Loading Events

← Back to Events

String Theory Yarn Company

Upcoming Events

Events List Navigation

    April 2018

    Tapestry Drawstring Bag

    April 30th @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
    Glen Ellyn,IL60137United States
    + Google Map
    $45 Sold out

    This class meets three times: Monday Evenings 7:00 - 8:30 April 30, May 7, May 21 – Kristen Quain
    This is a great springtime project. Choose any of the drawstring bag patterns by Marina G. Let Kristen guide you through the technique

    Find out more »
    May 2018

    PYP – May 1

    May 1st @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
    Glen Ellyn,IL60137United States
    + Google Map
    $20 6 tickets left

    Tuesday Evening 7:00 – 9:00 – Kristen Quain Bring in whatever you are working on (knit or crochet).  Sign up for as many sessions as fit your schedule. Kristen will help you decipher the pattern, learn new skills, make a sweater that fits and more. Cost: $20 per session (materials not included)

    Find out more »

    Knit 102 May 7

    May 7th @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
    Glen Ellyn,IL60137United States
    + Google Map
    $45 5 tickets left

    This class meets three times: Monday Evenings 7:00 – 8:30 May 7, May 14, May 21
    Learn to: knit in the round, rib, decrease, make a swatch, follow a pattern

    Find out more »

    PYP – May 8

    May 8th @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
    Glen Ellyn,IL60137United States
    + Google Map
    $20 6 tickets left

    Tuesday Evening 7:00 – 9:00 – Kristen Quain Bring in whatever you are working on (knit or crochet).  Sign up for as many sessions as fit your schedule. Kristen will help you decipher the pattern, learn new skills, make a sweater that fits and more. Cost: $20 per session (materials not included)

    Find out more »

    Knit 101 May 9

    May 9th @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
    Glen Ellyn,IL60137United States
    $65 6 tickets left

    This class meet three times: Wednesday Evenings 7:00 – 8:30 May 9, May 16, May 23
    If you’ve never picked up needles or need a little refresher, this class is for you. You'll make a pair of fingerless mitts.

    Find out more »

    Continental Knitting May 14

    May 14th @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
    Glen Ellyn,IL60137United States
    + Google Map
    $25 6 tickets left

    Monday Evening 7:00 – 9:00 May 14 – Kristen Quain   Learn how to knit and purl while holding your yarn in your left hand.  This makes ribbing and seed stitch a pleasure! Learn: how to knit and purl while holding your yarn in your left hand Materials:  light colored worsted weight yarn and size 7 or 8 needles Homework:  CO 30st, leave on needles. Cost: $25(materials not included)

    Find out more »

    PYP – May 15

    May 15th @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
    Glen Ellyn,IL60137United States
    + Google Map
    $20 6 tickets left

    Tuesday Evening 7:00 – 9:00 – Kristen Quain Bring in whatever you are working on (knit or crochet).  Sign up for as many sessions as fit your schedule. Kristen will help you decipher the pattern, learn new skills, make a sweater that fits and more. Cost: $20 per session (materials not included)

    Find out more »

    Paris Toujours

    May 18th @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
    String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
    Glen Ellyn,IL60137United States
    $30 6 tickets left

    Friday Afternoons 2:30 – 4:00 May 18, May 25

    Have you finished Knitting 101 and are looking for your next project? This class is great for beginners. And once you get the hang of it, this project makes great vacation knitting.

    Find out more »

    PYP – May 22

    May 22nd @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
    Glen Ellyn,IL60137United States
    + Google Map
    $20 6 tickets left

    Tuesday Evening 7:00 – 9:00 – Kristen Quain Bring in whatever you are working on (knit or crochet).  Sign up for as many sessions as fit your schedule. Kristen will help you decipher the pattern, learn new skills, make a sweater that fits and more. Cost: $20 per session (materials not included)

    Find out more »

    Sweater Surgery

    May 23rd @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
    Glen Ellyn,IL60137United States
    + Google Map
    $25 6 tickets left

    Wednesday Evening 7:00 – 9:00 May 23 Have you made a sweater that just doesn’t fit? Kristen will show you how to fix it. Learn: to shorten or lengthen a sweater or sleeves that you’ve already finished and to identify when things are better off left as is. Materials:  light colored worsted weight yarn used in swatch and size 7 or 8 needles, your sweater that doesn’t fit Homework:  Make a worsted weight stockinette swatch about 4”x4”. Bind off. Cost:…

    Find out more »

    PYP – May 29

    May 29th @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
    Glen Ellyn,IL60137United States
    + Google Map
    $20 6 tickets left

    Tuesday Evening 7:00 – 9:00 – Kristen Quain Bring in whatever you are working on (knit or crochet).  Sign up for as many sessions as fit your schedule. Kristen will help you decipher the pattern, learn new skills, make a sweater that fits and more. Cost: $20 per session (materials not included)

    Find out more »
    June 2018

    Knit 102 June 6

    June 6th @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
    Glen Ellyn,IL60137United States
    + Google Map
    $45 6 tickets left

    This class meets three times: Wednesday Evenings 7:00 – 8:30 June 6, June 13, Jun 20
    Learn to: knit in the round, rib, decrease, make a swatch, follow a pattern

    Find out more »

    Magic Loop Mitts

    June 6th @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
    Glen Ellyn,IL60137United States
    $30 6 tickets left

    Wednesday Evenings 7:00 – 8:30 June 6, June 13 

    Try out the Magic Loop technique while making these mitts. Magic Loop makes storing knitting safer and easier, reduces gaps in your circular project, and lets you work start to finish with just one long circular needle.

