To register for classes call 902 624 0569, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit 575 Main St. Mahone Bay. Please pay with registration. 50% of course fee will be withheld for cancelations with less than 24 hours notice.
To meet with Covid 19 guidelines and restrictions we are holding classes on our "closed" days, Monday and Tuesday. This allows us to keep the numbers to 7 people and social distance while learning. If there is enough interest we will try some evening classes as well.
Toe Up Socks
Toe Up Socks Monday, April 12, 10 - 4 $70.00, maximum 6 participants
With toe up technique there is no need to worry about having enough yarn to finish the foot as can happen with cuff down socks. Just knit until the foot length pleases you and start the leg. Kitchener stitch/grafting for the toe is NOT required! We will start by making a single miniature sample sock, to introduce you to toe up knitting. Then we discuss tips and tricks for knitting toe up socks two at a time, with hands on practice. You will leave with the skills you need to follow a pattern for full size toe up socks and a knowledge base of how to work them two at a time, if desired. You will also receive a take home pattern for a lady's toe up sock in fingering weight yarn that utilizes all techniques you will have learned. Skills: Intermediate, you must be able to knit and purl in the round, be familiar with magic loop knitting, K2tog, P2tog, SSK and wrap and turn is an asset Materials: Yarn and stitch markers are provided. You will need to bring a 4mm circular needle, 40"/100cm or longer with a smooth join and flexible cord, scissors and a yarn needle. Lunch: Bring your own or visit one of Mahone Bay's restaurants.
Introduction to Knitting
Tuesday, April 27, 10:30 to 4:30 $70.00
Dive into Knitting! All knitting is made up of the knit stitch and the purl stitch and we will focus on building those skills. As the class progresses we will learn to decrease and increase by changing up what we do to those knit and purl stitches Join us in a relaxed, Covid friendly setting where the goal is fun, not perfection ! All materials are provided and there will be a break for lunch. Bring your own or visit one of our lovely restaurants. Please wear a mask.