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Knitting 101

Knit 101

Date(s): Tuesday, March 13, 20, 27 from 6-8 PM
It's time to get your knit on! Learn all the basics: casting on, knitting, purling, ribbing, binding off, and weaving in your ends, all while making a soft and squishy neck warmer! Yarn and needles are included, and no experience necessary.   IMG_20140919_110224227   Cancellation Policy: Should the store cancel a class, a total refund or store credit will be issued, however, participants must cancel a class at least 2 weeks before the class is scheduled in order to receive a full refund or store credit.

Knit 101

Date(s): Tuesday, May 15, 22, and 29 from 6-8 PM
It's time to get your knit on! Learn all the basics: casting on, knitting, purling, ribbing, binding off, and weaving in your ends, all while making a soft and squishy neck warmer! Yarn and needles are included, and no experience necessary.   IMG_20140919_110224227   Cancellation Policy: Should the store cancel a class, a total refund or store credit will be issued, however, participants must cancel a class at least 2 weeks before the class is scheduled in order to receive a full refund or store credit.

Knit 101

Date(s): Tuesday, June 5, 12, and 19 from 6-8 PM
It's time to get your knit on! Learn all the basics: casting on, knitting, purling, ribbing, binding off, and weaving in your ends, all while making a soft and squishy neck warmer! Yarn and needles are included, and no experience necessary.   IMG_20140919_110224227   Cancellation Policy: Should the store cancel a class, a total refund or store credit will be issued, however, participants must cancel a class at least 2 weeks before the class is scheduled in order to receive a full refund or store credit.

Knitting 201

Project Class

Date(s): Thursday, February 1, 8, 15, and 22 from 1-3 PM
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! She is ready to be your personal knitting wizard, answer your questions, and generally make you get that project done. Basic knitting experience is required, and students are encouraged to bring a second project to work on in case they get stuck during class.   Cancellation Policy: Should the store cancel a class, a total refund or store credit will be issued, however, participants must cancel a class at least 2 weeks before the class is scheduled in order to receive a full refund or store credit.

Knit 201: Unfinished Business!

Date(s): February 24th, 2018, 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Join knit whiz Maureen for our second in a series of intermediate level workshops designed to help you improve your knitting skills! This workshop will focus on sewing together seams and picking up stitches. Students should have basic knitting experience - this is not an introductory course. Supplies are not included - students should bring their knitting accessories, a set of 4 or 4.5 mm needles, leftover balls of worsted weight yarns in multiple colours, and an unfinished project to practice these new skills on.   Other workshops in this series include: Read Those Darn Stitches! Sizing and Swatching Whoops! Correcting Errors Beginnings and Endings   Cancellation Policy: Should the store cancel a class, a total refund or store credit will be issued, however, participants must cancel a class at least 2 weeks before the class is scheduled in order to receive a full refund or store credit.

Project Class

Date(s): Thursday, March 1, 8, 15, and 22 from 1-3 PM
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! She is ready to be your personal knitting wizard, answer your questions, and generally make you get that project done. Basic knitting experience is required, and students are encouraged to bring a second project to work on in case they get stuck during class.   Cancellation Policy: Should the store cancel a class, a total refund or store credit will be issued, however, participants must cancel a class at least 2 weeks before the class is scheduled in order to receive a full refund or store credit.

Evening Project Class

Date(s): Thursday, March 1, 8, 15, and 22 from 6-8 PM
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! She is ready to be your personal knitting wizard, answer your questions, and generally make you get that project done. Basic knitting experience is required, and students are encouraged to bring a second project to work on in case they get stuck during class.   Cancellation Policy: Should the store cancel a class, a total refund or store credit will be issued, however, participants must cancel a class at least 2 weeks before the class is scheduled in order to receive a full refund or store credit.

Knit 201: Sizing and Swatching

Date(s): March 10th, 2018, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Join knit whiz Maureen for our third in a series of intermediate level workshops designed to help you improve your knitting skills! This workshop will focus on taking measurements and establishing fit and sizing in a garment. Students should have basic knitting experience - this is not an introductory course. Supplies are not included - students should bring their knitting accessories, a set of 4 or 4.5 mm needles, leftover balls of worsted weight yarns in multiple colours, a measuring tape, pen, paper, and a calculator.   Other workshops in this series include: Read Those Darn Stitches! Unfinished Business Whoops! Correcting Errors Beginnings and Endings   Please note: unlike the rest of the workshops in this series, this workshop runs from 10 AM - 1 PM Cancellation Policy: Should the store cancel a class, a total refund or store credit will be issued, however, participants must cancel a class at least 2 weeks before the class is scheduled in order to receive a full refund or store credit.

Project Class

Date(s): Thursday, April 5, 12, 19, and 26 from 1-3 PM
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! She is ready to be your personal knitting wizard, answer your questions, and generally make you get that project done. Basic knitting experience is required, and students are encouraged to bring a second project to work on in case they get stuck during class.   Cancellation Policy: Should the store cancel a class, a total refund or store credit will be issued, however, participants must cancel a class at least 2 weeks before the class is scheduled in order to receive a full refund or store credit.

Knit 201: Whoops! Correcting Errors

Date(s): April 7th, 2018, 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Join knit whiz Maureen for our fourth in a series of intermediate level workshops designed to help you improve your knitting skills! This workshop will focus on unknitting, ripping back, dropping stitches, and picking them back up! Students should have basic knitting experience - this is not an introductory course. Supplies are not included - students should bring their knitting accessories, a set of 4 or 4.5 mm needles, leftover balls of worsted weight yarns in multiple colours, and a 3 or 4 mm crochet hook.   Other workshops in this series include: Read Those Darn Stitches! Unfinished Business Sizing and Swatching Beginnings and Endings   Cancellation Policy: Should the store cancel a class, a total refund or store credit will be issued, however, participants must cancel a class at least 2 weeks before the class is scheduled in order to receive a full refund or store credit.

