Classes Winter Spring 2018

GINA BROWN'S
CLASSES
WINTER/SPRING
2018





WEEKEND CLASSES


THRUM MITTENS or SLIPPERS
These cozy mitts or slippers are lined with wool thrums. A Canadian classic that’s super warm.
Sunday January 21 & 28 11.00am- 1.00pm 2 classes Fee $49

SUPER CHUNKY CABLE BLANKET
Learn to knit cables with this very popular project. Our yarn is super chunky and knits up in no time.
Sunday January 21& 28 1.30 pm-3.30 pm 2 classes Fee $49

MARITIME MITTENS
These double layer mittens are super warm and super cute. Only in Canada!
Sunday February 4 & 11 11.00am-1.00 pm 2 classes Fee $49

O'CANADA HAT
Learn the fair isle technique with our retro toque and just in time to cheer on our Canadian athletes. You will learn to read charts and carry your yarn in each hand.
Sunday February 4 & 11 1.30 pm- 3.30 pm 2 classes Fee $49

COWICHAN STYLE SWEATER
Make this Canadian classic with natural unspun wool. Learn to follow charts and knit with two colors. We will help you plan your traditional sweater with one of our many vintage patterns.
Sunday February 25& March 4 11.00 am-1.00 2classes Fee $49
FELTED CRITTERS
Learn to needle felt with raw wool and a felting needle. We will make a whimsical animal. Creative, quick and lots of fun.
Sunday April 8 11am-1 pm 1 class Fee $29

RETRO SLIPPERS
These easy slippers date back to the fifties. Just like grandma made. Perfect for chilly hardwood floors. Have a basket of them for all your guests.
Sunday February 25 1.30 pm- 3.30 pm 1 class Fee $29

BARGELLO KNIT COWL
This Florentine style needlework can be duplicated in knitting. Create an elegant cowl or scarf in a rainbow of beautiful colors. Memories of a Missoni look.
Sunday March 4 1.30 pm-3.30 pm 1 class Fee $29

TOP DOWN BABY SWEATER
Learn to knit a sweater without seams. Perfect for growing kids as you can add length to both sleeves and the main body.
Sunday March 11 & 18 11.00 am-1.00pm 2 classes Fee $49

KNIT BABY ELEPHANT
Our super cute toy is fun to knit and a perfect gift for either a boy or girl.
Sunday March 11 & 18 1.30 pm- 3.30 pm 2 classes Fee $49

KNIT A BEADED BRACELET
Learn to knit an I-cord and insert beads the easy way as you knit. A great gift idea.
Sun|day April 8 & 15 1.30pm-3.30 pm 2 classes Fee $49

GRADIANT SHAWL
A perfect wrap for year round, knit in cotton or soft merino wool in a series of graduating colors.
Sunday April 22 & 29 11.00 am -1.00 pm 2 classes Fee $49

FINISHING TECHNIQUES
Bring your sweater in pieces, ready to sew together. We will show you how the pros do it.
Sunday April 29 1.30 pm-3.30pm 1 class Fee $29

EVENING CLASSES

KNITTING FOR BEGINNERS
Learn to knit- all the basics. Cast on,knit,purl,increase, decrease, cast off and sew a mattress seam. We will make a simple cowl and a cozy hat.
Thursday January 11-25 3 classes
Thursday February 1-22 (no class February 15) Fee $79
Thursday March 8-22 7.00pm- 9.00 pm

PICK YOUR PROJECT
We will help you choose your next knitting or crochet project in any technique. For those with basic skills, who want to learn more. This group has lots of fun!
Wednesday January 10-31 4 classes
Wednesday February 7-28 Fee $99
Wednesday March 7-28 7.00pm-9.00 pm
Wednesday April 4-25

CROCHET FOR BEGINNERS
Crochet is so much fun! Learn your basic crochet stitches and pattern reading. We will make a variety of small projects. 3 classes
Tuesday March 6 -20 Fee $79
7.00pm- 9.00pm

TUNISIAN CROCHET PILLOW
This form of crochet uses a long crochet hook to create a knit like effect. Our new project is crocheted with self striping yarn for a stunning look.
Tuesday -April 3 1 class
Fee $29
7.00 pm-9.00pm

BRIOCHE HAT
Learn the multi-colored, textured brioche stitch and make this cute hat.
Monday February 5 & 12 2 classes
Fee $49 7.00pm- 9.00pm

