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February 2019

Lace 101-Feb. 16th 11:30-1:00

February 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Instructor: Linda This class is an introduction to the wonderful world of lace. Participants will learn how to create a basic lace pattern and some of the basics of chart reading. Length: 1.5 Hours Skills required: Participants must know the basics. Knit, purl, cast on and off Materials required: You will need to bring a light coloured medium weight yarn and corresponding needles in the style of your choice.

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February Doldrums Banished! February 23rd 10-5

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us for a great day with Paula from Little Red KettleHead!! She will be brings trunk loads of her fabulous hand dyed yarns in many weights and fibres. Here is a little bit about Paula: Long time Knitter and novice Spinner, Paula fell down the rabbit hole of dyeing more than a decade ago, evolving through experimentation and personal study. Dyeing yarns and fibres is one of the most freeing pursuits she has ever done, satisfying both her analytical…

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March 2019

Cables 101-Mar. 2nd 11-12:30

March 2 @ 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 Shawls KAL, March 2nd 1-4 and March 9th 11-2

March 2 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

KAL host and instructor: Brigit Hampel, Ravelry name - enablerqueen This first shawl in the series of shawl KALs I will be hosting, is a 3 colour elongated triangular shawl knit in Estelle's Alpaca Merino DK. The pattern is called Correct Shawl. What I love about this one is that I think it is the perfect beginners shawl and yet still interesting enough for more experienced knitters. It is all garter stitch with some basic increases and decreases and an…

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Kitchener Confidence-March 23rd 10-12

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Instructor: Kate Atherley Kitchener Stitch (Grafting) is feared by many knitters. It’s a tricky thing, and if you get it wrong, it can look pretty terrible. This class focuses on taking the fear out of the process. We’ll build confidence and skills through practice, sharing tips for remembering the steps, and for fixing it if you mess up. I’ll talk about how to handle a variety of fabrics: stockinette stitch, garter stitch and ribbing. I’ll also share tricks for avoiding…

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No-Pattern Custom Fit Hats-March 23rd 1-4

March 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Kate Atherley Make a hat for any head, with any yarn in your stash. We’ll teach you how to work a top-down hat to fit any head, without a swatch! We’ll show you how to customize the style and fit – work to the length you want, make it slouchy or fitted, fold-over cuff or beanie-style, add custom ribbings and cuff patterns, work with different colours. Whether you want to make a quick gift or use up your stash,…

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Lace and cables KAL-March 30th 11-2 and April 13th 11-2

March 30 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

KAL host and instructor: Brigit Hampel, Ravelry name – enablerqueen This is the second KAL hosted by Brigit. The pattern is called Cables and Lace by Michelle Krause. We will be using Fleece Artist Merino Slim. (2 skeins) This is the perfect start to perfecting your lace and cable skills. It has a 6 row pattern repeat that is easily memorized. It is a perfect opportunity to learn how to "read" your knitting. The first session will cover going over…

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April 2019

Toronto Knitters Frolic

April 27

I will have a booth as usual at the annual Knitters Frolic. Drop by and say hello! find out more about the Frolic

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May 2019

Not Your Normal Cast On, May 18th, 11:30-1:00

May 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Instructor: Linda Have you ever fallen in love with a pattern and really want to make it?? You start reading and you see "garter tab" cast on, or "Provisional" cast on and you take a pass on the pattern you love. Learn these two simple....yes I said simple cast on techniques so you don't have to avoid those lovely patterns anymore.

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Brigits KAL- May 22nd and June 5th

May 22 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Brigit is back with her next KAL You will have two 3 hour sessions. In the first you will: Go over the basics of the pattern Trouble hoot any questions you may have Get started In the second you will: Go aver any issues you are having Chose from either of these stunning shawls: Love Lane (Purchase here through Ravelry) Or Usonian (Purchase here through Ravelry) Both are stunning and will provide some challenge to advanced beginner and intermediate knitters.…

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