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incredible custom fit raglan sweater

The Incredible Custom Fit Raglan Sweater
With Tammy Bast

Oct. 9, 23, Nov. 6, and Nov. 23, 1 – 4 PM

 

If you can cast on, bind off, knit, purl, increase and decrease, you can design your own raglan sweater.  The beginner can choose from a pullover or cardigan, V-neck or round neck, and length of sleeves. More advanced knitters may choose to incorporate lace, cables or even colour work as well as interesting increases, shaping and decorative bind offs. If you are ready to try your first sweater, or feeling adventurous and want to design your own, this class is for you.

 

$60 (+ HST – materials extra)

  


 

Tapestry Weaving

Tapestry Weaving
with Mary Anne Donovan

Oct 13, 11 AM – 4:30 PM

 

Join Mary Ann from House of Wooly Thyme to create a one-of-a-kind woven wall hanging that will introduce beginners to the wonderful world of tapestry weaving. Skills covered will include: choosing your fibres, mixing textures, warping your loom, a variety of weaving stitches, creating simple shapes and finishing your work.

 

$75 (+ HST – includes all materials and a basic board loom to take home)
Skill level: beginner

 


 

Fibre witch

Needle Felted Fibre Witch
with Jodi Naas

Oct. 13, 10 AM – 4 PM

 

Learn how to make a poseable wire framed body turning it into your own vision for a seasonal witch.  Hanging or posing is optional.  Suitable for beginners.

 

$60 (+HST – includes all materials)

 


 

 Beginner Knit

Beginner Knitting
with Devon Koeller

Oct. 16, 6 – 9 PM

 

Want to learn to knit?  Whether you have never picked up a set of knitting needles or you just need a refresher from when Grandma taught you, Devon will be happy to get you started.  Participants will learn how to cast on, knit, purl and how to bind off.  You will put all these skills together to start your very first project:  a super cozy chunky cowl!

 

$50 (+ HST – includes yarn, needles, and cowl pattern)

 


 

Fair Isle Mittens

Fair Isle Mittens
with Cheryl den Hartog

Oct. 20, 10 AM – 3 PM

 

Learn basic techniques of Fair Isle knitting and create mittens inspired by Fort Anne.  These mittens will help you learn to hold 2 yarn colours, knit without tangles, strand pattern and background colours, recognize the colour principles that make Fair Isle designs effective. There is homework for this class.

 

$55 (+HST – includes all materials)
Skill level:  intermediate.

 


 

Heddle Loom

Learn to Weave on a Rigid Heddle Loom
with Liz and Daniel Nell

Oct. 27, 10 AM – 3 PM

 

Enjoy a day at the farm learning the basics of weaving! Participants will learn to set up, warp and create fabrics on a rigid heddle loom. Use of a loom is included for each student as well as materials for a woven scarf. Participants should bring a lunch.

 

Skill level: beginner
$70 (+HST includes all materials and instruction)

  


 

Fair Isle Hat

Fair Isle Knit Hat “Bastions O’er the Basin”
with Cheryl den Hartog

Nov. 3, 10 AM – 3 PM

 

Learn basic techniques of Fair Isle knitting and create a hat inspired by Fort Anne.  This hat will help you learn to hold 2 yarn colours, knit without tangles, strand pattern and background colours, recognize the colour principles that make Fair Isle designs effective. Homework is required for this class.

 

$55 (+HST – includes yarn and pattern)
Skill level:  intermediate to advanced.

 


 

Sheepskin Baby Booties
with Devon Koeller

Nov. 6, 6 – 9 PM

 

Join Devon to learn how to make these adorable baby booties with shearling soles. Participants will learn the basics of crochet, how to pick up and knit.  It is recommended that you have completed one project using double pointed needles in the round prior to class.  Students will need to bring a 3.5mm crochet hook and 5.5 dpns.

 

Skill level:  intermediate
$45 (+ HST – includes materials and instruction)

 


 

Wheel spinning

Introduction to Wheel Spinning
with Louise Lortie and Sylvie Toupin

Nov. 9, 1 – 4:30 PM

 

Join Louise and Sylvie, members of the 2015 Back to Back winning Canadian team, for a  fun afternoon learning to spin your own yarn.  No previous experience required!  You are welcome to bring your own wheel or borrow a shop wheel.

 

$50 (includes fibre and use of a wheel if necessary)

 


 

 Friday Evening Spin

 Friday Evening Spin
with Louise Lortie and Sylvie Toupin

Nov. 9, 6 – 9 PM

 

Join us for a relaxing evening of spinning by the fire.  All levels of spinners are welcome.  Local wine and cheese will be served.

 

There is no charge for this event.

 


 

choosing and preparing a Fleece to spin

Fibre Preparation
with Louise Lortie and Sylvie Toupin

Nov. 10, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

 

Learn to choose the best fleece for spinning and for your particular project and how to prepare it for spinning.

 

$35

 


 

funky fibre prep

Funky Fibre Prep
with Louise Lortie and Sylvie Toupin

Nov. 10, 1:30 – 4:30 PM

 

Create funky fibre batts and learn how to spin art yarns.  Bring your own wheel. Fibre Prep classes are suitable for all levels of spinners.

 

$35 (+HST includes all materials)

 


 

knitted sheep ornaments

Sheep Christmas Ornaments
with Tammy Bast

Nov. 17, 9 AM – 12 PM

 

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!  Come and get into the holiday spirit by learning to make these adorable and festive Christmas balls!  Participants should be comfortable knitting with 4 needles and will need to bring 5 3.25 dpns.

 

$25 (+HST includes all materials and instruction)

 


 

Needle Felted Christmas Ornaments

Needle Felt Holiday Ornaments
with Nancy Keating

Sunday, Dec. 2, 1 – 4 PM

 

Felting is the oldest known textile dating back to 6500 BC.  Learn the basics of this ancient craft in both 2D and 3D.  Create and take home two or more unique holiday ornaments.  They are unbreakable!

 

$40 (+HST – includes all materials, tools and instruction)