CLASSES FALL 2019


GINA BROWN'S
CLASSES

FALL 2019


WEEKEND CLASSES

WORLDS EASIEST BABY CARDI 
This simple sweater is great for beginners and best of all, there can be no seams! 
Sunday October 6 & 13th 11.00 am-1.00 pm (2 classes)   Fee $49

WEEKEND PONCHO
Simple ponchos and wraps are everywhere this fall/winter season. Learn to generate your own custom poncho in just one afternoon. You can even make it without seams or knitting in the round (it can even be converted into a wrap).
Sunday October 6th 1.30pm -3.30pm (1 class)    Fee $29

ENTRELAC COWL
Make a stunning Super-chunky cowl with this technique that looks like woven ribbons of knitting or a stained glass quilt of knitted squares.
Sunday October 13th 1.30- 3.30 (1 class)   Fee $29

SHIFT SHAWL
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 October 20th & 27th 11.00 am - 1.00 pm (2 classes)    Fee $49

SIMPLE SWEATER (THAT ACTUALLY FITS)
If you have ever been too intimidated 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! Knit flat, or in the round, make a basic top down sweater or cardigan and learn all the tips and tricks of a perfect fit. 
Sunday October 20th & 27th 1.30 pm - 3.30 pm (2 classes)    Fee $49

FELTED SLIPPERS
Perfect for hardwood floors or just to prevent frozen toes, these all time favourite knit felted clogs with a double thick sole are sure to be a popular class yet again.
Sunday Nov 3 & 10th 11.00 am to 1.00 pm (2 classes)   Fee $49

THRUM MITTENS or SOCKS
These cozy mitts or socks are lined with wool thrums. A Canadian classic that’s super warm.
Sunday November 3 & 10th  1.30 pm- 3.30pm (2 classes)  Fee $49

CABLE PONCHO
Make this simple rectangular poncho and learn a variety of cables. They are easier than you think!
Sunday November 17 & 24th 11.00 am-1.00 pm (2 classes)    Fee $49

MOSAIC MITTENS
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.
Sunday Nov 17th & 24th 1.30 pm- 3.30 pm  (2 classes)    Fee $49

BRIOCHE COWL
Our new chunky cowl is super cute. A fun technique with two colours of bulky yarn.
Sunday December 1st 11 am- 1 pm  (1 class)    Fee $29

FINISHING TECHNIQUES
Bring your sweater in pieces, ready to sew together. We will show you how the pros do it.
Sunday December  1st 1.30 pm- 3.30pm  (1 class)    Fee $29

JUMBO CABLED PILLOW
A quick project to spruce up your home, they also make for a great holiday gift. You might even be able to finish your pillow front by the end of class.
Sunday December 8th 11.00 am- 1:00 pm  (1 class)   Fee $29

RETRO SLIPPERS
These easy slippers are very mid century modern. Perfect for chilly hardwood floors. Have a basket of them for all your guests.
December 8th 1.30 pm- 3.30 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 December 15th 11.00 am-1.00pm (1 class)  Fee $29

SCRUBBIE DISH PUFFS
Learn to knit these adorable little puffs. A sensation in Korea, they make the perfect hostess gift or stocking stuffer. 
Sunday December 15th 1.30 pm - 3.30 pm (1 class)    Fee $29

EVENING CLASSES

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 October 2- 16th
Wednesday Nov 6th - 20th 
Wednesday December 4-18th 
Fee $79
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 October 3-24 
Thursday November 7-28 
Thursday December 5-19 (3 classes $79)
7:00pm-9.00pm

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 Dec 9th- 16th Fee $49
7.00pm- 9.00pm

MONDAY NIGHT SOCK CLUB
Join the fun on Monday night, as we explore a variety of sock knitting techniques.

SOCK KNITTING 101 (Chunky Reading Socks)
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 Oct 21st & 28th    (2 classes)    Fee $49 
7.00 pm-9.00 pm

TWO SOCKS ON TWO NEEDLES 
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  November 4th & 18th   (2 classes/No class on Nov 11th)   Fee $49
7:00pm- 9:00pm 

TOE UP  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 November 25th & Dec 2nd  (2 classes)  Fee $49
7:00pm-9:00pm

PRIVATE LESSONS
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.




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403-255-2200





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