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Put A Spring In Your Step: Socks And More

February 25, 2020

With March just around the corner, now is the perfect time to learn a new skill and put a Spring in your step with the Beginner Sock Knitting class with Holli Yeoh. And we also have our Beginner Knitting and Beginner Wheel Spinning starting next week if that is on your to-do list!

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SOCKS FOR BEGINNERS

This is a class for the knitter who has been knitting for a while and is ready for a fresh challenge. Over the course of a few weeks you will knit a top-down boot sock (DK-weight) or an around-home sock (Worsted-weight).

Techniques To Be Learned:
• Holli’s favourite stretchy cast on
• Circular knitting with double-pointed needles (DPNs), or two circular needles or one long circular needle for Magic Loop (your choice)
• Avoiding ladders and loose stitches
• Heel construction including heel flap, heel turn and picking up stitches around the heel
• Grafting (Kitchener stitch)
• Getting the right fit

DATES: Mondays March 2, 9, 16, & 23th from 6:00-7:30pm

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

BEGINNER KNITTING

This is a beginner knitting class for anyone who has never picked up needles, or for someone who is looking for a beginner refresher. Participants will learn the basics including casting on, knitting, purling and casting off. The class project will be a choice between simple  hat, scarf, or arm warmers.

DATES: Thursdays, March 5, 12, 19, and 26th from 6:00-7:30pm

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

 

INTRO INTO WHEEL SPINNING

This is a two day beginner spinning class using an Ashford Kiwi Wheel, and includes equipment rental for a 10 day period.  Participants will learn how to set up and use the equipment. All materials included ($40 reduction in cost if you have your own Ashford Wheel).

MARCH DATES: Saturday, March 7th & 14th. 9:30-11:30 a.m.     — or —

APRIL DATES: Saturday, April 4th & 18th. 9:30-11:30 a.m.     — or —

MAY DATES: Saturday, May 23rd & 30th. 9:30-11:30 a.m.

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

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