BASIC SKILLS CLASSES

 

BASIC KNITTING I: GETTING STARTED. Designed for the total beginner, you will learn to cast-on, knit, purl, and bind-off. That is as basic as it gets. After this you can handle any number of easy patterns.
Class Fee: $20. Sat Sept 2, Oct 7, Nov 4 or Dec 2 (9-12)

BASIC KNITTING II: THE NEXT STEP.  Ready to move beyond the scarf?  This class introduces basic shaping, fixing mistakes, and improving your tension.  We explore reading patterns, the importance of gauge, and picking appropriate yarns for projects.
Class Fee: $20. Sat Sept 23 or Nov 18 (9-12)

BASIC KNITTING III: FINISHING.  Learn the basics of blocking, seaming, picking up stitches, and buttonholes. Good finishing skills make all the difference in the final look of your knitting.
Class Fee: $20. Wed Nov 8 (9-12)

BEGINNING SOCKS: Discover the joy of hand knit socks.  In this introductory class we will explore the basic heel flap and simple toe. Master the tools for designing your own custom fitting socks.
Class Fee: $20. Sat Sept 9 or Nov 11 (9-12)

MITERED HEEL SOCKS: Short rows create a snug fitting mitered heel. We will learn the technique by knitting a small sock, and then design a personal pattern for custom fitting socks in any gauge.
Class Fee: $20. Sat Oct 14 (9-12)

TOE-UP MAGIC LOOP SOCKS: Knit on one circular needle, these socks are worked from the toe up with a short row heel. Once mastered you will be able to adapt any pattern to this technique.  It also allows you to knit two socks at once! No more second sock syndrome.
Class Fee: $20. Sat Dec 9 (9-12)

BRIOCHE COWL: Brioche stitch combines slipped stitches, ribbing and two-color stranding to create a thick reversible fabric. Keep it simple or mix various colors, textures, and fibers in luxurious combinations.
Class Fee: $20. Sat Sept 30 (9-12)