TO REGISTER:
As each of these lessons are private and ‘by appointment’, please call the store at 519-474-0403 with your name & phone number and Judy or Carol will reach out to you personally to set a date and time that works with both of your schedules. Lessons will be conducted right here at London Yarns. Take advantage of our unique one-on-one lessons working with one of our highly skilled and experienced instructors. By offering these lessons privately, stress is greatly reduced as the time spent is just between you and the instructor. Relax and enjoy learning your new hobby at your speed!


LEARN TO KNIT
Lessons are always available for any new Knitters or those wanting to refresh their skills!  

One Private Session (1.5 hours total)
Cost: $80 +HST (This fee includes a $20.00 Gift Card for London Yarns and the yarn needed for the lesson)
Date & Time: by personal appointment
Teacher: Judy

This is a great, hands-on PRIVATE session for Beginners!  Learn all the basic skills of knitting in just one lesson. We will cover casting on, casting off, the knit stitch, the purl stitch, and combining knit & purl stitches to form patterns. As time permits, we are happy to show you how to count stitches & rows, learn how to identify stitches & read your work, as well as basic pattern reading. At the end of your session, we will offer you guidance to help you prep for a project of your choice.
Rated: All new knitters welcome

 


LEARN TO CROCHET
Lessons are always available for any new Crocheters or those wanting to refresh their skills!  
One Private Session (1.5 hours total)
Cost: $80 +HST (This fee includes a $20.00 Gift Card for London Yarns and the yarn needed for the lesson)
Date & Time: by personal appointment
Teacher: Judy (left handed) or Carol (right handed)

This is a great, hands-on PRIVATE lesson for beginners!  Learn all the basic skills of crocheting in just one lesson. We will introduce you to all of the crochet basics, including slip knot, chain stitch, single, double & treble crochet, joining new yarn & how to read a pattern.  During your lesson you will crochet a sampler of all the techniques & stitches taught. The sampler will be worked back & forth and then, time permitting, you can learn to turn corners, a skill needed to make “Granny Squares”. We will also discuss gauge & the benefits of different types and sizes of crochet hooks.
Rated: All new Crocheters welcome

 


MACHINE KNITTING BASICSA Perfect Introduction for New Knitting Machine Owners
Lessons are always available for any new Machine Knitter or Machine Knitters returning to their craft.
One Private Session (1.5 hours total)
Cost: $80 +HST (This fee includes a $20.00 Gift Card for London Yarns and also includes yarn & instructional handouts)
Date & Time: by personal appointment
Teacher: Judy

This is a great, hands-on PRIVATE lesson for Beginning Machine Knitters or those who want to refresh their skills!  Learn all the basic skills of machine knitting in just one lesson. We will cover an overview of the machine & its workings. We will learn different methods of casting on, as well as casting off, a finished hem, stockinette stitch, increases, decreases, unraveling rows, fixing dropped stitches, cabling, and ribbing. Many samples are on display in the store, demonstrating the versatility of what a knitting machine can produce. Many of our own Machine Knitting patterns are available for purchase to inspire and broaden your machine knitting skills.
Rated: All new Machine Knitters welcome
Pre-Requisite: Own an LK150 Knitting Machine (to be brought to class)
 


INTRODUCTION TO MACHINE KNITTING – ‘Try Before You Buy’
Lessons are always available for any new Machine Knitter.
One Private Session (1.5 hours total)
Cost: $80 +HST (This fee includes a $20.00 Gift Card for London Yarns and includes yarn)
Date & Time: by personal appointment
Teacher: Judy

This is a great, hands-on, PRIVATE lesson for anyone interested or curious in seeing how a Knitting Machine works. All of the basic skills of machine knitting will be covered in just one class. We will start with an overview of the machine & its workings. We will learn different methods of casting on, as well as casting off, a finished hem, stockinette stitch, increases, decreases, unraveling rows, fixing dropped stitches, cabling, and ribbing. Many samples are on display in the store, demonstrating the versatility of what a knitting machine can produce.
Rated: All new Machine Knitters welcome