Wolseley WOol

Knitting, Crocheting and Weaving Classes

We are super excited about the classes and workshops offered by our teachers this summer for Wolseley Wool Summer Camp! Create your own fun Summer of classes on a variety of techniques and skills with our Summer Camp!

Once again we are offering a Summer Camp card for super summer discounts. If you take just one class you’ll get 10% off yarn and accessories all summer long! Get 2% more added to your discount for each additional class you take up to a maximum of 20% off! This additional discount applies to regular priced yarn only and will be valid until September 1st, 2019.

For the summer our evening classes will take place from 6-8 PM instead of 7-9 PM so make sure to note that when signing up and marking your classes in your calendar. A few classes also have some homework to complete before classes, make sure to check!

Give us a call at (204) 772-5648 or come down to the store to register. 

Classes must be paid in full at time of registration. There are no refunds on classes unless we are able to fill your spot. Supplies are not included in the cost of classes and are listed in the description for each class so you know what is needed.

Knit Night will be on hiatus this summer. The last evening Knit Night will be June 27th. Our Thursday afternoon knit group will continue through the summer from 1 – 3 PM and our evening knit group will resume in the fall. You’re also welcome to join our Tuesday Night KALS.

Skill Levels
Novice – no previous experience necessary
Beginner – basic knitting and purling skills or basic crochet skills
Intermediate – basic knitting and purling skills and knitting in the round or basic crochet skills and crocheting in the round

Next Stitch with Hilori
Tuesdays, 6-8 pm
Session 1 – June 25 & July 2
Session 2 – July 9 & 16
Session 3 – July 23 & 30
Session 4 – August 6 & 13
Session 5 – August 20 & 27

Already comfortable knitting and purling? Want to take that ‘next step’ but any projects outside the realm of scarves and dishcloths seem too daunting? This class will help you work through an intermediate project that you choose – it could be mittens, socks, shawls or a sweater, whatever project you’ve been hoping to tackle next!! This class is also great if you are on the waiting list for a particular class but can’t wait for the next one.
Skill level: Beginner Knitting
Class fee: $25 for 2 classes
Supplies needed: Students may bring yarn, needles and a pattern for their projects to the class or the instructor will help them pick out supplies at the first class

To Start and To End: Cast-ons and Bind-offs with Jen P
Wednesday, July 3 from 6-8 pm

Every project has a start, and (hopefully!) an end. In this class we will demonstrate several different techniques for casting on and binding off, and discuss their pros and cons.
Skill level: Beginner Knitting
Class fee: $25
Supplies needed: Small amounts of smooth worsted weight yarn and 4-5 mm/US 6-8 needles.

Beautiful Crocheted Shawl with Bernice
Thursdays, July 4 & 11 from 6-8 pm

The Keep Shining Cowl by CJ Brady is a beautiful, modern piece that looks great on everyone! It has the look of a shawlette or bandana style scarf, but is sewn together into one piece, so you simply drop it over your head like a cowl and go. This is a great project if you’re an experienced beginner who is looking to dive into making crochet garments and learn new crochet stitches. In this class, you will learn how to increase stitches, crochet a lace pattern and how to seam and finish a project.
Skill level: Beginner Crochet
Class fee: $30
Supplies needed: 2 different colours of DK weight yarn such as Berroco Modern Cotton DK, Berroco Pima Cotton, Estelle Alpaca Merino DK, or Berroco Mantra – approximately 195 yards of the main colour and 75 yards of the contrasting edge colour, a 5 mm/US H crochet hook, a darning needle and a copy of the Keep Shining Cowl pattern available for purchase on Ravelry.

