Evening Knitting Group!
Can't make it to our Tuesday afternoon knitting group? Join us Thursday evenings from 7 pm to 9 pm here at Have a Yarn for some relaxing and social knitting, free of charge.
In February we will be meeting on the 6th and 27th.
Classes/Events Winter 2014
Register early to secure your spot!
Please note: payment is due with registration for all classes. 50% of course fee will be withheld for all cancelations with less than 24 hours notice.
Finishing Techniques - $35
Sunday, January 26, 2014 - 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Take your knitting to the next level with a few finishing and pre-finishing techniques! Topics to be covered include: knitting to gauge, sewing seams, weaving in ends, blocking, shaping shoulders with short rows, three needle bind off and more!
Finish Your Un-Finished Objects - free!
Saturday, February 1, 2014 - 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Spend the day at Have a Yarn and bring along those projects you've been putting off finishing up. Come and get moral support from fellow knitters and Have a Yarn staff.
Fix it! - $30
Saturday, February 8, 2014 - 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
"This is the class that gives you confidence!" - Nancy Wilson, class participant
Fix holes, even out tension, pick up dropped stitches, un-knitting and more! Discover quick fixes to common mistakes - a great class for those who have started knitting recently or for those who are stumped on a problem. Bring your questions with you!
Linen Stitch - $15
Saturday, February 22, 2014 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Learn the linen stitch with Ran Schuey while he gets you started on his very popular Mahone Bay Linen Stitch Muffler. Materials not included.
Fair Isle Knitting - $40
Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, lunch break, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Topics to be covered include: choosing the right yarn and colours, stranded knitting, steeks (cutting your knitting), and working from a graphs.
Introduction to Double Knitting - $35
Sunday, March 9, 2014 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
An introduction to the fascinating technique of double layer knitting. Learn to double knit with with one and two colours, hold yarn in both hands, and do double knitting decreases.
Introduction to Sock Knitting - $50
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm (including a lunch break)
This day-long class is an motivating guide to knitting a basic sock including long-tail cast on, heel flap and heel turn, picking up gusset stitches, and the star toe.
Dragon Scales Scarf - $15
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Ran Schuey is teaching this course on the basic techniques needed in his Dragon Scales Scarf pattern. Materials not included. View the pattern on Ravelry.
UFO Day - Saturday, February 1, 2014
We had a great time on Saturday finishing up UFOs! What's a UFO, you ask? It's an Un-FInished Object - you know those projects you have that linger without the motivation to finish?
The sun was shining, the cider was hot, the company was good, and best of all, lots of progress was made on some of those lingering projects. Thanks to all who attended!
World Wide Knit in Public Day 2013
We had a great World Wide Knit in Public Day this year. We met on the Bandstand in Mahone Bay on Saturday, June 15th. We had a record 39 people knitting together!
Thanks to all who participated! You are what makes this event great year after year!