Call 905-892-2222 or email roses-fine-yarns@hotmail.com to register.

1. BEGINNER KNITTING Class Three 1 hour classes,
Class A FRIDAY mornings, January 25, Feb 1 and 8, 9:30 to 10:30 am
Class B SATURDAY afternoons, March 2, 9 and 16, 1:00 to 2:00 pm

Designed for the absolute beginner, you will learn the fundamentals of knitting. Learn to cast on, knit, purl, and cast off. You will be set to knit a simple hat, scarf or cowl by the end of the session.

$40.00 plus materials

2. Beyond Knit and Purl – PATTERN READING Class
One 3 hour class,
Class A WEDNESDAY January 23, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Class B SATURDAY March 23, 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm

If you know how to knit and purl and are ready to move beyond dish clothes and scarves, this is the class for you. Learn how to choose a pattern and the appropriate yarn, and unravel the mysteries of gauge swatches and pattern abbreviations. Choose your own project to work on and bring it to the first class.
$40.00 plus materials

3. CAST ONS and CAST OFFS in Knitting
One 3 hour class
Class A WEDNESDAY January 30, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Class B SATURDAY February 23, 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm

There are many different cast ons and cast offs that can be used in knitting. Learn why and when you use different cast ons and cast offs. We will look at provisional cast ons and other cast ons as well as different ways of casting off including 3 needle bind off and kitchener stitch. Please bring yarn and appropriate needles to class. You will also need a crochet hook, a darning needle and double pointed needles.

$45.00

4. Project Class – TOE UP SOCK
Two 2 hour class, 9:30 am to 11:30 amLilas et moi
Class A SATURDAY January 26 and February 2
Class B WEDNESDAY April 10 and 17

Never have to worry about having enough yarn for your toes. Learn to knit socks from the toe up. You will how to do Judy’s magic Cast On. Taught using double pointed needles but adaptable for 9” circular or magic loop. Socks are made using fingering weight.

$50.00 plus materials

5. Project Class – TWO COLOUR BRIOCHE COWL
One 3 hour class
Class A SATURDAY January 26,12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Class B WEDNESDAY February 27, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Learn two colour Brioche knitting in the round. Brioche knitting creates a lofty, widely ribbed fabric. Using two colours makes it easier to see the brioche stitches. Make a snuggly cowl while learning brioche stitches. For the intermediate level knitter. Please come with the ribbing on the cowl done and ready to start the brioche part of the cowl. Instructions will be provided upon registration.

$45. 00 plus materials

6. Project Class – NEWFOUNDLAND MITTENS
Two 2 hour class, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Class A SATURDAY, February 2 and 9
Class B WEDNESDAY February 27 and March 6

Learn to knit traditional Newfoundland mittens using worsted weight yarn and double pointed needles. You will need a plain colour for the background and a striping yarn for the spots. You could also use two contrasting colours.

$45.00 plus materials

7. Project Class – CHUNKY KNIT HAT
One 3 hour class
Class A THURSDAY January 31, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Class B SATURDAY February 23, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

If you know how to knit and purl and are ready to move beyond dish clothes and scarves, this is the class for you. Learn how to choose a pattern and the appropriate yarn, and unravel the mysteries of gauge swatches and pattern abbreviations. Choose your own project to work on and bring it to the first class.
$35.00 plus materials

8. FIXING YOUR MISTAKES
One 2 hour class
SATURDAY April 13, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Do you dread having to rip out all your work because you dropped a stitch? In this class you will learn how to pick up dropped stitches, how to uncross twisted stitches, unknit stitches and other tricks to fix your mistakes. Learn how to recognize your mistakes and how to decide if you need to fix a mistake. Participants are encouraged to bring in their mistakes.

$25.00

9. Project Class -SIMPLE KNIT SLIPPERS
One 3 hour class, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Class A. WEDNESDAY February 20
Class B. SATURDAY April 13

Learn how to knit a simple pair of slippers.

$35.00 plus materials

10.Project Class -TOP-DOWN SWEATER
One 3 hour class and two 2 hour classes
SATURDAY March 9, 9:30 to 12:30. March 16 and 23, 9:30 am to 11:30 am

Learn how to knit simple chunky weight top down turtle neck sweater. The nice loose fit of the sweater will make it you favourite sweater for lounging around. A great first sweater project. The sweater is knit in the round.