Next Stitch Daytime with Corie
Mondays, 1-3 pm
Session 1 – July 8 & 15
Session 2 – July 22 & 29
Session 3 – August 12, 19 & 26

Already comfortable knitting and purling? Want to take that ‘next step’ but any projects outside the realm of scarves and dishcloths seem too daunting? This class will help you work through an intermediate project of your choice – it could be mittens, socks, shawls or a sweater, whatever project you’ve been hoping to tackle next!! This class is also great if you are on the waiting list for a particular class but can’t wait for the next one.
Skill level: Beginner Knitting
Class fee: $25 for 2 classes $37.50 for 3 classes (Session 3)
Supplies needed: Students may bring yarn, needles and a pattern for their projects to the class, or the instructor will help them pick out supplies at the first class

Afterthought Heels with Jen W.
Monday, July 8 from 6-8 pm

Learn how to knit an afterthought sock heel using the technique from Laura Linneman’s Afterthought Heel Socks. Students should come with a sock leg done and we will learn how add a place marker for the heel opening and how to pick up and shape the heel. Once you’ve learned how to make an afterthought heel making socks on the go is a breeze!
Skill level: Intermediate Knitting
Class fee: $20
Supplies needed:  Sock yarn and needles for your socks – the pattern recommends 2.25 mm/US 1 needles, a copy of the Afterthought Heel Socks available pattern for free on Ravelry, waste yarn and a darning needle. A contrasting colour of sock yarn is recommended for the heel so that students can see the difference between the heel stitches and leg stitches.
Homework: Please have at least one sock leg completed before the start of class as this class focuses on the afterthought heel only and not the whole sock.

Thrumming with Jayne
Tuesdays July 9 & 16 from 6-8pm

Thrumming originated in Newfoundland and Labrador using bits of raw wool knit into mittens, creating extra warm and cozy garments. This clever construction is not only practical, but adds unique detailing to the finished object. In this class you will learn the craft of thrumming: how to prepare the roving and knit the thrums while completing the Cadeautje slippers designed by Ysolda Teague. Anyone interested in this class should be comfortable casting on, knitting, purling, casting off and knitting in the round (using magic loop, small circumference circulars or DPNs).
Skill level: Intermediate Knitting
Class fee: $30
Supplies needed: 105-250 metres (depending on size chosen) of chunky yarn with a gauge of 13-14 stitches such as Cascade Eco+ Merino, Estelle Alpaca Merino Chunky or Alafosslopi, non-superwash roving or fibre (approximately 4-5 oz), a copy of the Cadeautje pattern by Ysolda Teague available for purchase on Ravelry or at the shop and needles to meet the gauge of the pattern. Please ensure you have enough yarn and roving for the size of slippers you would like to knit as well as a small swatch we will knit during class to practice thrumming techniques.

Minimizing the Terror of Steeking with Corie
Wednesdays July 10 & 17 from 6 – 8 pm

Steeking is a cheeky little technique used in colourwork projects to create openings or to turn items knit in the round into flat ones.  This technique is particularly helpful with fairisle projects that are easier to knit in the round but can also be applied to other projects. Over two classes classes, you’ll learn how to securely (and confidently) cut up your swatches to create an opening for a zipper or button band. In the second class we will work on ways to finish the steek, with a variety of band options.
Skill level: Intermediate Knitting
Class fee: $30
Supplies needed: A darning needle, small amounts of fingering weight yarn, a small pair of scissors and a 3.5 mm/US E crochet hook.
Homework: Please bring a completed 6” by 6” stockinette knitted swatch in worsted weight to steek.

Next Stitch Daytime with Sigrid
Thursdays, 1-3 pm
Session 1 – July 11 & 18
Session 2 – July 25 & August 1
Session 3 – August 22 & 29

Already comfortable knitting and purling? Want to take that ‘next step’ but any projects outside the realm of scarves and dishcloths seem too daunting? This class will help you work through an intermediate project that you choose – it could be mittens, socks, shawls or a sweater, whatever project you’ve been hoping to tackle next!! This class is also great if you are on the waiting list for a particular class but can’t wait for the next one.
Skill level: Beginner Knitting
Class fee: $25 for 2 classes
Supplies needed: Students may bring yarn, needles and a pattern for their projects to the class or the instructor will help them pick out supplies at the first class

