Tree Scouts (weekly)



Description: Join us for our first ever Tree Scouts and learn a new craft every Sunday with Annette. Earn button badges for every project you complete, and add them to your knit sash (the first project - you can find the pattern below!). Other projects include:

July 9: Crocheted Beret
Materials to bring: 
- 1 skein of Cascade 220
- US H-8 crochet hook

July 16: Embroidered Troop Patch
Materials to bring: 
- Leftover yarn from Tree Scouts sash and/or beret
- Needle

July 23: Macrame Bracelet
Materials to bring:
- Bulky weight cotton (we suggest Natura XL!)

July 30: Tunisian Crochet Headband or Cuff
Materials to bring: 
- Approximately 85 yds of Fingering Weight yarn
- US 7 or H-8 crochet hook

August 6: Woven Beverage Coaster
Materials to bring:
DK weight yarn 4 yards for warp, 10 yarns for weft 
$20 Materials fee for 4" loom kit which includes: bag, loom,  mini comb, lifting stick and tapestry needle
Kits are limited so sign up ASAP to guarantee a spot and kit

August 13: Kumihimo Braided Lanyard
Materials to bring:
- At least 2 - 4 solid colors in a cotton yarn (anything from fingering to bulky - we recommend Cascade Avalon, Cascade Ultra Pima, Universal Cotton Supreme/DK, etc.)

August 20: Dyeing Yarn
Material fee TBA

August 27: Felted Bead Necklace
Material fee TBA

You will receive full instructions on the skills you need to make each project. You will also get to hang out with other like-minded crafters wearing their sashes and berets! At the end of the summer, there will be a ceremony (party) to honor all Tree Scouts.

Pattern for Tree Scouts Sash:
Please make your sash before our first meeting on July 9th!

Cast on 28 sts (or more if your "girls" need more coverage)

Row1: (WS) knit

Row 2: (RS) Kfb, knit to the last 2 sts, K2tog, place marker on the right side of your work (your pattern row)

Repeat rows 1 and 2 until piece measures approx. 50"

Sew as indicated in photo.

Wear proudly!


Course fee: 
$10 for each week, and $75 for all 8 weeks. If you'd like to purchase all sessions, please see this class listing instead.* 
*Please note that we will provide any special materials for a small fee. 


Materials for Sash:
  

  • Yarn: Approx. 200 yards of worsted weight yarn for the sash (we used Cascade 220).
  • Needles: Size US 8 needles, or other needle to obtain gauge (gauge = 4 sts/1in in Garter Stitch)
  • Notions: tapestry needle

Tree Scout Pledge:

On my honor, I pledge to craft to the best of my ability

to weave and tuck in ends cleanly

to maintain a sunny disposition (unless my cat has eaten my needles again!)

to help out a fellow scout in need

and to follow directions, but bust a groove when the spirit moves me!



Please note this workshop is for adults only (ages 13 and up).

Students receive a 10% discount on materials they purchase for their class from The Knitting Tree, L.A.
PLEASE BE SURE TO CHECK THE "Pickup: 1 business day" shipping option when checking out your shopping cart. This will ensure that you are not charged shipping fees on your class payment!

We do require a 72-hour advance notice for cancellations. No refunds, partial or full, will be given for cancellations made less than 72 hours prior to the start of the event.
Skill Level:
Beginner
Instructor:
Annette

Tree Scouts (weekly)

Cost:
$ 10.00