Category Archives: Classes

Knit City 2015

Written on February 10, 2015 at 9:31 pm, by

Well, it’s that time again folks! We’ve been working hard behind the scenes making the initial plans for Knit City 2015. Each year after the dust settles from Vancouver’s biggest, best (and only) fibre festival, we take a few weeks to review and reflect on the event and decide on what changes we’d like to  Continue Reading »

Knit City Class Registration

Written on July 25, 2013 at 9:00 am, by

Only a week left! Do you have your classes picked out yet? Knit City 2013 class registration opens on Thursday August 1st at 7:00pm. So what do you need to know? All class registrations include free entry to the Knit City Marketplace for both Saturday and Sunday ($10 value). All registration payment will take place  Continue Reading »

Knit U. – Knitter's Retreat with Kate Atherley

Written on November 11, 2012 at 8:10 pm, by

Friday March 8, 2013 – Sunday March 10, 2013 22778 72nd Avenue Map and Directions | Register Description: Class is in, knitters! Join us on March 8-10, 2012 for an amazing weekend packed full of knitting, learning and sharing at the beautiful Springbrooke Retreat Centre in Langley, BC. We are so proud to be hosting Kate Atherley, a.k.a. wisehilda, as your  Continue Reading »

Knit City Instructor Line Up!

Written on April 24, 2012 at 9:59 am, by

We are so thrilled to announce our stellar line up of instructors for Knit City! We will be offering classes and lectures by: Liz Abinante Kate Atherley (aka Wise Hilda) Caitlin Ffrench & Sylvia McFadden Sylvia Olsen Astor Tsang Gladys We Kim Werker Holli Yeoh Are you as excited as we are? We will be  Continue Reading »

Fibres West and a Summer Retreat

Written on March 15, 2012 at 8:28 am, by

We’re busy getting ready for Fibres West this coming Friday & Saturday (March 16 & 17) at the Abbotford Ag-Rec.  We’ll be there to promote the ever-expanding and evolving Knit City, as well as something new we’ve got planned for the summer: Yarn Camp! Our last retreat was so wonderful. It was a really great  Continue Reading »

So You Think You Can Teach?

Written on January 10, 2012 at 9:17 pm, by

We have officially opened submissions for teaching proposals for Knit City 2012. Do you have a great idea for a class, workshop, demonstration or lecture? We want to hear from you! We are looking for fibre related classes of all types from spinning, dyeing, knitting and crocheting to socks, shawls, sweaters and steeks. We do have a limited number of  Continue Reading »

Knit Social Mama

Written on December 16, 2011 at 12:04 pm, by

When Amanda and I first learned how to knit, it was for the same reason: we were expecting little ones and felt compelled to make them something soft, cuddly and homemade. I remember going out to my LYS (which for me happened to be Lettuce Knit in Toronto at that time) to buy Debbie Stoller’s  Continue Reading »

Welcome to our new website!

Written on November 28, 2011 at 12:46 am, by

We’ve been busy making things prettier and easier to navigate. For example, check out our new Calendar of Events—an easy way to keep yourself up to date with all of our upcoming events. You may also notice that we will be offering classes starting in January 2012 at the Mount Pleasant Community Centre. Knit Social  Continue Reading »