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Classes/Workshops

Knitting 101 – Continental Style

Instructor: Kathryn
Dates: Saturday, Sep. 11. 18, 25 & Oct. 2, 2021 10:15 am - 12:15 pm

Have you always wanted to learn to knit? Over the course of 4, two hour sessions, Kathryn will teach you the following skills: Casting on Binding off Knit stitch Purl Stitch Increasing & Decreasing, as well as the basics of reading a pattern. With these important basic skills, you can create a variety of beautiful …

Brambles Beret

Instructor: Fran
Dates: Saturday, Sep. 25, Oct. 2, & 16, 2021 Time: 12:30 - 2:30 pm

Join Fran for three 2 hour sessions where she’ll help you knit Amanda Muscha’s “Brambles Beret.” This beautiful hat is not as complicated as it looks, but it’s a great stepping stone for those who want to improve their knitting skills. In this class you’ll learn: Knitting in the Round  If you are familiar with …

Crochet 101

Instructor: Dotty
Dates: Sunday, Sep. 19 & 26, Oct. 3 & 10, 2021 10:15 am - 12:15 pm

Have you been eyeing up all the fine crochet projects you’ve seen on Ravelry, or out in the wild? Have you wanted to crochet your own amazing items?  This is your class! Master these important basic skills, and you’ll gain the confidence and the knowledge to tackle those more complex “dream projects” in the future! …

Knitting 101

Instructor: Fran
Dates: Saturday, Oct. 16, 23, 30 & Nov. 6, 2021 10:15 am - 12:15 pm

Fran often uses a variety of dishcloths in her class. They are a great way to become accustomed to “wrangling” yarn while changing stitches as well as trying out new stitch patterns! Over the course of 4, two hour sessions, the lovely Fran will teach you the following skills: Casting on Binding off Knit stitch …

Crochet 101

Instructor: Dotty
Dates: Sunday, Oct. 24, 31, Nov. 7 & 14, 2021 10:15 am - 12:15 pm

Have you been eyeing up all the fine crochet projects you’ve seen online, or out in the wild? Have you wanted to crochet your own amazing items? This is your class! Master these important basic skills, and you’ll gain the confidence and the knowledge to tackle those more complex “dream projects” in the future! Over the …

Knitting 101 – Continental Style

Instructor: Kathryn
Dates: Saturday, Nov. 13, 20, 27 & Dec. 4, 2021 10:00 am - 12:15 pm

Have you always wanted to learn to knit? Over the course of 4, two hour sessions, Kathryn will teach you the following skills: Casting on Binding off Knit stitch Purl Stitch Increasing & Decreasing, as well as the basics of reading a pattern. With these important basic skills, you can create a variety of beautiful …

Crochet 101

Instructor: Dotty
Dates: Saturday, Nov. 27 & Dec. 4, 11, 18, 2021 12:30 - 2:30 pm

Have you been eyeing up all the fine crochet projects you’ve seen online, or out in the wild? Have you wanted to crochet your own amazing items? This is your class! Master these important basic skills, and you’ll gain the confidence and the knowledge to tackle those more complex “dream projects” in the future! Over the …

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Knitting Skill Levels

Beginner

Basic knit and purl stitches, cast on, bind off. Minimal shaping.

Advanced Beginner

Basic skills noted above, plus repetitive stitch patterns, simple colour changes, and simple shaping and finishing.

Intermediate

Ability to knit a variety of stitches, such as basic cables and lace, simple intarsia, use of double-pointed needles and knitting in the round needle techniques, mid-level shaping and finishing.

Advanced

Ability to knit projects using advanced techniques and stitches, such as short rows, fair isle, more intricate intarsia, cables, lace patterns, and numerous colour changes. Knitters will be able to ‘read’ their knitting, use charts and will have the ability to fix errors.

Crocheting Skill Levels

Beginner

Basic chain, single & double crochet stitches. Minimal shaping.

Advanced Beginner

Skills noted above, plus repetitive stitch patterns, simple colour changes, and simple shaping and finishing.

Intermediate

Ability to crochet using a variety of techniques, such as basic lace stitches, or colour patterns, mid-level shaping and finishing.

Advanced

Ability to crochet projects with intricate stitch patterns, techniques and dimension, such as non-repeating patterns, multi-colour techniques, fine threads, small hooks, detailed shaping and refined finishing.