Late Fall 2023 Classes

Please call the shop to register at 902-542-2656.

First Baby

  • with Jamie Whitcomb
  • Saturday, Nov 25th 9:30am-12:30pm
  • $50 + HST (including materials and pattern)

Looking for a quick holiday gift for the kids (or kids at heart) on your list? Come spend an afternoon making the ‘First Baby’ knitted doll pattern by Susan B. Anderson. You’ll learn:

– Joining in the round
– Shaping with increases and decreases
– Shaping your doll with stuffing
– Picking up stitches for the arms and legs

Please bring: 3.25 mm and 3.75 mm double pointed needles, scissors, tapestry needle, and locking stitch markers

Skill level: Advanced beginner (must already know how to cast on, knit, and purl)

Skill level: Advanced Beginner

Learn to Crochet: Holiday Ornament

  • with Jamie Whitcomb
  • Saturday, Nov. 25th 1pm-4pm
  • $35 + HST (includes materials)

This little crocheted ornament is a great first project and will be a cute addition to your holiday décor. It’s also a great starting point for learning to make amigurumi. You will learn:

– Magic ring
– Single crochet
– Increasing
– Decreasing
– Tying off

Skill level: Beginner

Trio of Trees

  • with Cheryl den Hartog
  • Sunday, Nov. 26th 10am-3pm
  • $70 + HST (materials and pattern included)

Danish designer Tina Vejlø Andersen has created a pattern for a sweet trio of evergreen trees. Working with Jamieson’s Spindrift yarn, each tree section is defined by pleats and uses a different stitch motif. A wee challenge to knit, Ms. Andersen combines small twisted cables to create texture and interest all without a cable needle. Completed trees measure 7, 8 & 10 cms tall.

Materials included: Pattern + 6 colours of Jamieson’s Spindrift yarn

Needles & Notions needed:
– 3.0mm dpns & 2.0mm dpns (5 needles if you
have them)
– Row counter, scissors, and tapestry needle

Please bring:
– Your completed homework
– Your lunch – coffee & tea will be provided

Skill level: Intermediate

Learn How to Weave on a Rigid Heddle Loom

  • with Liz & Daniel Nell
  • Saturday, Dec 2nd 10am-3pm
  • $75 + HST (includes materials)

The rigid heddle loom is very lightweight, portable and easy to use. In this class you will learn to warp the loom, weave a sampler and basic finishing techniques. Includes use of a rigid heddle loom for the day. Please bring your lunch.

Skill level: Beginner

Needle Felted Holiday Ornament

  • with Nancy Keating
  • Saturday, Dec 2nd 12pm-4pm
  • $55 + HST (includes materials)

Needle felting is a fun and satisfying craft. These little ornaments are perfect hang from your tree or add the finishing touch on gifts. Just bring yourself and go home with at least 2 unique ornaments.

All materials included, and the curly locks for Santa beards come from our flock of Cotswold sheep.

Skill level: Beginner

Saori Style Scarf

  • with Tammy Bast
  • Saturday, Dec. 9th 10am-4pm
  • $140 + HST (includes materials)

In this class you will learn how to use your varident reed, choose yarns and weave up a gorgeous scarf.

Students will require a minimum 20″ rigid heddle loom, a varident reed, 5 shuttles and all the usual weaving paraphernalia.

Please let us know at time of registration if you need to purchase a varident reed.

Yarn should be picked up and wound before class.

Skill level: Intermediate- must be able to warp independently

Skill level: Intermediate