Workshops & Events

Stitch n’ Sip (2 hours)

Project: BYOP – “Bring your own Project”

This is not your grandma’s knitting circle! Come and hang out with a group of cool, like-minded people who also love to knit and/or crochet. Bring your latest project, grab a drink and stitch the night away! 

Location: Mackenzie’s Pub, 250 Bayly Street West, Ajax, ON (Next to McDonald’s)

Time: 7 pm to 9 pm

When: Last Wednesday of the month (starting Jan 2019)

  • January 30
  • February 27
  • March 27
  • April 24
  • May 30
  • June 26
  • July 24
  • August 28
  • September 25
  • October 30
  • November 27

 

Workshops

The Newbie Workshop (2 hours)

Project: Cotton Dishcloth

Have you always wanted to learn how to knit but weren’t sure where to start? Join us for this learn to knit workshop where over two week you will learn the knitting basics. You will create your own knitted dishcloth project in just two hours!

Dates: Tuesday February 26th & Tuesday March 5th 

Time: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm (1 hour each week)

Location: The Collective Offices (Bowmanville, ON)

Investment: $40 (plus materials)

Click here to register online!

Level: novice, no experience required 

Materials Required: one set of knitting needles, size 4.5 mm; one ball of 100% cotton yarn (Bernat Handicrafter recommended)

 

The Beginner Workshop (6 hours)

 

Project: Sample Stitch Scarf

You’re no longer a newbie. It’s time to take your knitting to the next level! Learn a variety of stitch patterns and create your very own knit scarf. This 6 week workshop will review the basics from our newbie workshop before learning new stitches such as stockinette, basket weave and seed stitch.

Dates: Tuesday March 12th to Tuesday April 16th (6 weeks)

Time: 7:00 to 8:30 pm (1 hour each week)

Location: The Collective Offices (Bowmanville, ON)

Investment:  $120 (plus materials) 

Click here to register online! 

Level: Beginner, recommended to take our “Newbie” course

Materials Required: one set of knitting needles size 5 mm; 350 yards of worsted weight yarn (4) in your choice of colour (Red Heart Soft recommended)

Note: dark coloured yarn such as black or navy are not recommended for beginners

 ** SAVE $20 WHEN YOU SIGN UP FOR BOTH THE NEWBIE & THE BEGINNER!! OFFER VALID UNTIL FEBRUARY 22ND!! **

Events

Let’s Go! Peterborough Fibre Arts Festival & Sale

Date: Saturday, March 16, 2019

Time: Depart Ajax at 8 am (show starts at 10 am); Depart Peterborough at 1:00 pm (arrive back in Ajax around 2pm)

Cost: entrance fee is $5; Transportation costs TBD 

Location: Peterborough Sports and Wellness Centre

Hosted by the Peterborough Weavers and Spinners Guild. Event details can be found here.

 

Let’s Go! Toronto Knitters Frolic

Date: Saturday, April 27, 2019

Time: Depart Ajax at 8 am (show starts at 9 am); depart Toronto 1:30 pm (Arrive back in Ajax around 2 pm)

Cost: Entrance fee is $10; Transportation costs TBD 

Location: Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, Toronto, ON

Hosted by the Toronto Knitter’s Guild. Event details can be found here.

 

For more information on any of our events or workshops or to sign up, please contact us through our website or Facebook page.