Classes Fall 2016

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 Tuesdays Oct 4 & 11 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • FULL – Two Thursdays Oct 6 & 13 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • FULL – Two Wednesdays Oct 12 & 19 from 12:00pm to 2:30pm
  • FULL – Two Saturdays Oct 15 & 22 from 10:00am to 12:30pm
  • Two Sundays Oct 16 & 23 from 10:00am to 12:30pm
  • FULL – Two Tuesdays Oct 18 & 25 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • FULL – Two Wednesdays Oct 19 & 26 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • FULL – Two Tuesdays Nov 1 & 8 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • FULL – Two Wednesdays Nov 2 & 9 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • FULL – Two Thursdays Nov 3 & 10 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • FULL – Two Sundays Nov 6 & 13 from 10:00am to 12:30pm
  • FULL – Two Sundays Nov 20 & 27 from 2:00pm to 4:30pm
  • FULL – Two Tuesdays Nov 22 & 29 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • FULL – Two Wednesdays Nov 23 & 30 from 12:00pm to 2:30pm
  • FULL – Two Wednesdays Nov 23 & 30 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • FULL – Two Sundays Dec 4 & 11 from 10:00am to 12:30pm
  • FULL – Two Sundays Dec 4 & 11 from 2:00pm to 4:30pm
  • 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 Wednesdays Sept 14 & 21 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • FULL – Two Sundays Sept 18 & 25 from 10:00am to 12:30pm
  • Two Tuesdays Oct 4 & 11 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • FULL – Two Sundays Oct 23 & 30 from 2:00pm to 4:30pm
  • FULL – Two Sundays Nov 6 & 13 from 2:00pm to 4:30pm
  • FULL – Two Sundays Nov 20 & 27 from 10:00am to 12:30pm
  • 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:

  • One Sunday Sept 11 from 10:00am to 12:30pm
  • FULL – One Sunday Oct 16 from 2:00pm to 4:30pm
  • FULL – One Saturday Nov 5 from 2:00pm to 4:30pm
  • One Saturday Nov 19 from 10:00am to 12:30pm
  • FULL – One Saturday Dec 3 from 10:00am to 12:30pm
  • REGISTER ONLINE HERE!

 

crochet an amigurumi bunny at STASH!

Amigurumi Bunnies
$60 plus tax, all supplies included

Take your amigurumi skills to the next level and discover new construction techniques in this intermediate amigurumi class. Instructor Phillip Ha has developed the perfect bunny pattern that will melt your heart and bend your mind. Peeps MUST know magic ring, have intermediate crochet skills, OR have taken the Amigurumi Basics (owls) class at STASH to register.

Dates available for this single class:One Sunday Oct 16 from 10:00am to 12:30pm

  • FULL – One Sunday Oct 30 from 2:00pm to 4:30pm
  • One Saturday Nov 19 from 2:00pm to 4:30pm
  • One Saturday Dec 3 from 2:00pm to 4:30pm
  • REGISTER ONLINE HERE!

 

Learn to knit hats at STASH

Big Hats
$90 plus tax, all supplies included

Knit the Best.Hat.Ever while learning about circular needles and using double points to shape the crown. If that isn’t enough awesomeness for you, this two part-class also includes a tutorial on how to make pom poms the size of a grapefruit. Knit with super bulky yarn, this project knits up fast and makes for a great gift. Peeps must know how to cast on, knit, and purl.

Dates available for this two-part class:

  • Two Saturdays Sept 17 & 24 from 2:00pm to 4:30pm
  • FULL – Two Thursdays Sept 22 & 29 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • Two Wednesdays Oct 5 & 12 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • Two Wednesdays Oct 19 & 26 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • Two Saturdays Oct 22 & 29 from 2:00pm to 4:30pm
  • FULL – Two Thursdays Nov 10 & 17 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • FULL – Two Saturdays Nov 19 & 26 from 2:00pm to 4:30pm
  • FULL – Two Thursdays Dec 1 & 8 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • REGISTER ONLINE HERE!

 

Knit with Big Loop at STASHBig Loop Blanket
$250 plus tax, all supplies included

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 and cast off at a very beginner level.

Dates available for this single class:

  • FULL – One Sunday Sept 25 from 2:00pm to 4:30pm
  • FULL – One Sunday Oct 23 from 2:00pm to 4:30pm
  • FULL One Saturday Nov 26 from 2:00pm to 4:30pm
  • FULL – One Tuesday Dec 6 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • 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:

  • FALL – Two Sundays Sept 18 & 25 from 10:00am to 12:30pm
  • Two Thursdays Oct 20 & 27 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • Two Tuesdays Nov 1 & 8 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • Two Thursdays Nov 17 & 24 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • REGISTER ONLINE HERE!

 

Cabled Owl Cowl
$60 plus tax, all supplies included

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:

  • FULL – One Tuesday Sept 20 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • FULL  -One Sunday Oct 16 from 10:00am to 12:30pm
  • FULL – One Sunday Oct 30 from 10:00am to 12:30pm
  • FULL – One Tuesday Nov 15 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • FULL – One Tuesday Nov 22 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • FULL – One Sunday Dec 4 from 2:00pm to 4:30pm
  • FULL – One Sunday Dec 11 from 2:00pm to 4:30pm
  • REGISTER ONLINE HERE!

