Have a Yarn

Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia

902-624-0569

 

 

Classes/ Events March 2017
 
Please pay with registration. 50% of course fee will be charged for cancelations with less than 24 hours notice.
     
Felted iPad Case - $30
Saturday, March 18, 2017: 1 to 3pm &
Saturday, March 25, 2017: 1 to 4pm
Knit a felted case for an iPad in two sessions. Topics to be covered include: knitting in the round, how to choose colours, felting in the washing machine, three-needle bind off, and more.
Materials: 2 balls Galway or Ella Rae Classic Wool, 8mm 24” circular
 
     
Cast On/ Cast Off - $35
Sunday, March 19, 2017: 1 to 4pm
Learn and practise a variety of cast ons and cast offs such as channel island cast on, cable cast on; sewn cast off, picot cast off, and more. Learn characteristics of each so you’ll know which is the best one for the job. Have a favourite cast on or cast off? Bring a sample of it with you to share!
Materials: smooth yarn (DK or worsted) and needles for match
 
     
Beginner Needle Felting - $35
Sunday, March 26, 2017: 1 to 4pm
This will be a relaxing introduction to needle felting with lots of room for your own creativity if you wish! You will create a seascape brooch while learning about the best materials to use for needle felting, types of needles and work surfaces.
Materials: At least one 36 gauge felting needle and a felting mat. All other materials provided.
 
     
Classes/ Events April 2017
     
Introduction to Double Knitting - $35
Sunday, April 2, 2017: 10am to 1pm
Try your hand at the fascinating technique of double layer knitting! Learn to double knit with one and two colours, knit and purl with both hands, and do double knitting decreases. Come try what everyone's talking about!
Materials: two contrasting colours of either dk or worsted weight yarn and straight or circular needles to match
 
     
Tough Linen Stitch Tote
Saturdays, April 22 & 29, 2017: 1pm to 3pm
Work through the steps to make this large, functional, and sturdy tote with designer Ran Schuey! Techniques to learn include: knitting from the centre out and the beautiful linen stitch.
Materials: Tough Linen Stitch Tote pattern, 3 skeins of Briggs & Little Tuffy, 3.75mm 8" double pointed needles, 6mm 32" circular
 
     
Fair Isle Knitting - $50
Sunday, April 23, 2017: 10am to 4pm
Topics to be covered include: choosing the right yarn and colours, stranded knitting, steeks (cutting your knitting), and working from a graph.
Materials: all materials provided
 
     

Stay tuned for more classes and events, including:

May 6: Sleepy Sheep Tea Cozy

May 20: Getting the Most out of Ravelry

   

 


Click here to see pictures of our Fashion Show & Tell from July 23, 2016


Knitting Groups - Tuesday and Sunday

Join us Tuesday and Sunday afternoons at 1:00pm for knitting and tea. Knit and chat with fellow knitting enthusiasts. Bring your knitting!