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2021 Classes Online

*Please note all classes are offered live online only via Zoom and will not be recorded due to copyright and privacy concerns.

*Class times are currently in Pacific Daylight Time.



Coming Up:

BEGINNER KNITTING with Rebecca Glazier – ONLINE via ZOOM

Photo Courtesy of Rebecca Glazier

THIS IS AN ONLINE CLASS via ZOOM, so you will also need to have a decent internet connection and download the free ZOOM app. Instructions will be emailed before 1st class.

DATES: TBA

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 (current shipping turnaround min. one week; or call (604) 255 2577 for more immediate curbside pickup which can be arranged any day between 11am-2pm).

Current Canada Post shipping turnaround is min one week, please be sure to order supplies with enough time for them to arrive before the start of class; OR call (604) 255 2577 for more immediate curbside pickup.  We are currently open from 11am-2pm Mon-Wed and until 6pm on Thur, Fri, Sat and Sunday! for in-store pickup and for boutique shopping.

COST: $95 (+tax)

Minimum 3 participants and max 6.

Materials Included:  One pair of 4.5mm bamboo needles, 100g of a worsted weight yarn, and a darning needle for finishing ($10 reduction in cost if you have your own materials – use discount code IHAVEMATERIALS).

INSTRUCTOR: Rebecca Glazier​

Rebecca has been knitting since she was 7 years old and has always had a love for textiles and colour. Teaching people how to knit expresses one of her greatest joys; sharing her creativity and passion with people. Originally from the UK, she has called Vancouver her home for the last 5 years.

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


Butterfly|Papillon Shawl Workshop – Online via Zoom

DATE: Sunday June 20th from 10:00am-1:00pm PDT.

THIS IS AN ONLINE CLASS via ZOOM, so you will also need to have a decent internet connection and download the free ZOOM app. Instructions will be emailed before 1st class.

Long, transitional colour changes, symmetrical design, short rows and striping are just some of the techniques used to create the beautiful Butterfly|Papillon Shawl by Marin Melchior. Recently our Project of the Month which you can read about here.

In this 3 hour workshop and using two small amounts of yarn (44y) of contrasting colours you will learn all the techniques required to make this stunning shawl and how to navigate the pattern afterwards independently.

Skills Needed: Knit and purl, cast on and bind off.

Materials Needed:

Materials can be purchased at Baaad Anna’s Yarn Store(Current Canada Post shipping turnaround is min one week, please be sure to order supplies with enough time for them to arrive before the start of class; OR call (604) 255 2577 for more immediate curbside pickup which can be arranged any day Mon-Tues between 11am-2pm and Wed-Sun 11am-6pm)

COST: $45 (plus tax)

Minimum 3 participants and max 8.

DATE: Sunday June 20th from 10:00am to 1:00pm PDT.

INSTRUCTOR: Rebecca Glazier​

Rebecca has been knitting since she was 7 years old and has always had a love for textiles and colour. Teaching people how to knit expresses one of her greatest joys; sharing her creativity and passion with people. Originally from the UK, she has called Vancouver her home for the last 5 years.

Photos courtesy of Rebecca Glazier 

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


Summer Snacks! Brioche – Online via Zoom

DATES: Sunday June 27th from 10:00am-12:00pm PDT.

THIS IS AN ONLINE CLASS via ZOOM, so you will also need to have a decent internet connection and download the free ZOOM app. Instructions will be emailed before 1st class.

Have you been thinking of trying brioche, but not ready to sign up for a full project class? Then this quick Summer Snack session is for you! In this class we will demystify the “sl1yo” technique and you will learn both one and two colour brioche knitting!

Skills required: Cast on, bind off, knit and purl.

Materials Needed:

  • Two colours of DK or Worsted weight yarn, preferably something smooth. 20g/45 yards (40m) of each is plenty. We recommend solid colours and high contrast.
  • Needles: One size smaller than recommended on ball band – either DPN’s or circular needles
  • Homework – a very small amount of homework to be completed before the class, will be sent upon registration.

Materials can be purchased at Baaad Anna’s Yarn Store(Current Canada Post shipping turnaround is min one week, please be sure to order supplies with enough time for them to arrive before the start of class; OR call (604) 255 2577 for more immediate curbside pickup which can be arranged any day Mon-Tues between 11am-2pm and Wed-Sun 11am-6pm)

COST: $35 (plus tax)

Minimum 3 participants and max 8.

DATES: Sunday June 27th from 10:00am-12:00pm PDT.

INSTRUCTOR: Rebecca Glazier​

Rebecca has been knitting since she was 7 years old and has always had a love for textiles and colour. Teaching people how to knit expresses one of her greatest joys; sharing her creativity and passion with people. Originally from the UK, she has called Vancouver her home for the last 5 years.

