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Spring/ Summer Class Schedule

May 02 2024 – Rebecca Glazier

Spring/ Summer Class Schedule
Spring/ Summer Class Schedule

May

Sunflower Crochet Granny Square: Starts Tuesday May 21st, 6:30 - 8:30pm, 2 part class.

Together we will make a Sunflower granny square, in the first class you will learn how to make the Sunflower, the second class you will work the border and learn how to join the squares together. Sign up here

 

Pressed Flowers Mosaic workshop: Saturday May 25th, 11am - 1pm. 

Would you like to learn mosaic/ slip stitch knitting and how to read a chart? Join us for a 2 hour workshop at Baaad Rabbit's and we'll get you started on the stunning Pressed Flowers Cowl by Amy Christoffers.

During the workshop we will work a swatch of the pressed flowers motif, make sure you understand how to read the pattern and chart, and get you started on your cowl.  Sign up here

 

Finish it workshopSaturday May 25th, 3:30pm - 5pm

Do you need some help with your knitting or crochet project? Are you stuck and no longer able to move forward? Join us at Baaad Rabbits for a 'Finish it!' workshop.

Rebecca will help you get your project out of the naughty pile and back in your good books! Bring your project, pattern and your tools with you. Sign up here.

 

Fixing Mistakes: Sunday May 26th 9:30 - 11:30am.

This workshop is for those of you who would like to learn how to fix your mistakes in knitting. Regardless of how long you've been knitting for, you never stop making mistakes, the key is becoming confident in fixing them in an efficient and stress less way! Sign up here.

 

Learn to BriocheSunday May 26th 12pm - 2pm.

A brioche workshop for anyone who has never brioche-ed before or would like a refresh. You will first learn how to work one colour brioche, before moving onto two colour (where the real fun starts!) Sign up here

 

June

Beginner's Tunisian Crochet: Starts Saturday June 1st, 9:30am - 11am, 4 part class.

You will learn how chain stitch, work the Tunisian simple stitch, Tunisian Knit stitch, single crochet and apply these skills to make a dishcloth, neck warmer and/ or wristwarmer.

Included in the class price is the book 'Beginner's Guide to Tunisian Crochet' by Emma Guess. Sign up here.

 

Rose Garden Jacket 3-D Crochet workshop: Saturday June 1st, 11:30am - 2:30pm.

In this workshop you will learn how to make the Rose Garden motif, a beautiful 3-dimensional crochet flower. You will also learn how to adjust the size of your square, and we will calculate together to ensure you make the right size of the Rose Garden Jacket for you.

You can of course make a bag or a pillow too! Sign up here.

 

Funky Squares Mosaic and Tapestry crochet workshop: Sunday June 2nd, 10am - 1pm.

Funky Squares scarf (Ravelry link) by Mette Hesselbjerg combines overlay mosaic and tapestry for this spectacular design.

In this workshop you will learn foundation single crochet, this gives you an elastic edge and is far superior to a chain start, it ensures the two edges of your scarf have the same stretch. You will learn how to read a mosaic crochet chart, work tapestry and mosaic crochet. Sign up here.

 

Beginners crochet class: Starts Sunday June 2nd, 2pm - 4pm, 2 part class or Thursday June 13th and 27th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm.

Learn how to crochet and then make a granny square in this fun two part class. Sign up here.

  

Needle Felting, Spring into Summer, Flowers and Caterpillar editionSaturday June 8th, 12 - 2pm.

Join us for a 2 hour workshop in Needle Felting, no previous experience required. Needle Felting is a quick and fun way to make three dimensional fibre pieces. 

Local artist, Mel Broome will be hosting this beginners event, and will teach you the basics of 3D needle felting, the tricks to creating a fine finish on your work, how to mix and shape wool like a pro. Sign up here.

 

Needle Felting, Make your own felting blockSaturday June 8th, 2:30 - 4:30pm.

Join us for a 2 hour workshop in Needle Felting, no previous experience required. Needle Felting is a quick and fun way to make three dimensional fibre pieces. 

Local artist, Mel Broome will be hosting this beginners event, and will teach you the basics of 3D needle felting, the tricks to creating a fine finish on your work, how to mix and shape wool like a pro. Sign up here.

 

Natural Dyeing, Hand painting workshop: Sunday June 9th, 10am - 12:30pm

In this hands on workshop you learn how to prepare extracts, use shifters, combine colours then hand paint your own yarn!

A wide selection of natural dye extracts and shifters will be provided along with a 100g skein of WildWestDye’s pure merino 2ply fingering prepared for natural dyeing. Sign up here.

  

Yarn Tasting workshop social: Friday June 14th, 6:30pm - 9pm.

A cozy sit-down event with some refreshments, hands-on crochet or knitting, and good company! Each participant will receive a variety of yarns to 'sample' which, one by one, they can cast onto their hook or needle while yarn specs, pattern-making suggestions and finished objects are presented. Sign up here.