$75 plus materials

11. Finishing Techniques
One 2 hour class
SATURDAY March 30, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Learn to finish your knit project. Topics covered include picking up stitches, three needle bind off, grafting, blocking and seaming.

$35 plus materials

50% deposit required upon registration to hold your spot. There are no refunds for missed classes.

We have knitting group on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 1:00 to 3:00

Private lessons are available. Please call or email to book.

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CROCHET CLASSES

C1. BEGINNER CROCHET
Two 2 hour classes, 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Class A THURSDAY January 31 and February 7, 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Class B SATURDAY March 30 and April , 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Participants in this class will learn how to form the 5 most basic stitches in crochet, starting with the basic building blocks: holding the hook, maintaining tension, and wrapping the yarn around the hook. The all-important skill of “reading” your crochet stitches will also be covered. As we cover these basics, you will learn the first steps of reading a crochet pattern.

$60.00 plus materials

C2. CROCHET LEVEL 2
Two 2 hour classes,1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Class A FRIDAY February 22 and March 1
Class B FRIDAY April 26 and May 3

If you already know the basics of crochet and are ready to tackle a project, this is the class for you. You will learn how to read a pattern including using crochet symbols. You can choose to work on a baby afghan, scarf or baby jacket or other item of your choice.

$ 60.00 plus materials

.Other classes we have offered.

 Introduction to LACE KNITTING
One 3 hour class, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Once you know how to knit and purl you are ready to venture into simple lace patterns. Learn how to do the increases and decreases used to make lace. Learn how to read a simple lace chart while knitting a lace shawl.

$40.00 plus materials

 

 Project Class – CHUNKY COWL
One 2 hour class
Learn to knit a cowl in the round using a super chunky yarn.

 

 

Project Class – HELICAL STRIPED HAT
One 2 hour class,
Learn how to knit a striped hat with 3 or more colours without jogs and creating an interesting swirl at the crown of the hat. We will be using worsted weight yarn in 3 colours.

$30.00 plus materials

 

PROJECT CLASS – CABLED BOOT CUFF
One 2 hour class,
cabledbootcuff

Learn to knit cabled boot cuffs in the round using double pointed needles. Must know how to cast on, knit and purl. Cuffs are made using chunky weight yarn.

$25.00 plus materials

Project Class – FINGERLESS GLOVES
One 3 hour class,

Learn how to knit a worsted weight pair of gloves using double pointed needles. Great for texting..

$35.00 plus materials

RIBBED COWL
One 2 hour class,

Learn to knit a cowl with a decorative rib pattern using an 8 mm circular needles.

$25.00 plus materials

Ravelry.com as a knitting tool.
One 90 minute class,

Ravelry is a valuable tool for knitters and crocheters. Come and learn all that Ravelry has to offer, from information on yarns and patterns, to forums on all things yarn related. Learn how to store your patterns, keep track of what you have made, yarns in your stash and needles that you own and search for projects or groups. You will wonder how you ever lived without Ravelry. Bring your tablet or phone if you like or watch on my computer.

$20

Level II KNITTING
Two 2 hour classes,

You know how to cast on, knit and purl. This class will teach how to make increases and decreases, how to do simple lace and other stitch patterns as well as pattern reading.

$35.00 plus materials 

BOOTIES
One 2 1/2 hour class

Learn how to make a quick pair of baby booties using worsted weight yarn.

$35.00 plus materials

 Chevron BABY BLANKET
One 3 hour class,

Learn to knit a chunky weight chevron baby blanket. Can be made in a single colour or multiple colours. Must be a competent beginner and know how to cast on, knit and purl.

$40 plus materials

LOG CABIN FINGERLESS GLOVES
Two 2 hour classes
Class A FRIDAY Oct 26 and Nov 2, 9:30 am to 11:30 am
Class B SATURDAY Dec 1 and 8, 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Use up your worsted weight scraps to make these patchwork fingerless gloves. The gloves are done mostly in garter stitch ( all knit). Learn to pick up stitches and change colours.

$50.00 plus materials

Learn to Knit SOCKS cuff down using Magic Loop
Four 1 hour classes,

Learn to knit socks from the cuff down. You will learn to knit in the round using the magic loop method, how to turn a heel and the dreaded Kitchener stitch. Students will complete a full-sized fingering weight sock by the end of the 4 sessions.

$50 plus materials.