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April 2018

Stranded Knitting

April 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Every week until April 26, 2018

Thursday April 12, 19 and 26 – 2:00 to 4:00pm Lynette is teaching Cost is $55.00 Learn the basics of stranded knitting and learn a new cast-on as well. The project will be the Wave Theory Slouch.  Sample was knit with Noro Solo and Drops Melody; any two yarns that knit to 18 st in 4 inches will work for the project. Click Here for the class handout. The first class will start out with a picot cast-on and the ribbing. The&hellip

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Drop-in Crochet Class – One Hour

April 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Thursday
Mad About Ewe,
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada
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Want to learn how to crochet – Darlene can teach that!   Need a little help with a crochet stitch or pattern that just isn’t making sense – Darlene can help! The drop-in will be Tuesday afternoon’s from 4:00 to 5:00pm.  Please call ahead as space is limited to 4 students.  We want to be able to give each of you the best help possible. Cost is $10.00 per drop-in. &nbsp

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Beginners Drop Spindle

April 26 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Every week until April 26, 2018

Teacher is Darlene Thursday April 12, 19 and 26 – 5:00pm to 7:00pm Are you a fibre junkie?  Have you always wanted to create your own yarn? Here is an opportunity to learn the basics of drop spindle spinning in a safe and supportive environment with an expert drop spindler! Darlene will bring samples of spinning and fibre and lots of cool tools to play with as the class progresses. Fibre and Drop spindle are included in the class cost&hellip

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Drop-in Class – One Hour

April 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Friday
Mad About Ewe,
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada
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Friday afternoons from 4:00 to 5:00pm. Drop-in Class Fee – $10.00 Class is taught by Lynette Meek Class is designed for knitters wishing to learn a specific skill that is not covered by our regular classes; or for the knitters who needs a quick lesson to learn something forgotten; or for the knitter whose schedule does not allow for a more formal class situation. Class is also designed for the student who has never knit before.  This set-up allows for&hellip

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Yarn Bowl – exploring Shapes with Yarn Wrapping

April 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Every week until May 28, 2018

Mondays April 29, May 7 and 28th – 2:00 to 4:00 Darlene is Teaching Stash Busting 101! Look Ma! No Knitting! Got yarn, don’t want to knit, crochet or weave with it, why not try yarn wrapping?! Darlene is always looking for new and creative ways to deal with stash yarns! And this one can be used to create yarn bowls, stash bowls, baskets and containers of any size. This yarn bowl is created by wrapping yarn around a firm rope center.&hellip

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Drop-in Class – One Hour

April 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Monday
Mad About Ewe,
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada
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Drop-in Fee is $10.00 Class is taught by Lynette Meek These drop-in classes are designed for the knitter who needs a quick lesson or for the beginning knitter who wants to learn the  basics. Class is held at our store table and only a maximum of 4 students will ever be in the class! Call ahead to book your space. Classes will not be held on Statutory Holidays or if Lynette is unavailable to teach.  Please call ahead to book your space&hellip

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Basics of Traditional Lace Knitting

April 30 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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There will be a two week hiatus. There will be no classes May 14 and 21

Mondays April 30 and May 7, 28 and June 4 Lynette is teaching Cost is $65.00 There are so many wonderful lace shawls out there on Ravelry right now.  Most are not traditional but all use lace and lace knitting techniques.  Use this class to up your lace knitting skill set. Explore the basics of chart reading, picking up stitches for borders or edgings, knitting on edgings and picking up from an edging to start a shawl. The class will&hellip

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May 2018

Basics of Traditional Lace Knitting

May 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Every week until June 7, 2018

Thursdays May 3, 10 and, 31 and June 7 – 2:00pm to 4:00pm Lynette is teaching Cost is $65.00 There are so many wonderful lace shawls out there on Ravelry right now.  Most are not traditional but all use lace and lace knitting techniques.  Use this class to up your lace knitting skill set. Explore the basics of chart reading, picking up stitches for borders or edgings, knitting on edgings and picking up from an edging to start a shawl.&hellip

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Yarn Bowl – Exploring Shapes with Yarn Wrapping

May 3 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Every week until May 17, 2018

Thursdays May 3, 10 and 17th – 5:00 to 7:00 Darlene is Teaching Stash Busting 101! Look Ma! No Knitting! Got yarn, don’t want to knit, crochet or weave with it, why not try yarn wrapping?! Darlene is always looking for new and creative ways to deal with stash yarns! And this one can be used to create yarn bowls, stash bowls, baskets and containers of any size. This yarn bowl is created by wrapping yarn around a firm rope&hellip

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Sliding Scale Cables

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Saturday May 5 – 10:00am to 4:00pm Lynette is Teaching Knit this striking tam and learn how to change the size of the cables as you knit.  Changing the size of cables as you knit can help shape a garment or, in this case, shape the body of a hat. Learn how to make cables larger as you knit and then smaller.  The possibilities are endless. Sliding Scales Slouch has been knit with Schoppels’ Gradient yarn, a light worsted that&hellip

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