 

Drop Spindle workshop: Sunday June 15th, 12pm - 2pm *or* 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Want to learn to spin your own yarn? This 2-hour workshop will teach the basics of how to make your yarn with a drop spindle.

Participants will be spinning a single-ply yarn and will receive a basic intro to the process of spinning your own yarn from beginning to end. Participants will also learn various drafting techniques. Sign up here.

 

Punch Needle workshop: Saturday June 15th, 5:30pm - 8pm

Would you like to try your hand at Punch Needle? Join Sahm from Kussen and Kiss for this fun workshop. 

The class starts with information on how the four essential tools work together, focusing on how the stitches "stay in". You will quickly get started on your project and Sahm will guide you through the four 'rules' - the techniques that ensure success, and can be used as a troubleshooting checklist for future projects.  Sign up here.

 

Natural Dyeing, Indigo workshop: Sunday June 16th, 10am - 1:30pm

In this hands on workshop you learn how to prepare extracts, use shifters, combine colours then hand paint your own yarn!

A wide selection of natural dye extracts and shifters will be provided along with a 100g skein of WildWestDye’s pure merino 2ply fingering prepared for natural dyeing. Sign up here.

 

Retro Rings Tee Sweater top class: Starts Tuesday June 18th, 4 part class.

Retro Rings Tee is a great all season top, an enjoyable striped yoke, perfect for a that single skein of fun yarn (or maybe one you've hand painted!)

Learn how to knit a circular yoke top and how to adjust it to fit you to your chest and bicep measurements, really useful if you need more circumference in the chest on your front compared to your back.. Sign up here.

 

Sunflower Crochet Granny Square: Starts Thursday June 20th, 6:30 - 8:30pm, 2 part class.

Together we will make a Sunflower granny square, in the first class you will learn how to make the Sunflower, the second class you will work the border and learn how to join the squares together. Sign up here

 

Batik workshop: Saturday 22nd June 12pm - 4pm *or* Sunday June 23rd, 2 - 6pm

Join us for a meditative, hands-on session to learn about the art of batik. This introductory level workshop will walk you through the basics of how to use a canting, a traditional pen-like tool used to design batik tulis or "handwritten" batik. You'll also learn about specific batik patterns and the history of how fabric can be used as a form of storytelling. Sign up here.

 

Wet felting workshop: Sunday June 15th, 10pm - 12pm

In this hands on workshop you learn how make felt fabric using wet felting technique. Choose from the wide selection of fibre in store for your felting.

You can simply cut the fabric into squares to make coasters, or with the pattern provided make a notions or crochet hook pouch. You will be provided with a template for making a notions/ crochet hook pouch. Sign up here.

 

July

Beginners crochet class: Starts Saturday July 6th, 9:30am - 11:30am, 2 part class.

Learn how to crochet and then make a granny square in this fun two part class. Sign up here.

 

Rose Garden Jacket 3-D Crochet workshop: Saturday July 6th, 12pm - 3pm.

In this workshop you will learn how to make the Rose Garden motif, a beautiful 3-dimensional crochet flower. You will also learn how to adjust the size of your square, and we will calculate together to ensure you make the right size of the Rose Garden Jacket for you.

You can of course make a bag or a pillow too! Sign up here.

 

Finish it workshopSaturday July 6th, 3:30pm - 5pm

Do you need some help with your knitting or crochet project? Are you stuck and no longer able to move forward? Join us at Baaad Rabbits for a 'Finish it!' workshop.

Rebecca will help you get your project out of the naughty pile and back in your good books! Bring your project, pattern and your tools with you. Sign up here.

 

Magic Circle Scarf: Starts Sunday July 7th, 1pm - 4pm, 2 part class.

Magic Circle Scarf by Janie Crowfoot is an absolute beauty! Rebecca enjoyed every moment making this scarf.

In this two part class you will learn how to confidently make the circles, semi-circles and quarters. Work the frames, and how to crochet the motifs into the frame, as well as best practices for sewing in your ends! A demo will be shown for the outside border in the last class. Sign up here.

 

Butterfly Shawl: Sunday July 7th, 9:30am - 12:30pm.

Butterfly shawl by MarinJaKnits is a stunning two colour shawl. The shaping of the butterfly is created with short rows. 

In this 3 hour workshop and using two small amounts of yarn (40m/ 44y) of contrasting colours and learn all the techniques required to make this stunning shawl and how to navigate the pattern afterwards independently. Sign up here.

 

Two hand Colourwork Knitting: Thursday July 11th 6pm - 8pm.

 Learning to be able to knit with yarn from both hands is the first step in being able to knit with yarn coming from both hands at the same time.

In this workshop you will learn how to knit with yarn from your non dominant hand and then you will try knitting with two colours, one from each hand. Sign up here

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