Knit 201: Perfect First Shawl

Date(s): Tues, April 24, May 1, and May 8 from 6-8 PM
Join Donna and Jess on your first shawl adventure! Your choice of triangular or crescent shaped shawl in and weight of yarn! [caption id="attachment_3808" align="alignnone" width="300"]Two Colour Crescent Shawl Two Colour Crescent Shawl[/caption] This class is suitable for students with several basic projects under their belt. Students should be comfortable casting-on, knitting, purling, and binding off. [caption id="attachment_3061" align="alignnone" width="300"]Self-Striping Triangular Shawl Self-Striping Triangular Shawl[/caption] Supplies are not included - we will discuss and shop for supplies the first night, and students will receive a 15% discount on yarn and needles for the workshop! [caption id="attachment_3806" align="alignnone" width="236"]Faded Crescent Shawl Faded Crescent Shawl[/caption]   Cancellation Policy: Should the store cancel a class, a total refund or store credit will be issued, however, participants must cancel a class at least 2 weeks before the class is scheduled in order to receive a full refund or store credit.

Knit 201: Beginnings and Endings

Date(s): April 28th, 2018, 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Join knit whiz Maureen for our last in a series of intermediate level workshops designed to help you improve your knitting skills! This workshop will focus on tubular and provisional cast ons, kitchener stitch, grafting, and kitchener cast-off. Students should have basic knitting experience - this is not an introductory course. Supplies are not included - students should bring their knitting accessories, a set of 4 or 4.5 mm needles, leftover balls of worsted weight yarns in multiple colours, a blunt-tip darning needle, and a 3 or 4 mm crochet hook.   Other workshops in this series include: Read Those Darn Stitches! Unfinished Business Sizing and Swatching Whoops! Correcting Errors     Cancellation Policy: Should the store cancel a class, a total refund or store credit will be issued, however, participants must cancel a class at least 2 weeks before the class is scheduled in order to receive a full refund or store credit.

Project Class

Date(s): Thursday, May 3, 10, 17, and 24 from 1-3 PM
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! She is ready to be your personal knitting wizard, answer your questions, and generally make you get that project done. Basic knitting experience is required, and students are encouraged to bring a second project to work on in case they get stuck during class.   Cancellation Policy: Should the store cancel a class, a total refund or store credit will be issued, however, participants must cancel a class at least 2 weeks before the class is scheduled in order to receive a full refund or store credit.

Project Class

Date(s): Thursday, June 7, 14, 21, 28 from 1-3 PM
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! She is ready to be your personal knitting wizard, answer your questions, and generally make you get that project done. Basic knitting experience is required, and students are encouraged to bring a second project to work on in case they get stuck during class.   Cancellation Policy: Should the store cancel a class, a total refund or store credit will be issued, however, participants must cancel a class at least 2 weeks before the class is scheduled in order to receive a full refund or store credit.

Knitting 301

Knit 301: Frankensocks!

Date(s): Wednesday, March 14 from 6-8, Sunday March 25 from 12-4, Wednesday April 4 from 6-8
PLEASE NOTE: This course has a unique schedule! Wednesday, March 14 from 6-8 PM Sunday, March 25 from 12-4 PM Wednesday, April 4 from 6-8 PM Join in on the Frankensock/Scrappy Sock/Blender Sock/Happy Feet craze with our in-house Frankensock enthusiasts Donna and Jess! Create your own one-of-a-kind Frankensocks using a wide variety of colour options! image_medium2-9 Our two instructors will guide you through the ins and outs of knitting your first pair of socks, while incorporating a focus on colour play and different Frankensock techniques! image_medium2-3 Needles and a Frankensock yarn kit are included, though students are welcome to supplement their kit with any sock yarn scraps they may have in their stash! image_medium2-4 This is an advanced knitting workshop: students are expected to be comfortable casting on, knitting, purling, ribbing, increasing, decreasing, working in the round, and binding off without guidance. Previous sock experience is not required, but experience with double pointed needles is an asset.   image_medium2-5   Cancellation Policy: Should the store cancel a class, a total refund or store credit will be issued, however, participants must cancel a class at least 2 weeks before the class is scheduled in order to receive a full refund or store credit.  

Knit 301: Fair Isle Wrist Warmers

Date(s): Thursday, April 5, 12, 19, and 26 from 6-8 PM
Embrace the charm of classic Fair Isle knits with these adorable wrist warmers - perfect for the colder weather! Expand your knitting skills and tap into your design abilities with this advanced knitting workshop from Maureen Ballagh. image2 A wonderful opportunity to learn new techniques in a supportive and encouraging environment. Let Maureen guide you through Fair Isle design and patterning conventions, choosing your colours, designing your unique pattern, and using stranded knitting techniques to work up your wrist warmers! Supplies are not included - please contact the shop for a full supply listing. Students will receive a 15% discount on course supplies bought in-store, and will have an opportunity to discuss colour choice on the first night of the workshop. image4 This is an advanced knitting workshop: students should be comfortable casting on, knitting, purling, ribbing, increasing, decreasing, knitting in the round, and binding off. Experience on double pointed needles is an asset. Cancellation Policy: Should the store cancel a class, a total refund or store credit will be issued, however, participants must cancel a class at least 2 weeks before the class is scheduled in order to receive a full refund or store credit.