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Workshops & Classes

Knit & Natter – Every Tuesday from 5pm – 7pm. All are welcome to come along and bring whatever crafty item you are working on. This is a free event.

Beginner’s Knitting Class

Friday Evenings from 5 pm to 7 pm

Beginners Knitting Class

These first 2 hours will get your hands going in the right direction of a knitting project.

We could also work to refresh your knitting skills if it’s been a few years or if you want to expand your knitting repertoire and try a pattern that is a bit more of a challenge. I can help you with whatever kind of thing you would like to take on during these 2 hours.

Men’s Knitting Class

Sunday Afternoons 1pm to 3pm

Men's fingerless gloves

Afraid you’re not man enough to learn to knit? If you can hold two sticks and count to 10 then I can teach you to make stuff that will cause people to look at you and say, “Wow, look at you!”

Early on we’ll keep it simple by tackling casting on, simple knit and purl stitches, & binding off as you make a couple of easy peasy washcloths just like your Grandpa used to use because your Grandma knit them for his lazy ass!

We’ll progress through knitting projects like hats, scarves, fingerless gloves (because ain’t nobody dumb enough to knit fingers) and eventually work up to full on sweaters! Trust me if I can do it then you can too!

Two at a Time Toe Up Sock Class

June 15th, 22nd, & 29rd from 1 pm to 3 pm

Knitted Socks

The joy of knitting toe-up, two-at-a-time socks is very nearly magical and is most certainly addictive. A dear friend of mine showed me how to do it and now I can’t stop!

Join me on a fun and informative adventure to making socks that fit, and never cause you to get the dreaded SSS (second sock syndrome)!

This class will introduce you to a Turkish cast on and a knitting method using two 24″ fixed circular needles and we will use the Fish Lips Kiss heel method.

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Knit-Away Weekend in the County Spring 2019

April 12 – 14, 2019.

Isaiah Tubbs
Isaiah Tubbs
Isaiah Tubbs

Join us for a weekend at the beautiful Isaiah Tubbs Resort on West Lake. This weekend is all about relaxing, knitting and socializing. We all need a weekend away with girlfriends once in awhile and add in some knitting and we are all in heaven!!

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Silk & Wool Felted Scarf Workshop

May 4th from 10 am to 5 pm

Felted Scarf

Lesley Snyder, owner of Rosehaven Yarn Shop, will be teaching a you the basics of nuno felting your own shawl in a one day course.

Lesley believes in exploring colour and texture when it comes to nuno felting so you will be learning as much as can be squeezed into your workshop. Many different techniques will be discussed and demonstrated so that you can find the one that works best for you.

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Nuno Felted Dress Workshop with Charity Van De Meer

May 9 – May 11, 2019.

Charity Van De Mer
Charity Van De Mer
Charity Van De Mer

Over 3 days we will be creating a natural white merino nuno felted dress. When making this dress you will learn how to add extra flares to create a full circle skirt. The dress will be created in one complete piece with no sewing. You will also get a chance to try creating a lace look using pencil roving with the silk laps.
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Natural Rhythms in Colour Felting workshop with Nancy Ballesteros

May 31 – June 3, 2019.

Nancy Ballesteros
Nancy Ballesteros
Nancy Ballesteros

A 4 day Nuno felting workshop by Nancy Ballesteros from Perth, Western Australia.
As far back as the ancient Egyptians, it has been recognized that a certain proportion keeps showing up in things we consider beautiful – a Natural Rhythm that our human brain finds especially visually pleasing. Mathematicians and philosophers have written books; Leonardo Da Vinci used it when he painted Mona Lisa – The Golden Ratio, Fibonacci’s numbers… Imagine how this could help you with your creativity?

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Wet Felted Hat Workshop

June 8th from 10 am to 5 pm

wet felted hat

wet felted hat

You will learn to measure, size and design your own hat pattern. After selecting a style and colour you will design and create your own felted hat from the finest merino wool fibres using a resist technique and seamless construction method. By the end of the day you will have completed a beautiful heirloom wet felted hat which you will fit and shape using a milliner’s wooden hat block, then style, finish and take home to dry.

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Wool & Wine in the County, 2019 Fall Knitting Retreat

November 8, 9, & 10, 2019

modular tutorial

Join us for 3 days of knitting, learning new techniques, eating fabulous food, and having fun with a bunch of avid knitters in Prince Edward County at the beautiful and cozy Isaiah Tubbs Resort. Classes will be taught by Fiona Ellis and Holli Yeoh.

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Edinburgh Yarn Festival trip – Coming in  2020!

Send us an email to get on the EYF waiting list!