Spring course schedule – now posted!

We’re offering classes for some of our favourite patterns beginning in May. In addition to a basic introduction to knitting course, we’ve got blanket, shawl, bag, summer sweater, and tank classes. Even a felted oven mitt course!

Call 514-486-5648 to register!


CHEVRON BABY BLANKET (English class)
Chloe Gallagher-Smylie
$90 for three 2-hour sessions
Tuesdays, 6 pm – 8 pm, May 10, 17, 24

Come join us and knit this modern and cheerful baby blanket by Espace Tricot. This is a simple pattern, ideal for a first blanket experience. You’ll learn how to create the chevron look (zigzag pattern) by using different types of increases and decreases. Personalize the blanket by choosing the yarn and colours you love. Size can easily be increased. Prerequisites: Cast on, knit, purl, bind off. Required Materials: 1 skein each of 5 colours of Blue Sky Alpacas Worsted Cotton or worsted / aran weight yarn of your choice, 5.5 mm needles or size needed to obtain gauge.


SUMMER FLING (Bilingual Class)
Amalia Siontas
$90 for three 2-hour sessions
Sundays, 9:30 am – 11:30 am, May 15, 22, 29

The ideal little accessory for any summer outing, the Summer Fling bag is the perfect size to carry any warm weather staple – a bathing suit, a book, sunglasses and a knitting project. In this workshop you will learn how to do provisional cast-ons, picking up stitches, and grafting. Prerequisites: intermediate. Required materials: yarn for project, knitting needles, 3.5mm or 4mm crochet hook.


FELTED OVEN MITTS (English Class)
Chloe Gallagher-Smylie
$90 for three 2-hour sessions
Tuesdays, 6 pm – 8 pm, May 31, June 7, 14

Make your kitchen cozier with these quick, simple, customizable oven mitts from Purl Soho! You can knit the sweet simple version, or add stripes and patterns of colour as you like. This is a great project for expanding your knitting skills and learning how to felt – quick and satisfying! A perfect gift for the baker in your life. Required materials: You will need 150 yards of non-superwash chunky yarn, 9.0 mm needles and access to a washing machine. Rowan Cocoon, Cascade Eco Wool, Malabrigo Rasta, and Manos del Uruguay Maxima are some examples of great felting yarn! Prerequisites: Advanced beginner


SHIP TO SHORE (Bilingual Class)
Françoise Richard-Devereaux
$90 for three 2-hour sessions
Wednesdays, 6 pm – 8 pm, June 1, 8, 15

This crisp, asymmetrical summer shawl made made with linen is a perfect way to foray into lace knitting. The different patterns keep you interested in your knitting all along. You can knit the regular version with just one skein of Shibui Linen or a larger version like the one pictured above with three skeins of Quince & Co. SparrowRequired materials: the pattern, at least 246 yards of linen yarn (or alternative yarn of your choice), 5.5 mm / US 9 circular needles or needle size required to obtain gauge. Prerequisites: CO, knit, purl, BO


ON THE BEACH (Bilingual Class)
Amalia Siontas
$90 for three 2-hour sessions
Sundays, 9:30 am – 11:30 am, June 5, 12, 19

On The Beach by Isabell Kraemer is the perfect summer top for walking on the sand or in the city. Simple, fun, and seamless. Prerequisites: beginner to intermediate. Required materials: pattern, yarn to complete the pattern (Shibui linen), 4.5 mm and 5 mm needles.


TRICOT 101 (Bilingual Class)
Chloe Gallagher-Smylie
$90 for three 2-hour sessions
Mondays, 6 pm – 8 pm, June 6, 13, 20

Join us for this 3-week learn to knit class and we will have you knitting and purling in no time! Tricot 101 will introduce you to the basic techniques of knitting (knit, purl, cast on, bind off) and explain the fundamentals of knitting theory and terminology. By the end of the course you will have all you need to begin your first project! Prerequisites: none


OMBRE TANK (Bilingual Class)
Françoise Richard-Devereaux
$90 for three 2-hour sessions
Wednesdays, 6 pm – 8 pm, June 29, July 6, 13

In this class you will learn the basics of knitting a top to create the Ombré Tank by Espace tricot. The skills you will acquire in this class range from knitting in the round, putting stitches on hold, seaming, knitting with more then one strand at a time and much more.Prerequisites: Cast on, knit, purl, bind off. Required materials: Required yardage of Habu Tsumugi Silk yarn to complete the pattern in your size, set of 24″, 4.5 mm needles, darning needle.

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