Learn the basics of knitting in this two week class. You will learn how to cast on, knit, purl, and bind-off. A class kit with materials is provided for the class.
Wednesdays, September 4 & 11 9:00-10:30 or
Saturdays, September 28 & October 5 9:00-10:30 AM or
Wednesdays, October 23 & 30 9:00-10:30
Saturdays, October 26 & November 2 9:00-10:30 AM
Wednesdays, November 6 & 13 9:00-10:30
The following materials will be provided by Dances With Wool and are included in the class fee:
The Learn to Knit Companion book from Churchmouse Yarns-Classroom Publications
One ball of Encore worsted weight yarn in your chosen color
One pair of Knitters Pride Dreamz single point knitting needles in size US 8
Description: This class will consist of two, one hour sessions held over two consecutive weeks. During these two sessions, you will learn some basic knitting concepts: casting on, knitting, purling, and binding off stitches.
A brief discussion of knitting concepts--gauge, yarn weights and knitting tools
The knit stitch
The purl stitch
A brief discussion of combining knits and purls to create stitch patterns
Weaving in yarn tails