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Holiday Fibre Workshops and Events

December 2, 2019

December may have snuck up on us, but we are still all prepped to get your holiday crafting on. A good time to learn to needle felt, crochet, weave or join us for a yarn tasting.

 

FRAME WEAVING WORKSHOP

This is a four hour workshop with all materials included; and you get to take home the loom, instructions booklet and starter kit.

This one day workshop will open up a world of creativity and leave you with gift of an art piece to take home. You will learn various hands-on weaving techniques on a portable frame loom which you get to keep.

Minimum 3 participants; maximum 8.

DECEMBER DATE: Sunday December 15th from 3:00-6:00pm

COST: $135 (+tax) includes all materials and a frame weaving loom (valued $57) to keep

INSTRUCTOR: Serah Hedin

To register visit us in store, call 604-255-2577, or register online here to reserve your spot!

 

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WINTER YARN TASTING

Join us on Saturday evening Dec 14th for an evening of yarn mini sampling, pattern discussions and treats. We’ve brought in a lot of new yarns over the Fall and this will be an evening of exploring what colour lines and properties of the many new yarn choices in store!

What is a yarn tasting?

 

This will be a sit-down event with some refreshments, hands-on knitting and good company! Your reservation will include five mini-skeins from some of our favorite dyers and farmers: Suburban Stitcher, Ancient Art’s newest rare breed base, Isis Fibre Arts, Okanagan Yarn & Fibre and Longway Homestead! Compare different yarn weights and fibre content head to head while knitting up a simple pattern or swatch square.

What: Fall Yarn Tasting Event at Baaad Anna’s Yarn Store

When: Saturday, December 14th 2019

Time: 7:00pm – 9:30

$25 per person; Max 20 participants

 

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LEARN TO NEEDLE FELT

And there’s only one spot left for our Intro to Needle Felting class! Come by for a 2 hour workshop to learn a new art! Needle felting is quick and fun way to create three dimensional fibre art pieces.

Baaad Anna’s is happy to welcome local artist Mel Broome to come teach the basics of needle felting. Participants will learn: the basics of 3D needle felting, the tricks to creating a fine finish on your work, how to mix and shape wool like a pro. You will take home a ladybug pin and skills to open up this addictive world of fibre arts! No previous felting experience necessary.

Minimum 3 and maximum 8 participants. For ages 7 and up.

 

DECEMBER DATE: Sunday December 8, 10 am-12 pm

COST: $45 (+tax) Includes all materials.

To register visit us in store, call 604-255-2577, or register online here to reserve your spot!

 

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LEARN TO CROCHET: ONE DAY SCRUBBY WORKSHOP

This is a beginner class for someone who has never crocheted before or is looking for a refresher.  Participants will learn the basic stitches for crochet including; chain, slip stitch, single crochet, double crochet & magic ring. The class project will be a reusable washcloth or face scrubby.

Minimum 3 and maximum 6 participants

Materials Needed: One crochet hook (5mm or 5.5mm) and Cotton worsted weight yarn.

DECEMBER DATE: Sunday, December 15th. 10am-12pm

COST: $45 + tax

Instructor: Tracy Stewart

To register visit us in store, call 604-255-2577, or register online here to reserve your spot!

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