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November 2019

Cables 101 Nov.9th, 11-12:30

November 9, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Instructor: Linda Cables.......So beautiful but they are just too hard. NOT!!! Cables are probably the easiest fancy stitch to do. Participants will learn how to do the basic cables that make up most Aran knitting. How to change the direction of a cable to create a completely different look You will leave this class with the confidence to start a basic cable project Length: 1.5 hours Skills required: You must have the basics. Knit, purl, cast on and off. Materials:…

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Introduction to Top Down Garment Knitting Nov. 23rd 10-1:00

November 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Instructor:Kate Atherley Once you learn how to do a top down SEAMLESS sweater you will never want to make a garment any other way. In this class Kate will walk you through a mini top-down seamless cardigan to teach the key skills for this garment construction and help with pattern reading. Cost: $70 (includes a skein of yarn for your mini sweater) Bring to class, or purchase 4.5mm 16" circular and DPNs (or you can do magic loop if you…

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SOCKS!! Nov. 23rd, 1:30-4:30

November 23, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Instructor:Kate Atherley Have you always wanted to knot socks and thought they're just "to hard"? Kate will prove to you they are NOT. Not only are they not difficult...they are fun!! In this class you will make a mini sock that has all the steps of a full size sock. Materials:A light coloured medium weight yarn and 4mm DPNs. Cost: $60

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Crochet 101, November 30th 10-1:00

November 30, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Instructor: Charles Voth Learn the 5 basic stitches of crochet and how to read basic patterns. Project 1: Learning Swatch...work a rectangle of crocheted fabric; you could use the end result as a kitchen cloth. Project 2: Random Row Learning Cowl...work a long rectangle of crocheted fabric using a random row game to vary the stitches you use and sew the two short ends together to make a cowl. Materials: Worsted weight cotton yarn(included) and a range of hooks from…

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Mosaic Knitting November 30th, 1:30-4:00

November 30, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Charles Voth If your Fairisle or stranded knitting is sometimes as firm and tough as canvas, you may enjoy doing Mosaic knitting for your colorwork projects. In this class you'll learn the ease of Mosaic knitting and see how much more elastic your knit fabric is, and there is no need for two-handed, or one-handed twisting of colours. We'll make a wash-cloth, a perfect small and portable item, still in time for gift giving. Materials: 2 balls dishcloth cotton…

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December 2019

Hexa Hap KAL With Brigit, Dec. 7th and Jan.11th 11-2:00

December 7, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

“A hap is a Scottish dialect word for a simple shawl or wrap". from A Book of Haps I think some of the most beautiful designs are created from the simplest of stitches and the Hexa Hap is just one of these. This 6 sided wrap is constructed by knitting each triangle one at a time and then building off of that triangle by picking up and knitting stitches to form the next triangle. The border and the main body…

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January 2020

Getting the Most From Ravelry, January 15th 11-2ish

January 15 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Instructor: Brigit Hampel Have your ever logged in to Ravelry and just got so overwhelmed that you gave up?? Are you feeling a little overwhelmed by your stash and/or your project wish list? Do you need to get your knitting organized and create a game plan for all that you hope to accomplish this year? Brigit's workshop may be just what you need. In this workshop, Participants will learn how to: Search for patterns and add them to their favourites Categorize Favourites…

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Getting the Most From Ravelry, January 25th 11-2ish

January 25 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Instructor: Brigit Hampel Have your ever logged in to Ravelry and just got so overwhelmed that you gave up?? Are you feeling a little overwhelmed by your stash and/or your project wish list? Do you need to get your knitting organized and create a game plan for all that you hope to accomplish this year? Brigit's workshop may be just what you need. In this workshop, Participants will learn how to: Search for patterns and add them to their favourites Categorize Favourites…

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February 2020

A Really Great Yoke – Top Down Sweater KAL, February 8th and 22nd 11-2

February 8 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Instructor: Brigit Hampel There are so many great patterns with fantastic yoke designs that it is difficult to choose which one you want to knit first. Some are worked in stranded knitting and some using the mosaic technique and some have great texture designs. Which ever one you choose, you will need to be able to: knit in the round follow a charted pattern make increases and decreases add shaping using short rows and most importantly, knit an accurate gauge…

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A Really Great Yoke, February 12th & 26th, 11-2

February 12 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Due to the demand for this class we have added another date!! Instructor: Brigit Hampel There are so many great patterns with fantastic yoke designs that it is difficult to choose which one you want to knit first. Some are worked in stranded knitting and some using the mosaic technique and some have great texture designs. Which ever one you choose, you will need to be able to: knit in the round follow a charted pattern make increases and decreases…

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