Showing posts from February, 2016

Knit Thrum Mittens - class details

Thrum Mitten class Perfect for dog walking, keep your fingers warm/toasty - keep the winter winds out. Saturday Feb 27 th 10am to 12pm                          OR Wednesday March 9 th 10am to 12pm $25.00 (includes pattern) Materials extra Please purchase your supplies @ Grey Heron Learn this wonderful technique called thrumming. We teach you how to make a thrum, several techniques for knitting in your thrums and general discussion. Intermediate: must have experience using DPNs/Magic Loop – knitting small circumferences Homework – must have cuff knit so we are ready to start the thrumming process Class fees are to be paid in full at time of registration – in person, call in with credit card Grey Heron #1 65 Simcoe St, Collingwood     705-444-0370   

Getting the Best Fit from your Hand Knit Socks

Getting the Best Fit from your Hand Knit Socks I hear this over and over again… My socks fit OK, but the fit could be better I have a wide foot but a narrow heel… how do I get a good fit? We are offering the “Sock Secret Weapon to getting the Perfect Fit” Class Join us on Wednesday March 23, 2016 from 9:30am to 12:30pm During this 3 hour class:  $30.00 + HST We will discuss fit, measure your feet and design your special fit The class is limited to 6 participants Payment required at time of registering. You will discover techniques that will make socking knitting so much easier!!  Be ready to take your boots off to measure your feet!!   Must have previous sock knitting experience – Not for beginners Bring yarn and needles - fingering - worsted We will be practising different techniques Contact Karen at the shop – email – phone – drop in 705-444-0370

Felted Clog slipper class - join in the FUN!!

Here’s your chance to make the most popular Felted Clog – Slipper pattern Felted clog class - Learn from the Expert!! These felted clogs by Bev Galeskas are so thick & warm -  you can't just make one pair!! We are hosting a Felted Clog class with Donna B She's the expert for sure with over 150+ pairs made to date Grab your needles- head to Grey Heron for your intro to making Felted Clogs. Thursday February 18, 2016 – 9:30am– 12:00pm We review the pattern, help you choose your yarn, get you started – and keep you going until the clogs are finished. Discussion about felting - offer ideas on needle felting - suede bottom options Fee for class: $25.00 for 2 ½ hours  Pre-register for the class required Materials and pattern extra     (must know how to knit in the round)  Grey Heron #1  65 Simcoe St, Collingwood, ON   705-444-0370