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Knitting: Moving Beyond the Basics

Course Overview

Move beyond the basics in knitting in this intermediate course. Students will grow their skills by creating a small drawstring bag suitable for carrying a cellphone or tablet. The project is designed to teach students a number of knitting skills: pattern-reading including standard abbreviations and instructions, combining knit and purl stitches to create double moss and grating stitches, using stitch markers, row counters and measuring devices, knitting eyelets, using a “lifeline,” sewing a mattress stitch seam and doing a three needle bind-off. Students are encouraged to bring a small pattern or project for assistance as time allows.

Dates

Sat, Feb 17th, 2018

Course Details

Length: 1 day
Skill Levels: Intermediate to Advanced
Hours: 9am-5pm
Intergenerational age: 14+
Registration Cost: $75.00 *
* Early-Bird rate in effect until Sat, Jan 6th, 2018

Tools

You will need the following tools for this class:

for either bag - 4 oz each of 2 coordinating colors of yarn, (wool or wool-blend suggested.)
LARGER bag: Yarn: worsted weight 
  Needles: 1 pair straight knitting needles, American size - 7 or 8
SMALLER bag: Yarn: sport weight
  Needles: 1 pair straight needles, American size- 5 or 6

Once registered, students will receive a confirmation packet in the mail that may offer additional optional tool recommendations and suggested reading.

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* Early-Bird rate in effect until Sat, Jan 6th, 2018
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