Photos courtesy of Rebecca Glazier 

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


Summer Snacks! Mattress Seam Online via Zoom

DATE: Tuesday June 29th from 6:00-8:00pm PDT

Join us for this Summer Snack session and learn to master the Mattress Stitch Seam. You will learn how to seam horizontally and vertically on both stockinette and garter fabrics.

Skills required: Cast on, bind off, knit and purl.

Materials Needed:

  • Two colours of DK or Worsted weight yarn, preferably something smooth. 20g/45 yards (40m) of each is plenty. We recommend solid colours and with a contrast.
  • Needles: size recommended on ball band
  • Homework – there is homework to be completed before the class, will be sent upon registration.

Materials can be purchased at Baaad Anna’s Yarn Store.  (Current Canada Post shipping turnaround is min one week, please be sure to order supplies with enough time for them to arrive before the start of class;  OR call (604) 255 2577 for more immediate curb-side pickup.  We are currently open everyday, Mon-Tue from 11am-2pm and Wed thru Sunday 11am-6pm for in-store pickup and for boutique shopping.

COST: $35 (plus tax)

Minimum 3 participants and max 8.

DATE: Tuesday June 29th from 6:00-8:00pm PDT

INSTRUCTOR: Rebecca Glazier​

Rebecca has been knitting since she was 7 years old and has always had a love for textiles and colour. Teaching people how to knit expresses one of her greatest joys; sharing her creativity and passion with people. Originally from the UK, she has called Vancouver her home for the last 5 years.

Photos courtesy of Rebecca Glazier 

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


Beyond the Basics: Brioche Hat – Online via Zoom

JULY DATES: Wednesdays July 7, 14, 21, 28 from 6:00-7:30pm PDT

THIS IS AN ONLINE CLASS via ZOOM, so you will also need to have a decent internet connection and download the free ZOOM app. Instructions will be emailed before 1st class.

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.

Skills Required:  Confident in knitting and purling, cast on/bind off and knitting in the round.

Materials Needed:

Materials can be purchased at Baaad Anna’s Yarn Store(Current Canada Post shipping turnaround is min one week, please be sure to order supplies with enough time for them to arrive before the start of class; OR call (604) 255 2577 for more immediate curbside pickup which can be arranged any day Mon-Tues between 11am-2pm and Wed-Sun 11am-6pm)

COST: $80 (plus tax and materials)

Minimum 3 participants and max 8.

DATES: Wednesdays July 7, 14, 21, 28 from 6:00-7:30pm PDT

INSTRUCTOR: Rebecca Glazier​

Rebecca has been knitting since she was 7 years old and has always had a love for textiles and colour. Teaching people how to knit expresses one of her greatest joys; sharing her creativity and passion with people. Originally from the UK, she has called Vancouver her home for the last 5 years.

Photos courtesy of Rebecca Glazier 

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


Beyond the Basics: Intro to Colourwork – Online via ZOOM

DATES: Fridays July 9, 16, 23 an 30th from 6:00-7:30 pm PDT

Photo courtesy of Tin Can Knits

THIS IS AN ONLINE CLASS via ZOOM, so you will also need to have a decent internet connection and download the free ZOOM app. Instructions will be emailed before 1st class.

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!

Suitable for: Advanced Beginner.

Skills Needed: Knit, purl, cast on and bind off.

Materials Needed:

Materials can be purchased at Baaad Anna’s Yarn Store. (Current Canada Post shipping turnaround is min one week, please be sure to order supplies with enough time for them to arrive before the start of class;  OR call (604) 255 2577 for more immediate curbside pickup which can be arranged any day Mon-Tues between 11am-2pm and Wed-Sun 11am-6pm)

COST: $75.00 (+tax)

Minimum 3 participants and max 8.

DATES: Fridays July 9, 16, 23 an 30th from 6:00-7:30 pm PDT

INSTRUCTOR: Rebecca Glazier

Rebecca has been knitting since she was 7 years old and has always had a love for textiles and colour. Teaching people how to knit and crochet expresses one of her greatest joys; sharing her creativity and passion with people. Originally from the UK, she has called Vancouver her home for the last 5 years.

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


Beyond the Basics: Fair Isle and Steeking – Online Via Zoom

DATES: Tuesdays July 13 and 20th from 6:00-7:30pm PDT

THIS IS AN ONLINE CLASS via ZOOM, so you will also need to have a decent internet connection and download the free ZOOM app. Instructions will be emailed before 1st class.
Is steeking on your “learn to do wish list” but feeling a little daunted by this technique, you are not alone! Taking a pair of scissors to your knitting can feel scary, especially if it is on a whole sweater!
Fear not, over the two sessions you will be guided through two handed Fair Isle, how to catch your weaves confidently and not tangle your yarn!  In the second session you will cover picking up stitches, button bands and STEEK!
The Steek This Coffee Cozy by Rachel Molenaar is a perfect project to learn these new skills as well as make a great gift.

