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.   

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21ST

10:00 am – 1:00 pm
OR
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 25TH
10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Skills required: NONE!
Cost:  $55 + 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, NOVEMBER 4TH
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
OR
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4TH
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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

Cost:  $35 + 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, OCTOBER 23
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
OR
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Skills required:  NONE!

Cost:  
$45 + 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 and toe shaping and custom sizing, while you knit a scaled-down version of a simple pattern that is bound to become a favourite.
Two 3-hour sessions.


PART 1: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22ND
6:00 PM – 9:00 pm
PART 2: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29TH
6:00 PM – 9:00 pm

Skill Level:  Basic knitting skills and some experience with knitting on double-pointed needles.
Cost:  $60 + HST 

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902-429-5667

Knit a Hat

Instructor:  Mimi Fautley

Hats are a fun, quick project and a great introduction to the techniques required in larger projects like sweaters. In this workshop, you will learn how to knit on circular and double-pointed needles, to and make a custom-sized traditional cap, beanie or slouchy hat.  The pattern used in the workshop is one that you can adapt to suit a wide range of yarn weights and head sizes.
Two 2-hour sessions.


PART 1: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1ST
6:00 PM – 8:00 pm
PART 2: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH
6:00 PM – 8:00 pm


Skill Level:  Basic knitting skills (casting on, knit and purl)  Great for all levels!
Cost:  $45+ HST 

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902-429-5667

NEW! EMBROIDERY FOR BEGINNERS

Instructor: Laurie Dolhan

Do you have the itch to stitch? Thinking of trying embroidery but are unsure how to start? Join Hook, Line & Tinker at The Loop for an introductory workshop. Cephalopods are busy creatures. Take your pick between a knitting octopus ["Industrious Octopus"] or a kraken attacking a ship ["Release the Kraken"] and stitch along while learning four introductory embroidery stitches. You'll have all the know-how and materials you need to finish your masterpiece at home. We'll also talk hoops, floss, needles, and ways to display your finished hoop. 
One 2-hour session.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18TH
10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Skill Level:  No experience necessary.
Cost:  $55 + HST
Materials Included!

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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

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28TH
10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Skill Level: no experience required!

Cost: $60 + HST
materials included!

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902-429-5667

Needle Felt a Holiday Ornament

Instructor:  Janine Guinan

Get into the holiday spirit by making beautiful, one-of-a-kind hanging ornaments out of 100% natural fibres. In this workshop, you will learn to add colourful 2- and 3-D embellishment to a felted wool
ball to create custom holiday keepsakes. Pre-made felt balls will be provided in the workshop, but the technique for creating them will be described in detail in the class.
2 hours

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2ND
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Skill Level: no experience required!

Cost: $45 + HST
materials included!



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902-429-5667