Classes – Knitting

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Beginning Knitting
Three 2-hour sessions. Get started on your knitting career. Learn to cast on, knit and purl, and increase and decrease in this class for novice knitters. Bring or buy needles and yarn.

Quick Start! Learn to Knit Basics
One 2-hour session. Get an introduction to basic terms and kinds of yarns. Learn to cast on and do the knit stitch in this drop-in class. Bring or buy needles and yarn.

Learn to Knit for Kids (and Parents, Too)
One 1.5-hour session. Learn to knit and start an easy, fun project. Buy or bring supplies. Recommended for ages 8 and up.

Project Help
Get individual help with any knitting problem, or learn a new technique.

Easy Basic Hat
Two 2-hour sessions. Learn the basics of knitting a hat, including knitting in the round on circular needles and double-points and your choice of edgings. This is a great class for novices who already know how to knit. Buy or bring supplies (list provided at registration).

Brioche Basics
Two 2-hour sessions. In this introduction to brioche you’ll learn about one- and two-color brioche, as well as knitting brioche flat and in the round and how to read brioche charts. After you have the basics down you’ll start on a simple two-color reversible cowl. Must be able to knit and purl confidently in the round.

Colorwork Cowl
One 3 hour class. Learn how to read charts and knit stranded colorwork in the round. Must be able to knit and purl confidently and knit in the round. (Note: class has homework that must be done before class.)

Market Bag
Two 2-hour sessions. Knit the Ilene Bag, a slouchy market bag with a wide, comfortable strap. This is a great class to develop your skills – you’ll learn about picking up stitches and some basic lace work. A washable cotton or linen fiber will make the bag practical and easy to clean. (Note: class has homework that must be done before class.)

Stovetop Hat
Two 2-hour sessions. Learn how to make multiple types of cables and tips and trick for reading charts. (Note: class has homework that must be done before class.)

My First Socks
Three 2-hour sessions. Learn to knit in the round using traditional double-pointed needles, then turn the heel as you create your first sock. This is a great portable project — once you start, you’ll be hooked. Prerequisite: Must be able to knit and purl. Buy or bring supplies (list provided at registration).