Knitting 101 - Starting with the Basics

Wool Trends


In this is a very comprehensive learn-to-knit class, students will learn fundamental knitting skills that will transform them from novice to practiced knitter and give them the confidence to tackle future projects with gusto. Over a period of four (4) weeks, students will receive step-by-step instruction, advice, and lots of help while they stitch-up a beautiful scarf and hat. They will learn about:

- Needles, yarn and how to hold them
- Casting on, knit stitch and purl stitch and basic stitch patterns
- Finding Guage
- Correcting Common Mistakes and Picking Up Stitches
- Joining Yarn, Decreasing, and Increasing
- Binding off and Finishing (Weaving in Ends, Blocking, Seaming)
- The scarf is knit on straight needles; the hat is knit in the round

Cost: $80.00* plus tax.
Time: Tuesdays from 7:00-9:00 PM
Dates: Sep 17, Sep 24, Oct 1, Oct 8 (Extra help available during regular store hours)
Materials List: Yarn and needles to match for scarf, 1 x ball aran weight yarn, 6 mm double point needles (or 16" circular)

*Materials not inlcuded; may be purchased at Wool Trends with a 20% class discount.

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