Fall knitting class info

Grey Heron Fall 2011 knitting class info

Hello everyone,

Fall is fast approaching and you know what that means… sweater time… and the Poncho is back

That’s right… the warm & cosy poncho is the hottest item for fall

www.ravelry.com has a multitude of beautiful selections to choose from

My fav is the A Very Harlot Poncho by Yarn Harlot.. easy, accommodating – just right

Check out a few of Cabin Fever poncho patterns – perfect for a Mom & Daughter


This year we will be offering morning, afternoon and evening classes.

Our first class will be a Refresher of Knitting Skills class

Wednesday October 5 & 12 & 19 from 10:00am to 11:30am OR 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Learn casting on/off; increasing; decreasing, choosing your yarn;

reading your pattern, labels, gauge +++

This class will be working with straight and/or circular needles.

Your choice of class project- scarf or hat

Handouts provided

Class fee- $50.00 +HST for the three week program –

workshop material yarn + pattern(s) included *project yarn & needles extra

More details provided upon registration


Our second class will Learning to knit with Double point needles

Wednesday October 26th & Nov 2th & Nov 9th

from 10:00am to 11:30am OR 7:00pm to 8:30pm

How to cast on with four needles; to join without gaps; prevent ladders between needles;

join so stitches don’t twist; knit in the right direction +++

Mittens, Fingerless mitts, Top down Hat, Hat in the round, Leg warmers

Handouts provided

Class fee- $50.00 + HST for the three week program- workshop material yarn + pattern(s) included * project yarn & needles extra

More details provided upon registration


Our third class will feature Make your 1st sweater

Wednesday Nov 16th & Nov 23rd & Nov 30th from 10:00am to 11:45am OR 7:00pm to 8:45pm

Your skills from the previous two classes have lead to this point, so let’s get ready to make your first sweater.

This class will set you on the right path to making wonderful sweaters!!

Learn all the skills required to make a sweater – gauge to get the size right, increases/decreases left/right slanting, neck shaping, shoulder shaping, front button-hole band, seaming and more….

We will make a small sized sweater with all features listed above. This class is the perfect learning tool.

This project can be completed during the 3 week class period.

Class prerequisite: knit/purl, increase, decrease

Class fee- $75.00 + HST - three week program-

pattern included * project yarn & needles extra


Wednesday Dec 7th, 14th & 21st morning & evening - set aside for special project knitting.

More info to follow


The afternoon classes on Wednesdays from 1:00pm to 3:00pm are set aside for an Intermediate knitter group. They work on special projects of their choice - with guidance provided if needed.

Here are a few examples of up coming projects we will offer

Moebius (Infinity) scarf, Socks, Felting, Thrum knitting, Multidirectional Scarf, Lacework

Ask for more details


Classes will fill quickly - get back to us to register **

Materials for class must be purchased @ Grey Heron;

Classes are to be pre-paid in advance; non-refundable; non-transferable

If you have any questions or suggestions regarding classes, give me a call or drop by.


Grey Heron

66 Pine Street,

Collingwood, ON

L9Y 2N7





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