Next Stitch Daytime with Sigrid
Fridays, 1-3 pm
Session 1 – July 12 & 19
Session 2 – July 26 & August 2
Session 3 – August 23 & 30

Already comfortable knitting and purling? Want to take that ‘next step’ but any projects outside the realm of scarves and dishcloths seem too daunting? This class will help you work through an intermediate project that you choose – it could be mittens, socks, shawls or a sweater, whatever project you’ve been hoping to tackle next!! This class is also great if you are on the waiting list for a particular class but can’t wait for the next one.
Skill level: Beginner Knitting
Class fee: $25 for 2 classes
Supplies needed: Students may bring yarn, needles and a pattern for their projects to the class or the instructor will help them pick out supplies at the first class

Beginner Brioche with Sigrid
Wednesday, July 17 from 1-3 pm

Always wanted to learn Brioche, but find larger Brioche projects a little too intimidating and need some help deciphering what all those acronyms mean? This is the class for you! Using the Brioche Tube Loop by ALJKnits we will be learning the basic brioche knit and purl stitches in a squishable and warm two-colour cowl.
Skill level: Intermediate Knitting
Class fee: $30
Supplies needed: 200g each of two different colours of DK weight yarn (400g total) such as Berroco Ultra Wool DK, Estelle Alpaca Merino DK or Estelle Double Knit, 4.5 mm/US 7 24″ circular needle, a darning needle, scissors, pen and paper if you like to take notes and a copy of the pattern Brioche Tube Loop available for free on Ravelry.

You’ve Got Two Hands, Let’s Use Them – Colour-work with Lynne
Wednesdays, July 17 & 24 from 1-3 pm

Learn the skill of two-handed stranded knitting while creating a cowl using the Anthology pattern by Tin Can Knits. This pattern is unique because the knitter can pick and choose the designs they want in their cowl to make a truly a one of a kind piece. There will be plenty of practice time to get the hang of using both hands to work stranded colourwork knitting which helps maintain even tension and will speed up your colourwork knitting.
Skill level: Intermediate Knitting
Class fee: $30
Supplies needed: If you plan to use DK weight yarn, a total of 300m in various colours along with 3.5 and 4 mm/US 4 and 6 – 16” circular needles or if you plan to use worsted or aran weight yarn, a total of 250m in various colours along with 4 and 5mm/US 6 and 8 – 16” circular needles, along with a stitch marker and a copy of the Anthology pattern by Tin Can Knits available for free on Ravelry.

Lace Bookmarks with Tala
Wednesday , July 17 from 6-8 pm

In this class you will pick out a lace pattern you like and learn how to turn it into a quick and easy bookmark. We will cover picking an edge design, tassels, and blocking. This class is so great for gifts or stash busting and a fantastic way to try out some new stitches on a small project.
Skill level: Beginner Knitting
Class fee: $20
Supplies needed: Students will need to bring a small amount of medium to light coloured fingering weight yarn and a 4-5 mm/US 6-8 needle.

Crochet Mason Jar Tumblers with Bernice
Thursday, July 18 from 6-8 pm

This beautiful Mason Jar cover by A Beautiful Mess is a fantastic way to get started in crochet. They make beautiful home or party decor items and will also elevate your homemade gifts to the next level! In this class you’ll learn to crochet a circle and in the round, the double crochet stitch, chain stitch, and slip stitch.
Skill level: Novice Crochet
Class fee: $20
Supplies needed: Sport or DK weight yarn such as Berroco Ultra Wool DK, Berroco Millefiori, Estelle Double Knit or Blossom and Fern Sport, a 3.5 mm/US E crochet hook , a darning needle and a copy of the pattern which is available here.

