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Knitting with Copper

Date(s): April 25th from 10:30-1:30
Let local weaver and fibre artist Sayward Johnson introduce you to the wonderful world of knitting with copper. She has developed this unique technique to make both shaped and flat objects. The course will provide instruction to knit a project as well as how to finish it with hammering and patina. Materials are included. Basic knitting experience is required. artcopper-333x220    

Hand Painted Yarn with Julie Asselin

Date(s): May 1st, 2pm-4:30pm
Learn to hand paint yarn with wonderful indie-dyer Julie Asselin!   In this class you will learn the hand painting dye technique which includes finishing with steaming. 1 skein of yarn will be provided for dyeing. No experience required. Register soon as spaces are limited!       IMG_0743_medium2

Julie Asselin Trunk Show!

Date(s): May 1st, 7 to 9pm
Join us the evening of Friday, May 1st from 7-9pm for a Julie Asselin Trunk Show! There will be yarn available for sale,  check out different weights and colours, try on some garments, check out some samples and meet Julie Asselin herself! Complimentary snacks and beverages available.   This event is free of charge, however we ask that you please register.   See you there!   1383969_834195256598741_7932729083307175152_n_medium 10403538_834195306598736_2130556248533930888_n_medium    

Dyeing with Julie Asselin

Date(s): May 2nd, 10:30-3:30
Learn to dye with wonderful indie-dyer Julie Asselin!   In this class you will learn two of Julie's specialty dye techniques- kettle dye and hand-painted, both with acid dyes. Two skeins of yarn will be provided for dyeing. No experience required.   Bring your lunch and enjoy a day in the dye studio with local indie-dyer royalty!   1383969_834195256598741_7932729083307175152_n_medium IMG_9645

Project Class

Date(s): May 7,14,21,28 / 1 to 3pm
Stuck on a project you just can't seem to finish. Is there a pattern you have always wanted to try but felt you needed help. Never fear, our in-house knitting Goddess Maureen is here. And she is ready to be your personal knitting guru, answer your questions and generally make you get that project done.

Project Class

Date(s): May 8, 15, 22 and 29 from 6 to 8pm
Stuck on a project you just can't seem to finish. Is there a pattern you've always wanted to try but felt you needed help? Never, fear, our in-house knitting Goddess Maureen is here. And she is ready to by your personal knitting guru, answer your questions and generally make you get that project done.

Finish It

Date(s): May 9th from 10:30 to 12:30
This two hour class is perfect if you need some help finishing off a project or two. The first hour will be a demonstration on how to seam, block and weave in your ends. Followed by an hour with Maureen where you can get some tips on how to finish off a specific project, so make sure to bring your unfinished knits!  

Knitting 101

Knit 101

Date(s): April 30 and May 7 6 to 8pm
Learn the basics of knitting while making a neck warmer. You will learn all the basics: cast on, knit stitch, purl stitch, ribbing, stocking stitch and cast off. All materials included. No experience is necessary.     IMG_20140919_110224227

Tricot 101

Date(s): Dimanche le 3 et le 10 mai, de 13:30 à 15:30

Vous voulez apprendre à tricoter?

Venez apprendre les bases du tricot : monter vos mailles, les tricoter à l’endroit, à l’envers et les rabattre tout en vous tricotant un magnifique col!

Vous apprendrez aussi des techniques de base pour une belle finition.

Aucune expérience n’est nécessaire et tous les matériaux sont inclus.

 
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Knitting 201

Knitting with Copper

Date(s): April 25th from 10:30-1:30
Let local weaver and fibre artist Sayward Johnson introduce you to the wonderful world of knitting with copper. She has developed this unique technique to make both shaped and flat objects. The course will provide instruction to knit a project as well as how to finish it with hammering and patina. Materials are included. Basic knitting experience is required. artcopper-333x220    

Knitting 301

Socks, Socks, Socks

Date(s): May 14, 21 and 28th 6:00 to 8:00pm
Let me walk you through the process of making a pair of socks. In this class we make a pair of ankle socks. You will learn how to knit on the double points and turn a heel. Knitting experience is necessary. Materials are provided.   Wabi Sabi - Ottawa Sock Knitting Classes