Introduction to Knitting
This is where the magic begins! In Introduction to Knitting, this class will teach you essential technique and tips to allow you to begin your journey towards creating beautiful handmade items that incorporate your personal style and flair.
Goal: To learn to knit and construct a simple cowl
Skill Level: Beginner
Sessions: (3-2-hour sessions)
Supplies: Size 8, 16” circular needle, small ruler or tape measure (provided in class), 1 skein or 200 yards of light-colored worsted weight wool yarn.
Pattern: Oats Cowl by Tin Can Knits (adult small size)
Have you ever really liked a sweater pattern and wanted to make it but thought, the neck is too high? Or there is too much ease? Or the sleeves aren’t long enough? Let's get together and learn small customization tricks that can completely transform the look without having to rewrite a pattern from scratch and make the top completely your own!
You can bring a sweater pattern that you would like to modify or we can assist you in selecting one.
Sun, November 10
1:00 pm -3:00pm
Are you interested in knitting lace? Does the idea of reading a chart make you nervous? Come in and learn to read a chart and learn to knit a lace shawl.
3 sessions plus 1 video session on how to block a shawl.
Sun Nov 3, Nov 17, Nov 24
1:00 pm -3:00pm
cast on, knit, purl, increases/decreases, and binding off.
Class Goal: Complete a lace shawl
260-340 yards of light colored chunky weight yarn,
Pembroke Wrap pattern on Ravelry (purchase at Heart & Spirit),
highlighter tape (optional),
1-40” circular needle Size 13 needles,
Size N (9.0mm) crochet hook,
waste yarn that is a different color than your project yarn,
tapestry needle, stitch markers, pen and paper optional.
The kit for this class is sold separately and is available for purchase at Heart and Spirt.
Are you curious about sock knitting and ready to tackle a pair? Do you have second sock fatigue and a drawer full of single socks? Do you have a pair of knitted socks where one is an ankle sock and the other is a knee-high? Come out and learn how to knit socks two-at-a-time and your life will be forever changed.
6 hours, 3 sessions
Sat Nov 23, Sun Dec 8, Sun Dec 15
12:30 pm -2:30 pm
Includes $1 cost for Fish Lip Kiss Heel Pattern on Ravelry.
Knit, purl, cast on, bind off, perform increases and decreases, comfortable using Magic Loop, comfortable with ribbing.
Class Goal: Complete a pair of socks
1 skein of light-colored DK weight yarn wound and caked into 2 equal weight cakes,
1-40” circular needle in Size between 3-5. I would recommend Size 5 for tight knitters and size 3 or 4 for looser knitters, stitch markers, nippers or small scissors, pen and paper (optional).
Yarn for this class is to be purchased at Heart and Spirit.
You’ve heard about the versatility and usefulness of magic loop. Come join us and see what magic loop is about.
2 hours, 1 session.
July 21, 2019
Must have the ability to cast on, knit, purl, and bind off.
To knit a stockinette sample and a k2p2 ribbed sample in the round using magic loop.
At least 100 yards of light-colored, solid worsted weight yarn,
Size 5 or 6 circular needles with a 40” cable,
Nippers or small scissors,
Pen & paper (optional).