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Get Crafty in January!

January 2, 2019

Need a creative boost for the new year? Why not learn a new crafty skill, or build on already established expertise with one of our great fibre arts classes?

The first part of 2019, starting in January, is filled with a wish list of learning opportunities from our expert instructors!

Beginner Knitting

If you’ve never picked up a pair of needles or need a beginner refresher, this is the class for you! Knit a simple hat, scarf or arm warmers using the basics of knitting, including casting on, knitting, purling, and casting off.

Classes include 6hrs of instruction over the course of a month in the evening.

Runs JANUARY on Tuesdays: January 8, 15, 22 & 29 from 6:00-7:30pm

Sign up here!

Additional courses will also be running FEBRUARY, MARCH and APRIL. Check dates here.


Building Blocks: Beyond Basics Knitting

Build on your beginner skills, and graduate to knitting expert with our Building Blocks 12 session series! This class is an innovative approach to learning new techniques and stitches, with each session building into the final completed project — a 12 square sampler blanket. The class is structured to allow you the choice if taking all 12 blocks, or picking and choosing individual sessions that interest you.

Runs continuously on a drop-in basis, JANUARY through APRIL.

Evenings, 1.5 hours per class, must pre-register.

Sign up for 12-session package here!

Please call the store at 604-255-2577 to sign up for individual classes.


Intro to Wheel Spinning

What could be more fun than spinning your own yarn from raw fibre? Not much!

Learn the basics of spinning and wheel set up in this two session beginner class. The price includes all materials and a one week rental of the Ashford Two Treadle Kiwi Spinning Wheel. You’ll be spinning beautiful creations in no time!

JANUARY DATES: Saturday January 12 & 19 from 10:00am – noon  — or —

MARCH DATES: Saturday March 9 & 16 from 10:00am – noon

Weekend days, 2 weeks, 2 hours per class and includes materials and wheel rental.

Sign up here!


Beginner Crochet, Scrubby

Wash your dishes in crafty style with a hand crocheted scrubby in a fun colour of your choice! Crocheted scrubbies are a stylish solution to alleviate the drudgery of dish washing, and make great gifts too.

This project incorporates basic stitches for crochet including; chain, slip stitch, single crochet, double crochet and magic ring.

Saturday JANUARY 26, 1-3:30pm

Weekend day, 2.5 hour workshop.

Sign up here!


Can’t make a January class? We’ve got more coming in February, including: Intro to Loom Weaving, Beginner Sweater, and Beginner Sock Knitting.

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