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Class - Sophie's Universe - 6 Week Crochet Adventure

Get started on Dedri Uys's Sophie's Universe blanket with 6 weeks of step-by-step guidance.

Do you love the look of crochet mandala blankets, but have felt intimidated to try one? In this class, you'll get step-by-step guidance for each part of the Sophie's Universe blanket, and by the end you'll have the skills to complete this blanket and many others similar to it! This is an advanced class, meaning you must have a working knowledge of crochet stitches, and be comfortable crocheting on your own. But an adventurous beginner with the skills listed below will fit right in!

Skills needed prior to class:

  • Slip Stitch (sl)
  • Magic Ring (mr)
  • Single Crochet (sc)
  • Half Double Crochet (hdc)
  • Double Crochet (dc)
  • Treble Crochet (trc)
  • Ability to read and follow along with patterns
Skills that you will learn in class:
  • Back Loop Only (BLO) stitches
  • Front Loop Only (FLO) stitches
  • Post Stitches
  • Working into previous rows
  • Overlay Stitches
There are infinite yarn choices for this project. The thickness of the yarn you use will determine the size of your finished project and the yardage required. You can also decide to use many yarn colors, a yarn that changes colors, or stick with one color for an exploration of texture. Use stash yarn or, get 10% off yarn purchased for this class. Yardage recommendations are listed below based on the weight of yarn used for this project.

Worsted Weight Yarn (#4 - Medium)
Yardage: 4,265 yards total
Size: 6ft x 6ft
Hooks: US H/8 (5mm), US I/9 (5.5mm)
DK Weight Yarn (#3 - Light)
Yardage:  3,720 yards total
Size:  4ft 7in x 4ft 7in
Hooks: US E/4 (3.5mm), US G/6 (4mm)
Sport Weight Yarn (#2 - Fine)
Yardage:  2,730 yards total
Size:  3ft x 3ft
Hooks: US C/2 (2.75mm), US D/3 (3.25mm)

This class will use the pattern Sophie's Universe, by Dedri Uys.  Sophie's Universe is available for *FREE* as a series of blog posts on the designer's website.  A printed pattern is not included in class.  We cannot print this pattern for you.  We will not print this pattern for you.  But you can print it yourself at home.  And, you can skip printing and work from your tablet or smart phone if that's your thing.  

 Find the Pattern here.  
This page will give you an overlook of the pattern and has links to each part. You can also find information on how many colors the designer utilized and guidance on yardage for each color.
Now you have the option of working from the beautiful  print book for Sophie's Universe.  The book will be back in stock at Cloverhill Yarn Shop soon.  

The Ravelry page for Sophie's Universe also offers inspiration for what yarns and colors other makers have used.

Remember, the pattern is not included in class.  Sophie's Universe is available for *Free* as a series of blog posts on the designer's website.  We cannot print this pattern for you, but you can skip printing and work from your tablet or smart phone. Or, you can print it at home.

Shop closures due to inclement weather will shift class meetings.  Classes will generally shift dates to the following week. The shop will contact you if weather requires.  Please provide a good phone number and email when you register for class so that we may contact you due to weather challenges.

A 6 week crochet adventure!

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.