Skills Required: Knit, purl, cast on and bind off.

Materials Needed:

Materials can be purchased at Baaad Anna’s Yarn Store(Current Canada Post shipping turnaround is min one week, please be sure to order supplies with enough time for them to arrive before the start of class; OR call (604) 255 2577 for more immediate curbside pickup which can be arranged any day Mon-Tues between 11am-2pm and Wed-Sun 11am-6pm)

COST: $50 (plus tax)

Minimum 3 participants and max 8.

DATES: Tuesdays July 13 and 20th from 6:00-7:30pm PDT

INSTRUCTOR: Rebecca Glazier​

Rebecca has been knitting since she was 7 years old and has always had a love for textiles and colour. Teaching people how to knit expresses one of her greatest joys; sharing her creativity and passion with people. Originally from the UK, she has called Vancouver her home for the last 5 years.

Photos courtesy of Rebecca Glazier 

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


Intro To Double Knitting Workshop – Online via Zoom

DATE: Saturday July 17th from 10:00am to 1:00pm PDT.

THIS IS AN ONLINE CLASS via ZOOM, so you will also need to have a decent internet connection and download the free ZOOM app. Instructions will be emailed before 1st class.

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!

Skills Required: Knit, purl, cast on and bind off. Experience in two handed colourwork knitting is helpful – if you haven’t tried this yet Rebecca suggests you practice knitting and purling with yarn coming from your non-dominant hand before the class.

Materials Needed:

  • 20g / 43 yards (40 m) each of DK or Worsted weight yarn in TWO colours.  Smooth yarn is prefered such for example Estelle SW Merino DK or Sugar Bush Bold
  • Needles in size suitable for yarn weight.

Materials can be purchased at Baaad Anna’s Yarn Store(Current Canada Post shipping turnaround is min one week, please be sure to order supplies with enough time for them to arrive before the start of class; OR call (604) 255 2577 for more immediate curb-side pickup which can be arranged any day Mon-Tues between 11am-2pm and Wed-Sun 11am-6pm)

COST: $45 (plus tax)

Minimum 3 participants and max 8.

DATE: Saturday July 17th from 10:00am to 1:00pm PDT.

INSTRUCTOR: Rebecca Glazier​

Rebecca has been knitting since she was 7 years old and has always had a love for textiles and colour. Teaching people how to knit expresses one of her greatest joys; sharing her creativity and passion with people. Originally from the UK, she has called Vancouver her home for the last 5 years.

Photos courtesy of Rebecca Glazier 

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


Summer Snacks! Provisional Cast on and Kitchener Stitch – Online via Zoom

DATE: Saturday July 31st from 10:00am-12:00pm PDT

THIS IS AN ONLINE CLASS via ZOOM, so you will also need to have a decent internet connection and download the free ZOOM app. Instructions will be emailed before 1st class.

The Provisional cast on and Kitchener Stitch almost always go hand in hand and in this fun Summer Snack class you will learn both these techniques. Find out how to create live stitches with the Provisional (crochet) cast on and then how to unravel and get the stitches back onto your needle confidently. Next you will learn the magic of the Kitchener stitch to create a seamless row of knitting with yarn and a darning needle.

Skills Required: Knit and purl.

Materials Needed:

  • 20g / 43 yards (40 m) each of DK or Worsted weight yarn in TWO colours.  Smooth yarn is preferred such for example Estelle SW Merino DK or Sugarbush Bold.  This is a great for stash busting.
  • Needles in size suitable for yarn weight. You will require three needles in same size.
  • Crochet hook in similar size to needles
  • Darning needle

Materials can be purchased at Baaad Anna’s Yarn Store(Current Canada Post shipping turnaround is min one week, please be sure to order supplies with enough time for them to arrive before the start of class; OR call (604) 255 2577 for more immediate curb-side pickup which can be arranged any day Mon-Tues between 11am-2pm and Wed-Sun 11am-6pm)

COST: $35 (plus tax)

Minimum 3 participants and max 8.

DATE: Saturday July 31st from 10:00am-12:00pm PDT

INSTRUCTOR: Rebecca Glazier​

Rebecca has been knitting since she was 7 years old and has always had a love for textiles and colour. Teaching people how to knit expresses one of her greatest joys; sharing her creativity and passion with people. Originally from the UK, she has called Vancouver her home for the last 5 years.

Photos courtesy of Rebecca Glazier 

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