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Saint John Classes
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2nd Floor Brunswick Square
Phone: (506) 642-2797
Fredericton Classes
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647 McLeod Avenue
Phone: (506) 450-KNIT / 450 - 5648
Moncton Classes
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303 Mountain Road
Phone: (506) 384-7920
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Knit In ... Drop by and Knit (no charge)
​Drop by anytime, as long as a class is not in progress.
Free Knit Night ... Drop in and Knit
Thursdays: 6:00 PM to 8 PM
Knit Night ... Drop in and Knit (Free)
Thursdays: 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Knit Gathering at Second Cup ... 
6:00 pm (Friday Evenings)
Great way to relax after a busy week!
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Cricket Cove Cruise
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Beginner Knit Class
... Learn how to cast on, knit, purl, rib, check gauge, bind off, read a pattern. Project: Beginner’s Flat Hat or scarf/cowl. 
Date:
Monday Evenings (6:00 - 8:00) March 12, 19, 26
Instructor: Mary
Materials: 5 mm needles, 1(hat) or 2 (scarf) skeins worsted weight yarn 
Cost: $30 + tax plus materials
Choose Your Project Class
What do you want to knit/crochet? This class is for you. Receive guidance and instruction from start to finish on your new or old project while enjoying the encouragement of others. You choose your own project. Choose a project from the Highlights. (Saturday, March 3rd – Annual Dr. Seuss Birthday Party Class Knit ‘Bertie’ A doll using leftover yarns, fingering, DK, needles two sizes smaller than yarn suggested; A fun class not to miss.) Easter Knitting – Chick in Egg, Bunny with Carrot Egg Cozy, Bunnies, Eggs and so much more Brioche Knitting Socks – Always Socks!! toe up, various heels, two at a time Techniques: Various Cast On, Bind Off, Stitches, Finishing  
Dates:
Monday Mornings (10:30 - 12:30): March 5, 12, 19, 26. April 9, 16, 23, 30
Wednesday Evenings ( 6:00 - 8:00) March 7, 14, 21, 28. April 4, 11, 18, 25
Saturday Mornings (9:30 - 12:30) March 3, 10, 17, 24. April 7, 14, 21, 28
Instructor: Cindy
Materials: Appropriate for project
Cost: $10 + tax per week
Next Step Tatting Class
... Learn advanced techniques in shuttle tatting
Date
Tuesday Evenings (6:00 - 8:00) Feb 27, March 6, 13
Instructor: Cindy
Materials: shuttle and appropriate thread will be available at class
Cost: $30 + tax plus materials
Toe Up Sock Class 
This is a fun pattern, you will learn how to do a figure 8 cast on. how to figure out the size you need and how to do German short row shaping for the heel.
This does require homework in order for you to complete the project in the allotted time. Students are expected to know the basics, knit and purl stitches, and knitting in the round.
Date: Mar 31, April 7, 14
Time: 2pm to 4 pm
Instructor:
Materials:
1 - 100 gram ball of sock yarn 
1- pair of dpns size 2.5 or 2.25 
1- darning needle 
1- small pair of scissors 
Cost: $30 plus materials.
SOCKS WITH SHORT ROW HEELS 
Short rows can be used to shape armholes and sleeves, to add design elements in your knitting, or to make sock heels. In this class, you will learn how to knit a sock with a short-row heel. Students should know how to follow a knitting pattern, and how to use double pointed needles to cast on, knit, purl, decrease, and bind off.
Materials: 100 gm sock weight yarn light colour, 4 double pointed needles size 2.5mm, pattern will be provided.
Instructor: Maureen
1:30-3:30 pm on Monday, Feb 5, 12, 19, 26
$40 + HST and materials


GET BACK TO KNITTING 
Haven’t knit for years and feel out of practice? Need confidence to take on a project? Knitting a stylish hat with a simple cable will get you up to speed quickly. You’ll learn to read a pattern and follow a chart; cast on stitches using a circular needle and join them to knit in the round; knit on double pointed needles; decrease stitches; learn to knit a simple cable. This class is appropriate for students who have taken our Beginner class or for students who already have a grasp of the basics of knitting, purling, casting on and off, and want to brush up on, or broaden their skills.
Materials: One skein of Berroco Ultra Alpaca Chunky, Vintage Chunky or similar bulky yarn; 5.5 mm (US 9) and 6.5 mm (US 10.5) 16” circular needles, 6.5 mm (US 10.5) double pointed needles; stitch markers and a cable needle, faux fur pom pom if desired.
Instructor: Linda
6:00–8:00 pm on Monday, Feb 5, 12, 19, 26
$40 + HST and supplies


