Classes S/S 2017

Learn to Knit
$80 plus tax, all supplies included

This awesome two-part class will have you knitting up a storm in no time, and you even get to knit a sweet buttoned cowl as you learn! Basics covered include casting on, knit stitch, purl stitch, basic pattern reading, buttonholes, casting off and more – all in 5 hours of instruction. Bam! That’s the sound of you nailing your first knitting project.

Dates available for this two-part class:

  • FULL – Two Wednesdays May 10th & 17th from 6 30pm to 9pm
  • FULL – Two Sundays June 4th & 11th from 2pm to 4 30pm
  • FULL – Two Tuesdays June 6th & 13th from 6 30pm to 9pm
  • Two Wednesdays June 7th & 14th from 1pm to 3 30pm
  • Two Saturdays June 17th 24th from 10am to 12 30pm
  • Two Thursdays July 6th & 13th from 6 30pm to 9pm
  • Two Tuesdays July 11th & 18th from 6 30pm to 9pm
  • Two Wednesdays July 19th & 26th from 1pm to 3 30 pm
  • Two Wednesdays August 9th & 16th from 6 30pm to 9pm
  • Two Saturdays August 19th & 26th from 10am to 12 30pm
  • Two Sundays August 20th * 27th from 10am to 12 30pm
  • Two Tuesdays August 22nd & 29th from 6 30pm to 9pm
  • REGISTER ONLINE HERE!

Learn to Crochet at STASH in Calgary

Learn to Crochet
$80 plus tax, all supplies included

Get your hook-on in this comprehensive two-part intro class and you get to make a sweet, bulky, buttoned neck cowl as you learn! Basics covered include chaining, single crochet, double crochet, pattern reading, crocheting flat, and finishing techniques – all in five hours of instruction. Snap! That’s the sound of you finishing your first crochet project.

Dates available for this two-part class:

  • FULL – Two Tuesdays May 2nd & 9th from 6 30pm to 9pm
  • FULL – Two Saturday mornings May 6th & 13th from 10am to 12 30pm
  • FULL – Two Saturday afternoons May 6th & 13th from 2pm to 4 30pm
  • FULL – Two Sundays June 4th & 11th from 10am to 12 30pm
  • Two Saturdays June 17th & 24th from 2pm to 4 30pm
  • Tow Tuesdays June 20th & 27th from 6 30pm to 9pm
  • Two Tuesdays July 11th & 18th from 6 30pm to 9pm
  • Two Sundays July 16th & 23rd from 10am to 12 30pm
  • Two Saturdays August 12th & 19th from 10am to 12 30pm
  • Two Sundays August 20th & 27th from 2pm to 4 30pm
  • Two Tuesdays August 22nd & 29th from 6 30pm to 9pm
  • REGISTER ONLINE HERE!

Crochet an amigurumi owl at STASH!

Amigurumi Basics
$60 plus tax, all supplies included

Amigurumi is the Japanese art of crocheting small stuffed animals and anthropomorphic creatures in such a cute way that people pretty much lose their minds. In this super-fun class you will learn how the single crochet in a spiral can create three dimensional shapes, how to join on to your work, and how to install safety eyes. Peeps must know how to single crochet.

Dates available for this single class:

  • FULL – One Sunday May 14th from 10am to 12 30pm
  • One Sunday June 18th from 10am to 12 30 pm
  • One SUnday July 9th from 2pm to 4 30pm
  • One Saturday August 26th from 2pm to 4 30pm
  • REGISTER ONLINE HERE!

Knit with Big Loop at STASH

Big Loop Blanket
$250 plus tax, all supplies included
(on hiatus for the summer)

It’s back! We are pleased to offer the class with the squishiest, biggest, and most luxurious yarn in the land – Big Loop by Loopy Mango from Soho, New York! In this class you will knit flat on circular needles and learn all the tricks to knitting with this yarn of epic proportion. We will also demo our tips on how to weave in those ends! As well as the needles and yarn every participant gets a felting needle for finishing. Participants must know how to cast on, knit, purl, basic ribbing, and cast off at a very beginner level.

Dates available for this single class:

  • FULL – One Sunday April 2nd from 2:00pm to 4:30pm
  • FULL – One Saturday April 22nd from 10:00am to 12:30pm
  • FULL – One Wednesday May 3rd from 6 30pm to 9pm
  • REGISTER ONLINE HERE!

learn to knit brioche at STASH

Bold Brioche
$90 plus tax, all supplies included

Awww yeahhhhhhhh, brioche is in the house! This super class will teach you the basics of one colour and two colour brioche, and will discuss other intermediate brioche techniques that are used by crazy peeps like Stephen West (don’t know him? Then google him). This is an intermediate class and peeps must be comfortable with knitting and purling and have previous experience with circular needles.

