Welcome

There's so much to see here and we are constantly updating our classes so please check back regularly.  


Class sizes are limited and filled on a first-come, first-served basis. The class fee is required to reserve your spot. Please feel free to call in and reserve by credit card - 403-475-YARN (9276).


We require a minimum of 3 people per class. Full refunds will be issued if the class is cancelled or if you withdraw at least three days prior to the start date.


All required class materials are available for purchase in store but feel free to bring in your own! If you do need to purchase materials, please try to do so well in advance to ensure that classes can begin on time.  If you have any questions, please email us at yarntwistersyyc@gmail.com, or call 403-475-9276.

Learn to Knit

Tuesdays, December 4, 11 and 18, 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Tuesdays, January 8, 15 and 22, 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Tuesdays, February 5, 12 and 19, 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Tuesdays, March 5, 12 and 19, 7:00pm to 8:30pm


Join us for this 3 week learn to knit class.  We will teach you to cast on, knit, purl, 

buttonhole, cast off, pattern reading and basic knitting terminology.  With your newly acquired skills, you will be making a cute buttoned up cowl.


Prerequisites: None


Cost: $75.00, all materials included

Learn to Crochet

Wednesdays, November 21, 28 and December 5 from 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Tuesdays, January 8, 15 and 22, 7:00pm to 8:30pm 


Join us for this 3 week learn to crochet class. We will teach you slip knot, chain, single crochet, double crochet, finishing your project, pattern reading, basic crocheting terminology.  With your newly acquired skills, you will be making a hat, your choice of a messy bun beanie, slouchy or a regular toque.


Prerequsities: none


Cost: $75.00, all materials included

Amigurumi Class

Tuesdays, January 29  and February 5, 7:00pm to 9:00pm


Join us for the 2 week class to make an adorable Amigurumi panda.

Prerequsities: Basic crochet (single crochet)


Cost: $60.00, material to make the panda is included, please bring a 4mm crochet hook


Toe up Socks

Sundays, January 13, 20 and 27, 10:00am to 12:00pm (total class time is 6 hours)


In this class you will learn how to knit toe up socks.  Techniques learned: how to knit magic loop, Judy's magic cast on, increases, short row heel, stretchy bind off.


Prerequisites: beginner to intermediate, must know how to knit and purl


Cost: $120.00, all materials included

Brioche Bandana Cowl

Fridays, January 11 and 18, 6:30pm to 9:00pm (total class time is 5 hours)

Fridays, February 1 and 8, 6:30pm to 9:00pm (total class time is 5 hours)


The Worsted Brioche Bandana Cowl by Lavanya Patricella is a great way to learn the basics of 2 colour brioche in the round and flat as well as decreases. 


Prerequisites: Intermediate knitter, know how to cast on, knit, purl, decreases, comfortable knitting in the round.


Materials Required: Pattern (available for purchase on Ravelry), 2 contrasting colours worsted or aran weight yarn (approximately 110 yards each, 5mm (US 8) 16” circular needle.


Cost: $70.00

Newfie Mittens

Mondays, January 7 and 14, 6:30pm to 8:30pm


Mitten and mosiac knitting, what could be more fun!  Join us for this 2 week class where you will learn basic mitten construction as well as the concept of mosiac colourwork. 


https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/newfie-mittens


Prerequisites: Beginner./basic knitter, know how to cast on, knit, purl, knit in the round.


Cost: $75.00, yarn to make mittens is included


Materials required: 4mm needle (or size to meet pattern gauge) suitable for knitting a small circumference in the round (double pointed needles, circular needle for magic loop). 

Knitting in the Round

Tuesday, January 29, 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Tuesday, February 26. 7:00pm to 8:00pm

 

Learn to join to knit in the round.  Class includes instruction on knitting a chunky weight infinity cowl.


Prerequisites: Basic/beginner knitter, know how to cast on, knit, purl.


Cost: $75.00, 3 balls of Drops Andes and a 32" circular 9mm (US13) needle are included in the class

Beyond Basics - Crochet

Tuesday, January 12 and Wednesday January 13, 7:00pm to 7:45pm (total class time 1.5 hours)


Itching to broaden your crochet skills? In this class you will learn the techniques required to make a triangle scarf. 


Prerequisites: Basic/beginner crochet, know how to single and double crochet


Materials Required: approx. 600 yards of worsted or DK weight yarn (variegated, tonal or self striping), 6mm or 6.5mm crochet


Cost:$40.00

The Easy Bulky One

Sundays, February 3, 10, 24 and March 3, 10:00am to 12:00pm (total class time 8 hours)


The Easy Bulky One by Joji Locatelli

Want to knit your first sweater?  Join us for this 8 hour class that will cover all the important details of making your first sweater and having it fit.  


Prerequisites: Advanced beginner, know how to cast on, knit, purl, increases, decreases, comfortable knitting in the round.


Materials Required: Pattern (available for purchase on Ravelry), 960  - 1560 yards (878 - 1426m) bulky weight yarn (ex. Cascade Eco+),  US9 (5.5mm) needle, or size to obtain gauge as indicated in the pattern.


Cost: $100.00

Fiddlehead Mittens

Mondays, November 12, 26 and December 3, 6:30pm to 8:30pm (total class time is 6 hours)  - FULL

  

The Fiddlehead Mittens are a great introduction to colourwork. Class will cover introduction to colourwork, reading charts, shaping a thumb gusset and adding a lining to your mittens. 


Prerequisites: Advanced Beginner to Intermediate knitter, comfortable working on double pointed needles or using Magic Loop to knit in the round.


Materials Required: Pattern (available for purchase on Ravelry), DK weight yarn in 2 or 3 colours (approximately 125 yds for the MC, 220 yds for the contrasting colour and 140 yards for the lining, 3.25mm (4US) preferred needle for knitting small circumference in the round (ie. Double pointed needles, magic loop, or 9” circular needles), darning needle, stitch markers, stitch holder. 


Cost: $90.00 

Kids Learn to Knit Class

Sundays, December 2 and 9, 3:00pm to 4:00pm


Join us for this 2 week class that will get your young one learning how to knit.  Project they will be working on is a garter stitch cowl.


Prerequisites: must be 8 years of age


Cost: $50.00, all materials included

December KAL

Join us every Wednesday in December from, 5:00pm to 8:00pm for a KAL!


Can't figure out what to do with your leftover yarn?  Why not make some adorable stockings and mittens.  These are the perfect size for stringing together as a 24 day advent calendar, tree ornaments or to place a gift card in.


http://www.redheart.com/free-patterns/mitten-ornaments

https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/christmas-stockings-24


Any weight of yarn will work, just make sure you have the right needle size for the yarn you are using.

Pick your own project - Knitting

Anytime!

Not sure what to start next or need help taking your knitting skills to the next level? Then this is the class for you!  We will help you pick your own project, guide you through yarn selection, get you started and stick with you until the end.  

Already have a project on the go, but need some help getting through the pattern, we can do that too!  Call or email to set up a time that's convenient for you.

Prerequisites: Basic knitting skills

Cost: $30.00, materials not included

 

Thursday night Yarn Along

Every Thursday from 6:00 till close!

Bring in your project and knit, crochet, weave or spin with us, whatever suits your fancy!  

Prerequsites: Fibre Lover 

Cost: Nada