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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.

2015 – 2016 Fall | Winter Workshops

We offer workshops (courses) focusing on 14 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.

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

Murano Cowl

Level

Beginner

Duration

1 two-hour workshop

Materials

  • 
Drops Big Delight – 2 balls of contrasting colours
  • 6 mm needles
  • 
Markers

Techniques

  • Knitting with a color in each hand

Beagle Dog

Level

Beginner – Intermediate

Duration

2 two-hour workshops

Materials

  • Drops Merino DK or Sandnes Garn Alpakka – 2 light coloured balls & 2 dark coloured balls
  • 3.5 mm needles
  • Stuff

Techniques

  • Increase & decrease
  • Top-down method for sweater
  • Embroidery (duplicate stitch)
  • Assembling

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

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

Scandinavian Mittens

Level

Intermediate

Duration

3 two-hour workshops

Materials

  • Socks wool – 2 balls of contrasting colours
  • 2.5 mm needles
  • Stitch holder
  • Markers

Techniques

  • Provisional cast on
  • Latvian cables

Brioche Shawl

Level

Intermediate – Advanced

Duration

3 two-hour workshops

Materials

  • Mohair/Silk – 2 dark coloured balls of 25 g
  • Mohair/Silk – 2 light coloured balls of 25 g
  • 4.5 mm 
circular needles
  • Sewing needle
  • Markers

Techniques

  • Two-colour brioche stitch
  • Decorative stitch

Brioche Cowl

Level

Advanced

Duration

2 two-hour workshops

Materials

  • Rowan Kid Classic – light coloured ball & dark coloured ball (100 g of each)
  • 60 cm circular needles of 4.5 mm
  • Sewing needle
  • Markers

Techniques

  • Round cast on
  • Brioche stitch

Doll Making

Level

Intermediate

Duration

3 two-hour workshops

Materials

  • 1 Rowan Sienna yarn for body
  • 4 different colours of 4-ply Rowan yarn or DK
  • 1 colour for hair
  • 2,75 mm needles for body
  • 3,25 mm needles for clothes
  • Stuff

Techniques

Fingerless Gloves

Level

Intermediate

Duration

2 two-hour workshops

Materials

  • Fingering style wool – 2 balls of 2 contrasting colours (50 g of each)
  • 2.75 mm circular needles or 2.25 mm double pointed needles
  • 2.25 mm circular needles
  • Markers

Techniques

  • Round cast on
  • Decorative stitch
  • Crocheted temporary cast on, 2 frills merge, seam finish edge

Cozy Knit Mittens

Level

Intermediate

Duration

2 two-hour workshops

Materials

  • 
Worsted wool
 – 100 g
  • Felted wool
 – 60 g
  • 47-inch circular needles or double pointed needles

Techniques

  • Thrums

Felted Bag

Level

Intermediate

Duration

2 two-hour workshops

Materials

  • Rowan Creative Focus – 1 ball
  • Drops Big Delight – 1 to 2 balls
  • 6 mm needles

Techniques

  • Entrelac
  • Washer felting

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
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