SOCKS ON 2 CIRCULARS – Wed. Sept. 11, 18, 25. 1-3pm $45
-- Mon. Oct. 21, 28 and Nov.4 6:30-8:30pm
Join us in one of these 2 sessions to learn this great technique for knitting socks in the round without using double-pointed needles. Skills needed – knit and purl confidently.
KNIT 101 – Wed. Sept. 11 and 18. 6:30-8:30pm $30
-Sat. Oct. 19 and 26. 10am – NOON
-Thurs. Nov. 14 and 21 6:30-8:30pm
This class is for beginners or knitters that have been away for awhile. Learn to cast on and knit as you make a dishcloth, scarf or start a great baby blanket. Skills needed – none.
NEED FOR SPEED – Thurs. Sept. 12, 6:30-8:30pm $15 The Continental technique is widely thought to be the fastest way to knit. Bring your needles and learn how to speed up your projects. Skills needed – knit and purl.
LACE KNITTING 101 – Tues. Sept. 17, 21, Oct. 1, 6:30-8:30pm $45
We will work on Kate Atherley’s “Modest Lace Shawl” in this class (pattern included). Learn how to read charts and written instructions, how to create the stitches needed for this easily memorized pattern, and how to block your finished shawl. Skills needed – cast on, knit and purl.
LINEN STITCH COWL – Thurs. Sept. 19, 6:30-8:30pm $30
-Thurs. Oct. 10, 6:30-8:30pm
This beautiful cowl has been very popular in the store - and the best news is that it’s easy to make. Choose your favourite skein of beautiful soft alpaca (included with the class), and learn how to knit in the round on a circular needle. Skills needed – cast on and knit.
TOP-DOWN BABY SWEATER – Mon. Sept. 23, 30 and 7, 6:30-8:30pm $45
Choose one of the Knitting Pure and Simple patterns (included with the class) and learn to knit a sweater from the neck down. This great technique eliminates sewing seams – who doesn’t love that. Skills needed – cast on and knit.
EASY BABY HAT – Wed. Sept. 25, 6:30-8:30pm $15
A great project for a new knitter. We will use large needles and chunky yarn to knit this hat in one night. Pattern included.
CROCHET 101 – Wed. Oct. 2 and 9, 6:30-8:30pm $30
A copy of Patons “Next Steps 5” is included with this class. Learn the basic stitches needed to get you started in the world of crochet. Skills needed - none
YARN TASTING – Thurs. Oct. 3, 6:30-8:30pm $10
Come for a fun evening of experimenting with the latest yarns, needles and accessories.
TUNISIAN CROCHET BABY HOODIE – Tues. Oct. 8, 15, and 22, 6:30-8:30pm $40
You will create a beautiful hoodie for a very lucky baby with this technique, which is a blend of knitting and crocheting. Learn increasing, decreasing, and popcorn stitch.
PROJECT CLASS – Tues. Oct. 8, 15, and 22, 6:30-8:30pm $40
This class lets you work on a knitted project of your choice – with assistance. We’ll help you choose a project if you don’t have one in mind.
FIX IT CLASS - Wed. Oct. 16, 1-3pm $15
-Tues. Nov. 5, 6:30-8:30pm
We all make mistakes - some worse than others. This class will give you the skills needed to fix them the best way possible. Bring your needles and yarn to practice.
FIRST SWEATER CLASS – Wed. Oct. 16, 23 and 30, 6:30-8:30pm $45
Tired of knitting scarves? Why not try an easy sweater. We will knit this sweater in pieces and sew it together. Lots of great skills will be covered. Skills needed – cast on, knit,
PURPLE HAT NIGHT – Thurs. Oct. 17, 6:30-8:30pm Free
November is Shaken Baby Syndrome Awareness month. We will meet to work on purple hats to donate to the hospital. Purple yarn provided, just bring your needles.
MY MOUNTAIN HATS – Wed. Nov. 6, 13 6:30-8:30pm $30
Take part in this growing movement. My Mountain is all about making unique funky hats. It was started by snowboarders in Germany and has spread to North America. Check out their cool hat designs on facebook. Pick out a favourite or design your own. Then make some for all the people on your Christmas list too.
FAKE-ISLE HAT – Thurs. Nov. 7 6:30-8:30pm $15
Learn the fair-isle technique of working with 2 colours of yarn as you knit this great hat.
2 AT A TIME TOE-UP MAGIC LOOP SOCKS – Sat. Nov. 9 and 23 10am – noon $30
This is a class for experienced sock knitters who want to try something new. You will make
Both socks at once using the magic loop method. No more second sock syndrome!
FELTED CLOGS – Wed. Nov. 20 – 6:30-8:30pm $20
This is always one of our most popular classes. Learn to make Felted clogs just in time for
Christmas. A copy of the Fiber Trends childrens’ or adults’ pattern is included.
FINISHING – Wed. Nov. 27, 6:30-8:30pm $15
Just in time to finish off your Christmas projects. Bring your latest one in pieces and we will
Work on seaming, picking up stitches, darning in ends etc. Take your projects from home-made
KNIT NIGHTS – Thurs. Sept. 26, Oct. 24, Nov. 28 6:30-8:30pm free
Come and enjoy a night out with other knitters and crocheters. We have lots of fun discussing projects, showing off finished items, and of course stitching too. Knitting help is always available. Just show up- no need to register. If the weather is bad, please check with the store before heading out – there will be a message on the machine if we have to cancel.
KNIT AFTERNOONS – Tuesdays beginning Sept. 10 – Dec. 10, 1-3pm free
Drop in on Tuesday afternoons this fall for a social knitting time. The same format as our Knit
Nights, but held every Tuesday afternoon.
Riverside Yarns, 928 2nd Ave. East, Owen Sound, On. N4K 2H6 519-371-4311
Please register at the store or by phone 519-371-4311. Class sizes are limited.
All classes must be paid for in full in advance and are non-refundable unless we can fill your space. All materials are extra except where noted. A 10% discount will be applied to all class materials. We reserve the right to cancel classes as needed – a full refund will be issued.