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THIS IS AN ONLINE CLASS via ZOOM, so you will also need to have a decent internet connection and download the free ZOOM app. Instructions will be emailed before 1st class.
This is a beginner knitting class for anyone who has never picked up needles, or for someone who is looking for a beginner refresher. Participants will learn the basics including casting on, knitting, purling and casting off. The class project will be a choice between a simple cowl or arm warmers.
The class runs over four weeks in a single month. Each session is one hour long with an additional half hour extension added if we have four or more registrants.
MATERIALS ARE INCLUDED AND INCLUDE FREE SHIPPING (Current Canada Post shipping turnaround is min one week, please be sure to order supplies with enough time for them to arrive before the start of class; OR call (604) 255 2577 for more immediate curbside pickup. We are currently open from 11am-2pm every day (and until 6pm on Thur, Fri and Sat!) for in-store pickup and for boutique shopping.
COST: $95 (+tax)
Minimum 3 participants and max 6.
Materials Included: One pair of 4.5mm bamboo needles, 100g of a worsted weight yarn, and a darning needle for finishing ($10 reduction in cost if you have your own materials - use discount code IHAVEMATERIALS).
OCT/NOV DATES: Mondays October 19, 26, November 2 and 9th from 6:00-7:00 PDT/PST
NOV DATES: Saturdays November 7, 14, 21 and 28th from 1:00-2:00 PST.
INSTRUCTOR: Rebecca Glazier
Rebecca has been knitting since she was 7 years old and has always had a love for textiles and colour. Teaching people how to knit and crochet expresses one of her greatest joys; sharing her creativity and passion with people. Originally from the UK, she has called Vancouver her home for the last 5 years.
My friend and I had a lovely time learning how to knit this summer by taking Rebecca’s beginner knitting class via zoom! Rebecca is a wonderful teacher. She is patient, thorough, and super supportive of helping her students get past any challenges that may arise. It was nice to knit, learn basic techniques, chat, and have someone there with so much knowledge to share when we had questions. She is just a lovely person who is very passionate about her craft and she passes this enthusiasm onto her students. Thanks for such a wonderful Tuesday evening during this crazy time!
I took my first knitting class with Rebecca back in May and I have been knitting since!
It gave me the confidence to figure out the basics and the support to explore some patterns on my own, first by using some knitting kits, then finding patterns on Ravelry and building my own kits for the projects I love - if you're curious how much progress I've made in just a few months, you can take a look at my projects https://www.ravelry.com/projects/trueskawka
Rebecca is a cheerful and supportive teacher, explaining the concepts clearly, finding ways to adjust it to any learner, by showing it in class, finding videos, recommending tutorials, and just being there to answer any questions. Even though it's a beginner class, it was still accessible and worked well on Zoom.
I don't think I would've made progress this quickly without being shown the ropes and I couldn't find a better teacher :)