So you have taken beginning knitting and want to keep moving on, learning more stitches and techniques (including recognizing mistakes and how to correct them). Come to this class and we will learn more. By the end of this section of classes we can look at a simple project, such as a shawl, Hitchhiker for example. The class will move at the students speed as much as possible.
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.
This class is designed for the new knitter who wants to tackle items beyond scarves and the intermediate knitter who wants a new challenge. Bring your own project idea or come with an open mind and let the challenge begin. Basic knitting skills required.
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.
Learn the technique for two color stranded knitting in the round. In this class we will learn how to wrap each stitch to avoid long floats and tension issues. Bring a pattern or choose a few motifs from any collection.
Learn the technique for two color, stranded knitting for a flat piece. In this class we will learn how to wrap each stitch to avoid long floats and tension issues. Bring a pattern or choose a few motifs from any collection.
You can knit and purl, what's next? You can make a simple and comfy cardigan. Learn basics of shaping, seaming and finishing. At the end you will have something warm and lovely to wear that you created. The instructor will help you in choosing a pattern suited for you and your skill level.
How about a cowl with no casting on & no binding off? Itís made in rows but ends up all in one piece. Thereís no knitting in the round, no sewing, no grafting, no provisional cast-on, no picking up stitches. You can make it to your own custom size, in your own choice of yarn without having to make a gauge swatch. Pattern by Louise Zass-Bangham provided.
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.
Rebecca Danger designs some of the cutest and most quirky stuffed toys. Join Susan in knitting a superhero, monkey, or monster from Danger Crafts. Learn techniques for knitting, assembling, and adding the special touches to give personality to your toy.
This time around the people have chosen to choose from Speckle and Pop (Stephen West), Bigger on the Inside (Kate Atherley) or Road to Rhinebeck MKAL (Knitting Expat Designs) Pick one and knit along with the gang. So much fun! One pattern included in fee.