CLASSES

Knit & Natter Drop-In

Tuesdays from 1-3pm & Thursdays from 6-8pm

This drop-in class and/or knit & natter session is meant to help you get through those next steps in your knitting pursuits. Maybe you have always knit scarves and would like to tackle a hat? We can help with that!

You bring your current project and we will have an experienced staff member available to help you through the scary parts. Due to the size of this class we don’t have time to teach lengthy skills but we do try our best to get to everyone and help as much as possible.

As these sessions are so popular we do have dedicated classes for learning specific skills, including fixing mistakes and finishing techniques. A full list of our courses is available on our website.

For just $25 you get 5 sessions at our drop-in class. We only stamp your card when you require help. It is free if you simply want to knit & natter!

Membership cards can be purchased when you arrive for your first class.

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F – IT! Finish it, fix it or frog it!

Pick any Wednesday – September 6th, October 11th, November 8th, December 6th from 6-8pm  

As knitters we all have a project (or two) that just isn’t working out. Whether you put a project away for a little too long and can’t figure out how to start back into it, or you made a mistake but just can’t quite figure out how to fix it, this class is for you!

Bring us your shame and we will get you back on track! We will help you determine the best way to finish it or fix it. Should we arrive at the decision that your prized yarn would be better suited to another project, we will hold your hand and provide Kleenex for the frogging!

$10 per session. Please RSVP so we can have an idea of how many tables to prepare.

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Beginner Knitting 101 

Pick a Saturday – November 18th, December 16th, January 20, February 17 from 1-3:30pm

We love to help people learn our favourite craft! So much so, that we have dedicated one day a month to just beginners. Learn how to cast-on, knit, purl and cast-off among others who are just beginning! We have been teaching people to knit for over 20 years, even those who thought it was impossible. Trust us, we have the experience, tips and tricks to get you started with confidence.

The cost for our one day beginner class is $65 and includes your needles, yarn and 3 beginner patterns.

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Knit a Sweater? Yes you can!

Tuesday, November 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th from 6-8pm

Cast on and learn all the techniques you need to make your first sweater! The free Flax Sweater pattern by Tin Can Knits is a very simple seamless pullover knit from the top down. It’s perfectly unisex; adorable on little boys, big boys, and the ladies too! Just think by December you will be able to call yourself a sweater knitter!

The cost for this 4 week series is $128 and includes your supplies.

 

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Beginner Sewing with Mandi of Yes, please! Sewing Studio

Saturday, November 11th from 1-3pm

Learn the basics of hand sewing while making your very own sock monkey! Why not get your holiday making started while learning a new skill with Mandi of Yes, please! Sewing Studio.

The cost of this class is $45 and includes supplies!

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Smitten with the Fiddle Head Mitten! 

Monday, November 13th, 20th, 27th and December 4th from 4:30-6:30

Learn how to knit traditional stranded colourwork mittens with Deb White. Deb will walk you through the process of managing more than one yarn, how to read charts and how to pick up stitches for the perfectly lined mitten.

The cost of class is $128

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KIDS learn to knit! Ages 7+

Wednesday, November 15th, 22nd, 29th and December 5th from 6:30-8

In this project based class, kids will learn how to knit through a series of techniques that build their skills one step at a time. They begin with fun finger knitting techniques to get used to managing yarn and how knitting works. We then build on those skills using needles with the goal of completing a sheep by the end of the series. A great class for children to discover the world of knitting.

The cost of this class is $128 and includes the needles, yarn and pattern.

 

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Deck your halls with our balls! A Holiday Knitting Series

Learn fun knitting techniques while making holiday decorations to trim your tree or table this holiday season.

Short Row Trees with Deb – Friday,  November 17th from 4-6

Beginner Crochet Ornaments with Daina – Sunday, November 19th from 1-3

3 way balls with Deb – Friday, November 24th from 4-6

Felt Ornaments with Jane – Friday, December 1st from 4-6