Whirl Wednesdays! Come and knit/crochet something amazing with us on Wednesday evenings during the month of May. Wednesday evenings - May 8th to May 29th; 6:30 to 8:30pm. Pick your choice of pattern from one of the 6000+ completed projects on Ravelry or choose one of your own. The only fee is the cost of the Whirl required for you project....1, 2, or 3 balls.
Beginner Tapestry Weaving Workshop
Introducing our first Beginner Tapestry Weaving Workshop - no experience necessary! Enjoy the afternoon at Granny Bird's Wool Shoppe with our local Instructors Janis Huisman (Too Many Irons Studio) and Lisa Graves (Kawartha Weaving) as they take you through the basic stitches and weaving techniques necessary to make your own one of a king wall hanging. All equipment and supplies are provided - and you even get to keep the loom! A selection of different yarn colourways will be available. Date: Saturday, March 23rd from 5:30pm - 8:30pm. Cost: $100 (includes loom to keep, yarn, class notes and required tools) - a $50 non-refundable deposit is required at time of registration.
C2C (Corner to Corner) Crochet Blanket Class
Come learn C2C (Corner to Corner Crochet) with us! No experience necessary...we will teach you everything you need to know. Dates: Tuesday Evenings - April 9th to April 30th. (*A basic skills class will be held on April 2nd for those who are new to crochet). Time: 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Cost: Supplies only - Approx. $115. Registration required by March 30th. Pattern - Diamond Cascade C2C Blanket designed by Jessica Z of Living The Craft Life. Yarn - Universal Yarn Uptown Worsted. Within the class, you will learn all the stitches and skills (ch, dc, sl st, following a graph and colour changes) required to make any future C2C graph project your heart desires!
Come Knit The Chunky Cabled Hat with Heidi!
Come Knit the Chunky Cabled Hat, designed by Destiny Meyer with Heidi (10 years old) this Saturday, February 2nd from12 to 4pm. Pattern is available for purchase on Ravelry or through the Shoppe. Yarn to be purchased at Granny Bird's Wool Shoppe. Top your hat off with a yarn pom pom or one of our Customer favourite faux fur pom poms! Please let us know if you plan to attend. Heidi is looking forward to spending the afternoon knitting with you!
Learn to Knit Class. If you want to learn to knit, we are looking for you! Sign up for Our 4 Part Learn to Knit Class. Tuesday Evenings from 6:30 to 8:30, starting February 5th. We will be knitting the Wheat Scarf designed by Tin Can Knits. A pattern from their learn to knit series - The Simple Collection. Class Schedule: Feb. 5th - Casting On and The Knit Stitch, Feb.12th - Introducing the Purl, Feb.19th - The Check In and Problem Solving, Mar. 12th - The Finale...Casting Off and Weaving In Ends. Free Class. Registration is required. Yarn must be purchased at Granny Bird's Wool Shoppe. Needles and additional supplies (stitch markers and darning needles) are also available for purchase at the Shoppe.
If you have an idea for a KAL or CAL, please let us know. We would be happy to consider offering it as a project at Granny Bird's Wool Shoppe.
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