Friday, December 17, 2010

January Classes

Here are some classes I'll be teaching in January! All the classes listed below will be taught at Passionknit (please call 416-922-3832 to register).

I will be teaching some fun classes at Greenwood Quiltery in Guelph starting in the spring so keep an eye out for those! One I'm looking forward to in particular is drop spindle spinning!

Easy Moebius (Shawl, Hood, Snood…)
During this class you will learn how to cast-on using the provisional method and how to graft together a seam. We will be making a fun and funky Moebius out of Mirasol’s new chunky yarn - Ushya. A snuggly treat! (Peachy) Thurs. Jan. 13, 7 – 9pm. $30 plus materials.*

Absolute Beginner Knitting
If you are interested in learning the basics of knitting this is the class for you! This class is for those of you who have never knit before and want to get started. We will learn how to cast-on, the knit stitch and the purl stitch. We will talk about different ways of knitting as well as knitting terminology. (Peachy) Thurs. Jan. 20, 7 – 9pm. $30 plus materials.*

Learn to Knit on Four Needles
Don’t be scared! It’s easy and fun! Knitting on four needles allows you to make all sorts of small items in the round. In this class we will be making simple wrist warmers on 4 needles using a luxurious Alpaca yarn. Please know how to cast on, bind off, knit and purl. (Pinchy) Thurs. Jan. 27, 7 – 9pm. $30 plus materials.*

Passionknit Stitchers’ Night
Here at Passionknit we have been promoting the “Twist Collective Challenge”. Fiona Ellis, a renown knitwear designer and frequent contributor to will be joining for this special Stitchers’ Night! It’s not too late to participate! Come in to Passionknit and we will help you get started. This special Stitchers’ Night we’ll be doing a show and tell of our “Twist Collective Challenge” progress!
Wed. Jan. 26, 7 – 9pm (Free)

*Please bring your knitting tool bag to class:
needles, stitch markers, scissors, note pad, etc. Also, please roll any skeins into balls before class!

Please register in advance either by coming into the shop or calling
Passionknit at (416) 322-0688.

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