Short Row Heels with Jen W.
Monday, July 22 from 6-8 pm

Learn how to knit a short row sock heel using the technique from Mary Lukas’ So Vanilla Socks. Short row heels are quick and fun and worth a try if you haven’t before. Students should come with a sock leg done and we will learn how use short rows to shape the heel.
Skill level: Intermediate Knitting
Class fee: $20
Supplies needed: Sock yarn and needles for your socks – the pattern recommends 2.25 mm/US 1 needles, a copy of the pattern So Vanilla Socks by Mary Lukas’ available for free on Ravelry.
Homework: Please have at least one sock leg completed prior to start of class and ready to knit the heel as this class focuses on the short row heel construction and not the entire sock.

Needle Felted Sheep On a Hill Pouch with Sharon
Tuesday, July 23 from Noon – 3 pm

Learn how to blend colours of wool and bring your art to life while making this sleepy scene. Using wool felt as your canvas you’ll make a needle felted piece that can be made into a pouch or into a wall hanging.
Skill level: Novice Felting
Class fee: $25
Supplies needed: A needle felting foam, needle felting needles size 32, 36 and 38, wool batting in your choice of colours and a wool felt piece, all available at the store.

Painting with Wool – Victorian Owl Scene with Heather
Tuesdays July 23 & 30 from 6-8 pm

Painting with wool is a fun and creative way to use up all those leftover bits of wool roving as well as a great excuse to add more to your collection! In this class, we will be recreating a nighttime owl scene straight out of a Victorian-era children’s picture book. This workshop is suitable for both novices and participants who already have some experience with needle felting and/or needle felting techniques.
Skill level: Novice & Beginner Felting
Class fee: $30
Supplies needed: Needle felting foam or mat, medium (such as a 36 triangle) and fine (such as a 42 triangle) felting needles, 1 piece of wool felt preferably in a light colour, and wool roving in various shades of white, brown, black, blue and yellow, all available at the store.

Finishing School with Corie
Wednesdays, July 24 & 31 from 6-8 pm
Have some projects that you don’t quite know how to finish or want to brush up on your finishing techniques? This two week class will cover a variety of seaming techniques, weaving in ends, picking up stitches for bands and a discussion of blocking techniques that will help finish off your knits wonderfully. We will practice these techniques on swatches but feel free to bring your projects that need finishing work to the second class.
Skill level: Intermediate Knitting
Class fee: $30
Supplies needed: A darning needle and scissors.
Homework: Please bring 6 completed 4” by 4” DK or worsted weight knit stockinette swatches (4 of these swatches need to be bound off and 2 need to be left on the needles with live stitches).

Needle Felting a Posable Squirrel with Sharon
Thursdays, July 25 & August 1 from 6-8 pm

Learn how to make a wrapped, wire armature while needle felting a cute posable squirrel sculpture. It’s tail, hands and feet can be repositioned to sit, stand or hold items for your own decor planning.
Skill level: Intermediate Felting
Class fee: $30
Supplies needed: Size 32 and 36 felting needles and needle felting foam. You will also need 2 oz. of basic cream wool roving, 1 oz. rust or grey wool roving for his back fur and face and a bit of black and blue wool roving for the eyes which is available as a kits with the wire for the armature for $5.00 from the instructor. If you just need the wire it is available for $2.00 from the instructor.

Twisted Stitches: How to Cable with Jen P
Wednesday, July 31 from 6-8 pm

Cabling is easier than you think! Come out and give it a go on a coaster project for the perfect introduction to this technique that is on trend for fall knitting this year.
Skill level: Beginner Knitting
Class fee: $20
Supplies needed: Worsted weight yarn in a light to medium colour, 4mm/US 6 needles and a cable needle.

Needle Felting a Dragon with Sharon
Wednesdays, July 31 & August 7 from 6-8 pm

This beautiful posable baby dragon is about 15 inches long. You will learn how to start with a wire armature, wire wrapping techniques, how to needle felt detailed wings and shape the arms and tail. You’ll also learn how to make adornments and even a crown to create beautiful details on this special creature.
Skill level: Beginner Felting
Class fee: $30
Supplies needed: Size 36 and 38 felting needles, a felting foam, a piece of wool felt and 100g of matching wool roving for felting. The instructor will have wire for the armature available for $2.00 at the class and will have wire tools available for use.

