In order to ensure the best learning experience, we keep our class sizes small.  This means that spaces sell out quickly! Advance registration and full payment are required in order to secure a space.  Please call or visit the store to register and take a moment to review our registration and cancellation policy.

Knitting for Absolute Beginners

Instructor:  Cathy Merriman or Mimi Fautley

If you’ve never knit a stitch, this is the workshop for you!  Learn the fundamentals of knitting including casting on, the knit stitch, and binding off.  In a short time, you will learn the skills to get going on your first ever knitting project!
3 hours.   

NEW DATE! SUNDAY, JANUARY 19TH

10:00 am – 1:00 pm
OR
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 9TH
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
OR
SUNDAY, MARCH 1ST
10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Skills required: NONE!
Cost:  $60 + HST

Materials Included!

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902-429-5667

Knitting Beyond the Basics

Instructor:  Cathy Merriman or Mimi Fautley

If you know the knit stitch, but need help with just about everything else, this 2-hour workshop is right for you.  You’ll learn the purl stitch and type of fabrics you can knit using basic knit/purl combinations.  We will review cast on and bind-off techniques and how to fix simple problems like dropped stitches and other mistakes.
2 hours. 

SUNDAY, JANUARY 26TH
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
OR
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18TH
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Skills required:  Some knitting experience--don't worry if you can't remember!

Cost:  $40 + HST

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902-429-5667

Crochet for Beginners

Instructor:  Morgan Forrester

Crochet is easy, fast, versatile and portable.  Let Morgan will introduce you to the fundamentals of crochet, then show you how to work a bevy of stitches and motifs, which you will combine into a one-of-a-kind scarf you can design as you go!
3 hours.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 21ST
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
OR
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11TH
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Skills required:  NONE!

Cost:  
$50 + HST

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902-429-5667

Knit a Hat

Instructor:  Mimi Fautley

A hat is fun, quick project, and a great introduction to the techniques used in larger projects, like sweaters. In this workshop, you will learn how to knit in rounds on circular and double-pointed needles. The versatile pattern used in the class can be adapted to a range of sizes, yarn weights and hat styles: choose to make a classic tuque, beanie or slouchy hat.
Two 2-hour sessions.


NEW DATE!
PART 1: THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20TH

6:00 PM – 8:00 pm
PART 2: THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27TH
6:00 PM – 8:00 pm

Skill Level:  to take this class, you should know how to cast on, knit and purl..
Cost:  $60 + HST 

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902-429-5667

Introduction to Sock Knitting

Instructor:  Mimi Fautley

Learn the basics of sock knitting: yarn and needle selection, heel turning, toe shaping and custom-sizing, while you knit a scaled-down version of an adaptable and classic pattern. In this workshop, you will learn the top-down method, working on double-pointed needles.
Two 3-hour sessions.


PART 1: THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6TH
6:00 PM – 9:00 pm
PART 2: THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13TH
6:00 PM – 9:00 pm

Skill Level:  to take this class
Cost:  $70 + HST 

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902-429-5667

Spinning yarn on a wheel

Instructor: Liz Miller

Ready to take your love of fibre to the next level? Learning to spin your own yarn is a great way to deepen your understanding of the amazing range of yarn structures, and to engage with limitless colour and texture possibilities.
Instructor Liz Miller--owner of Good Fibrations in Saint John, NB--is a spinner, weaver, knitter, and all-round fibre maven. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from a pro!

One 3-hour session.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 23RD
9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Skill Level:  No experience necessary
Cost:  $75 + HST
Includes wheel rental and fibre!

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902-429-5667

Intro to Sculptural Needle Felting

Instructor: Janine Guinan

Join Janine Guinan as she covers the basics of sculptural needle felting. Using a small bird as a starting project, you will learn to shape wool into three-dimensional forms with a felting needle, then embellish the it with plumage and details as wild or as realistic as you desire. At the end of the workshop, you will get to keep your needles and foam block so that you can keep exploring this addictive craft at home!
3 hours

DATE TBA


Skill Level: no experience required!

Cost: $60 + HST
materials included!

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902-429-5667

Create a Needle Felted Landscape

Instructor:  Janine Guinan

Learn to use two-dimensional and low-relief techniques to create a beautiful, unique landscape –– from your imagination or inspired by a picture.  In addition to the basics of needle-felting, Janine will discuss and demonstrate embellishment and framing options, base materials and using colour and texture to enhance your design.
3 hours

DATE TBA

Skill Level: no experience required!

Cost: $60 + HST
materials included!

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902-429-5667

Knit Thrummed Mittens

Instructor: Mimi Fautley

Atlantic Canadian knitters have been making extra-warm fleece-lined mittens using this technique since the early 1800s. Thrummed mittens retain their warmth even when wet, making them ideal for fishermen working year-round in the frigid North Atlantic, but everyone will appreciate them in the winter. In this workshop you will learn the thrumming technique while working from a pattern that features nice details for a more refined finish.
Two 2 ½ -hour sessions

SUNDAY, MARCH 8TH & 15TH
9:30 AM - 12 PM

Skill Level:
intermediate

Cost: $65 + HST

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902-429-5667