FIX THAT MISTAKE
No more ripping out rows because of one little error! Learn all the tips and tricks that make correcting mistakes less frustrating. We will cover dropped stitches, reversed stitches, dropped edge stitches, holes, snags, correcting mistakes in pattern ect.
Sunday January 12th 11.00am/1.00pm
OR Sunday March 29th 1.30-3.30pm
(1 class) Fee $29
Bring your sweater in pieces, ready to sew together. We will show you how the pros do it.
Sunday January 12th 1.30 pm- 3.30pm
OR Sunday March 29th 11.00 am- 1.00pm(1 class) Fee $29
COWICHAN STYLE SWEATER OR HAT
Learn two coloured stranded fair isle knitting, how to read a chart and how to work with pencil roving yarn while making these traditional Canadian garments. They are true classics that never go out of style.
Sunday January 19th & 26th 1:30 pm -3:30 pm (2 classes) Fee $49
QUICK CABLED THROW
Super bulky blankets are still the trend and what better way to learn cables than this quick knit throw? We will cover how to do basic cable stitches as well as read cabled patterns both from written instructions and from charts.
Sunday January 19th & 26th 11.00 am- 1.00 pm (2 classes) Fee $49
Make the ever popular shift shawl using colour shifting yarns for a truly spectacular effect. You will learn simple mosaic knitting as well as how to do an i-cord edging
Sunday February 2nd & 9th 1.30 pm - 3.30 pm (2 classes) Fee $49
If you loved the shift shawls and cowls, then this mitten class is the one for you. Mosaic knitting is perfect for mittens, as it creates a warm dual layer with a stunning pattern. We will be learning basic mosaic slipped stitches, a waste yarn thumb and how to read a mosaic chart.
Sunday February 2nd & 9th 11.00 am- 1.00 pm (2 classes) Fee $49
These cozy slipper boots are lined with wool thrums. A Canadian twist on an Aussie classic that are super warm and cozy.
Sunday February 23 & March 1st 11.00 am- 1.00pm (2 classes) Fee $49
SIMPLE SWEATER (THAT ACTUALLY FITS)
If you have ever been too intimated to make a sweater, or are tired of attempting them, only to have the finished product not fit you the way you had hoped, then this class is for you! Make a basic top down sweater and learn all the tips and tricks of a perfect fit.
Sunday February 23rd, March 1st & 8th 1.30 pm - 3.30 pm (3 classes) Fee $79
Make a stunning cowl with this technique that looks like woven ribbons of knitting or a stained glass quilt of knitted squares.
Sunday March 8th 10.00 am- 1.00pm (1 class) Fee $39
WORLDS EASIEST BABY CARDI
Baby season will be fast upon us and this simple sweater is great for beginners or anyone who wants an easily customizable baby sweater with minimal finishing. Best of all, there can be no seams and the cardi can easily be adjusted as the baby grows so they can wear it longer!
Sunday March 15th & 22nd 1.30 pm-3.30 pm (2 classes) Fee $49
LACE SAMPLER SHAWL
Lace doesn’t have to be intimidating. Learn a variety of lace stitches, how to read a chart, how to fix a mistake in lace and how to insert a lifeline all while making a beautiful lace shawl.
Sunday March 15th & 22nd 11.00 am- 1.00 pm (2 classes) Fee $49
RETRO BUNNY SLIPPERS
These easy slippers are very mid century modern with an adorable floppy eared twist. Perfect for chilly hardwood floors. Have a basket of bunny slippers at your door for all your guests.
Sunday April 5th 11.00 am- 1.00 pm (1 class) Fee $29
NEEDLE FELTED CRITTERS
Learn to needle felt with raw wool and a felting needle. We will make a whimsical animal. Creative, quick and lots of fun.
Sunday April 5th 1.30 pm-3.30pm (1 class) Fee $29
WORLD’S EASIEST SUMMER TOP
Knitting shouldn’t only be for the colder months. Learn to design your own summer top with a few easy formulas and absolutely no seams (even at the shoulders).
Sunday April 19th & 26th 11.00 am - 1.00 pm (2 classes) Fee $49
REVERSE KNITTING SHAWL
Want to speed up your knitting, especially for shawls and sweaters? Learn to replace purl rows with reverse continental knitting. It’s fun and fast and a great way to try continental knitting if you’ve always wanted to give it a go.
Sunday April 19th & 26th 1.30pm - 3.30 pm (2 classes) Fee $ 49
KNITTING FOR BEGINNERS
Learn to knit- all the basics. Cast on, knit ,purl ,increase ,decrease, cast off and sew a mattress seam. We will make a simple cowl and a cozy hat.(3 classes)
Wednesday January 15th- 29th
Wednesday February 12th- 26th
Wednesday March 11th-25th
7.00pm- 9.00 pm
PICK YOUR PROJECT
We will help you choose your next knitting or crochet project in any technique. For those with basic skills, who want to learn more. This group has lots of fun!
Thursday January 9th-30th
Thursday February 6th-27th
Thursday March 5th- 26th
Thursday April 2nd- 23rd
(4 classes) Fee $99
CROCHET FOR BEGINNERS
Crochet is so much fun! Learn your basic crochet stitches and pattern reading. We will make a cute beanie toque. (2 classes)
Monday March 2nd- 9th Fee $49
MONDAY NIGHT SOCK CLUB
Join the fun on Monday night, as we explore a variety of sock knitting techniques.
SOCK KNITTING 101
Learn the basics of sock knitting, including how to knit on four needles, turn a heel and graft the toe. Hand knit socks- the ultimate luxury
Monday January 13th & 20th (2 classes) Fee $49
7.00 pm-9.00 pm
MAGIC LOOP SOCKS
These socks are worked from the toes to the cuff, one at a time, on a long circular needle using the “magic loop” technique (or on two circular needles if you prefer). You will love the easy heel!
Monday January 27th & February 3rd (2 classes) Fee $49
TOE UP TWO SOCKS ON TWO NEEDLE
Learn to knit two socks at a time on two circular needles. This fun and easy technique will save you from ever experiencing unfinished second sock syndrome ever again :).
Monday February 10th & 24th (2 classes/No class on Feb 17th) Fee $49
Tiny toes need to keep warm too! Learn basic sock techniques on fingering weight yarn but for wee little feet.
Monday March 23rd & 30th (2 classes) Fee $49
TOE UP SUMMER SOCKS
The world of sock yarns have changed and no longer a hand knit socks only for the colder months. Learn to make a pair of shortie summer socks in cooler 4ply fingering yarns.
Monday April 6th & 20th (NO CLASS April 13th). Fee $49
For one on one attention, or help with outside yarns- these lessons can be booked during business hours.
Fee $49 for 1 ½ hrs
OUR CLASS POLICIES
-Register by phone or in person
- Classes are limited in size, so register early. Registration is confirmed when paid in full.
- No cash refunds unless the class is canceled by Gina Brown’s.
- Store credits or transfers must be made one week prior to starting date. Once the class has begun there can be no credits or transfers.
- Fees cover instruction only unless otherwise stated
- Please arrive on time and turn off your cell phone in consideration of teachers and class mates
- Classes are designed for adults 16 and older
- All classes, except needle felting or Beginner knitting or crochet, require basic skills.
- Sorry, we cannot do makeup classes
- No babies, children or non registered companions.
- ALL SUPPLIES USED IN OUR CLASSES MUST BE PURCHASED AT GINA BROWN’S
Your purchases allow us to subsidize the cost of our classes, so that we can offer quality instruction, in small groups, at an affordable price.
107, 5718 1A Street SW Calgary AB T2H0E8