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Upcoming Classes and April Fools Skills Building!

March 28, 2017

We have a few fun learning opportunities coming up. Our quarterly Beginner Kids Class is starting next week, and we have three unique workshops starting the April Fool’s weekend including a Learn to Drop Spindle class, and two skills-building workshops with Holli Yeoh.

 

Visit the store or call 604-255-2577 to register today.

 

KIDS LEARN TO KNIT

Do you want to learn to knit? Learn new skills? Or make fun projects?

Kids Learn to Knit

Min 3 and max 8 participants for students from Kindergarten—age 5—through Grade 7.

In this project based class, you will learn how to knit—if you don’t already know—and/or learn new techniques while working on cool and simple projects like scarves, cowls, fingerless gloves or toys. Each kid knits what they want based on interest and skill level while being guided in a fun and engaging group of knitters and friends. All levels welcome.

An interactive welcome booklet will be provided for each student at the beginning of the first class. Patterns/project ideas will be supplied for students based on their skill level & interest.

Materials needed: One pair of straight knitting needles—5 mm (US 8) to 8 mm (US 11)—and yarn—worsted to chunky weight. Materials can be purchased at Baaad Anna’s Yarn Store. Amanda will be available to help 30 minutes prior to the first class.

Scissors & tapestry needles will be provided for class time use.

DATES: Tuesday April 4, 11, 18 & 25th 4:30-5:30pm

COST: $60 (+tax)

INSTRUCTOR: Amanda Kaffka, from The Crafty Jackalop

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LEARN TO SPIN WITH A DROP SPINDLE

Want to learn to spin your own yarn? This two-part workshop will teach the basics of how to make your yarn with a drop spindle. Participants will be spinning a single ply yarn and will receive a basic intro to the process of spinning your own yarn from beginning to end. Participants will also learn various drafting techniques. Minimum 4 and maximum 6 participants.

Materials (INCLUDED): Participants will receive top whorl spindle and 50 grams of Corriedale wool in the colour of your choice.

DATES: Sundays April 2 & 9th  12:00-2:00pm

COST: $70 – $90 (+tax) sliding scale

INSTRUCTOR: Kislan Coderre of Kinfolk Yarn and Fibre

 

 

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SKILLS BUILDING WORKSHOPS with Holli Yeoh

INTARSIA

Tackle the intricacies of intarsia to add blocks and motifs of colour to your knitting. You’ll learn all the basics including joining colours, avoiding holes, managing loose ends and reading graphs. There is nothing to fear and by the end of this class you’ll have the confidence to work with colour!

DATE: Saturday April 1st 11:30 – 2:30pm

COST: $60 (+tax) OR $100 for both classes on April 1st

 

Intarsia POW workshop swatch from Onomatopoeia kids knitting pattern | Holli Yeoh

 

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SHORT ROWS

Learn several methods for working short rows and see how they compare so you can decide on your favourite method. You’ll learn 6 different ways to work short rows including the Wrap and Turn and Japanese short rows.

DATE: Saturday April 1st 3:00-6:00pm

COST: $60 (+tax) OR $100 for both classes on April 1st

 

Japanese Short Rows knitting workshop with Holli Yeoh

 

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Visit the store or call 604-255-2577 to register today.

 

2 Comments leave one →
  1. Marie permalink
    April 9, 2017 1:05 am

    Weaving classes when is the next Please an thank you

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