Thursday, September 8, 2016

Fall 2016 Classes at Stitch Niche

I'm excited to be teaching some classes at The Stitch Niche this fall!

Fauxbius - an easy Moebius
During this class you will learn how to cast-on using the provisional method and how to graft together a seam.  We will be making a fun and funky Moebius out of a squishy chunky yarn.  A snuggly treat!  
Thurs. Sept. 22, 6 – 8pm. 

$20 plus materials and HST.

Creative Mending

Do you have a hole in your favourite sweater, or is the heel worn out of your socks? Don’t toss it! Transform the item into something unique!
Utilizing darning, embroidery and crochet – you will learn some fun techniques to repair and embellish your knitwear! In this workshop you will learn basic darning techniques, how to use patches, basic embroidery as well as how crochet can help turn that hole or tear into a design feature!

Please bring a few knit items to mend – these do not need to be hand-knit items and, at least one knitted square in stockinette stitch that is at least 5” by 5”. Bring scrap yarn of various weights and colours, a few small scraps of fabric, darning needles, scissors and a small crochet hook.

Thurs. Oct. 20, 6 - 9pm

$30 plus materials and HST.

Beginner Crochet – Little Fishy
Learn basic crochet stitches, how to read a pattern, increasing and decreasing. Participants will be working on a cute fish-shaped washcloth!
Sat. Oct. 22, 10 – 12pm.
$20 plus materials and HST.

For the Love of Grannies!!
This is a three-part class focusing on granny squares! Participants may take one, two, or all three classes. The first part will focus on a traditional granny square, the second a circular granny and, the third will be a triangular granny. This is a great and fun way to crochet shapes that anything from blankets to sweaters!
Thurs. Oct. 27, 6 - 8pm (Squares)
Thurs. Nov. 3, 6 - 8pm (Circles)
Thurs. Nov. 10, 6 - 8pm (Triangles)
$20 each class ($50 for all three) plus materials and HST.

Reversible Cable Scarf
Knitting using cables is very popular this season! “My Pet Scarf” is a luxurious, lofty scarf made out of wonderfully soft yarn and because the cable is reversible – there’s no right or wrong side.  You will want one in every colour!  Please know how to cast-on/off, knit and purl.
Sat. Oct. 29, 10-12pm
$20 plus materials and HST.

Stitch Niche
105-5 Gordon St Guelph

Registration Information:
Please register in advance either by coming into the shop, emailing or calling us at
(519) 546-2486

Payment in full for the class is due upon registration, please check your schedule and class description carefully, registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.  We also do not offer make up classes.

If you must cancel a class you have registered for, please notify us at least 48 hours in advance and we will issue you a credit toward another class.
If a class does not run due to low registration or extenuating circumstances, you will be refunded in full.

A 10% reduction on yarn costs is offered once you are registered.  You may select your materials anytime after registration. 

We also welcome suggestions for class ideas and offer one-on-one instruction as well as Knit and Crochet a-longs – just send us an email or give us a call! 


Our instructor Alisa McRonald is a self-professed fibre nerd. She maintains a studio 
practice and tries to incorporate as many textile related techniques as she
can into her artwork. She has an affinity for the quirky and a rather large
eyeglass collection.