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Workshops

Please check our Workshops section for more details or come to see the project demos at our shop!

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General Information

We would like to share our knowledge with you. Whether you are just getting started with knitting or want to build on your skill set, you will find courses at your level amongst a variety of classes.

 

Our teachers and have more than 20 years’ experience in knitting. They are creative passionate knitters. You will be impressed by Louise’s high-level technical skills that will help you to improve your knowledge in knitting construction. Lise likes working with fine yarns and beads to create delicate and feminine knitwear.

 

Call me and let me know what interests you, at 514.901.0708 or by emailing mariejosee@mariemodetricot.ca. A class will be confirmed as soon as we get 3 registrations with a maximum of 5 participants.

 

Purchase of supplies and payment must be made prior to the class start date. We offer a 10% discount on materials required for workshops upon registration. Full refunds will be issued if the class is cancelled.

2016 – 2017 Fall | Winter Workshops

We offer workshops (courses) focusing on 11 different themes. In each workshop you will learn one or two technical skills
that will be useful for your future projects. Our goal is to make you autonomous.

Cowl

Level

Introduction

Duration

3 two-hour workshops

Materials

  • Rowan Big Wool – 1 ball
  • or Alpaga Chunky – 1 ball
  • Rowan Thick’n Thin – 1 or 2 balls
  •  12 mm circular needles

Notes

  • Only 2 registrations are required to hold this class.
  • Supplies are provided for the first class.

Natter Cabled Beanie

Level

Beginner

Duration

2 two-hour workshops

Materials

  • Kid Classic – 2 balls
  • Kid Silk Haze – 1 ball
  • 4 & 5 mm needles

Techniques

  • Magic loop
  • Rib-knit
  • Cables

Socks

Level

Beginner

Duration

2 two-hour workshops

Materials

  • Hikko Kenzie or Sandnes Alpakka – 1 ball of dark coloured & 2 light coloured balls (or 2 balls of one colour)
  • 3,5 mm needles

Techniques

  • Toe up cast on (closed loop)
  • Short row heel

Cozy Knit Slippers

Level

Beginner – Intermediate

Duration

3 two-hour workshops

Materials

  • Rowan Purelife British Sheep Breeds – 200 g
  • Cozy knit fiber – 100 g
  • 120 cm 
circular needle of 4.5 mm or double pointed needles
  • Sewing needle
  • Markers

Techniques

  • Round cast on
  • Upside down, increase, decrease (M1L, M1R), back stitch
  • Thrums

Missoni Style Scarf

Level

Beginner – Intermediate

Duration

1 two-and-a-half-hour workshops

Materials

  • Schoppel-Wolle Crazy Zauberball – 2 balls of contrasting colours
  • 3.5 mm needles

Techniques

  • Long tail cast on
  • Colour combinations (striped pattern)
  • Decorative stitch
  • Increase & decrease
  • Cutting back knit

Beanie – Houndstooth Pattern

Level

Intermediate

Duration

2 two-hour workshops

Materials

  • Drops Puna – 2 balls of contrasting colours
  • 3.5 & 3.75 mm needles
  • Stitch holder
  • Markers

Techniques

  • Jacquard learning
  • Increase & decrease
  • Cable knitting

Fancy Scarf

Level

Intermediate

Duration

2 two-hour workshops

Materials

  • Alpaga Sparrow & Annie – 400 g
  • 3,5 mm needles
  • Markers

Techniques

  • Different decorative stitches
  • Reading grids
  • Cable knitting without using an auxiliary needle

Fingerless Gloves

Level

Intermediate

Duration

2 two-hour workshops

Materials

  • Fingering style wool – 100 g
  • 5 mm circular needles or double pointed needles

Techniques

  • Temporary cast on
  • Cable knitting
  • Raise stitches & 3-needle closing

“Flowers” Mittens

Level

Intermediate

Duration

2 two-hour workshops

Materials

  • Hikoo Kenzie – 2 balls of contrasting colours
  • 3,75 & 4 mm needles

Techniques

  • Jacquard Learning
  • Increase & decrease

Triangular shawl with coloured stripes

Level

Intermediate

Duration

2 two-hour workshops

Materials

  • SandnesGarn mini-alpakka or Drops Alpaca – 3 balls PC & 1 ball of 6 different colours
  • 3,75 mm needles

Techniques

  • Increase & decrease
  • Slipped stitches
  • Short rows
  • Colour combinations
  • Cutting back knit

Blanket

Level

Advanced

Duration

7 one-and-a-half-hour workshops
3 two-hour workshops

Materials

  • Rowan Pure Wool Worsted – 4 balls of 3 different colours (total of 12 balls)
  • 4.5 mm 
needles

Techniques

  • Knowledge of a number of stitches: cables, lace, twist stitch, jacquard, mosaic, skip stitch
  • To correct errors without undoing
  • Assembling by sewing
  • Reading grids and written instructions

 

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