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Foundation Chain Technique with Project Class 12/05/23

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 Technique & Project Series

First Project Series

Learn the Foundation Chain Technique

Simple Twisted Crochet Earwarmer

Learn an alternative way to start your next crochet project! This technique allows for a stretchier edge, and allows you to crochet both your foundation row and the first row of your project at the same time! We will be making an ear warmer while we learn this technique.

Instructor:            Kristin Haes

Skill Level:           Beginner Crocheters who have mastered the required skills listed up through advanced crocheters

Class:                   Total of 2 hours of instruction over 1 day

                              Tuesday Afternoon from 1:00pm to 3:00pm

                              December 5th, 2023 

Class Format:      In Person

Cost:                     $35.00

Class Size:           Max 6 Students

Skills Required:

  • Crochet chain
  • Single & Half Double crochet
  • Confident in counting stitches
  • 16 years of age or older
    • For younger students, please contact us.

Skills Learned:

  • Foundation single crochet
  • Foundation half double crochet
  • How to modify a pattern to switch a chain row to a foundation single or half double crochet row
  • Having the skills to complete the “Simple Twisted Earwarmer” project
Required Materials Not Included in Class Fee:


We ask that you purchase your patterns directly from the designer, so they receive full credit and payment, and bring a printed copy to class.

  • Pattern: “Simple Twisted Earwarmer” pattern designed by Rebecca Langford available using link or QRCode above.
We are a small business and ask that you purchase your class supplies from Finnegan's Run, at a 10% discount*.
  • Yarn: DK weight yarn.  Approx 80 yards for toddler size, 90 yards for child size, 110 yards for teen/adult small size, and 115 yards for adult large size
    • Shop sample is made with one skein of Berroco Renew
  • Hook: Size H / 5.0mm
Class Policies:

Our goal at Finnegan’s is to help enrich every student’s passion for knitting and crocheting by expanding skills, understanding new techniques, and creating beautiful projects.  We offer small class sizes to ensure that every student gets the help they require.  We want everyone to go home feYeling confident and successful in the new skills learned.

Required Skills Policy

Please pay special attention to the prerequisites that are listed on each class sheet.  Carefully read the skills that are required for each class prior to signing up.  Each class is designed to teach a specific technique(s) and not necessarily the skills required to perform the technique.  The dedicated class time does not account for teaching the skills on the required skills list.  If you have any questions, please contact us and together we will make sure you are ready to get the most out of class.

Class Size Policy

“Learn to” and “First Project” Classes will run without a required class size.  All other classes will have a required minimum class size.  The minimum class size will be listed in the class description “Class Size.”  If this class size is not met by three (3) days before the class start date we will cancel the class, notify the students, and issue a refund. 

Refund Policy

Refunds for Prepaid Classes can only be made if we are notified at least two (2) weeks in advance of the first class date. Missed Classes will not be made up unless the Instructor is unable to teach or the shop is closed for inclement weather. No refunds for missed classes.

Materials Policy

We are a small business and ask that you purchase your class supplies from Finnegan’s Run at a 10% discount*

Discount Policy

ALL IN-STOCK CLASS SUPPLIES ELIGIBLE FOR 10% DISCOUNT* Excludes special orders, trunk shows, loom rentals, loom purchases


We look forward to seeing you in class and sharing the journey of learning something new and exciting.