Winter class schedule- January 2016 to March 2016

Crochet Class Schedule

Learn to crochet- Beginners (two session options)
Saturday January 30- 11:00am to 1:00pm
Thursday February 11- 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Have you been yearning to learn the craft of crochet? Are you a knitter looking to expand your skill set? Do you want to create quick easy projects in no time? Then our “Learn to Crochet for Beginners” class is for you! During this class you will learn the basics of crochet while working on a functional dishcloth out of basic cotton yarn and a medium sized hook that you will be able to take home with you at the end of class!
Cost: $40/person (per session) - all materials and tax included

If you attend the first session and would like to attend the second session without materials, the cost will be $30/person or $65 for both classes.

Confident Beginner Crochet
Thursday February 18- 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Have you learned the basics of crochet and are looking to expand your crochet knowledge? Then sign up for our “Confident Beginner Crochet” class and learn to make a stunning cowl! The stitches learned in this class will take you beyond the basics and you will also learn how to follow a crochet pattern while working on a simple cowl project that can be continued after class ends.
Cost: $60/person- all materials and tax included

Intermediate Crochet Skills
Thursday February 25- 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Thursday March 3- 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Getting confident with those crochet skills and looking for more? Join our “Intermediate Crochet Skills” class and push yourself even farther beyond the basics! During this time you will work on a basic baby hat and use techniques such as the magic circle and crocheting through the front/back of a stitch. As the hat grows, so will your love for this quick and satisfying craft!
Cost: $42/person-all materials and tax included

If you attend the first session and would like to attend the second session without materials, the cost will be $30/person or $67 for both classes.

Beginner, confident beginner and intermediate class package (1 class per level for 3 classes total) - $130
All 5 crochet class package- $190 (Materials included in 3 sessions)

Specialty Knitting Classes

Heart Hat Knit-a-long Class
Saturday February 13

11:00am to 1:00pm OR 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Have you ever signed up for one of our fun knit-a-longs? Are you looking to learn the basics of Fair Isle knitting? Then join us in our heart hat class and enjoy knitting some adorable Fair Isle hearts in a DK weight hat! During this class you will learn the proper technique for catching a float and how to recognize proper tension when changing colours while knitting. We will throw in a few more tips and tricks and have you addicted to changing colours in no time!
Cost: $65- all yarn and tax included
Class cost for KAL signups: $20 (KAL kit must be purchased from Stix and Stones)
Class fee: $30- materials not included
HOMEWORK: Ribbing portion of the hat project MUST be completed before class
Please Bring if not purchasing KAL kit: 100% superwash wool in DK weight and at least two colours, 4mm needles- ensure homework is completed before class.

Latvian Cuffs and Mitts
Saturday Feb 27- 2:00pm to 4:00pm

If you are confident in your Fair Isle or stranded knitting skills then why not try out Latvian cuffs and mitts for a little challenge on your next project? You will learn to use multiple colours to create the look of Latvian braids and multi coloured ribbing for the edges and cuffs of your projects that will be the perfect complement to your Fair Isle mitts, hats, socks and whatever else you can dream of! You will work on samples in class that you will be able to take notes on and replicate at home and also adapt to your favourite patterns!
Cost: $30- materials not included
Please Bring: 5mm needles, darning needles, cable needles and a selection of worsted weight superwash wool in a minimum of 5 colours- small scraps are perfect for this class!

Baby Sweater Basics- from the top down!
Saturday March 12- 2:00pm to 4:00pm

If you are a confident beginner knitter that is looking at expanding in to sweater knitting, then this is the class for you! We take you through the basics of knitting a sweater by working on a baby sized sweater in class that will be knit from the top (neck) down!  We will discuss the basic construction of a sweater, what you need to know before beginning a sweater project, the properties that go in to creating and choosing a sweater pattern and so much more! Join us for Baby Sweater Basics and you will be knitting full sized sweaters in no time!
Cost: $42- yarn and tax included
Please Bring: 4.5mm circular needle at least 24” in length

Saturday March 19- 2:00pm to 4:00pm*
*An additional class may be considered from 11:00am to 1:00pm if needed

Itching to learn the basics of needle felting? Get addicted with our adorable Easter Egg Needle Felting class! You will learn how to start your project and build on it using 100% animal fiber rovings and the proper felting needles and mat to get you started off on the right foot. You can take home as many Easter Eggs as you can manage to make during this time and use them as decorative ornaments for the holiday! All ages and skill levels are welcome to join in on this fun and interactive class!

Cost: $45 all materials and taxes included. 

To register for any of our upcoming Winter classes, give us a call at Stix and Stones at 705-223-8245. Only paid seats can be reserved and class numbers will be limited and tend to sell out quickly.

Help and Learn Sessions

1:30pm to 3:30pm
5:00pm to 7:00pm
1:30pm to 3:30pm
5:30pm to 7:30pm(Mid Sept to May ONLY)
10:30am to 12:30pm

$15.00 per class 
$60 for 5 class pass
$110 for 10 class pass

Help and learn sessions are designed for all knitting skill levels, from those who have never even held knitting needles before, up to experienced knitters. Learn to knit, get help with your projects, ask questions and learn a new technique with plenty of one on one time! Drop in based- no need to call or register in advance, just come when you can. 

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