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Knitting Classes

Grab your knitting needles and yarn and get ready to learn how to knit!

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Beginner Knitting Class: Age 8 & older


Dates:  Tuesdays May 30, June 6 and 13.

                                                    7 to 9 pm

Learn to knit.  You will be taught to cast on, knit, purl, increase, decrease the rib stitch and to cast off.  By the end of the third class you should have completed a scarf.  Students will be given a list of supplies required for the class that they must purchase and bring.  Upon completion of the course you should be able to make basic items on your own.

Intermediate students will add to their skills and get help with their projects.  Once again you need to bring your own needles and supplies for an approved project.  Please contact the teacher to get project suggestions and approval prior to registration.

Cost for Course: $84 for non-Members or $78 for Guild Members

For more information or to register please email or text your inquiry to 647-400-2493

Once accepted to the class please pay for the class by etransfer to and use the security question for what class and the answer should be knit3.  If you cannot do etransfer, payment can be made by mailing or dropping a cheque or money order in the mailbox at the guild payable to Markham Guild of Village Crafts, 11 Church Street, Markham, ON L3P 3V5

In this course, you will learn the basics of knitting: casting-on, knit, purl, decreasing & increasing stitches, binding-off, reading a pattern and labels on yarn, the different types of yarn and knitting.

More advanced knitting techniques

More 2023 advanced classes will be listed shortly.


Taming the Cables

Learn about cable proof yarn, knitting tools and techniques that will help you easily cross stitches and master any kind of cables.  There is a way to follow instructions, understand and adjust your pattern so your cables are under control!  Various patterns will be offered and you can also bring your own project.

Basic knitting knowledge required

Class will be offered in the Spring, contact teacher for dates

Cost $56 for non members and $52 for Guild members

For more information and to register:

Call Katarina 905-884-2829

Savour your Stash

This workshop offers a colourful and rather playful knitting for all kinds of yarn leftovers.  Various patterns available for little gift items like coasters, placemats and toys to beautiful and always so practical headbands, scarves. wraps and throws.

Basic knitting knowledge required.

Class will be offered again in the spring, contact teacher for dates

Cost $56 for non members and $52 for Guild members

For information and to register:

Call Katarina  905-884-2829

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