Ever wanted to learn how to knit & master the basics of knitting? Then this is the class for you!
Over 4 weeks, students will learn to: cast on and off, the knit stitch, the purl stitch, basic increases & decreases, and finishing skills. We will discuss needle sizes and yarn weights, gauge, how to read a yarn ball label & a knitting pattern.
Students will practice all the steps in class and then in week 3 & 4 will apply their new skills towards their first project: knit stitch-sampler hand warmers.
After completing this class, you will be well on your way to becoming a knitter!
Materials (Included in the cost)
- One pair of 5.00mm bamboo needles
- 100g of Cascade 220 worsted weight yarn.
- Darning needle for finishing
COST: $95 (+tax)
DATES: Tuesdays January 9, 16, 23 and 30th from 6:00-7:30pm.
Minimum 3 participants and max 6
INSTRUCTOR: Jackie Blackmore
Jackie is an avid knitter, fibre artist & teacher. She appreciates how knitting keeps your brain sharp while still being so meditative, restorative and creative. She loves teaching knitting to new students and sharing all the helpful tools, tips and tricks she’s learned over the years.
Photos courtesy of Jackie Blackmore