Take a knitting or crochet lesson and learn a new skill this Fall!
These ladies had fun learning how to crochet the beautiful Babette Blanket this summer:
We’ve just added two new lessons to our Point Grey Class Schedule. Sivia Harding will teach a Toe Up Sock Class starting Wednesday, October 22, from 7 – 9 p.m. Get a perfect fit for your socks with the toe-up technique. And Sandra Dunkin will teach another Beginner Knitting Class starting Thursday, November 13, from 7 – 9 p.m.
There are several other lessons starting in Point Grey over the next few weeks. Deanna will teach a Beginners Crochet class, starting next Monday, October 6, from 7 – 9 p.m. Sock Boot Camps are scheduled for Tuesday, October 14 or 28, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. You’ll learn to knit a sock in just one day! And Sivia Harding will give a Jewelry Knitting Clinic on Wednesday, October 15, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Take one look at Sivia’s stunning sample necklace that’s on display in Point Grey and you’ll want to take this class.
We also have some excellent lessons starting soon in Edgemont. Donna will teach a Felted Bag class starting next Tuesday, October 7, from 7 – 9 p.m. She’ll also teach a Beginners Knitting class, starting on Tuesday, October 14, from 7 – 9 p.m. Nick will take you beyond the basics in Intermediate Knitting, starting this Thursday, October 2, from 7 – 9 p.m. Or learn to knit Fingerless Gloves starting on Thursday October 6, from 7 – 9 p.m.
For more information, check out our entire class schedule.
Drop by Point Grey this Sunday, October 6 to learn the hairpin lace technique. Astor Tsang will demonstrate the technique all afternoon, there’s no charge and no need to register. You’ll quickly learn to easily create some unique hairpin lace pieces, like this elegant shawl or a fabulous scarf.
Astor will also teach a Yarn 101 Class on the second Sunday of each month in Point Grey, starting October 12, from 11 a.m. – noon. She’ll give a tour of the yarn in the shop, discussing materials, gauge and yarn substitutions. Bring a pattern you love and challenge Astor to find the perfect yarn for the pattern! You must pre-register by the preceding Thursday for this class. There’s a $5. charge which you may apply towards any yarn purchased that day.
And don’t forget about our Jane Ellison event at UBC on Saturday, October 25, from 12 noon – 3:00 p.m. Tickets are selling fast and seating is limited so register early to avoid disappointment. Should be tons of fun!