Classes

We offer a variety of classes for the beginner to the expert. Whether you want to tackle a new skill or work on a project with a group, join our community of knitters!


UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

ALL THE ANGLES
Mondays, October 15 & November 19
10 am – Noon
Stephen West is known for his outrageous patterns and photographs. He uses bright colors, geometric shapes and simple stitch patterns in his designs. This interesting shawl is one of his simpler patterns, so is a great accessory to make.
NEEDLE FELTED PUMPKIN
Thursday, October 18
5:30-7:30
A true sign that Autumn is on the horizon. These adorable pumpkins are super easy and fun to make for all levels of needle felters!
INTRO TO CROCHET
Sunday, October 14
Noon – 2 pmThe first installment of our crochet classes for beginners. Learn the foundations of crochet in a simple scarf. You’ll be hooked!
FIXING MISTAKESMonday, October 22
5:30-7:30 pm

Become a more confident and capable knitter as you learn to recognize and remedy any knitting mistake you make. You’ll never freak out over a dropped stitch again!

TINCTUREMonday, October 22
10 am – Noon OR 5:30 – 7:30

This herringbone pattern is created using mosaic knitting, which is the simplest form of color work.
We knit our hat using Eco-Cashmere, which makes it super soft and squishy!

HIPSTER SHAWLMonday, November 5
10 – Noon OR 5:30-7:30

Are you ready to channel your inner hipster? This shawl is such a delight to make! With an interesting eyelet/cable detail and garter stitch, you can wear it over your shoulders or around your neck.

THRUMMED MITTENS
Monday, November 5
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Thrummed mittens are so warm, so clever, and so colourful! In this class you will learn the art of thrumming – how to prepare the roving, knit in thrums and stay in pattern – all while reviewing the core concepts of mittens.
ENTRELAC SCARFSaturday, November 10
1 -3 pm
$35

Entrelac is a knitting technique that produces a woven appearance. Don’t be intimidated, it’s actually pretty easy once you get the hang of it!

WISHMAKER MITTS
Monday, November 12
10 – Noon OR 5:30-7:30
The design of these fingerless mitts was inspired by the dandelion’s seed stage, commonly associated with wishmaking. Pattern involves stranded knitting on small circulars and DPNS and reading a chart.
CONTINENTAL KNITTINGSaturday, November 17
1:30-3:30 pm

Increase knitting speed, bolster efficiency and reduce hand strain as you conquer the European style of knitting for your best stitching yet.

All workshops are $25 PER 2- HOUR CLASS unless stated otherwise. Materials are not included.
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KNIT-INS
Wednesdays, 9-11 am and 5-7 pm
Thursdays 9-11 am
Fridays 9-11 am
Saturdays 9-11 am
Bring whatever you are working on to sit and chat with a fun group of fellow knitters. Instructors are on hand to answer any questions.
$10 a class or $50 for a 6 class pass

Knitting season is here so let’s get your skills in shape!


BEGINNER BOOT CAMP is a series of 5 introductory classes taught by our newcomer extraordinaire Elizabeth. She, with her exceptional patience and clarity,  will guide you from start to finish through 3 projects, each building in difficulty and adding new skills and techniques upon the last.

By the end of the 5 classes you will be knitting like a pro with ease! You will have completed a cowl, a hat and a pair of finger-less gloves.

We aligned the timing of this class with the holidays – you can make all of your gifts this year!

Classes are held on Monday evenings, October 29, November 12 & 26, December 10 & 17.
Classes 2 weeks apart, so there is plenty of time to finish homework.
The fee is $125 plus materials

Whether you have never held a knitting needle before, or would like a refresher, KNITTING BOOT CAMP will turn you into true knitter.

 

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