In order to participate in classes you will need to show proof of vaccinations and wear a mask.  The classes will be smaller than usual and will be held in areas separate from customers. We are following all department of health recommendations and keeping everyone safe is our first priority.

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

3D Needlefelting

  • with Nancy Keating
  • Sunday, December 6, 1:00 - 4:00
  • $45 + HST (includes all materials)

Max: 6 participants

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

Skill level: Beginner

Waffle Weave on a Rigid Heddle Loom

  • with Tammy Bast
  • Thursday, December 3, 1:00 - 4:00
  • $70 + HST (includes 2 skeins of Malabrigo sock yarn)

Max: 4 participants

You will need your own loom and come to class with a warp on to learn this useful weaving pattern.

Skill level: Advanced Beginner

Mini Braids Cowl Knit-Along

  • with Tammy Bast
  • Thursday, November 26, 1:00 - 4:00
  • $45 + HST (includes two skeins of Malabrigo Rios)

Max: 5 participants

The mini braids cowl is unique and fun.  You will use 2 contrasting colours to create the Latvian braids throughout the pattern.  This is a useful stitch to transfer to other patterns eg mitten cuffs.  There is Homework for this class as you will come to class with your cowl cast on and the first few rows knit.

Skill level: Advanced Beginner

Weave A Pine Needle Basket

  • with Devon Koeller
  • Sunday, November 22, 1:00 - 4:00
  • $40 + HST (includes all materials)

Max: 5 participants

Join Devon for a fun afternoon collecting material and learning this fascinating technique.

Skill level: Beginner

Colour Theory through Fibre Prep

  • with Jenna Holz
  • Sunday, November 15, 1:00 - 4:00
  • 100 + HST (includes a set of Ashford handcards and all fibre)

Max: 5 participants

In this class you will learn  – some colour theory basics

  • how to card fibre with hand cards
  • how to blend different colours of fibre together with hand cards
  • strategies for achieving a desired colour effect, to final knitted, woven, felted or hooked project
  • how to create a colour gradient set of carded fibre.

Skill level: Beginner

Learn to Spin on a Wheel

  • with Marilyn Rand
  • Saturdays, November 7 & 14, 1:30 - 3:30
  • $75 + HST (includes all materials and instruction)

Max: 4 participants

You will be able to learn the basics of spinning on a wheel in the first session and take the wheel home to practice for a week.  The second session will be for fine tuning, plying and finishing your first skein of handspun yarn!

Skill level: Beginner

Beginner Needlefelting

  • with Nancy Keating
  • Sunday November 8, 12 - 4 PM
  • $55 plus HST (includes all materials and instruction)

Max: 6 participants

Create your own unique tapestry using the traditional technique of needle felting. Bring a photo of your favourite landscape or work from provided samples. Needle felting experience is not necessary but would be considered an asset.

Skill level: Beginner

Easy Lace Shawl

  • with Cheryl den Hartog
  • Sunday, November 8, 1:30 - 3:30pm
  • $45 + HST

Max: 5 participants

Knitting lace is all about making holes in the desired places.  Why not start your lace journey with this symmetric triangular shawl?  We’ll explore the basics of shawl construction, increasing and decreasing stitches all the while creating decorative holes.  The openwork shawl design creates chevron bands with left and right slanting decreases, yarn overs, managing a centre stitch and finishes with a Russian cast off.

Please bring: 4mm, 80cm circular needle, row counter, clip on stitch markers.

Workshop cost includes original pattern and yarn (one skein of Fleece Artist Vine or merino slim)

Skill level: Advanced Beginner

Learn to Weave on a Rigid Heddle Loom

  • with Tammy Bast
  • Saturday November 21st, 10:00 - 4:00
  • $70 + HST (includes use of a loom and all materials)

Max: 4 participants

Learn to put a warp on your loom and weave a simple sampler.  Some finishing techniques will be included as time allows.

Skill level: Beginner