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

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Cable Sweater Class

Cable Sweater Class with Guidance
We have chosen several pullover and cardigan patterns for you to choose from. Each design has been selected based on interesting features, Traditional aran look, fun/new techniques, well known designers, some Canadians in the group, suggested skill level, worsted weight yarn and well written patterns.
Details
FREE overview of patterns review morning – approximately 10 patterns to choose from, or bring along a pattern you would like to knit 

Sneak peek of 3 = Antler- tincanknits, Catherine - Glenna C, Dark & Stormy- by Baby Cocktails
Check them out on ravelry!!

5 classes of 2 hours each session – Thursday or Saturday
6th bonus session FREE (more details to follow on using this 2 hr period time)
10% off sweater yarn purchase for class
Pattern overview meeting – we get together to chat about the pattern selections and
any modifications you might consider adding.

What size do I knit? – We will measure you to choose the appropriate size.

Learn new methods- we are always learning new things
Here’s a list of possible new techniques – stretchy cast ons, cable chart reading, create waist shapings, twisted stitches, bottom up/top down construction, worked flat, buttonholes, set in sleeves, raglan sleeves, saddle shoulder, crew neck, cowl neck line, zipper installation, provisional cast on, short rows, finishing tips, blocking help and more….


Cost: 5 sessions (6th FREE session) $80.00 – materials and patterns extra

Pattern review timing: RSVP please

Thursday January 14th @ 10am to 12pm –
Saturday January 16th @ 10am to 12pm


Class schedule - All classes: 10am to 12pm
Thursday January 28th, Feb 11th, Feb 25th, March 10th, March 24th
Saturday January 30th, Feb 13th, Feb 27th, March 12th, March 26th

NOTE: If you can’t make the class but still want to join in the fun, check out our pattern selection and we can help you get started. If you run into any problems, book a private class and get back on track.
Help from beginning to end!!

Register early as we have limited spaces.