LEARN TO KNIT 
Learn to knit a cotton dish cloth and fingerless mittens using basic skills including the knit stitch, purl stitch, casting on and binding off stitches, increasing/decreasing stitches, following a pattern and understanding common knitting terms and abbreviations. No experience required.
Materials: Dish cloth cotton yarn and worsted weight yarn (gloves) 4.50 mm or 5.00 mm needles (light colored needles and yarn are recommended)
6:00-8:00 pm on Monday Feb 5, 12, 19, 26
Instructor: Jeanne
$40 + HST and materials


EASY MITTENS ON 4 NEEDLES 
Learn how to cast on and knit/purl using double pointed needles, how to create the gusset and thumb, and shape the mitten top.
Should know how to follow a knitting pattern, cast on, knit, purl, and cast off.
Materials: 100 gm worsted weight yarn, 4 double pointed needles size 3.5mm (or 3.25 if you tend to be a loose knitter)
Instructor: Debbie
10:30 – 12:30 on Tuesday, Feb 6, 13, 20, 27
$40 + HST and supplies


BEGINNER CROCHET 
Learn to chain, single crochet, double crochet, and how to read a crochet pattern. First project is a dishcloth then move on to a scarf or a hat. No experience required.
Materials: Crochet cotton for dishcloth, worsted weight yarn for scarf/hat, 6 mm crochet hook, darning needle.
Instructor: Kayla
6:30–8:30 pm Tuesday, Feb 6, 13, 20, 27
$40 + HST and supplies


FELTED SLIPPERS 
Learn to make beautiful and warm felted slippers for the whole family. Students should be able to use circular or double pointed needles to cast on/off, knit and purl, and increase/decrease stitches.
Materials: Lopi Wool or Cascade 220 worsted weight yarn (2 skeins main color, 1 skein contrast color), Felted Slipper Pattern, 24” circular needles size 9mm.
6:00-8:30 pm on Tuesday February 13, 20, 27 and March 6
Instructor: Anne
$40 + HST and materials


STEEKING 
Learn how to prepare and cut a steek in a tube of knitted fabric - without fear! Steeks can be used to open sweater fronts, armholes, neck holes, pocket openings, or anywhere else an opening in your knitting is desired.
Pre-work is required. Students must prepare a swatch of fabric knitted in stockinette using worsted weight yarn that is either wool or mostly wool. The swatch should be about 5 inches wide by 6 inches long. 
Materials: The knitted swatch using worsted weight light coloured yarn, a crochet hook in size 4.5 or 5.0 mm, and some spare yarn in a contrasting colour.
Instructor: Maureen
1:30-3:30 pm on Friday, February 16 
$15 + HST and supplies

St Andrews ~ Toe-Up Sock Class/ Knitting Two at a time!

Learn to knit toe up socks on a circular needle. Sandra will teach you the Turkish Cast on method and German short rows for shaping the heel.

Dates: Saturdays Feb 24, Mar 3, Mar 10.  
Time: 10-12 pm
Place: Heather Curling Club, St. Andrews NB
Instructor: Sandra O’Brien
Materials: One ball of Opal sock yarn, one 2.75 - 100 cm circular needle, five stitch markers scissors, tape measure. A good selection of Opal sock yarn as well as the circular needle and stitch markers will be available for purchase at the first class. 

Cost: $30 plus materials
Needle Felting
Enjoy the afternoon learning the tips and designs of creativity in needle felting. If you can, plan to take in both classes as the sculpture class builds on what is learnt in the landscape painting class. Sculptures may include a Mouse with Sweater or Teddy with Sweater.
... Landscape Painting Needle Felting Class
Date
Saturday Afternoon (1:00 - 4:00) April 14
... Sculpture Needle Felting Class
Date
Saturday Afternoon (1:00 - 4:00) April 21

Instructor: Kate
Materials: Kit will be provided for each class
Cost: each week $45 + tax (includes kit and class)
Beginner Knit Class
... Learn how to cast on, knit, purl, rib, check gauge, bind off, read a pattern. Project: Beginner’s Flat Hat or scarf/cowl. 
Date:
Monday Evenings (6:00 - 8:00) April 9, 16, 23
Instructor: Mary
Materials: 5 mm needles, 1(hat) or 2 (scarf) skeins worsted weight yarn 
Cost: $30 + tax plus materials
Hat Class 
This is an intermediate level class and a fun hat for anyone 
Class will require some homework 
Please have your supplies ready for 1st class so project can be completed in allowed time frame 
Date: April 19, 26, May 3 (6pm - 8pm)
Materials  
1 100 gram ball of knitted worsted weight yarn 
1 set of 3.75mm straight needles 
1 set of 4.5 mm straight needles 
1 16 inch circular needle
1 set dpns size 4.5 mm
Markers,darning needle and scissors 



Knit In Public Day
Saturday June 9th
10am - 2pm
Brunswick Square Level 1