Monday, March 27, 2017

lot of great classes

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Hi Everyone

I know spring is on the way but there is still lots of time for knitting!! Hope one of these classes will be of interest to you.
Please email as soon as possible to get your name on the list as they seem to fill up fast!!

Happy Knitting Lynn

Lets knit these simple but really fun mitten with Jane Steeves 

Want to knit mittens but don't want to worry about the thumb gusset? Or have never made mittens
 before. Then Newfie mittens are for you! You can knit them using double points or using magic loop. It is a simple but fun pattern that looks  harder than it is. For your thumb you use some waste yarn for the stitches that will later become your thumb and then continue with the mittens. After the mitten is complete we go back and pick up the thumb stitches and create your thumb. These mittens are super warm and look like you worked hard to make them. Everyone will be impressed, and you'll know that they are super easy!

You can see a picture of them here on Ravelry

You need to have basic knitting skills , cast on , cast off and knit and purl. The rest we can teach you.

Fee:  $60.00 & HST  this includes the pattern and 2 balls of yarn. and 3,  2 hour classes 

Date and time: Tuesday April 4, 11th and 18th   1- 3pm.

Beginner top down sweater knitting   with Lynn Stitchman

Lets knit a sweater!!  this easy top down sweater can be knit in sizes from 0-6 months right up to adult 4XL in a worsted weight yarn.  So you can make whatever size you would like.

In order to make this sweater you should have basic knitting skills , cast on, cast off and knit and purl. All the rest you will learn as we go along. 

Fee:  $60.00   this includes 4 ,  2 hour classes total of 8 hours instruction and a printed copy of the pattern.   All other  supplies will be extra.   All yarn and needle bought for this class will receive a 10% discount.

Date and time:   Thursday April 27, and May 4 th  , May 11th  and May 18th ,   6:30 pm to 8:30 PM

Toe-up socks with Cathy McCracken

    Have you heard about knitting socks from the toe to the cuff and wondered how it works? Wondered why on earth you would approach sock knitting this way? This 3 week class will answer these questions and more! You will be using one 2.50 mm 32” long circular needle and using the magic loop technique for knitting in the round.

     This is NOT a beginner sock class, you should be comfortable with fine yarn while using the magic loop method for knitting in the round and have knit several pairs of socks prior to this class.

Date & Time:  Monday April 3, Monday April 10 and Monday April 24 from 6:30 to 8:30pm.No class on April 17 as that is Easter Monday.

Class Fee: $60 +HST which includes a 100g ball of  sock yarn and a printed copy of the pattern. Knitting needles are not included but can be purchased that evening. Bring your tablet or smartphone so that we can add our projects to Ravelry!

Knitting with the Magic Loop with Jane Steeves

     Have you heard  of the Magic loop method of knitting but not sure how to do it?
Do you want to learn a new way to knit in the round instead of double points?
Maybe you want to learn how to knit in the round and want to try using the magic loop method.
Then this class is for you!  Using the magic loop method you can can knit wrist cuffs or boot toppers. We will use a simple pattern to get you started knitting using a magic loop and circular needles, covering casting on, joining, and knit and purl stitches.

Fee:  $25.00 & HST  this includes a pattern and a ball of  yarn to make either wrist cuffs or boot toppers.  Please bring  4 mm or  4.5mm circular needles  with a flexible  32" or 40" long cable. If you don't have them, there will be needles here you can buy that night. 

Date and time:  Tuesday April 18th  6:30 pm to 8:30 pm 


You will learn to use double pointed needles, (dpn's) and all it takes to knit a pair of socks!! These are boot socks so we will use a heavier weight of yarn and they will knit up quickly!!

Basic knitting knowledge is required: You need to know how to cast on and cast off, and to knit and purl.

Date & Time:  Wednesday May 10th, May 17th and May 24th  6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.
You will need a set of 5 size 3.75mm double pointed needles which can be purchased here at the store if you do not have them already.

Fee:  $55.00 & HST. This includes your yarn and the pattern.
You will need a set of 5 size 3.75mm double pointed needles which can be purchased here at the store if you do not have them already. 

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