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Knitting 101: Mitts
January 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Instructor: Amy Keefer
Have you ever wanted to knit your very own cozy scarf, hat, or mittens? This quick and painless class will give you a taste of what knitting is all about. Spend the afternoon with us, sipping tea, and make your first pair of fingerless mitts.
About the yarn used in this class: Puffin is a plump, chunky, single-ply yarn spun from sturdy American wool fleece. Its felted texture knits up into garments with a soft halo and a broken-in feel. Puffin is great for quick accessories or cozy, wear-all-the-time sweaters.
In this class you will learn how-to:
+ cast-on and bind-off
+ finish your knitting (seaming)
+ read a knitting pattern
Required Skills: None! This class is for the absolute beginner.
Class Materials and Kit Options:
When you sign up for Knitting 101, please select either the Basic Knitting Kit or the Deluxe Knitting Kit. Both kits include everything you will need in class – the Deluxe kit gives you a jump start for future projects! The price shown below includes a 15% savings on the tools and materials listed in the kit. We created the kits below with you in mind – whichever kit you choose will make it easy for you to start knitting! Your kit will be ready at the shop when you come to class.
Basic Knitting Kit – $57.13
This kit includes:
+ Quince & Co Puffin yarn, 1 skein*
+ US 11 straight knitting needles
+ Darning needle
+ Fingerless Mitts Knitting Pattern
+ Project bag
Deluxe Knitting Kit – $75.23
This kit includes:
+ Everything in the Basic Knitting Kit
+ Knit Check Needle Sizer & Gauge Ruler
+ Merchant & Mills Baby Bow Scissors
+ Cocoknits Stitch Fixer
+ Cocoknits Nickel Stitch Markers, 6 total assorted
* We have a variety of colors to choose from; upon arrival for class, you will get to pick your color.
Once you have taken Knitting 101, you will have the skills to join our Studio Knitting class. Plus! When you take our Knitting 101 class you will receive a special discount coupon for 10% off your Knitting Studio signup cost.
Class Size: 8 students max.
Date: Sunday, January 27th
Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Amy Keefer has been knitting for the past 11 years and she is passionate about knitting, crocheting, wearable art, textile history, and color! Amy’s designs can be found on Ravelry under BlaerKnits.