- with the exception of Beginner
level classes, all technique
workshops require basic
understanding of knit/purl,
cast-on/off, and increases and
- unless otherwise specified,
required materials for all classes
are not included - you may
purchase these materials at the
shop, or bring your own
- all classes and workshops
require 3 participants to run, and
are capped at 6 participants;
payment in full is required to
reserve your spot!
- if you have any questions or
concerns about our classes or
workshops, please do not
hesitate to contact Bridget @
Needles in the Hay by phone
705-740-0667 or by email
Summer 2015 classes
Codebreaking the Yarn Shop
Saturday, June 6, 11am - 1pm
Are you curious about the difference between Aran and Worsted weight wools? Or what all those
yarn labels are trying to tell you? Would you like to be more confident about substituting yarn?
This class is for you! We'll have you covered with understanding yarn weights, ply, fibre content,
and what those yarn labels really mean. Materials: Notepaper and Pen; and (optional) a knitting
pattern you want to substitute yarn for. Bring your questions as well!
$30 for one session. Instructor: Glenna C.
Sweater Finishing Techniques
Saturday, June 6, 2pm - 4pm
Learn all the tips on final sweater finishing steps like sewing seams, working button-holes,
picking up stitches, and more! This class will get you ready to finish your large projects with
confidence. Materials: 3 or 4 worsted-weight 3-inch-square swatches in stockinette stitch, plus
additional yarn and gauge needles, plus darning needle for seaming practice.
$30 for one session Instructor: Glenna C.
Beginner Rug Hooking
Thursday,June 11, 7 - 9 p.m.
The Beginner Workshop will cover a basic introduction to the art of rug-hooking. This includes
various techniques for hooking, as well as different tools and supplies you can use. A small kit is
available for purchase with a design on burlap, a small hoop and instructions to make a coaster
sized rug. Hooks will be available to borrow or purchase, and yarn will be available for use
during the workshop.
$25 for one session + materials (kits available for $25) Instructor: Margot