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Introduction to the Brioche technique.
Learn how to make a foundation chain, slip stitch, and single crochet. Also a great class for knitters who want to learn how to crochet edgings around their work and learn finishing using crochet techniques.
Are you confused by all the different yarn categories: fingering, sport, dk, etc? What information does a label provide? How does all this play into picking a yarn for a project? Get your answers here.
Learn the various types of increases and give you ideas on how to use them.
Learn the various types of decreases and give you ideas on how to use them. Materials needed: light colored worsted weight yarn and recommended needle size.
In this class you will learn how to recognize your mistakes, unravel your knitting, fix dropped stitches, correct mistakes without unraveling, change a knit stitch to a purl stitch and visa-versa. Materials needed: light colored worsted weight yarn and recommended needle size. Homework: knit a swatch.
Do you hate to knit a swatch? Have you ever knit something and found it came out too large or too small? In this class you will learn the value of a knitting a gauge swatch.
Does the thought of knitting with double pointed needles make you uncomfortable? Do you get ladders when you knit in the round? Overcome your fear of circular knitting and familiarize yourself with the 3 methods for knitting in the round: circulars, magic loop, and double-pointed needles.
Learn the fundamentals of crocheting in this basic class, single crochet
Reading Knitting Patterns:
In this class you will learn a variety of cast on methods and when to use them.
In this class you will learn a variety of bind off methods and when to use them.
Cables are easier than you think. Learn the basic technique for knitting cables and how to understand the terminology.
You’ve knit a sweater, now what? In this class you will learn how to weave in ends, seam together, and pick up stitches for knitting borders and necklines. It is suggested that you bring a sweater you’d like to finish and a tapestry needle. Skills needed: Advanced beginner knitting skills; ability to knit a garment.
Intro to Intarsia
Intro to Fair Isle
Intro to Lace
Tuesdays, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
June 12th: Cables
June 26th: Gauge
July 10th: Basic Crochet
July 24th: Yarn Standards
Thursdays, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
June 14th: Fixing Mistakes
June 28th: Finishing
July 12th: Blocking
July 26th: Fixing Mistakes
Saturdays, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
June 16th: Increases
July 14th: Intro to Brioche Knitting
July 28th: Decreases