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Upcoming Classes

Intro to Knitting

Dates:  Saturday, June 8 & 15 from 10:00 – 12:00
Cost: $50

 

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This class is for those who have never knit before, or who learned but have forgotten how. Through the process of making two dishcloths, you’ll learn how to:

  • Knit
  • Purl
  • Increase and Decrease
  • Cast on and Cast off
  • Read a simple knitting pattern
  • Read a yarn tag
  • Find help and resources

What’s Included?

Registration in this class includes the following

  • Two 2-hour sessions with an instructor
  • Needle and patterns
  • Yarn in your choice of colour

Intro to Crochet

 

Dates:  Saturday, June 8 & 15 from 2:00 – 4:00

Cost: $50

 

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This class is for those who have never crocheted before, or who learned but have forgotten how. Through the process of making two dishcloths, you’ll learn how to:

  • Chain, Single and Double Crochet
  • Increase and Decrease
  • Seam and block
  • Read a simple crochet pattern
  • Read a yarn tag
  • Find help and resources

What’s Included?

Registration in this class includes the following

  • Two 2-hour sessions with an instructor
  • Hook and pattern
  • Yarn in your choice of colour

Top Down Socks

 

DatesSaturday, July 6, 13 & 20 from 10:00 – 12:00
Cost: $60

 

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This course will run over three consecutive weeks and focus on basic sock knitting techniques. Homework knitting may be required.

Students will learn to make a sock from the top down, using a flap and gusset heel and grafted toe (Kitchener Stitch). There will be discussion about different cast on methods, as well as different heel and toe styles. Instruction will be given using double pointed needles. 

  • Class 1: Cast on techniques, discussion of ribbing options, what to look for in sock yarns
    • Homework: Knit the leg of the sock to the desired length
  • Class 2: Turn the heel and pick up for the gusset
    • Homework: Finish the gusset decreases and work the foot to desired length
  • Class 3: Kitchener Stitch / grafting the toe

Prerequisites

Students must be comfortable with knit and purl stitches.

Students should have some experience decreasing, picking up stitches and knitting in the round using any method (DPNs, 9” circular, magic loop etc.).

What’s included?

One 150g ball Regia 6-ply yarn (student has colour choice).
Printed Pattern (You could stop traffic with these socks by Raquel Gaskell)
Set of 5 DPNs size 3.75mm

Sit ‘n Stitch

SitKnit

Every Thursday from 1 – 4.

 

All levels and all crafts welcome.

 

No RSVP required.

Spin In

SpinIN

Second Saturday of each month. All levels and spinning styles welcome.

 

RSVP not required

 

Next Spin In: May 11 from 1 – 4.