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Classes, Workshops, & Groups

@ Darn Yarn

Below is our calendar of classes, groups, and workshops.  Please note, groups are free, workshops often have a fee/registration requirement.  We also include shop closures and Harmony wide events so that you can plan your visit accordingly.  

To navigate the calendar, click on the event, the box that comes up will have a scroll bar on the right, use that to scroll through the text and listing information.

Regularly Scheduled Groups at Darn Yarn

Groups are a great way to gather with like minded stitchers, spinners, weavers, and general fiber fans.  All levels of ability are welcome to attend any of the groups at Darn Yarn, however, please understand that these are not classes, if you are interested in learning a specific skill, please check the calendar, or inquire about private lessons.

Twice a week we hold "open groups".  Some know these type of groups as "Knitting Bees", "Knitting groups" "Knit and Natter", "Stitch and Bitch", or "Crochet Groups".  Whatever you call it, it's simply a time set aside for all of us to come together and get some stitching done.  Crocheters, Knitters, Spinners, Weavers, and any fiber artist in between is welcome to attend those two groups.  (Honestly, a knitter could attend the Spin-In and vice versa, it's just that we set aside a few hours each month specifically for Spinning.)  These groups are open to all -regardless of craft, skill level or age.  We're a friendly bunch and hope you'll join us.  Reservations or registration is not required.  Simply stop in.  Some weeks we've got a full house.  Other weeks there may only be a few attendees.  Regardless it's always a good and productive time.  

Feel free to bring snacks, lunch or dinner, and drinks.  Darn Yarn has water, tea, and some instant beverages available; sometimes we may provide munchies too.

We are also open during these groups - so should you have a yarn emergency during a "Secret Sunday" we are open to assist you. 

Tuesday Morning Stitch-N-Bitch

Every Tues. 10 am - 12 pm,

Started in October, 2016, this group meets weekly, on Tuesday mornings from 10 am - 12 noon.  All levels, including beginners,  and all methods of stitchers are welcome to attend, spinners and weavers too.  You need not attend every week, and you need not arrive at 10 am sharp.  Feel free to drop in as your schedule allows.

Thursday Night Stitch-N-Bitch

Every Thurs. 5 pm - 7 pm

Started in October, 2016, this group meets weekly, on THURSDAY NIGHT from 5 pm - 7 pm (or later).  It's an open group for all levels, including beginners.  Crocheters, knitters, spinners, weavers, and any thing in between are all welcome to attend.  We might watch a TV show, we might work outside if the weather's nice.  But we will certainly have a good time and get some work done on our projects!

Secret Sunday Spin-In

4th Sunday of month 1 pm - 5 pm

This monthly group is just for SPINNERS!  We usually meet on the 4th Sunday of the month (holidays may alter the date) from 1 pm - 5 pm.  Bring your wheel or spindles and spin with others.  This is a great way to meet other spinners, learn something new from observing others, and share your spinning knowledge - all while adding yardage to your stash.  All levels and manner of spinners are welcome to attend, however, this is not a class.  Please check the class listings if you are looking to learn to spin or learn something new.

2019 Dates:

January 27 ~ February 24 ~ March 24

April 28 ~ May 19* ~ June 23

July 28 ~ August 25 ~ September 22

October 27 ~ November 24 ~ December TBD

 

* Denotes date change due to holiday/scheduling conflict

(There really isn't anything secret about it, DYNT just isn't usually open on Sundays.)

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The Fine Print:

Every effort is made to maintain the accuracy of this listing.  Please contact the shop if you have a question. 

 

These listing require registration.  You may register by calling or visiting the shop.  Registration closes the business day prior to the class (to allow enough planning time for the instructor).  

There are no refunds given for missed workshops or classes, it is your responsibility to attend events for which you have registered.  We do not utilize a scheduling or texting program.  It is your responsibility to write or enter any classes on your calendar.  Notifications of upcoming classes or events will not be sent by Darn Yarn.

 

Prepayment is preferred, and payment indicates attendance.  Please check your schedule before registering.   You may register by visiting the shop prior to the class/workshop or calling us. (724-473-0983) during regular business hours.  This site is not equipped to handle registration.  You must call or visit the shop to register.

Material fees, if applicable, will be indicated in the description.  It is expected that materials for classes and workshops will be purchased at Darn Yarn.  Materials purchased at Darn Yarn for classes/workshops are eligible for a class discount (20%).  Exceptions to this will be noted in the description (i.e. stash busting project).

Listings may be canceled if lack of interest.  However, class sizes are limited, and listings may also close due to reaching its size limit, so please register early.  Registration closes 24 hours prior to the event, this is to allow the instructors plenty of time to prepare accordingly.

If a class is canceled due to lack or interest or weather related shop closures, refunds will be given.  However, if canceled due to weather, every effort will be made to reschedule.  If the class is canceled due to lack of interest, registered participants will be notified prior to the class.