Needle Felting Waldorf-Style Miniature Dolls with Heather
Tuesdays, August 6 & 13 from 6-8 pm

In this workshop we will be making simple Waldorf-style dolls that are approximately 3-5” tall using wool roving and pipe cleaners. Over the course of two sessions participants will learn how to needle felt the basic doll form and how to individualize them with clothes and hair to make each doll unique. This workshop is suitable for both novices as well as for participants who already have some experience with needle felting and/or needle felting techniques.
Skill level: Novice & Beginner Felting
Class fee: $30
Supplies needed: Needle felting foam or mat, medium (such as a 36 triangle) and fine (such as a 42 triangle) felting needles, wool roving in various colours including skin tone, pipe cleaners and wool felt sheets for clothes. Optional supplies include wool locks for hair, a multi-needle felting tool to speed up your felting and finger protectors.

Very Gifted Cowl with Corie
Wednesday, August 7 from 6-8 pm

This class is geared towards newer knitters looking to expand their skills and try something new. In this class we’ll cover knitting in the round on circular needles while following Churchmouse Yarns’ Very Gifted Cowl pattern. This pattern makes a very lovely cowl that looks great in any yarn and makes a great gift!
Skill level: Beginner Knitting
Class fee: $20
Supplies needed: One skein of bulky weight yarn such as Berroco Mercado, Rowan Brushed Fleece or Estelle Alpaca Merino Chunky a 8 mm/US 11 – 24” circular needle, a stitch marker, a darning needle and a copy of Churchmouse Yarns Very Gifted Cowl available for free here.

Gauge/Fit/Knitting Math with Jayne
Thursday, August 8 from 6-8 pm

These are three subjects many of us shy away from, but can make the difference between a knitted garment you love and one that languishes in your closet. We have all been told to knit a gauge swatch before beginning a knitting project… but do you? Even if you do, do you know what to do with it? In this class, you will learn to interpret your gauge swatch and how to use that information to guide you when choosing a size in a knitting pattern. We will discuss fit, as it is the determining factor when choosing a size to knit.
Skill level: Beginner Knitting
Class fee: $20
Supplies needed: 1 gauge swatch knitted and blocked as below in Homework section, a measuring device (preferably a ruler or something rigid, rather than a flexible tape), worsted weight or lighter spare yarn in a contrast colour to swatch, a darning needle, scissors and a calculator.
Homework: Yes! You must knit a swatch! Using worsted weight yarn and 5mm needles, cast on 30 sts. Knit 4 rows of garter stitch. Stockinette row 1: knit across. Stockinette row 2: k3, p 34, k 3. Repeat these 2 rows until you have knit 35 rows of stockinette. End with 4 rows of garter stitch, then cast off. Wash and block your swatch and have it ready to go for class. When blocking, simply pin in place without a lot of stretching.

Pocket Fox Crochet with Bernice
Thursdays, August 8 & 15 from 6-8pm

This adorable fox pattern is a great way to introduce yourself to all the fun of amigurumi. This pattern is a great beginner pattern as it is worked flat and requires you to make just 2 pieces. You get to choose which colours you want your fox to be as well as which expression it should have. You’ll learn how to single crochet, chain, increase, decrease, and change colours. You’ll also learn how to embroider onto your work.
Skill level: Beginner Crochet
Class fee: $30
Supplies needed: 50g DK weight yarn and a 2.75 mm/US C hook for a small fox or 50 g worsted weight yarn and a 3.5 mm/US E hook for a slightly larger fox, small amounts of off white and chocolate brown yarn in the same weight for the stomach and paws, fine black yarn, crochet thread or embroidery floss for the face, a small amount of stuffing, a darning needle, 9 mm safety eyes (optional) and a copy of the Pocket Fox by Spin a Yarn Crochet available for free on Ravelry.

