Winter class list ----




Grey Heron's Winter class list for January


Learn Knitting Fundamentals - Beginner class

Absolute beginner:

For the absolute beginner - the classes run over 3 consecutive weeks

Wednesday daytime= Jan 8th, 15th, 22th - 10am to 12pm
Saturday morning = Jan 11th, 18th, 25th – 10am to 12pm

You will learn: setting up the ground work to knit, then hands on
- to cast on, knit, purl, increase, decrease, cast off

Cost $49.00 paid in advance by Tuesday Jan 7th.

Class fee includes - instruction book and practice yarn, needles, 6 hours of instructions

Top Down Small sample Sweater

Enthusiastic – Advanced beginner:

This class provides you with the tools for knitting a top down garment. It becomes a “no sew” project. 
Since you start knitting at the neckline, your project starts off faster, fewer stitches to deal with, you can try on your sweater as you go and at the end – no seams to sew!!

Thursday daytime = Jan 9th and Jan 16th – 10am to 12pm

Cost $ 39.00 paid in advance by Wednesday Jan 8th.

Class fee includes – pattern, yarn – (must provide own needles), 4 hours of instructions


 It’s Toe Up sock time

Intermediate: must have experience using DPNs 
Previous sock knitting required:

Toe-up sock knitting has its advantages:
you can try on your sock as you go, leave no leftover yarns behind

 We start with a small sample sock and move on to start your first pair of full size socks
toe cast-on, short row heel, shaping gussets,  stretchy specialty cast-offs.

Thursday daytime = Jan 23rd and Jan 30th - 10am to 12pm 
Cost $39.00 paid in advance by Wednesday Jan 22nd.

Class fee includes: pattern, yarn – (must provide own needles), 4 hours of instructions


Thrumming Mitten class


Intermediate: must have experience using DPNs

Learn this wonderful technique called thrumming. We teach you how to make a thrum, several techniques 
for knitting in your thrums and general discussions.
These mittens are perfect for dog walking, keeping your fingers warm and toasty and help keep the winter winds out.
Kits are available or we can build one for you.

Tuesday daytime= January 21st - 10am to 12pm

Cost $ 50.00 includes all materials – please bring your own needles – paid in advance by Monday Jan 20th

Class fee includes: pattern, yarn, roving, 2 hours of instructions

Cables Beginner

Enthusiastic Beginner:

Let’s have fun making cables. We will create a sampler swatch with several examples of different types of cables.
Let’s take it one step further – cable without a cable needle!! How’s that for fun… 
Don’t be scared off – it is not difficult.
We will teach you how to read a pattern with cable charts and understand the fundamentals.


Tuesday daytime = January 28th – 10am to 12pm

Cost $ 34.00 includes one skein of Cascade 220 – paid in advance by Tuesday 27th

Class fee includes: yarn, pattern and 2 hours of instructions (must provide own needles)


Oops, I’ve made a Mistake! – Now what??

Absolute beginner – Intermediate knitter

“Something’s wrong and I can’t figure it out. I might have made a mistake but I just can’t tell.”

Does this question sound like what you ask yourself from time to time? Here’s your chance to learn how to catch and fix a mistake. Learn how to “frog it” back and fix your mistake. 
Learn the old “hook and ladder” method of fixing mistakes.


Wednesday daytime = January 29th – 10am to 12pm

Cost $ 29.00 includes handouts and 2 hours of instructions – paid in advance by Tuesday Jan 28th

Class fee includes: This time we ask you to come with some homework. Instructions handed out at time of registration
Materials to bring: two swatches, 4.5mm to 5mm needles, 3mm crochet hook

As with all our classes, preregistration is required. The class fee is non-refundable or transferable.
Class minimum is set at 3 students and a maximum of 6 students.  
 
Up coming classes include: Beginner Crochet, Bootcamp Refresher, Lace for Beginners, 
Colourwork for beginners and Intermediate knitters, Bead work, Double knitting, Stitch Combos

Grey Heron 65 Simcoe Street, Collingwood, ON 

If you have questions, send us an email: greyheron@bellnet.ca








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