Classes

From beginners to experienced fibre enthusiasts, there is something for you at LITTLE RED MITTEN. Our expert teachers can help you learn to knit, weave, crochet, spin or dabble in other interesting fibre arts while you pick up plenty of tips and ideas to help with future projects. Our goal is to give you the skills and knowledge to help you make wise choices which result in pleasing and successful projects.

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  • Sit & Knit
    1:00 pm-4:00 pm
    June 5, 2019

    Drop in for conversation, camaraderie… and of course some inspiring knitting time. Come on out – we’d love to see you!

    Free

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  • Sit & Knit
    6:00 pm-8:00 pm
    June 7, 2019

    Drop in for conversation, camaraderie… and of course some inspiring knitting time. Come on out – we’d love to see you!

    Free

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  • WWKIP Day
    10:00 am-4:00 pm
    June 8, 2019

    Join us for World Wide Knit in Public Day to celebrate the craft we all love! Bring your favourite potluck goodies and your current project and make a day of it! We’ll have door prizes, cake, and 2x the mitten money on purchases.

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  • Pick-Up Weaving with Linda
    6:00 pm-9:00 pm
    June 11, 2019

    This class is the logical next step for new weavers! Learn to expand the possibilities of your loom by learning to use a pick-up stick (or two) to produce lacy weaves, windowpane, honeycomb, etc. Learn to read pick-up patterns and explore how to use warp and weft floats in creative ways.

    Please ask for loom set up directions ahead of the class.

    Prerequisites: Weaving 101

    Requirements: Loom with 7.5 dpi heddle, 2 colours of Sugar and Cream dishcloth cotton warped on your loom.

    Cost: $50 (students to supply materials)

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  • Sit & Knit
    1:00 pm-4:00 pm
    June 12, 2019

    Drop in for conversation, camaraderie… and of course some inspiring knitting time. Come on out – we’d love to see you!

    Free

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  • Sit & Knit
    6:00 pm-8:00 pm
    June 14, 2019

    Drop in for conversation, camaraderie… and of course some inspiring knitting time. Come on out – we’d love to see you!

    Free

  • Afterthought heels with Jane
    6:00 pm-8:00 pm
    June 14, 2019

    Let Jane show you how to add fun heels (and toes) to your socks. Kits for the class that include a sock tube and contrasting yarn for heels and toes are available for an additional $20.

    Prerequisites: Some experience with sock knitting

    Cost: $35

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  • Learn to Knit Socks with Louise
    10:00 am-12:00 pm
    June 15, 2019

    Class 1/3

    It’s something that every new knitter aspires to – knitting socks! You’ll learn all the steps to making simple yet lovely socks from casting on and how to hold your double pointed needles, to turning the heels and doing the Kitchener stitch to close your toes. Socks aren’t difficult, but there are lots of tricks and tips that make the experience fun and stress free!

    Prerequisites: very comfortable with casting on, knitting, purling and working in the round

    Cost: $100 (includes needles and yarn)

  • Intro to Cables with Angie
    10:00 am-1:00 pm
    June 15, 2019

    If you love the look of cables but are intimidated to attempt them, let Angie soothe your fears. Explore a variety of cable types and techniques to add to your knitting skills.

    Prerequisites: basic knitting skills

    Cost: $50

    Please bring a set of 4.5mm needles (straight or circular), a cable needle, and worsted weight yarn to the class.

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  • Weaver’s Idea Group
    6:00 pm-8:00 pm
    June 18, 2019

    Want to be inspired with your weaving? Join us for show-and-tell style sharing of everyone’s latest projects as well as a monthly tutorial on a new style, technique, or project. Get great ideas and learn something new with fellow weavers each month!

    Open to all with weaving experience.

    Cost: $5

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  • Sit & Knit
    1:00 pm-4:00 pm
    June 19, 2019

    Drop in for conversation, camaraderie… and of course some inspiring knitting time. Come on out – we’d love to see you!

    Free

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  • Double Weaving with Linda
    10:00 am-4:00 pm
    June 20, 2019

    Learn to warp your loom using two heddles to weave two layers at the same time. These can be two separate layers, two layers joined at one side to produce a fabric twice the width, or two layers joined at both sides to produce a tube (great for weaving bags). Project ideas, pattern for a hanging shuttle holder, and tips for successful double weave included.

    Requirements: Loom with double heddle attachment and two 10dpi heddles, 2 colours of 4/8 cotton.

    Prerequisites: comfortable with weaving techniques

    Cost: $55

  • Needle Felted Pendant/Bauble/Dryer Ball with Jane
    6:00 pm-8:30 pm
    June 20, 2019

    This cute pendant is as fun to make as it is to use and wear. Use it “as is” or add a few drops of essential oils. Use it as a fun zipper pull for your project bag. Alternatively, you can make a larger, simple ball and use it in the dryer as an alternative to fabric softener. Simply let your creativity run wild.

    All basic materials supplied.

    Prerequisites: none

    Cost: $40

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  • Sit & Knit
    6:00 pm-8:00 pm
    June 21, 2019

    Drop in for conversation, camaraderie… and of course some inspiring knitting time. Come on out – we’d love to see you!

    Free

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  • Learn to Knit Socks #2
    10:00 am-12:00 pm
    June 22, 2019

    Learn to Knit Socks Class 2/3

    It’s something that every new knitter aspires to – knitting socks! You’ll learn all the steps to making simple yet lovely socks from casting on and how to hold your double pointed needles, to turning the heels and doing the Kitchener stitch to close your toes. Socks aren’t difficult, but there are lots of tricks and tips that make the experience fun and stress free!

  • Placed Pick-Up Weaving with Linda
    2:00 pm-4:00 pm
    June 22, 2019

    Once you have mastered pick-up, learn how to plan and weave a project with the pick-up creating a pattern where you want it. Bring your loom warped and your pick-up sticks, and we will plan your pattern and get started weaving it.

    Requirements: Your loom warped to weave a scarf/ shawl/ table runner, a pick up stick long enough to accommodate the widest part of your pick-up pattern.

    Prerequisites: Weaving 101 or comfortable with weaving techniques and some experience weaving pick-up.

    Cost: $35

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  • Sit & Knit
    1:00 pm-4:00 pm
    June 26, 2019

    Drop in for conversation, camaraderie… and of course some inspiring knitting time. Come on out – we’d love to see you!

    Free

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  • Sit & Knit
    6:00 pm-8:00 pm
    June 28, 2019

    Drop in for conversation, camaraderie… and of course some inspiring knitting time. Come on out – we’d love to see you!

    Free

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  • Canada Day Sale
    All day
    June 29, 2019-June 30, 2019

    Save the tax store-wide on any in-stock regular price purchases!

    We’ll be closed for Canada Day on Monday, July 1st, so come on out the weekend before and get all your supplies to craft through the holidays!

    Check out all the new items we’ve added to the clearance section as well!

  • Learn to Knit Socks #3
    10:00 am-12:00 pm
    June 29, 2019

    Learn to Knit Socks Class 3/3

    It’s something that every new knitter aspires to – knitting socks! You’ll learn all the steps to making simple yet lovely socks from casting on and how to hold your double pointed needles, to turning the heels and doing the Kitchener stitch to close your toes. Socks aren’t difficult, but there are lots of tricks and tips that make the experience fun and stress free!

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  • Canada Day Sale
    All day
    June 30, 2019

    Save the tax store-wide on any in-stock regular price purchases!

    We’ll be closed for Canada Day on Monday, July 1st, so come on out the weekend before and get all your supplies to craft through the holidays!

    Check out all the new items we’ve added to the clearance section as well!

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