Mr. Hugzz of It Takes Balls to Knit



Steve Malcolm

Steve Malcolm

Steve Malcolm

Hi, my name is Steve and I’m a knitter.  My path to becoming a proficient knitter was a long and arduous one – and I’m still working on it. My skills developed by trial and error, and from working in a LYS where I was fortunate enough to meet Kathleen, who took me under her wing and taught me a lot of what I know today. Now I help run a knit group, go to several others, and blog about my experiences in order to help someone else avoid the same route I had to take.  Along the way, I’ve discovered that there is so much more to knitting than meets the eye, that I’d like to experience as much of it as I can, and share those experiences.


15 Things Every Knitter Should Know - Thursday, April 26th 7pm- 9pm

I’d like to invite you to an evening of telling my story
and dispensing some advice on 15 things I think every
knitter should know. While there are many things every
knitter should know, I'd like to tell you the first 15 things
I’d like to have known when I first became a knitter.

Please feel free to bring along some yarn an appropriate
needles. I would recommend circular needles with the
longest cable you can find. It is an interactive workshop.
Materials required for the workshop are:
yarn of your choice in a light colour
appropriate needles for the yarn (see above)
stitch markers
pen and paper for additional notes (notes will be
The cost of the class is $30

Thursday, April,
26th from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Mastering Cables - Sunday, April 29th 1pm -3pm


Join Steve Malcolm (@MrHugzzz) for an afternoon spent
untangling the world of cables. After this 3 hour workshop
you’ll realize that cables are not as mysterious as they appear
and you’ll have the confidence (and ability) to not only knit
them up easily, you’ll be able to modify existing ones and be
able to create your own!
In this workshop you’ll learn how to:
knit cables with AND without a cable needle
read charts (especially for cables)
modify existing cables
place cables in your patterns
learn the difference between cables, traveling cables, and
count rows between cable crosses without using stitch
… and more
This class is interactive and you will get the opportunity to create
your own cables in class where you will also be able to get
assistance as required and ask questions relating to the topic.
As an added bonus, all paid participants will get the
pattern for the Barrington Sweater (shown modelled by
Dino) or the Angel 2.0 shrug above
(modelled by Darby) - both a printed version and a
digital download link.
Materials required for the workshop are:
aran weight, chunky weight, or worsted weight yarn
in a light colour
appropriate needles for the yarn
stitch markers
pen and paper for additional notes (notes will be
The cost of the class is $95

Sunday,April, 29th 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm