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

FALL 2019 CLASSES

1. BEGINNER Knitting Class
Three 1 hour classes, 9:30 am to 10:30 am

Class . WEDNESDAY November 6, 13 and 20

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. Project Class – Chunky Fair Isle Mitten
Two 2 hour classes

Class . WEDNESDAY Dec 4 and 11, 9:30 am to 11:30 am
Learn how to carry yarn for Fair Isle knitting while making a great pair of chunky weight mittens in the round.

$50.00 plus materials

3. CAST ONS and CAST OFFS in Knitting
One 3 hour class

Class  FRIDAY November 15, 9:3 0am to12:30 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.

$40.00

4. Project Class – TOE UP SOCK
Two 2 hour class, 9:30 am to 11:30 am

Class . SATURDAY November 30 and December 7

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 , 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Class . SATURDAY November 23

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 MITTEN
Two 2 hour classes


Class  SATURDAY November 16 and 23, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Learn to knit the traditional Newfoundland mitten using worsted weight yarn and double pointed needles. You need a plain colour for the background and a striping yarn for the contrasting “spots”. You could also use two contrasting colours, preferably a light and a dark.

$45.00 plus materials

7 Project Class – CHUNKY KNIT HAT
One 3 hour class, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

FRIDAY December 6

Learn to knit a chunky weight in round using circular needles. Leave class with your completed hat.

$35.00 plus materials

7. Project Class – LOG CABIN FINGERLESS GLOVES
Two 2 hour classes

Class  FRIDAY November 1 and 8, 9:30 pm to 11:30 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 plus materials

9. Project Class – MOSAIC COWL
One 3 hour class,
Class . SATURDAY November 9, 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm

It looks like Fair Isle but it is slipped stitches used to give the look of Fair Isle. Learn to make a cowl while learning this knitting technique.

$40.00 plus materials

10. KNITTING IN THE ROUND
One 2 hour class

Class . SATURDAY November 2, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Learn the different ways you can knit in the round, including double pointed needles, circular and Magic Loop.

$25.00 plus materials

11. UNRAVELLING RAVELRY
One 2 hour class, 9:30 am to 11:30 am

Class B. Saturday November 16

Learn all the ways to use this powerful website. Not only is a great source for patterns and yarn but so much more. Learn how to modify searches to find exactly what you are looking for. Learn about great tools such as your library and your stash as well as you have.

$25 plus materials

C1. BEGINNER CROCHET

Class  WEDNESDAY October 23 and 30, 1:00 pm to 3:00 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,
Class A.SATURDAY November 2 and 9, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Class B. WEDNESDAY November 27 and December 4, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

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

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

We have knitting group on  Thursday afternoons from 1:00 to 3:00
Private lessons are available. Please call or email to book.

Other classes we have offered.

 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.

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.

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

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.

10. Project Class – TOP-DOWN CHUNKY SWEATER
One 3 hour and two 2 hour classes,
Learn to knit a simple chunky weight, top down turtle neck sweater. The nice loose fit of the sweater will make it your favourite sweater for lounging around. Great first sweater project.

$75.00 plus materials

9. FIXING YOUR MISTAKES
One 2 hour class
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