Classes - 2020

If you are looking for a friendly, knowledgeable, patient and non-judgmental environment to learn how to knit, please join us to learn or brush up on your knitting skills.

Because of Covid-19, we have turned to Zoom to help offer our classes. I do not charge for beginner classes. The intermediate and advanced classes I charge $3 each. Please etransfer to and ask the question: What class am I taking? Use the answer with the code given for each class. I will reply email you with the Class User Id and password.

Wednesday, May 20
3:30 p.m.
Beginner Knit - no charge
Let's learn to knit
> Cast on and learn the knit stitch

4:00 p.m.
Intermediate - $3
Cables demystified
Code for etransfer: Cables

Thursday, May 21
3:30 p.m.
Beginner Crochet - no charge
> Learn how to hold the yarn and simple chain

Wednesday, May 27
3:30 p.m.
Beginner - no charge
Let's Learn to knit
> Learn the purl stitch and cast off

4:00 p.m.
Intermediate - $3
Simple Lace work (we will make a lace heart)
Code for etransfer: Lace

Thursday, May 28
3:30 p.m. 
Crochet - $3
> Single Crochet
Code for etransfer: Single

Wednesday, June 3
3:30 p.m.
Intermediate - $3
Socks - Cast-on, rib and leg
> How to use double point needles
> We will be making a baby sock, but you can use what learn to make an adult sock
Code for etransfer: Socks

Thursday, June 4
3:30 p.m.
Crochet - $3
> Double crochet and granny square
Code for etransfer: Double

Wednesday, June 10
3:30 p.m.
Intermediate - $3
Socks - Heel flap and turning the heel
Code for etransfer: Flap

Thursday, June 11
3:30 p.m.
Intermediate - $3
Socks - Picking up stitches, gusset and foot
Code for etransfer: Gusset

Wednesday, June 17
3:30 p.m.
Intermediate - $3
Socks - Toes and finishing
Code for etransfer: Toes

Wednesday, June 24
3:30 p.m.
Intermediate - $3
Finishing class Part 1
> How to properly tie off yarn
> How to hide ends
> How make button holes
> How to pick up stitches (both horizontally and vertically)

Thursday, June 25
3:30 p.m.
Intermediate/Advanced - $3
Finishing class Part 2
> How to sew pieces together - Kitchener Stitch
> How to sew pieces together - Grafting (sock toe and other live stitches)

Should you need one-on-one sessions, I am happy to help. There is no charge for help with yarns and patterns you purchased at the shop. I charge $5 for a 15 minute session if you purchased your yarn elsewhere (payable by etransfer prior to Zoom session).

Classes 2018

If you are looking for a friendly, knowledgeable, patient and non-judgmental environment to learn how to knit, please join us to learn or brush up on your knitting skills. Bring your own supplies (yarn, appropriate sized needles, scissors, pen and notepad) or purchase prior to your class.

No need to register, all workshops are drop-in and cost $5 each. Come to all or as many as you need.

January 6
Learn to Knit
Cast on – 2 methods
knit stitch (garter stitch)
Chain Selvedge edge

January 13
Learn to Purl
Purl stitch (stocking stitch)
cast off – 2 methods
cast off in rib

January 20
1 x 1 ribbing
twisted rib
2 x 2 ribbing
moss stitch

January 27
make first row not show colour
Knit and purl stripes
Raised Stripe

February 3
Short Rows
Wrap and turn
German short rows

February 10
Button holes
“E” loop
Cast off/Cast on
knit 2 tog, YO

February 17
Sweatshirt pocket
add a pocket or belt loop

February 24
bar increases (right and left)
knit into front and back
knit into the row below

March 3
Raglan seamline descreases
K2tog and SSK

March 10
Two Colour Knitting
Also known as fair isle knitting

April 7
Double Knitting
a project with 2 finished sides

April 10
Knitted I Cord
as a cord for a hood
as a cast off
as an after-thought finished edge
Knitted loop (as a button hole)

April 17
quick intro to reading charts
using YO, k2tog and SSK

April 24
Picot Edging
Swiss Darning - duplicate stitch

May 5
After-thought Pocket
need to make a pocket
also good for replaceable sock heel

May 12
Putting your project together
mattress stitch
figure 8 seam

May 19
Knitting in the round
how lovely are the circular needles!
Using circular needles
using double point needles

May 26
How to fix your mistakes
fix a dropped stitch – 2 ways
gauge – how to read your yarn's label
how to pick up stitches for collar
pick up stitches for button band

June 2
Says it all!

June 9
no class

June 16
Cables demystified
4 stitch cable
6 stitch cable
reversible cable scarf

June 23
- Introduce colour using bobbins

Need a question answered, help with a pattern or just want some knitting company?   Be sure to take advantage of our “Drop In” every Saturday from 1 pm to 3 pm. (a fee of $5.00 applies).

Aunt Debbie's Knit & Stitch Shop