EMBROIDERY FOR BEGINNERS
Learn the basic stitches and embellish a small project bag.
Tuesday February 20 & 27 2 classes
Fee $49       7.00pm-9.00 pm

MITERED BABY BABY BLANKET
This technique uses a multi colored yarn for easy color changes. A log cabin quilt effect in knitting.
Monday April 23 & 30 7.00pm- 9.00 pm Fee $49

SOCK KNITTING 101
Learn the basics of sock knitting, including how to knit on four needles,turn a heel and graft the toe. Handknit socks- the ultimate luxury!
Monday February 26-March 12 
 3 classes
Fee $79
7.00 - 9.00 pm

TOE UP MAGIC LOOP SOCKS
These socks are knit from the toe to the cuff, one at a time, on a long circular needle using the "magic Loop" technique.
you will love the easy wrap and turn heel.
Monday April 9 & 16
 2 classes
Fee $49
7.00-9.00 pm


PRIVATE LESSONS
For one on one attention, a private lesson is a great way to learn at your own pace. Call ahead to book. 
Fee $45 per 1 1/2 hour session

CLASS POLICIES
  • Register by telephone or in person
  •  Classes are limited in size, so register early. Registration is confirmed when fees are paid in full.
  • No cash refunds unless the class is canceled by Gina Brown's. 
  • Store credits or transfers must be made one week prior to the starting date. Once the class has begun there can be no credits or transfers.
  • Fees cover instruction only unless otherwise stated
  • Sorry, we cannot do make up classes if you miss a class
  • Classes are designed for adults 16 years or older
  • No babies, children or non registered companions
  • Most classes  other than those for beginners require basic skills. 
  • Please arrive on time to allow the teacher to teach to the entire group
ALL SUPPLIES USED IN CLASS MUST BE PURCHASED AT GINA BROWN'S. Your purchases allow us to subsidize the cost of our classes so that we can offer quality instruction, in small groups at an affordable price


                                   107, 5718-1 A St SW,  Calgary  AB  T2H0E8     Telephone 403-255-2200                       




Remembrance Day Hours 2017

Remembrance Day hours:

11:30 AM until 5:30 PM

FALL CLASSES 2017


GINA BROWN'S
CLASSES
FALL 2017






WEEKEND CLASSES


ENTRELAC INFINITY SCARF
This much admired store sample is now a class. A technique that looks like woven ribbons of knitting in three coordinating colors.
Sunday September 24 12.00pm-3.00pm 1 class Fee $49

CHUNKY CABLE BLANKET
Learn to knit cables with this very popular project. Our yarn is super chunky and knits up in no time.
Sunday October 1 11.00 am-1.00 pm 1 class Fee $29

MOBIUS COWL
Make our infinity cowl with the true mobius cast on. Once you master the technique, you can make other projects like felted bowls and cat beds.
Sunday October 1 1.30 pm-3.30 pm 1 class Fee $29

TOP DOWN SWEATER
Learn to knit a sweater without seams. We will teach you to make a custom fit that flatters your unique measurements.
Sunday October 15 & 22 11.00 pm-1.00pm 2 classes Fee $49

MARITIME MITTENS- NEW QUICK VERSION
These double layer mittens are super warm and super cute. Only in Canada!
Sunday December 3 &10 1.30 pm-3.30 pm 2 classes Fee $49

GRADIENT SAMPLER SHAWL
This asymmetrical shawl changes both color and adds a new stitch for a new texture .Wear as a shawl or a luxurious scarf.
Sunday October 29& November 5 11.00 am- 1.00 pm 2 classes Fee $49

FAIR ISLE HAT
Our hat is a Norwegian style design. You will learn to read charts and carry your yarn in each hand.
Sunday October 29 & November 5 1.30 pm- 3.30 pm 2 classes Fee $49

THRUM MITTENS or SLIPPERS
These cozy mitts or slippers are lined with wool thrums. A Canadian classic that’s super warm.
Sunday November 12 & 19 11.00am- 1.00pm 2 classes Fee $49

KNIT BABY ELEPHANT
Our super cute toy is fun to knit and a perfect gift for either a boy or girl.
Sunday November 12 & 19 1.30 pm- 3.30 pm 2 classes Fee $49

