Winter Classes 2017 @
Threads in Time
Sat. Jan 7th, 21st & Feb. 4th, 2017
1:00 - 3:30 pm $69.
Learn to knit a basic mitt using a
set of double point needles. Master knitting a thumb.
Supplies needed: 100 grams worsted
wt yarn; 3.75 &
4mm dpn's; stitch holders and markers, a darning needle and
“Next Steps Four Mitts and Gloves” booklet. This is a
pre-requisite to the FIDDLEHEAD MITTS CLASS.
Wed. Jan. 11th, 25th, Feb. 22nd,, Mar.
8th & 22nd 6:30 -
*requirements needed for this
class are as follows:
You must know how to cast on,
Knit, Purl, do ribbing, yarn overs, left and right leaning
decreases, know KFB,M1 increase, knit in the round and bind
Build on your basic knowledge and
add to your knitting skills.
Learn how to put together your knit and purl stitches
to create interesting patterns such as moss stitch, how to do
basic cables and how to read charts to create basic lace &
learn a new cast on and bind off. Supplies needed:
100 grams wool, 4.5 mm needles, stitch markers, cable
holders, stitch holders, darning needle.
$5.00 fee for supporting notes.
Basic Socks: (3 sessions)
14th, 28th & Feb. 11th
10:00 - 12:30 $69.00
Learn how to
knit a basic sock
using either a set of double point needles or a circular.
techniques of a stretchy cast on, turning a heel and doing the
kitchener stitch for a professional looking and comfortable
needed: 100 gm
sock yarn, suitable needle size for sock yarn, stitch marker,
stitch holder and darning needle.
Lace/Spa Cloth: (2 sessions)
Sat. Jan 14th & 28th, 2017 1:00 - 3:30pm
Lacy Accents Scarf. Learn how to choose the proper yarn and
needles for your project, how to do left and right slanting
increases and decreases and yarn overs, a stretchy lace cast
off and how to fix missed yarn overs and improper decreases as
well as how to use a lifeline. Supplies needed: 100 gms DK wt
yarn, 5.5 mm needles and pattern.
Beginner Knitting Class: (4 sessions)
Wed. Jan. 18th, Feb.1st & 15th, & March 1st
Learn the basics of knitting or brush up on skills that you have
forgotten. Learn how to cast on, cast off, knit and purl, do
basic lace stitches, increase and decrease.
Knit a dish cloth, a scarf and a hat or cowl if you get your homework
Yarn: Sugar 'n Cream cotton for dish cloth; Regia Sport weight sock yarn
for scarf. Yarn of your choice for 3rd project. Needles: 4.5
mm straight needles and circular in necessary length.
$5.00 fee for supporting notes.
Footprint Sock: (3 sessions)
Sat. Jan 21st, Feb 4th & 18th, 10-12:30
Learn how to
knit a sock from the toe up, using a cardboard template of
your foot for a perfect fit.
The heel is the simplest technique you will ever
Footprint book by Cat Bordhi, 100 gms sock wt yarn, a 40"
circular 2.25 mm needle, stitch markers and holders, darning
Two Handed FAIR ISLE
: (2 sessions):
11th & 25th 1:00 - 3:30 pm $49.
Pre-requisite TO FIDDLEHEAD MITT CLASS
Learn to use
2 hands to knit fair isle, (2 colour knitting) Learn the
importance of colour dominance and how yarn placement affects
the colour effect.
needed: 100 gms worsted wt yarn, 50 gms Noro Silk Garden or
Kureyon yarn, a 16 or 20 inch 4mm circular and a set of 4mm
Knitting, Basics: (2 sessions)
Sat. Feb. 18th & March 4th 1:00-3:30
is a cool knitting technique that allows you to produce
a double layer of Stockinette Stitch fabric with
mirror-image colourwork while knitting both layers at
the same time.
2 colours of worsted wt yarn - one dark & one light,
free pattern on ravelry.com “Basic Double Knitting Instructions by Cassie Castillo
Metalouse Shawl by Stephen West (3 sessions)
Sat. Feb. 25th, Mar.
11th & 25th
10 - 12:30 $69.00
(pattern is free on ravelry.com) While you are on the
site, please feel free to join the Threads in Time group and
get messages as soon as they come in.
knit, purl, slip stitch and increases.
You will learn how to slip stitches to get a feathered textural look.
needed: 40” 4.5mm circular needle or size to achieve gauge
shawl using self striping fingering wt. yarn 360m; and sport
wt solid colour 240m.
recommendation Noro Taiyo, Kureyon Sock, Debbie Bliss
Rialto sock or Zauberball for fingering and Louet Gems sport
for solid. Darning
needle, 2 stitch markers
Catch Up or Finishing Techniques (2 sessions)
Sat. Mar. 11th & 25th 1 - 3:30
Come in with
a perplexing problem or some part of a project that has
stopped you cold.
with an unfinished knitting project, ie. picking up stitches
for bands, assembling etc.
You will be given you personal attention to complete
your project, what ever it may be.
Sweater: (4 sessions)
Wed. Mar. 15th, 29th, April 5th & 19th 6:30-9:00pm $89.
learn to follow a pattern, shape armholes, sleeves, neckband,
buttons holes and edgings and sew everything up
needed: Miss Olivia sweater pattern, 150 grams dk wt yarn; 4mm
needles, stitch markers and holders and a darning needle.
Mitts: (3 sessions)
Sat. March 4th, 18th & April 1st 10:00 - 12:30 $69.00
Basic Mittens and Fair Isle Hat classes a pre-requisite.
available online at revelry.com Gauge is critical for proper
needed: 3.25 to 3.75mm circular needles OR double points, to
1 size only.
Stitch markers, stitch holders and darning needle.
for outer mitt: dk
wt solid colour (125 yds) and sport wt Noro silk garden sock
yarn (200 yds) for
lining: (140 yds)
lace wt mohair is wonderful.
Sat. Mar. 18th & April 1st
Entrelac is a
knitting technique used to
create a textured diamond pattern. While the result resembles
basket-woven strips of knitted fabric, the actual material
comprises interconnected squares on two different
Entrelac can be knit flat (back-and-forth) or in the round for
100 grams Noro silk garden sock yarn, 4mm needles,
Go to ravelry.com and look for free pattern,
Basic Entrelac Scarf
NO CLASSES EASTER WEEKEND APRIL 14, 15th
8th & 22nd 1:00-3:30 $49.
Learn basic brioche and terminology with extras thrown in, if time and
ability allow. Supplies: “Flo” Scarf pattern by Jennifer
Carter from Ravelry, if you like print off the “The Brioche
Hood Hat” for some coaching on this project too.
2 pairs 4.5mm straight needles or 2 - 24” circulars 4.5mm
375m DK weight yarn to knit a 50” long scarf. Extra yarn for practicing
up asap as class sizes are small to give you sufficient
out: The Walleye
advertise in it regularly.
Thanks for watching!