call (208) 209-7079 to learn more!
We're having a ball introducing you to our first yarn line, Coeur d'Alene Yarns. The first yarn in the line is Sasquatch, a fingering yarn hand-dyed locally in the Pacific Northwest and exclusive to Alpaca Direct!
Sasquatch is a sumptuous blend of 80% superwash Merino, 10% cashmere, and 10% nylon. There are two types of this yarn, a tonal and a multi-color.
Note: Please use the following sizing chart for general reference only. Sizes between different vendors and manufacturers may vary. Please match your measurements to those in the size chart below.