COWICHAN STYLE HAT
Make this Canadian classic with natural unspun wool. Learn to follow charts and knit with two colors. Then we will help you plan your traditional sweater with one of our many vintage patterns.
Sunday November 26 11.00 am-1.00 pm 1 class Fee $29

BARGELLO KNIT COWL
This Florentine style needlework can be duplicated in knitting. Create an elegant cowl or scarf in a rainbow of beautiful colors. Memories of a Missoni look.
Sunday November 26 1.30 pm-3.30 pm 1 class Fee $29

RETRO SLIPPERS
These easy slippers date back to the fifties. Perfect for chilly hardwood floors. Have a basket of them for all your guests.
Sunday December 3 11.00 am- 1.00 pm 1 class Fee $29

MOSAIC HEADBAND
Everyone needs a headband. Learn this easy multicolor knitting technique.
Sunday December 10 11.00am- 1.00 pm 1 class Fee $29

FINISHING TECHNIQUES
Bring your sweater in pieces, ready to sew together. We will show you how the pros do it.
Sunday December 17 11.00 am-1.00pm 1 class Fee $29

FELTED CRITTERS
Learn to needle felt with raw wool and a felting needle. Lots of fun. Make a holiday
decoration for your tree or a festive creature.
Sunday December 17 1.00 pm- 3.00 pm 1 class Fee $39


              EVENING CLASSES

KNITTING FOR BEGINNERS
Learn to knit- all the basics. Cast on,knit,purl,increase, decrease, cast off and sew a mattress seam. We will make a simple cowl and a cozy hat.
Tuesday September 26-October 10 3 classes
Tuesday October 17-31 Fee $79
Tuesday November 14-28 7.00pm- 9.00 pm

PICK YOUR PROJECT
We will help you choose your next knitting or crochet project in any technique. For those with basic skills, who want to learn more. This group has lots of fun!
Wednesday September 6-27 4 classes
Wednesday October 4-25 Fee $99
Wednesday November 1-22 7.00pm-9.00 pm
Wednesday November 29-December 20

CROCHET FOR BEGINNERS
Crochet is so much fun! Learn your basic crochet stitches and pattern reading. We will make a variety of small projects. 3 classes
Thursday October 12-26 Fee $79
7.00pm- 9.00pm

TUNISIAN CROCHET PILLOW 
This form of crochet uses a long crochet hook to create a knit like effect. Our new project is crocheted with self striping yarn for a stunning look.
Thursday November 2 1 class
Fee $29
7.00pm-9.00pm

AMIGURUMI CUTIES
These whimsical critters are fun to make and great gifts too!
Thursday November 9& 16 2 classes
Fee $49
7.00pm-9.00pm



SOCK KNITTING 101
Learn the basics of sock knitting, including how to knit on four needles,turn a heel and graft the toe. Handknit socks- the ultimate luxury!
Monday October 23- November 6  
 3 classes
Fee $79
7.00 - 9.00 pm

TOE UP MAGIC LOOP SOCKS
These socks are knit from the toe to the cuff, one at a time, on a long circular needle using the "magic Loop" technique.
you will love the easy wrap and turn heel.
Monday November 27 & December 4 
 2 classes
Fee $49
7.00-9.00 pm


PRIVATE LESSONS
For one on one attention, a private lesson is a great way to learn at your own pace. Call ahead to book. 
Fee $45 per 1 1/2 hour session

CLASS POLICIES
  • Register by telephone or in person
  •  Classes are limited in size, so register early. Registration is confirmed when fees are paid in full.
  • No cash refunds unless the class is canceled by Gina Brown's. 
  • Store credits or transfers must be made one week prior to the starting date. Once the class has begun there can be no credits or transfers.
  • Fees cover instruction only unless otherwise stated
  • Sorry, we cannot do make up classes if you miss a class
  • Classes are designed for adults 16 years or older
  • No babies, children or non registered companions
  • Most classes  other than those for beginners require basic skills. 
  • Please arrive on time to allow the teacher to teach to the entire group
ALL SUPPLIES USED IN CLASS MUST BE PURCHASED AT GINA BROWN'S. Your purchases allow us to subsidize the cost of our classes so that we can offer quality instruction, in small groups at an affordable price


                                   107, 5718-1 A St SW,  Calgary  AB  T2H0E8     Telephone 403-255-2200                       

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