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Stars & Stripes Class 04/14/24

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 Intermediate Project Series

Learn to crochet and motifs based on the granny square and blanket construction

“Stars and Stripes Afghan”

We are requiring students to sign up for this class and pre-order their yarn bundle no later than March 31st so we can ensure yarn is ready for class.  See details on yarn bundle below.

Finished size is approximately 45 inches x 70 inches

Instructor:            Christine Harper

Skill Level:           Advanced beginner / intermediate crocheters who have mastered the required skills listed up through advanced crocheters

Class:                   Total of 6 hours of instruction over 3 days         

  • Sunday Afternoons from 1:00pm to 3:00pm on April 14, 28, & May 5

Class Format:      In Person

Cost:                     $65.00

Class Size:           Max 10 Students

                              Minimum of 3 students required*

Skills Required:

  • For someone who has completed a crochet project in the past and is looking for a larger project
  • Confident in chaining
  • Confident in single and double crochet
  • 16 years of age or older
    • For younger students, please contact us.

Skills Learned:

  • Crochet magic loop / magic circle (this pattern was written before the magic circle was created. I will demonstrate it to you and you can decide if you would like to use it or stick to the pattern)
  • Crocheting in the round
  • Making motifs and half motifs
  • Cluster Stitches
  • Combining  & sewing motifs together
  • Connecting the motifs to the afghan
  • Whip stitch (sewing technique)

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: “Stars and Stripes Afghan”  To purchase this pattern use QR Code above or link:

We are a small business and require you purchase your class yarn from Finnegan's Run, at a 10% discount*.  Other required class supplies may also be purchased at a 10% discount*. 

  • Yarn – Worsted Weight Yarn
    • Total yardage 1070 yards of Red, 1135 yards of White/Off White, and 505 yards of Blue
      • Please Pre-order your yarn bundle in store or online
      • If you want to pre-order online, we will send you a discount code after you sign up for your class.  This could take up to one business day.
      • Find Yarn Bundle Details by CLICKING HERE
    • Hook – Size J / 6.0mm crochet hook or size needed for guage
    • Darning or Tapestry Needle
    • Removable stitch markers

Finnegan’s Run 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 feeling 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 require you purchase your class yarn from Finnegan’s Run at a 10% discount.  Other class supplies can also be purchased with 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.