Learn new techniques that will allow you to tackle more adventurous projects! Using swatches and several smaller projects such as dishcloths, hats, or mittens, you will learn: knitting terms, new increases and decreases, additional cast on and cast off techniques, how to use double pointed and circular needles, cable stitches, lace patterns, how to pick up stitches, finishing stitches such as mattress and Kitchener. You will learn how to read a yarn label, how to check your gauge, and, if we have time, Fair Isle and Intarsia color work! Prerequisite: Completed beginning knitting class or permission from instructor.
Learn finishing techniques, seaming, picking up stitches around the neck and final finishing. You must have a sweater ready to put together OR prepare swatches to learn seaming techniques. If you are planning to finish a sweater, place shoulder stitches on holders.
You've learned to knit and purl and now it's time to advance to the next steps in knitting! Learn to read charts while combining the stitches you know into an assortment of cables and lace to make a wonderful scarf.
In this basic sock class, learn to cast on and knit with double point needles, turn a heel and create a seamless toe with the Kitchener stitch. Socks are a small project with rewarding technical challenges and they make great gifts! See instructor for help with yarn selection and needles. Pattern provided. Must know knitting basics of cast on, knit and purl, and cast off.
Using the Entrelac-a-long pattern found on Ravelry.com, we will knit an entrelac hat out of worsted weight yarn. You may use a variegated yarn, or two different colors to knit this adult hat. Basic knitting skills are necessary to complete this hat.
Get an introduction to colorwork by knitting the famous Baa-ble Hat by Donna Smith. Learn how to knit Fair Isle with wrapped stitces so there are no long floats toget to caught on something and pucker your work. Original pattern and modifications for sizing are included in the class fee.
Tired of ripping and starting over? Rescue your knitting before disaster strikes. Learn to TINK, rescue a dropped stitch, unravel and recapture your live stitches and how to use a safety line as insurance for complicated knit patterns.
Take a walk in the Mystical Forest where the fireflies dance under the canopy and the moonlight pours in through the branches... Knit this beautiful, top down, crescent shawl with glowing beads, designed by Anna Victoria. Options for this KAL are Shleeves by Mary Annarella or Impressionists MKAL
by Helen Stewart. Pattern included in fee.