RUG HOOKING for beginners
Learn the wonderful traditional craft of hooking decorative rugs with wool. A full introduction to techniques and a sample project for you to bring home and complete are part of this day.
TEACHER: Rhonda Kellett
WHEN: Sat. Sept 27th 1-4pm
COST: $45. for class + $45 material kit. (Participants will provide a sturdy stretching frame (hoop or scroll.)
LACE KNITTING Introduction
Lace knitting is one of the most challenging yet rewarding forms of knitting and it is well within the capabilities of most knitters. Learn to read directions from written instructions and chart symbols, and work on a lace edging that will whet your appetite for more.
TEACHER: Deb White
WHEN: Sat. Oct 4th, 1-4pm
It's back!!! The most popular class that we offer...Learn techniques to make any sock, in any size and with any yarn weight. Basic knitting skills are all that are required for you to tackle the mysteries of the turning of a heel and the miracle of the sloping gusset.
TEACHER: Anne Woodall
WHEN: Sat. Oct. 18th 10am to 2pm
COST: $45. Includes all materials.
Learn the simple techniques used for centuries to turn luscious fibres into beautiful hand spun yarns. Anyone can master it and achieve the satisfying pleasure of an ancient craft, which will introduce you to a world of beauty from which many have never returned.
TEACHER: Kim Parkinson
WHEN: Sat. Oct. 25th 1-3pm
"Intarsia" is the knitting technique where small balls or bobbins of yarn of different colours are used in sections to create "pictures" in your knitted stitches. Learn how to achieve the smoothest effect and try your hand at graphing your own picture.
TEACHER: Anne Woodall
WHEN: Sat. Nov. 8th 1-4pm
COST: $45. Includes all materials. Bring your own needles (4.5mm)
Victorian Memory Bags are tiny beaded, knitted bags that can be worn around the neck to hold a special treasure. They are a delight to behold and a good way to learn about knitting with beads. Learn to create your own heirloom.
TEACHER: Helga Konecny
WHEN: Sat. Nov. 15th 1-4pm
COST: $45. Inc. material kit - some homework is necessary to prepare for the class.
Registration for all classes can be made by calling the WOOL-TYME Kingston store at 613-384-3951 or in person. Participants must pay for their class to hold their spot.(This can be done over the phone with a credit card.)