Crochet Primrose Afghan Class 2021
Class Title: Gunnhild Crochet Primrose Crochet Throw (an Arne and Carlos pattern)
Cost: $75 (Yarn and fabric for this class must be purchased at The Stitchin’ Den)
Class Size: 2 – 8
Class Location: At The Stitchin’ Den, Estes Park, CO
(contact us if you would prefer a ZOOM format and we may be able to schedule it!)
Number of Sessions: 3 Sessions
Date(s): Time: Tuesday Evenings 5:00 pm –7:00 pm. June 29, July 13 and July 27
Class Description: Learn how to translate basic, beginner crochet stitches into a stunning and colorful primrose flower afghan. This is not your Granny’s Square crochet afghan 😉. This easy pattern is quick to learn and builds as you go so that you aren’t stuck sewing together all those flowers at the end. This is a great stash buster, accommodates loose and tight crocheters, and is suitable for beginners through advanced students. Let color surprise and charm you as you create new combinations.
In this class we will learn the primrose flower, how to connect flowers together, and add a crochet edge. The techniques of this afghan can be continued on your own (or in a Sticks and Strings bring your own project social gathering) to compete as large of an afghan as you desire. Guidance will be provided on potential sizes and required amounts of yarn. For this class we require a minimum of 5 balls of Hikoo Kenzie yarn.
Prerequisite skills: In order for you to feel comfortable in this class, students should have a basic understanding of crochet chain stitch, joining, single, and triple crochet stitches. These will be taught in class, but a basic understanding of how to hold the yarn and make stitches will be helpful.
- Minimum 20 balls of Kenzie DK weight yarn) Use as many colors as you like. A minimum of three colors is required to showcase the pattern. The more colors, the more fun your garden throw will be. More specific information about amounts required for a variety of afghan sizes will be provided in class),
- Size E (3.5mm) Crochet hook,
- Tapestry Needle,
- Scisssors, (Large sized throw afghans require approx.
- Gunnhild Pattern ($9) on ArneCarlos.com (link from Ravelry). You may purchase this on your own through Arnecarlos.com ($9)
Class Outcomes: Students will become familiar with crochet terms, stitches and chart reading. Students will crochet a pillow sized crochet primrose square and will acquire skills) to create an afghan throw of their desired size. Students will learn about color liberty and bravely indulge in enchanting and surprising color combinations.
Kenzie Hikoo DK yarn (at least 5 balls)