Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Colourwork Cowl Class @ Grey Heron Saturday May 28th

Pretty Poppy Cowl

Please join Sue Mitchell @ Grey Heron for a class in colourwork.

Saturday May 28th – 10am to 1pm – 3 hrs @ $48.00

Class includes pattern, Sue’s instruction & helpful hints

Sue’s lovely design is a great first colourwork project!

It's knit in two colours and utilizes just knits and purls.

Here’s your chance to try a variegated or self-striping yarn for the poppy colour section.
Let the colour work for you while you enjoy the process.
An optional i-cord cast on and bind off are offered for more advanced knitters.

Both charts and written instructions are available in the pattern!
Available in 3 Sizes:
S (M, L)
33” (84cm) 43.5 (110 cm), 55” (140cm)

Class fees are to be paid in full at time of registration,
either in person or with a credit card over the phone.
Classes are non-refundable and non-transferable.

All class fees are subject to HST.

Monday, April 4, 2016

Spring is here - News shop hours

With the Lakeside Yarn Crawl starting up in June we've decided to stay OPEN on Sundays to give the crawlers an opportunity to drop by during their weekend day tripping. 

Our first Sunday to stay OPEN will be Sunday April 17th

Tuesday - Friday 10:00am - 5:30pm
Saturday 10:00am to 4:00pm
Sunday 11:00am to 4:00pm
Monday - CLOSED 

Monday, March 7, 2016

Yarn SALE until Saturday March 12th

“A Tribute to Women”

Our roundtable knitters have decided the following 
yarns are the chosen ones for the 

International Women’s Day SALE

SALE – Save 20% until Sat March 12th

The Dye Guy – fingering weight - Socky Talky $19.20
The Dye Guy – fingering weight – Paca Toes $ 19.20
Regia – sock yarns $14.00
Rowan Felted Tweed DK - $10.36
Cascade Eco chunky - $21.60
Estelle Gladstone chunky - $10.40
Estelle Murrina chunky - $10.40

Sale applies to in stock product only. 

ALL sales final – No exchange, No Refund

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Knit Thrum Mittens - class details

Thrum Mitten class
Perfect for dog walking, keep your fingers warm/toasty - keep the winter winds out.

Saturday Feb 27th 10am to 12pm
Wednesday March 9th 10am to 12pm

$25.00 (includes pattern)

Materials extra
Please purchase your supplies @ Grey Heron

Learn this wonderful technique called thrumming.
We teach you how to make a thrum, several techniques for knitting in your thrums and general discussion.
Intermediate: must have experience using DPNs/Magic Loop – knitting small circumferences

Homework – must have cuff knit so we are ready to start the thrumming process

Class fees are to be paid in full at time of registration – in person, call in with credit card

Grey Heron #1 65 Simcoe St, Collingwood

greyheron@bellnet.ca    705-444-0370


Getting the Best Fit from your Hand Knit Socks

Getting the Best Fit from your Hand Knit Socks

I hear this over and over again… My socks fit OK, but the fit could be better

I have a wide foot but a narrow heel… how do I get a good fit?

We are offering the “Sock Secret Weapon to getting the Perfect Fit” Class

Join us on Wednesday March 23, 2016 from 9:30am to 12:30pm

During this 3 hour class:  $30.00 + HST

We will discuss fit, measure your feet and
design your special fit

The class is limited to 6 participants

Payment required at time of registering.

You will discover techniques that will make socking knitting so much easier!!
 Be ready to take your boots off to measure your feet!!

 Must have previous sock knitting experience – Not for beginners

Bring yarn and needles - fingering - worsted
We will be practising different techniques

Contact Karen at the shop – email – phone – drop in

705-444-0370     greyheron@bellnet.ca

Felted Clog slipper class - join in the FUN!!

Here’s your chance to make the most popular Felted Clog – Slipper pattern
Felted clog class - Learn from the Expert!!
These felted clogs by Bev Galeskas are so thick & warm - 

you can't just make one pair!!

We are hosting a Felted Clog class with Donna B
She's the expert for sure with over 150+ pairs made to date

Grab your needles- head to Grey Heron for your intro to making Felted Clogs.
Thursday February 18, 2016 – 9:30am– 12:00pm
We review the pattern, help you choose your yarn,
get you started – and keep you going until the clogs are finished.

Discussion about felting - offer ideas on needle felting - suede bottom options

Fee for class: $25.00 for 2 ½ hours 

Pre-register for the class required

Materials and pattern extra     (must know how to knit in the round) 

Grey Heron #1  65 Simcoe St, Collingwood, ON  

705-444-0370         greyheron@bellnet.ca

Friday, January 29, 2016

Absolute Beginner Classes starting in February...

Hi Everyone,
Here’s the schedule for the next Absolute Beginner classes. This is a two part class.
Please let me know if you are interested in this class and timing as we only have 4 spots per class.
Beginner Knitting Class – 2 sessions 4 hours = $50.00
For the absolute beginner - 2 consecutive weeks

Wednesday morning – 10am to 12pm Feb 17 and 24
Saturday morning – 10am to 12pm Feb 13 and 20
You will learn: setting up the ground work to knit - discussion
cast on, knit, purl, increase, decrease, cast off, read your pattern
abbreviations, yarn weights, needles, knitting notions, etc…

Cost $50.00 paid in advance by Wednesday Feb. 10th.
Class fee includes - instruction handout and practice yarn
Materials: need 5mm needles, FREE scarf pattern available to work on
Grey Heron Yarn Shop 65 Simcoe St. Collingwood, ON L9Y 1H7

greyheron@bellnet.ca      705-444-0370