Lace Cowl with Frankie
Mondays, August 12 & 26 from 6-8 pm

The Circle of Love Lace Cowl by Evelyn Clark Designs is a great way to try lace knitting! It looks more complex than it really is and yet has all the aspects of lace knitting you will need to tackle bigger projects. It has both written and charted instructions and is a great project to try out both on. It’s also a great chance to try a luxury yarn as it only takes one ball of Kidsilk Haze.
Skill level: Intermediate Knitting
Class fee: $30
Supplies needed: One ball of Rowan Kidsilk Haze, Manos Cabrito or Rico Kid Mohair Loves Silk, a 3.75 mm/US 5 – 16” circular needle, a stitch marker to mark beginning of round, extra stitch markers in a different colour or style to mark repeats a smooth contrasting yarn for a life line and a copy of the pattern the Circle of Love Lace Cowl by Evelyn Clark designs available for free on Ravelry.

Tunisian Entrelac Bag with Sharon
August 12 & 19 from 6-8

Tunisian crochet creates a fabric that looks like a cross between knit and crochet with a distinctive right side. The FTCE Bag (Felted Tunisian Crochet Entrelac) by Maria Lee is a great Tunisian crochet entrelac patter where you’re joining as you go. This technique lends itself well to the Tunisian crochet method and is convenient for a large project with many colour changes as it avoids having to join and weave in too many ends.
Skill level: Beginner Crochet
Class fee: $30
Supplies needed: 400m of worsted weight yarn such as Cascade 220 Superwash Wave, Manos Alegria, Uneek Worsted or Midknit Cravings Worsted, a 9 mm/US M Tunisian crochet hook and a copy of the pattern available for purchase from the shop or on Ravelry.

Learning Lace: A Beginner Washcloth with Jen P
Wednesday, August 14 from 6-8 pm

Always felt that lace was beyond you? Daunted by teeny tiny yarn? Let’s learn the basics of lace with this simple worsted-weight cloth, that’s perfect for your face, dishes, or as a gift!
Skill level: Beginner Knitting
Class fee: $20
Supplies needed: Approximately 70 yards of worsted weight cotton yarn such as Estelle Sudz or Berroco Ultra Pima, 5 mm/US 8 needles and a copy of the Lacy Knit Dishcloth pattern by Vintage which is available for free on Ravelry.

Tunisian Bias Sampler Shawl with Sharon
Wednesdays, August 14, 21 & 28 from 6-8 pm

This lovely shawl is designed to take you from beginner to intermediate Tunisian crochet skills in no time! You start at the corner and slowly move to wider sections that lay diagonally across your shoulders. The design creates stitches on the bias resulting in a great drape and an interesting look. Stitches learned in this class include Tunisian simple stitch, Tunisian knit stitch, Tunisian purl stitch, Tunisian full stitch and Tunisian honeycomb stitch and more.
Skill level: Beginner Crochet
Class fee: $40
Supplies needed: 400m of worsted weight yarn such as Berroco Ultra Wool, Estelle Alpaca Merino DK, or Blue Sky Woolstok, a 9 mm/US M Tunisian crochet hook and a copy of the Tunisian Bias Sampler Shawl by Stephanie Sario available for purchase on Ravelry.

Skill Slam – Double Knitting with Jayne
Thursday, August 15 from 6-8 pm

Double knitting is a way of creating a two-layer, stockinette, completely reversible fabric simultaneously on the same needles. Each side is the reverse of the other, creating unique opportunities for knitting colourwork. In this class you will learn the skills you need to get started with double knitting, including 2 different cast-ons and cast-offs, how to manage your yarn and following a double-knitting chart. Anyone interested in this class should have some experience reading charts and working with 2 colours of yarn at the same time.
Skill level: Intermediate Knitting
Class fee: $20
Supplies needed: Approximately 50m/55yds) of worsted weight wool, DPNs or circular needles to knit worsted weight in 4-5 mm/US 6-8, scissors and a tapestry needle.

