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The Knitting Academy

July 11 @ 10:00 am 11:30 am

Classes are every Thursday, July 11, 18 & 25 at 10:00-11:30am

LEVEL: Knitting 101

Prerequisite: Enthusiasm

This class is designed for the true beginner! Learn everything you need to know about knitting in these three 90-minute classes. These comprehensive classes will get you on your way to be a confident knitter! You will learn the following:

● Different weights and types of yarn

● The relationship between yarn type and needle size

● How to cast on stitches

● How to work the knit stitch and the purl stitch

● How to bind off stitches

● How to measure and make a gauge swatch

● How to read a pattern

● How to fix minor mistakes (dropped stitches, ‘tinking’ or unknitting a row, how to insert a lifeline)

● Basic shaping (increasing and decreasing stitches)

● Basic finishing (weaving in ends, blocking)

● How to measure and make a gauge swatch

Supplies needed: a skein of DK or worsted weight yarn, size 6 needles (circular is recommended, but straight needles are also acceptable), a tapestry needle, small scissors, stitch markers, and a gauge ruler. Supplies needed for class must be purchased from Mother Knitter.

$125

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