Dates available for this two-part class:

  • Two Wednesdays May 17th & May 24thfrom 6 30pm to 9pm
  • Two Wednesdays June 21st & 28th from 6 30pm to 9pm
  • Two Thursdays June 22nd & 29th from 6 30pm to 9pm
  • Two Wednesdays July 5th & 12th from 6 30pm to 9pm
  • Two Thursdays August 10th & 17th from 6 30pm to 9pm
  • Two Wednesdays August 23rd & 30th from 6 30pm to 9pm
  • REGISTER ONLINE HERE!

Cabled Owl Cowl
$70 plus tax, all supplies included
(on hiatus for summer)

Knit a parliament of owls and learn the art of cabling at the same time! This single session class will teach you how to knit on circular needles, how to cable in two directions, how to read cable charts, and some fun finishing techniques! Trust us, this class is a hoot (sorry, we had to go there and do that). Oh, and the yarn we uses is so soft that it will Blow. Your. Mind.

Peeps must be good at casting on, knitting, and purling to take this class. Practice up peeps!

Dates available for this single class:

Colourwork Crash Course
$60 plus tax, all supplies included

Whether you want to knit the perfect fair isle sweater for your fur baby or you simply NEED a sweater with a howling wolf on the front in your life, then this is the class for you. This single session class will teach you how to knit with two colours at a time two ways (stranding and intarsia), how to read colourwork charts, how to switch colours, and basic finishing techniques! You will get to knit your very own colourwork sampler which is freaking adorable.

Peeps must be good at casting on, knitting, and purling to take this class. Practice up peeps!

Dates available for this single class:

  • One Sunday June 4th from 2pm to 4 30pm
  • One Thursday June 15th from 6 30pm to 9pm
  • One Saturday July 15th from 2pm to 4 30pm
  • REGISTER ONLINE HERE!

Cuddly CactusCuddly Cactus Class
$60 plus tax, all supplies included

Learn to knit on double point needless AND make a cactus that you can actually snuggle! Perfect for newer knitters who have recently taken Learn to Knit, this introduction to double point needles will walk you through casting on to double points, joining in the round, and working in the rib stitch in the round! All supplies – yarn, needles, stuffing, teeny tiny terracotta pot, and felt flower fo’ the top – are included in the class.

This class is also the suggested prequisite for Mini Mittens and Cute Lil’ Socks. Peeps must be good at casting on, knitting, and purling to take this class. Practice up peeps!

Dates available for this single class:

  • One Saturday May 13th from 2pm to 4 30pm
  • One Sunday May 28th from 2pm to 4 30pm
  • One Thursday June 15th from 6 30pm to 9pm
  • One Sunday June 25th from 10am to 12 30pm
  • One Saturday July 22nd from 10am to 12 30pm
  • One Sunday August 13th from 10am to 12 30pm
  • One thursday August 24th from 6 30pm to 9pm
  • REGISTER ONLINE HERE!

Rent a cricket loom at STASHCricket Loom Class
$30 plus tax, one week loom rental included

Cricket Looms are freaking AMAZING and we want to prove it to you by offering an awesome demo to equip you with the right skills to get yer’ weave-on!

We want to show you how to warp a Cricket Loom and how to use the super easy and fun tools to get weaving.  In the class we will chat about and demo weaving techniques, troubleshooting, and design ideas. At the end of the class you will be be given a coupon to book a one-week loom rental for free – wheeeee!

  • One Saturday May 6th from 2pm to 4 30pm
  • One Saturday May 27th from 10pm 12 30pm
  • One Saturday June 10th from 2pm to 4 30pm
  • One Saturday July 8th from 2pm to 4 30pm
  • One Saturday July 22nd from 10am to 12 30pm
  • One Saturday August 12th from 2pm to 4 30pm
  • One Sunday August 27th from 2pm to 4 30pm
  • REGISTER ONLINE HERE!

Cute Lil’ Socks
$60 plus tax, all supplies included

We want YOU to learn how to knit socks with all the sock awesomeness and none of the sock stress. This single session class will teach you full sock anatomy, including knitting on double point needles, knitting heel flaps, turning the heel (gasp!), picking up gusset stitches, and shaping the toe. You will get to knit your very own MINI-SOCK, which is great for newborns, decorations, and small dogs (awwwyeah! Little dogs wearing socks!).

Peeps must be good at casting on, knitting, and purling to take this class. Practice up peeps!

Dates available for this single class:

  • FULL – One Wednesday June 7th from 6 30pm to 9pm
  • One Sunday June 18th from 10am to 12 30pm
  • One Sunday July 23rd from 2pm to 4 30pm
  • One Thursday August 10th from 6 30pm to 9pm
  • One Saturday August 26th from 2pm to 4 30pm
  • REGISTER ONLINE HERE!

