- December 28th to January 7th
- 20% off regularly priced yarn, sale yarn, books, magazines, patterns, needles, wool-wash & accessories.
- Unfortunately, no returns can be accepted during this time in exchange for sale priced stock, however previously held store credits and gift certificates are valid.
Wednesday, December 27, 2006
Saturday, December 16, 2006
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and of course store hours:
Monday 11am to 6pm
Tues 11am to 6pm
Wednesday 11am to 8pm
Thurs 11am to 6pm
Friday 11am to 6pm
Saturday 11am to 5pm
Sunday 12pm to 5pm
Friday, December 15, 2006
Sunday, December 10, 2006
* unless otherwise stated, you must pre-register for regular classes by paying the class fee beforehand.
Beginner Knitting Instuctor Liane Schwarz
Monday Jan 8 & 15,
Tuesday Jan 23 & 30,
Tuesday Feb 6 & 13,
Monday Mar 5 & 12,
Tuesday April 3 & 10,
You'll learn all the basics: how to knit, purl, put stitches on your needle (cast on), finish up (cast off), change yarn in the middle of your project, weave in your ends, and how to read the information that comes on a ball of yarn. You should be able to make a scarf in this class (but you have to do your homework so get ready to spend a few hours of down time working on your 'assignment' in front of the TV). Class consists of 2 sessions over 2 weeks. Class cost is $50 + tax (includes materials).
Beginner Crochet Instuctor Liane Schwarz
Tuesday Jan 9 & 16,
Monday Feb 19 & 26,
Tuesday Mar 20& 27,
Monday Apr 16 & 23,
Crochet is fast, easy and becoming very popular. You'll learn all the basics: how to make a chain, the foundation stitches (single crochet, double crochet, treble crochet, slip stitch) and how to follow a crochet pattern. You should be able to make a scarf after this class and if we have time (depending on student progress) a granny square.
Class consists of 2 sessions over 2 weeks. Class cost is $50 + tax (includes materials).
Hat Workshop – Beyond the Scarf! Instuctor Liane Schwarz
Monday Feb 5 & 12,
The next step after making scarves is making hats! Hats are fast, easy, and very, very satisfying. They also make affordable gifts for the Holidays. We'll teach you how to knit in the round (on those funny looking siamese twin needles), knit on double pointed needles (the ones that look like little chop sticks), decrease stitches and read a pattern. Class consists of 2 sessions over 2 weeks. Class cost is $65 + tax (includes materials). You must know how to cast-on and knit for this class; knowing how to purl is an asset.
Mitten Workshop Instuctor Liane Schwarz
Tuesday Mar 6 & 13,
The next step after making hats are mitts! Mitts are a lot like hats: fast, easy, satisfying, inexpensive and they make great gifts. who doesn't want a pair of handmade mittens? In this workshop you will learn how to follow a mitten pattern, use double pointed needles, increase and decrease stitches, pick up stitches, put stitches on a holder and make that tricky thumb. Class consists of 2 sessions over 2 weeks. Class cost is $55 + tax (includes materials, a discount of $11 applies if you took the hat class since you'll be able to use your needles again). You must know how to cast-on, knit and purl for this class.
Sock Workshop Instuctor Liane Schwarz
Monday April 2 & 9,
Socks seem hard, but they really aren't (or at least we don't think they have to be). You'll follow a sock pattern, use double pointed needles (and if we have time we'll show you how to use a circular needle to knit socks using the 'magic loop' technique), increase and decrease stitches, pick up stitches, short rows. Class cost is $75 + tax (includes materials) . You must know how to knit, purl, cast-on & cast off for this class; knowing how to use double pointed needles is an asset.
Cables Workshop Instuctor Liane Schwarz
Tuesday April 17 & 24,
Cables are another thing in knitting that look hard but are really simple once someone shows you how it's done. In this workshop you will make a hat with cables, follow a cable pattern and chart, use circular needles, and use double pointed needles. Class consists of 2 sessions over 2 weeks. Class cost is $55 + tax (includes materials). You must know how to cast-on, knit, purl and read a basic knitting pattern for this class.
Monday Jan 22 & 29,
Class cost is $55 + tax (includes materials). You must know how to cast-on, knit, purl and read a basic knitting pattern for this class.
Colour Workshop (Intarsia)
Tuesday Feb 20 & 27,
Class cost is $65 + tax (includes materials). You must know how to cast-on, knit, purl and read a basic knitting pattern for this class.
Monday Mar 19 & 26,
Class cost is $80 + tax (includes materials). You must know how to cast-on, knit, purl and read a basic knitting pattern for this class.
Thursdays February 1, 15, 22 & March 1 (Feb 8 is a drop-in class)
Instructor Haley Waxberg
This will be a class for people who've never knit a sweater or who are still a bit daunted by sweater projects. We will complete a sweater from start to finish together. We will all be working on a basic raglan sweater knit in the round. You must have basic knitting skills to attend this class. You should be able to cast on, knit, purl and cast off on your own and be able to consult a reference book. Knowledge of increasing and decreasing is useful but not necessary, as is reading patterns. Cost is $180 + tax (includes sweater kit). Needles and notions are extra (you will need 5mm/24” circular needles, 5mm/16” circular needles and stitch markers).
Drop-In Project Group
Every Sunday , registration not required, Instructor Haley Waxberg
For help getting through a project or learning new skills. Class cost is $10/hour + materials + tax. attendance is on a drop-in basis. You do not need to pre-register for this class.
Monday to Firday, , By appointment only
Class cost is $10/hour + materials + tax
Thursday, December 07, 2006
One-Skein Wonders ~ $24.95
This Book is a great little gift for knitters! It has 101 small projects ranging from simple to slightly complicated: Hats, socks, gauntlets, mitts, shawls, purses, a tea cozy, hair doo-dahs, a bolero, neck-ruffles, and of course scarves!
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