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KAL - Knit Along to learn...

So, we decided to host a weekly KAL = "Knit Along to Learn"  We have chosen several FREE patterns for hats, cowls and fingerless for you to have fun with!! Perfect projects to learn a new technique!!  Cables, Texture, Stranded work,  Reverse stockinette, Chart Reading, techniques.  Staghorn cable Stranded colours Reverse Stockinette We have 5 dates planned for these projects.  There is no charge for these classes but you must purchase yarn at Grey Heron in order to participate in this offering.  Must be proficient in casting on, casting off, knitting, purling, knitting with circular needles Here are the dates - the times are all set for 10am to 12pm Friday November 15th - Cables - Hat, Fingerless Thursday November 21st - Texture - Hat, Cowl Thursday November 28th - Stranded colourwork, Toque Friday December 6th - Reverse Stockinette - Hat, Cowl Thursday December 12th - OPEN DAY Class size is limited!! Please d

Top Down Sweater Class

Saturday September 14,2019 – 10am to 1pm = $54.00 Learn to knit a top-down sample size cardigan with buttons This class is ideal for a knitter who is wanting to learn how to knit top down patterns. In this class, we will complete mini button cardigan sweater project We will discuss a few modifications: buttonhole placement, buttonhole size, different sleeve length, collars and finishing techniques.    Skill Level:  Enthusiastic Beginner: Must know how to cast on, knit, purl, and bind off- increases and decreases will be taught in class Materials Required:  4.5mm/5.00mm @ 16” to 24” inch circular needle and DPNs, worsted weight yarn, buttons, pattern included with class

Knitting a project and need some help?

Do you have a pattern you would like to knit?  Great, please bring it with you.  If you would like us to help you, we are happy to do so.  If you haven't experienced Ravelry yet, we will introduce you to this fabulous on-line community. We will give you a mini tutorial on navigating this fun place.  We will be ready to help you get started.  We look at the following pattern information:   What yarn, yardage and weight of yarn is the pattern calling for?   We will direct you to the proper section of yarn weight for you to look for a suitable colour choice.  Do you want a machine washable yarn or a hand wash yarn?   We will offer some guidance along the way to make sure you are happy with you options.  Now, do you have the needle size required and the notions needed to start your project? We have many to choose from.  Next, do you have all the skills required to knit this chosen project? Maybe and maybe you need some help....  Great, this is