Classes

Check out our Calendar for a list of Classes & Events

Regularly Scheduled Events

Knit/Spin/Crochet Night

When: Every Thursday @ 6pm-9pm

Price: Free

Come join our crew for a great time! We always have a nice crowd and refreshments!

Join the NEW Vancouver-Camas Crochet Guild

Meetings: Every Third Saturday of the Month from 2 pm - 3:30 pm

Where: Blizzard Yarn and Fiber backroom

Come join us to share your love of crochet and get to know other crocheters! Bring your current project to work on and your latest finished object to share.

Twisters (spinning)

FREE.

Wednesday, 1-4 pm, every week.

We have lots of space for spinners to come with their wheels and spindles and have some fibery fun.

 

Come join us for a Knit-A-Long

Hoarfrost Shawl KAL

By: Andrea Mowry
Sundays: 3pm till 5pm, January 7th through February 11th

Chase the chill away with this textured worsted weight shawl from designer, Andrea Mowry! The Hoarfrost shawl knits up beautifully in a great yarn, like Blue Moon Fiber Arts Single Silky Targhee. Join us on Sunday afternoons starting January 7th from 3pm-5pm!  Pattern is available for purchase through Blizzard.

Here's the link to it on Ravelry: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/hoarfrost-5

 

Comfort Fade Cardi KAL

By: Andrea Mowry

Fridays: 5 pm – 7 pm,  January 19th – March 9th

Time to roll up those sleeves and get knitting! Come knit the Comfort Fade Cardi from the breakout new designer, Andrea Mowry. We'll be offering this knit along for 8 weeks! This cardigan features a fade made from 4 different colors of DK weight yarn. The shawl collar and gentle shaping is flattering for all figures and comes in a wide range of sizes. Join us Friday's from 5-7 starting on January 19th. Pattern is available at Blizzard Yarn and Fiber!

Here's the link to the Ravelry page: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/comfort-fade-cardi

CLASSES

Correcting and Avoiding Knitting Errors

When:  Saturday, January 13th, 10 am – noon, 

Instructor:   Betsy McCarthy

Price: $35  

We all make mistakes.  Relax and have more fun knitting by learning how to avoid the most common mistakes and how to fix them when they sometimes happen anyway! You will learn to pick up dropped stitches, correct incorrect ones, avoid twisting stitches, rip back (“tink” or “unknit”) and correct mistakes in simple cables.  You will also leave with a better understanding of how gauge affects your knitting. Supplies & Equipment to bring to class:

Needles:  US 7 (4.50 mm). Bring either two single point needles or 1- 24” circular. Crochet hook or stitch-correcting tool. Yarn:  Light, solid-colored worsted weight wool yarn (partial skein is fine). Homework: A few swatches are needed so that we will have material to work on in class.  Homework instructions will be available at Blizzard Yarn & Fibers. Skill level required:  Basic, beginning knitting skills,  e.g. knit, purl, cast-on, bind off. Class size:  minimum of 3 – max 10

 

 

CustomFit Introduction and Measurement Session

When: Saturday, February 24th, 2pm-3pm

Instructor: Nancy Erckenbrack & Patti Chartrand

Price: $35 (includes your first CustomFit Pattern)

Are you ready to start knitting your first sweater or your first CustomFit sweater? Come learn how CustomFit works to create you a beautiful sweater that is going to fit you just as you'd like it to fit. Topics covered will include:yarn selection, swatching, picking a shape that works for you, selecting a pattern, and preparing for and scheduling your measurement session.

 

Learn How to Knit

When: Saturday, February 3rd, 10 am - 12 pm

Instructor: Nancy Erckenbrack

Price: $35

In this 2 hour class you will learn how to Cast On and how to do Knit and Purl Stitches. It's all you need to know so you can start making your own scarf! No knitting experience required. Supplies needed: Needles: US 7 or *, straight or circular. Yarn: 400 yards of any worsted yarn if you decide to make a scarf. Pattern Source: will be provided in class.

Class size: 3/6

 

Beginning Spinning on a Wheel

Teacher: Sari Peterson

Tuesday, January 16th, 4 pm-7 pm

Price: $60

Join us for three hours of magic! Learn to spin wool into yarn and take your fiber craft to whatever level you wish. Custom colors and textures are at your fingertips when you sit down to your wheel. Join us for two hours of fun and camaraderie as you learn the skills to make your yarn your way. Supplies needed: Spinning Wheel (you may use one in the shop), 4-8 oz of roving - Blue Face Leicester (preferred), Polworth, or Coopsworth. Fiber is available for purchase at BYF. Sari Peterson has been spinning yarn for 10 years and teaching for the last 5. She enjoys playing with fiber in all its forms and likes nothing more than to share her fiber therapy with others.

Beginning Spinning on a Drop Spindle

Teacher: Sari Peterson

Tuesday, January 9th, 4 pm-7 pm

Price: $60

Join us for three hours of magic! Learn to spin wool into yarn and take your fiber craft to whatever level you wish. Custom colors and textures are at your fingertips when you sit down to your wheel. Join us for two hours of fun and camaraderie as you learn the skills to make your yarn your way. Supplies needed: Spinning Wheel (you may use one in the shop), 4-8 oz of roving - Blue Face Leicester (preferred), Polworth, or Coopsworth. Fiber is available for purchase at BYF. Sari Peterson has been spinning yarn for 10 years and teaching for the last 5. She enjoys playing with fiber in all its forms and likes nothing more than to share her fiber therapy with others.