 

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:

  • FULL – One Saturday Sept 17 from 10:00am to 12:30pm
  • FULL – One Thursday Sept 29 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • FULL – One Sunday Oct 2 from 10:00am to 12:30pm
  • FULL – One Tuesday Oct 18 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • FULL – One Sunday Nov 6 from 10:00am to 12:30pm
  • FULL – One Saturday Nov 19 from 10:00pm to 12:30pm
  • FULL – One Wednesday Nov 30 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • 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 Thursday Sept 15 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • FULL – One Thursday Sept 22 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • FULL – One Saturday Oct 1 from 10:00am to 12:30pm
  • FULL  – One Wednesday Oct 12 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • FULL – One Tuesday Nov 15 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • FULL – One Wednesday Nov 16 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • FULL – One Saturday Dec 3 from 10:00am to 12:30pm
  • FULL – One Saturday Dec 10 from 2:00pm to 4:30pm
  • REGISTER ONLINE HERE!

 

Finishing Techniques
$50 plus tax, all demonstration supplies included

Don’t let the final steps of your awesome knitting project intimidate you! The first half of our Finishing Techniques class will give you hands-on experience with the mattress stitch, Kitchener stitch, weaving in ends, and a chat of blocking techniques. The second half of the class is devoted to a group discussion of questions asked by YOU! Please feel free to bring a project for discussion and we will empower you with the skills needed to finish it on your own.

Dates available for this single class:

  • FULL – One Tuesday Oct 4 from 12:00pm to 2:30pm
  • FULL – One Thursday Dec 9 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • REGISTER ONLINE HERE!

 

make your own stitch markers at a STASH workshopGemstone Stitch Markers
$50 plus tax, all supplies included

Join jewellery designer Jennea Friscke and make the most beautiful gemstone stitch markers in the Entire World. Jennea will guide you through basic wire wrapping, discuss gemstone cuts and types, and before you know it, you will have stitch markers that are almost too beautiful to use! All supplies are included and no experience is necessary to participate.

Dates available for this single workshop:

  • One Wednesday Nov 16 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • One Wednesday Dec 7 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • REGISTER ONLINE HERE!

 

Learn the art of granny squares at STASHGranny Square Party
$110 plus tax, all supplies included

This club will kick-start your basic crochet skills and introduce you to a different square pattern at each monthly meeting. Peeps will learn new techniques for creating squares, changing colours while crocheting, and finishing techniques. Ain’t no party like a Granny Square Party! Peeps must know how to chain, single crochet, and slip stitches.

Dates available for this three-part class:

 

 

learn to knit lace at STASHLace Shawl
$120 plus tax, all supplies included

Whether you wear it like a kerchief or over your shoulders, you will wear it well! Lace shawls are beautiful and satisfying to knit and in this three-part class you will learn how to read lace charts, use stitch markers, do directional increase and decreases, and how to block your finished piece! Peeps must be comfortable with casting, knitting, purling, and casting off.

Dates available for this three-part class:

 

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:

  • FULL – One Wednesday Sept 14 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • FULL – One Wednesday Sept 21 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • FULL – One Thursday Oct 13 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • FULL – One Saturday Oct 15 from 2:00pm to 4:30pm
  • FULL – One Thursday Nov 3 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • FULL – One Sunday Dec 4 from 10:00am to 12:30pm
  • FULL – One Tuesday Dec 6 from 6:30 to 9:00pm
  • FULL – One Saturday Dec 10 from 10:00am to 12:30pm
  • REGISTER ONLINE HERE!

summer sock club at STASHSock 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:

  • FULL – Three Saturdays Sept 24, Oct 29 & Nov 26 from 10:00am to 12:30pm
  • FULL – Three Wednesdays Oct 5, Nov 2 & Dec 7 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • REGISTER ONLINE HERE!

 

 

Teeny Weeny Knit Things
$60 plus tax, all supplies included

Mochi Mochi Tiny Kits are the best thing EVER and we want you to experience the magic of teeny weeny knitting. Super fast and super fun, this single session will teach you how to manage super small double point needles, colour changes, mochi mochi pattern reading, assembly, and sewing in details.  Warning: mochi kits are highly addictive and you will fall in love with them. Just sayin’.

Peeps must know how to knit on double point needles, no exceptions. Practice up peeps! May we recommend taking Cute Lil’ Socks, Mini Mittens or Big Hat classes?

Dates available for this single class:

  • One Sunday Sept 18 from 2:00pm to 4:30pm
  • One Wednesday Sept 28 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • One Saturday Nov 26 from 10:00am to 12:30pm
  • One Thursday Dec 1 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • REGISTER ONLINE HERE!

 

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 Saturdays Sept 10, 17 & 24 from 2:00pm to 4:30pm
    • FULL – Three Saturdays Oct 15, 22 & 29 from 10:00am to 12:30pm
    • Three Saturdays Oct 15, 22 & 29 from 2:00pm to 4:30pm
    • FULL – Three Sundays Nov 13, 20 & 27 from 2:00pm to 4:30pm
    • REGISTER ONLINE HERE!

NEW! Yarn Bowl Painting Party
$60 plus tax, all supplies included

Fridays just got way more interesting at STASH – we are adding a wicked fun workshops where you can paint yer’ very own yarn bowls. Say whaaaat?

Your registration includes one blank yarn bowl, all glazes and supplies, and guidance from STASH staff and a pottery glazing instructor. No previous experience is necessary, and once you paint em’ we’ll fire ‘em! Peeps will need to pop back to pick up their finished pieces and we will have them boxed up and ready to go!

This workshop will be great to take with friends and will make killer gifts for the knitters or crocheters in your life (or for yourself, cause you deserve it ).

  • Friday, November 4th, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
  • Friday, December 9th, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
  • REGISTER ONLINE HERE!

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