    Find out more »

    Herring Headstart

    June 7th @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
    Glen Ellyn,IL60137United States
    $30 6 tickets left

    Thursday Evenings 7:00 – 8:30 June 7, June 14

    Come learn how to get going on a great spring and summer shawl.  After you establish the pattern this is a great meditative knit. Liz will show you how to navigate this pattern, how to keep track of the pattern and how to use up all of your yarn.  This class is a great next step for beginners and knitters of all experience levels. 

    Find out more »

    Knit 101 June 9

    June 9th @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
    Glen Ellyn,IL60137United States
    $65 6 tickets left

    This class meet three times: Saturday Mornings 10:30 – 12:00 June 9, June 16, June 23
    If you’ve never picked up needles or need a little refresher, this class is for you. You'll make a pair of fingerless mitts.

    Find out more »

    Crochet 101 – June 11

    June 11th @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
    Glen Ellyn,IL60137United States
    + Google Map
    $65 6 tickets left

    This class meets three times: Monday Evenings 7:00 – 8:30 June 11, June 18, June 25
    Learn the basic crochet stitches and granny squares

    Find out more »

    You Can Knit Socks June 11

    June 11th @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
    Glen Ellyn,IL60137United States
    + Google Map
    $60 6 tickets left

    Monday Evenings 7:00 – 9:00 June 11, June 18, June 25 

    Learn: cuff to toe sock construction, heel flap, turning the heel, picking up stitches, Kitchener stitch

    Find out more »

    Weaving 101 June 15

    June 15th @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
    String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
    Glen Ellyn,IL60137United States
    + Google Map
    $85 6 tickets left

    Friday Afternoons 2:30 – 4:00 June 15, June 22
    Learn: starting, stopping weft, warping the loom, maintaining good edges, removing tapestry from loom and finishing edges

    Find out more »

    Beautiful Seams

    June 20th @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
    Glen Ellyn,IL60137United States
    + Google Map
    $25 6 tickets left

    Wednesday Evening 7:00 – 9:00 June 20 Seams add stability to a garment but lots of people avoid them like the plague. If you don’t like to sew seams, it is probably because you don’t think you are very good at it. Kristen can show you how to make a beautiful seam. It is easy, if someone shows you how. Learn: mattress stitch, 3 needle bind-off, and how to join rows against ridges Materials:  Size 7 or 8 needles, light…

    Find out more »

    Knit 101 June 21

    June 21st @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
    Glen Ellyn,IL60137United States
    $65 6 tickets left

    This class meet three times: Saturday Mornings 10:30 – 12:00 June 9, June 16, June 23
    If you’ve never picked up needles or need a little refresher, this class is for you. You'll make a pair of fingerless mitts.

    Find out more »

    Tips for Creating Cables

    June 27th @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
    Glen Ellyn,IL60137United States
    + Google Map
    $25 6 tickets left

    Wednesday Evening 7:00 – 9:00 June 27 This class is for you if you’ve never made a cable or if you want to take your cables to the next level. Learn to: read a cable chart, read your knitting, add cables into regular patterns Materials:  light colored worsted weight yarn used in swatch and size 7 or 8 needles, cable needle, jumbo locking stitch markers Homework:  Cast on 30 stitches. Knit four rows. Do not bind off. Cost: $25

    Find out more »
    July 2018

    Knit 101 July 10

    July 10th @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
    Glen Ellyn,IL60137United States
    $65 6 tickets left

    This class meet three times: Tuesday Evenings 7:00 – 8:30 July 10, July 17, July 24
    If you’ve never picked up needles or need a little refresher, this class is for you. You'll make a pair of fingerless mitts.

    Find out more »

    Tips for Creating Lace

    July 16th @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
    Glen Ellyn,IL60137United States
    + Google Map
    $25 6 tickets left

    Wednesday Evening 7:00 – 9:00 July 16 This class is for you if you’ve never knit lace or if you want to take your lace stitches to the next level. Learn: read a lace chart, read your knitting, add lace into regular patterns Materials: light colored worsted weight yarn used in swatch and size 7 or 8 needles, Homework:  Cast on 30 stitches. Knit four rows. Do not bind off. Cost: $25

    Find out more »

    Fixing Lace

    July 18th @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
    Glen Ellyn,IL60137United States
    + Google Map
    $25 6 tickets left

    Monday Evening 7:00 – 9:00 July 18 One of knitting’s greatest joys is to get to the end of a lace pattern row and have the right number of stitches. But that doesn’t always happen. In this class, Kristen will show you how to figure out where you went wrong and what to do about it. Learn: to identify your lace stitch mistakes and fix them Materials:  light colored worsted weight yarn used in swatch and size 7 or 8…

    Find out more »

    Fixing Cables

    July 23rd @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
    Glen Ellyn,IL60137United States
    + Google Map
    $25 6 tickets left

    Have you ever zigged when you meant to zag? Instead of ripping back several rows, let Kristen will show you how to fix it by dropping down some stitches. Learn: repair a cable without ripping out rows. Materials:  light colored worsted weight yarn used in swatch and size 7 or 8 needles, cable needle, jumbo locking stitch markers Homework:  Make a worsted weight cabled swatch about 4”x4”. Do not bind off. Cost: $25

    Find out more »
    + Export Events

    Send this to a friend