Classes

Spring Session in Full Swing

We have have fabulous line up of fresh classes and workshops for all levels along with some perennial favorites this Spring.  From Beginner to Brioche, Socks to Sweaters and everything in between. Come join us online and learn a new skill or two from our extraordinary instructors Rebecca, Holli and Mel.

Here are just a few of the upcoming online courses on offer:

BEGINNER KNITTING with Rebecca Glazier – ONLINE via ZOOM

Photo Courtesy of Rebecca Glazier

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 cowl or arm warmers.

The class runs over four weeks in a single month.  *Each session is one hour long with an additional half hour extension added if we have four or more registrants.

MATERIALS ARE INCLUDED AND INCLUDE FREE SHIPPING 

DATES: Tuesdays May 3, 10, 17 and 24th from 6:00-7:00 pm PT.

*Each session is one hour long with an additional half hour extension added if we have three or more registrants

INSTRUCTOR: Rebecca Glazier​

To register call 604-255-2577, or register online here!


Beyond the Basics: Brioche Hat – Online via Zoom

Photo courtesy of Rebecca Glazier

Brioche is the “it” knit for undeniable reasons, the technique creates beautifully textured, colourful and reversible results. In this four part class you will learn how to knit two colour brioche in the round and reversible cables to make the stunning Flaming Beanie by Elzbieta Torenc.

Prior knowledge of brioche is not a requirement as this will be covered in the class! So if you have been wanting to try your hand at this popular technique and not sure where to start, this is the class for you.

DATES: Sunday May 8, 15, 22 and 29th from 10:30-12:00 pm PT.

INSTRUCTOR: Rebecca Glazier​

To register call 604-255-2577, or register online here!


Beyond the Basics: Intro to Colourwork – Online via ZOOM

Photo courtesy of Tin Can Knits

Come join Rebecca for this class of colour exploration as you work on the Clayoquot Toque pattern by local designers Tin Can Knits, the perfect hat for all seasons here on the West Coast.

In this project based class you will be introduced to Fair Isle knitting, also known as stranded colourwork, chart reading, knitting in the round and decreasing . Please have your gauge swatch completed before the first class.

“Clayoquot Sound is home to many beasts of feather, fur and fin. Orca whales hunt salmon in the rich and bountiful waters, and put on a show for the tourists. Black bears shamble along the beaches and bald eagles soar overhead, keen eyes searching for their next meal”
                                                                                                                                                                                      –Tin Can Knits

We have been given permission to use this free pattern for this class by the designer. Please visit their website and check out their other designs!

DATES: Sunday May 8, 15, 22 and 29th from 12:302:00 pm PT.

INSTRUCTOR: Rebecca Glazier

To register call 604-255-2577, or register online here!


Socks for Beginners – Online via Zoom 

Photo courtesy of Holli Yeoh

For the knitter who has been knitting for a while and feels like they’ve found their footing. Let’s put a sock on it!

Over a few weeks you will knit a top-down boot sock (DK-weight) or an around-home sock (Worsted-weight). You can also knit a tiny sock if you don’t have time for homework. If you’re a knitting socks for someone else, bring in their measurements: foot circumference around the ball of the foot and length.

DATES: Thursdays May 26, June 2, 9 and 16th from 6:00-7:30 pm PT.

INSTRUCTOR: Holli Yeoh of  Holli Yeoh Designs

To register call 604-255-2577, or register online here!


 

We also have the following Workshops on offer which is a lovely way to spend a weekend morning:

 

Beginner Crochet Workshop – Online via Zoom

This is a beginner class for someone who has never crochet before or is looking for a refresher. Participants will learn the basic stitches for crochet including; chain, slip stitch, single, double and triple crochet.

DATE: Saturday May 14th from 10:30-1:30 pm PT.

Instructor: Rebecca Glazier

To register call 604-255-2577, or register online here!


Intro To Double Knitting Workshop – Online via Zoom

Double knitting is so much fun! And maybe not as spicy as you think! In this class you’ll learn the modern style of double knitting – working with two colours across the row at the same time and mirror reversed patterns. Once you have this skill you’ll be able to go on to design your own double knit patterns!

DATE: Saturday May 28th from 10:30-1:30pm PT.

INSTRUCTOR: Rebecca Glazier​

Photos courtesy of Rebecca Glazier 

To register call 604-255-2577, or register online here!


Learn To Needle Felt  Workshop-Online Via Zoom

felted gnome

Join us for this 3-hour workshop online 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. No previous felting experience necessary.

Dates: Sunday May 29th from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm PT.

INSTRUCTOR: Mel Broome

To register call 604-255-2577, or register online here!


 

See here for a full list of all our upcoming classes, workshops and Summer Snack sessions and stay tuned for a brand new Beyond the Basics Crochet Class and In-person Dyeing workshop…

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