Have You Been Avoiding Buttonholes? With Jen W
Mondays, August 19 from 6-8 pm

Is there a cardigan or other pattern that you want to knit, but haven’t because you are avoiding the buttonholes? Want to learn some new ways to make button holes? Learn some common methods of creating buttonholes, such as one row buttonholes, yarn over buttonholes, and two row buttonholes. Discuss when it is best to use each one and why.
Skill level: Beginner Knitting
Class fee: $20
Supplies needed: 3.75 mm/ US 5 and 4.5 mm/US 7 needles and small amounts of worsted weight yarn.

Needle Felted Owl Pouch with Sharon
Tuesday, August 20 from 12-3

Whether you place your owl in a night sky or in a sunny sky this really cute little owl is a delight to make. You will learn how to needle felt coloured wool roving with perspective and shading as well as blend roving to get the colours you need to give the owl perky eyes and a knowing smile.
Skill level: Novice Felting
Class fee: $25
Supplies needed: Needle felting foam, needle felting needles size 36, 38, wool batting and a wool felt fabric of your choice

Advanced Brioche with Sigrid
Wednesdays, August 21 & 28 from 1-3pm

Know how to knit and purl in Brioche? Ready to take the next steps? We will be advancing into the world of shaping while doing the Brioche stitch with increases and decreases designed specifically to work within your Brioche pattern!  The Deco Mug Mat by Lesley Anne Robinson is a great small project to learn these skills.
Skill level: Intermediate Knitting
Class fee: $30
Supplies needed: 50 yards each of two contrasting colours of DK weight yarn, 4.5 mm/US 7 circular or straight needles, a darning needle, scissors, a row counter if you’d like, pen and paper and a copy of the Deco Mug Matt by Lesley Anne Robinson available for purchase on Ravelry or at the store.

Technique Sampler Throwdown with Corie
Wednesday, August 21 from 6-8 pm

Want to learn lots of new skills packed into a small project? The Crazy Eight Dishcloth by Julie Tarsha is packed full of techniques and still very easy to make. From provisional cast on to short rows and ending with the mattress stitch, these invaluable skills will benefit many of your future projects for years to come.
Skill level: Beginner Knitting
Class fee: $20
Supplies needed: 50g of worsted weight cotton like Estelle Sudz or Berroco Ultra Pima, 4.5 mm/US 7 needles and a copy of the Crazy Eight Dishcloth pattern available for free on Ravelry.

Birds on a Wire Crocheted Hat with Bernice
Thursdays, August 22 & 29 from 6-8 pm

This beautiful pattern Birds on a Wire by Holly Marie is perfect for adventurous beginner crocheters who want to give colourwork a try. It’s easier than you may think! You can make this pattern in Toddler, Child, Teen, or Adult sizes. Pick out two colours (maybe a beautiful variegated or self-striping yarn for the background colour) as well as a small amount of a third colour for the wire if you’d like. In this class you’ll also learn how to do the half-double crochet foundation chain, front post half-double crochet, back post half-double crochet and how to work in continuous rounds.
Skill level: Beginner Crochet
Class fee: $30
Supplies needed: 150-200 yards of worsted weight yarn in 2 or 3 colours, the hook size that matches the size you will be making, a darning needle and a copy of the Birds on a Wire Hat by Holly Marie Designs pattern available for purchase on Ravelry or at the shop.

Tunisian Hoop Earrings with Sharon
Monday, August 26 from 6-8 pm

These beautiful earrings are made with one multi-coloured shade of fingering weight yarn. Any blend of fibre will work well and it’s a great way to use up leftover balls of yarn. Using the Tunisian simple stitch you will also learn how to add a few embellishments into the earrings. They are lovely to gift or add to your own collection
Skill level: Novice Crochet
Class fee: $20
Supplies needed: A pair of plain hoop earrings, any size will work, a regular crochet hook 1 size larger than your yarn calls for on the ball band, a small amount of a multi-coloured fingering weight yarn and a copy of the Tunisian Hoop Earrings Pattern by Jeanne Fabre available for free on Ravelry.

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