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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  • Weaving 101 with Monika Class #1
    5:50 pm-9:00 pm
    September 13, 2019

    Friday, September 13th & 20th, 5:30 – 9pm (7 hours)

    In this 7-hour class, you will learn basic weaving terms, how to set up your rigid heddle loom, and weave a scarf as your first project.  Monika will discuss various yarns, finishing, embellishment techniques and how to apply them to a wide range of projects.  Some rigid heddle looms are available to rent at an extra cost.

    Prerequisites:  none   Cost: $110 (includes yarn)

    Contact the store to register by calling (519) 207-2880 or send us an email HERE.

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  • Colour & Weave Tea Towels with Linda Class #1
    10:00 am-12:30 pm
    September 14, 2019

    Colour & Weave Tea Towels with Linda

    Saturday, September 14th, 10 am – 12:30pm & Saturday, September 21st, 9:30am – 1pm (6 hours)

    Learn how colour and weave effects produce “patterns” in plain weave on your rigid heddle loom.  Then use what you have learned to design and weave a set of tea towels.
    Prerequisites:  must be very comfortable with warping and weaving Cost: $90 (includes 2 cones of 2/8 cotton)

    Contact the store by phone at (519)207-2880 or email us HERE to register.

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  • Weaver’s Idea Group
    6:00 pm-8:00 pm
    September 17, 2019

    Tuesday, September 17th, 6-8pm (2 hours)

    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. Please pre-register.

    Cost: $5

    Call us at the store at (519) 207-2880 or email us HERE to register.

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  • Weaving 101 with Monika Class #2
    5:50 pm-9:00 pm
    September 20, 2019

    Friday, September 13th & 20th, 5:30 – 9pm (7 hours)

    In this 7-hour class, you will learn basic weaving terms, how to set up your rigid heddle loom, and weave a scarf as your first project.  Monika will discuss various yarns, finishing, embellishment techniques and how to apply them to a wide range of projects.  Some rigid heddle looms are available to rent at an extra cost.

    Prerequisites:  none   Cost: $110 (includes yarn)

    Contact the store to register by calling (519) 207-2880 or send us an email HERE.

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  • Colour & Weave Tea Towels with Linda Class #2
    10:00 am-12:30 pm
    September 21, 2019

    Colour & Weave Tea Towels with Linda

    Saturday, September 14th, 10 am – 12:30pm & Saturday, September 21st, 9:30am – 1pm (6 hours)

    Learn how colour and weave effects produce “patterns” in plain weave on your rigid heddle loom.  Then use what you have learned to design and weave a set of tea towels.
    Prerequisites:  must be very comfortable with warping and weaving Cost: $90 (includes 2 cones of 2/8 cotton)

    Contact the store by phone at (519)207-2880 or email us HERE to register.

  • Top Down Sweater with Pam
    10:00 am-4:00 pm
    September 21, 2019

    Saturday, September 21st, 10:00am – 4:00pm (6 hours)

    If top-down sweater patterns scare you, let Pam help! During this full-day workshop, you will knit a mini sweater. This allows you to experience all the techniques necessary to conquer your fears and complete a full-size sweater on your own.

    Prerequisites: must be comfortable with knitting and purling.

    Cost: $100 (includes pattern)

    To Register, call the store at (519) 207-2880 or email us HERE.

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  • ARNE & CARLOS Sock-Along
    All day
    September 26, 2019-December 1, 2019

    Star Night

    To celebrate our upcoming classes with ARNE & CARLOS, we’re going to be having an ARNE & CARLOS Sock-Along!
    Create some amazing socks to wear from their creative colourways, and maybe even craft yourself a pair to wear to a class or the lecture, for the chance to win a fabulous ARNE & CARLOS swag bag – and believe us, it won’t disappoint!

    Need the details? Here they are:

    • Each entry will get you a ballot to win the ARNE & CARLOS swag bag grand prize drawn on December 3, 2019.
    • Entries can be earned by completing an adult pair of socks in an ARNE & CARLOS colourway purchased from Little Red Mitten.
    • For your entry to count, post it on Facebook, Ravelry, or Instagram and tag both Little Red Mitten and ARNE & CARLOS, and use the hashtag #LRMARNE&CARLOSALONG
    • Get an extra entry for using an ARNE & CARLOS sock pattern to create your socks.
    • Get an extra entry for wearing your socks to your class or lecture!
    • Can’t make it to a class or lecture? Get an extra entry by tagging a picture of yourself wearing your ARNE & CARLOS socks on Instagram from November 29th – December 1st, 2019 with both the contest hashtag and #LRMVICARIOUSLYARNE&CARLOS
    • Not a fan of knitting socks? Make another item (shawl, scarf, etc. that requires a minimum of one ball of Regia ARNE & CARLOS Design Line yarn and post your finished object with the same tags to enter!

    Not only will we be giving away the unbelievable swag bag as our grand prize, but we’ll be keeping the party hopping throughout October and November by dropping in on our favourite socials to randomly award flash prizes to current entries. You never know when we might award a prize on Facebook, Instagram, or Ravelry!

    It’s going to be so much fun and we can’t wait to celebrate all the ARNE & CARLOS fun with you!

    Check out our website or our display in-store for all our new ARNE & CARLOS colourways to get started!

  • Crocheted Shawl with Sharon Class#1
    6:30 pm-8:00 pm
    September 26, 2019

    Crocheted Shawl with Sharon

    Thursday, September 26th, 6:30 – 8pm & Saturday, October 5th 1-4pm (4.5 hours)

    Join us to enhance your crochet skills and improve your pattern reading abilities. We will be creating your personalized version of Secret Paths by Mijo Crochet. In the first session we will learn the textured stitches used in the shawl with a sample, and explore different yarn options for your project. You will receive a $25 credit towards the purchase of your yarn and will be able to pick out your preferred yarn at the end of this class. In the second session we will complete the first section of the pattern. This will allow you to complete the shawl on your own and have a beautiful finished project that will amaze your friends and family. We also include an awesome tip sheet to help you along the way so your Secret Path does not become a dark path!

    Prerequisites: Must be able to single Crochet, Double Crochet, and Chain Cost: $100

    To Register, call the store at (519) 207-2880 or email us HERE.

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  • Magic Loop with Angie
    6:00 pm-8:30 pm
    September 27, 2019

    Friday, September 27th, 6 – 8:30pm (2.5 hours)

    Learn how to cast on and work in the round with Magic Loop knitting. This technique is ideal for knitting a small circumference object in the round on one long cable needle—a great option for those who don’t love working with double-pointed needles.  Angie will show you how to cast on, join in the round, and continue working in rounds on a baby hat.

    Prerequisites:  comfortable with casting on, knitting and purling

    Cost: $50 (yarn provided)

    To register, call the store at (519) 207-2880 or email us HERE.

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  • Crochet 101 with Sharon
    10:00 am-3:00 pm
    September 28, 2019

    Saturday, September 28th, 10am – 1pm (3 hours)

    Join us for this learn to crochet class and you’ll be crocheting in no time!  Crochet 101 will introduce you to the basic stitches of crochet (chain, single and double crochet and increasing and decreasing) while working row-on-row, as well as the language of crochet.

    Prerequisites:  none

    Cost: $50 (includes hook, yarn)

    To register, call the store at (519) 207-2880 or email us HERE.

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