Mini-Mittens
$60 plus tax, all supplies included

We want YOU to learn how to knit mittens with all of the mitten awesomeness and none of the mitten misery. This single session class will teach you full mitten anatomy, including knitting on double point needles, knitting thumb gussets, holding stitches on waste yarn, shaping the top, and picking up and knitting. You will get to knit your very own MINI-MITTEN, which is great for newborns,  decorations, and teeny snowmen (isn’t life better when picturing teeny snowmen?).

Peeps must be good at casting on, knitting, and purling to take this class. Practice up peeps!

Dates available for this single class:

  • One Saturday June 3rd from 2pm to 4 30pm
  • One Saturday July 22nd from 2pm to 4 30pm
  • One Saturday August 12th from 2pm to 4 30pm
  • REGISTER ONLINE HERE!

summer sock club at STASH

Sock Club
$120 plus tax, all supplies included

Join our club and be guided through intermediate and advanced sock techniques! Enjoy weekly presentations on socktacular topics such as: toe up socks, afterthought heels, and magic loop techniques – with hands-on demonstrations to boot! The club includes one skein of Madeline Tosh or Ancient Arts sock yarn, a sweet Addi circular needle, and assorted sock-y accessories. Peeps MUST know how to knit a basic sock OR have taken a Slipper Sock/Little Socks class at STASH to register.

Dates available for this three-part class:

  • Third Wednesday of each month June 21st, July 19th, and August 16th from 6 30pm to 9pm
  • REGISTER ONLINE HERE!

 

cotton cropped cardigan at STASHSuper Cropped Cardi KAL
$177 to $221 plus tax, all supplies included

Super bulky and super squishy, the super cropped cardigan is also super quick and super cute! Knit with Big Cotton by Loopy Mango, this cardigan has the lovely loft of a bulky wool without being swelteringly hot, making it pretty much perfect for the summer. the price of the class is dependant on the size you want to knit!

Can’t make it to the KAL but diggin’ the cardigan? The pattern is also FREE with purchase of the yarn at STASH. Yep, just ask our staff for more deets while you are cuddling a skein of Big Cotton.

Dates available for this three-part class:

Three Mondays July 3rd, 10th and 17th from 6 30pm to 9pm

Learn to Knit thrummed mittens at STASH

Thrummed Mittens
$120 plus tax, all supplies included

Thrummed mittens are so warm, so clever, and so colourful that only a Newfoundlander could have dreamed them up! In this three-part class you will learn the art of thrumming – how to prepare the roving, knit in thrums and stay in pattern – all while reviewing the core concepts of mittens such as thumb gussets and shaping the top! Peeps must be very comfortable with knitting on double point needles.

Dates available for this three-part class:

  • Three Sundays July 9th, 16th and 23rd from 2pm to 4:30pm
  • REGISTER ONLINE HERE

Wee Sweater Class at STASH is awesomeWee Sweater Class
$115 plus tax, all supplies included

What better way to learn how to knit a sweater than to knit a wee one? this three-part class will guide you though all things sweatery – including top down construction, Direction increases, picking up stitches, basic short rows, buttonholes, and common sweater finishing techniques. The result is an adorable grandpa style cardigan that makes people squeal with delight.

Peeps must be comfortable with knitting, purling, and knitting on double point needles. Not sure if you got the chops? Practice up peeps!

Dates available for this three-part class:

  • FULL – Three Thursdays May 4th, 11th, and 18th from 6 30pm to 9pm
  • Three Saturdays June 3rd, 10th, and 17th from 2pm to 4 30pm
  • Three Sundays July 9th, 16th, and 23rd from 10am to 12 30pm
  • Three Thursdays August 17th, 24th and 31st from 6 30pm to 9pm
  • REGISTER ONLINE HERE

Yarn Painting
$80 plus tax, all supplies included

Roll up your sleeves and discover the art of yarn painting with the talented Suzen Statz. Back by popular demand, this class will demo how to properly and safely prepare dyes, and then will be unleashed to dye your own dream yarns, with discussions about application techniques and colour theory as you go.  The class includes two skeins of yarn for dyeing, and no previous experience is necessary to participate.

Dates available for this one part class:

  • FULL – One Sunday June 18th from 1:00pm to 4:30pm
  • FULL – One Sunday July 30th from 1:00pm to 4:30pm
  • FULL – One Sunday August 13th from 1:00pm to 4:30pm
  •  FULL – One Saturday August 19th from 1:00pm to 4:30pm
  • REGISTER ONLINE HERE!

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