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Class Requirements
Each class has a specific list of equipment and/or knitting pieces that you need to bring with you. You will be supplied with this list at registration.

Class Registration
Because we often have waiting lists for the classes, we require tuition to be paid when you register. You may register in person or over the phone with a credit card. For more information or if you have any question or comments please click here and use our online form.

Refund Policy
Refunds will be offered only under the following conditions:
  • Class cancellation by instructor (full refund)
  • If withdrawing from a class before it starts, no refund can be offered unless a replacement student is registered and paid
  • No refunds are available for any reason once the class has started
The refund policy is strictly enforced so that we do not have to turn people away from a class especially when there is a waiting list.

NOTE: All knitting classes except for the Beginners Knitting class, require you to be able to cast on, knit and purl.

Upcoming Classes:
Beginners Knitting
Tues 7 - 9pm, Mar 3 – Apr 7 2020

Beginners knit a child size 4 sweater. Learn how to cast on & off, knit & purl, increase & decrease, rib, graft, use circular and double pointed needles. Cost $110 + tax (includes approx $52 in materials).
Beginners Crochet
Tues 7 - 9pm, Jan 7– Feb 4 2020

Learn the basic crochet stitches plus pattern stitches while you create eight different squares. You will also learn two different methods of sewing the squares together to make a cushion cover. Cost $75 + tax (includes yarn & hook).
Finishing Techniques
Wed 7 – 9pm, Mar 18 - 25 2020

Finishing can make or break a garment. Learn invisible seaming, three needle cast off, grafting, button holes, plus knitting techniques that make finishing much easier. Cost $55 + tax.
More Crochet Stitches
Thurs 7 – 9pm, Feb 27 – Mar 26 2020
Now that you have conquered all the crochet stitches in the beginners class you are ready to move on. Learn how to increase & decrease, work with colour, crochet ribbing plus a few other new stitches. Cost $85.00 + tax (includes yarn).
Basic Socks
Wed 7 - 9pm, Apr 8 – 29 2020

Knit both socks at the same time, not only do you reinforce the techniques you learn but you also have a finished pair of socks! Cost $75 + tax (includes yarn).
Aran Stitches
Tues 7 – 9pm May 27 2020

Learn the basics of cables, twisted and crossed stitches that form the basis of Aran Knitting. Cost $35 + tax.
Basic Mitts
Tues 7 – 9pm, Apr 14 – May 5 2020

Learn the basics of Mitt knitting including thumb gussets, thumbs and grafting. You will have a warm pair of mitts by the end of the class. Cost $75 + tax (includes yarn).
Intro To Needle Felting
Wed 7 – 9pm, Feb 19 2020

No water or wash board required. Learn the basic techniques to create felted toys, bags, pictures, appliqué, mitts, socks, and embellishment. Cost $70 + tax. (Includes all materials)
Zu-ken Mitts
Sat 10am – 4pm (2 weeks) TBA

Learn to Zu-ken hook the warmest mitts from our local expert. Cost per class $225 + tax (Includes Zu-ken Hook, yarn & fibre)
2 Colour Double Knitting
Wed 7 - 9pm, May 20 2020

For the experienced knitter. Learn to knit a reversible piece of fabric using two colours Cost $40.
Knit Entrelac
Wed 7 – 9pm, May 13 2020

Also referred to as trellis knitting, it is a wonderful method of creating blocks of knitting that builds on and joins to the previous row of squares. Cost $35.
Crochet Entrelac
Thurs 7 - 9pm, May 14 2020

Join as you go – crochet diamonds that appear woven when complete. Cost $35.
Portuguese Knitting
Sat 1 – 3pm, May 28 2020

Having trouble with your hands, elbows, shoulders?? With the Portuguese Method of knitting there is minimal movement so you can knit easier and faster!! Cost $25 + tax.
Thurs 7 – 9pm, May 21 2020

Learn how to knit fairisle and weave in your floats without tangling up your yarns. Picture knits look intimidating but the technique is a lot easier than you think. Cost $35 + tax.
Dryer Balls
Tues 7 – 9pm, Oct 29 2019

Learn three different methods to make your own wool dryer balls. Cost $70 (Includes all materials).
Thrummed Mitts
Tues 7 – 9pm, Feb 11 - 25 2020

Learn how to knit mitts with a wooly cloud inside to make them warmer and more wind resistant. Cost $55 + tax (Includes yarn & thrums).
Rug Hooking
Sat 10am – 3pm, TBA

Learn the art of traditional Acadian Rug Hooking using strips of wool and burlap. Cost $46.20 + tax, Kit Fee $30.
Felted Knit Boots
Tues 7 – 9pm, Nov 17 – Dec 1 2020

Learn to knit your own boots! They are warmer than leather and great if you have traction issues. Cost $85.00 includes needles not yarn.
Crochet Mitts
Thurs 7 – 9pm, Dec 8 – 22 2020

Learn how to crochet mitts without a pattern – just a hand tracing! Cost $80.
Naalbinding Mitts
Wed 7 – 9pm, Jan 15 – 29 2020

Learn the ancient technique of Naalbinding (Viking Knitting or One needle Knitting) while making a pair of mitts without a pattern! Cost $80.
2 Colour Brioche Knitting
Tues 7 – 9pm, May 12 – 26 2020

Very popular reversible rib stitch! Learn how to work the two colours flat the first two weeks and in the round with increases and decreases the third week. Cost $40.
UFO Nights
Fri Jan 10
Fri Feb 14
Fri Mar 13 Potluck
Fri Apr 17
Fri May 8
Fri June 12 Potluck
Fri July 10
Fri Aug 14
Fri Sept 11 Potluck
Fri Oct 9
Fri Nov 13
Fri Dec 11 Potluck

If you need a few hours away from interruptions or just spend some time with others who share your passion for handwork, this is the night for you. If you are attending please let me know by 2pm on the day of. You can call 306-374-7848 or email If I have not received any confirmations the event will be cancelled for that evening. The evenings will begin at 5pm but you are welcome to come earlier. Tea will be available or you can bring your own liquid refreshments. There is a $10 per person charge to help cover costs.
Spinners Drop In
3rd Friday of the month, Sept through June 7 – 9pm

Bring your wheel or spindle and enjoy a couple hours of uninterrupted time to spin & chat.
Day Time Drop Ins
Mondays 1 – 4pm, Tuesdays & Wednesdays 10 – 1pm, Thursday 1 – 4pm

Bring your knitting, crochet, etc. and spend a few hours working on your projects.

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