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Learn to Knit

Description

A beginning knitting class using dishcloths as a way to teach the beginning stitches of knitting. You will learn cast on, knit, purl, cast/bind off, basic pattern reading and, if time permits, beginning increases and decreases. You will be provided with a written tutorial along with three dishcloth patterns to take home with you.

Class Length

Three 1.5 hour classes.

Materials Needed

  •  Three 100 – 125 yd/91 – 110 m skeins of worsted weight 100% cotton yarn, (one skein of yarn per pattern). Suggested yarns – Pisgah Peaches and Creme or Lily Sugar ‘n Cream (available locally from Wal-Mart, Michaels or Hobby Lobby).
  •  One pair of US 8/5.0 mm 10-inch long knitting needles OR one set of US 8/5.00mm circular knitting needles.
  •  One tapestry needle or other needle with a large eye.


Next Class Available

Pell City, AL Library –

  •  Tuesday, September 20th, 27th and October 4th at 6:45 PM. In progress.
  • October 2011 (exact dates TBA) Contact: 205-884-1015 to register.


Intermediate Knitting

Description

An intermediate knitting class using dishcloths as a way to more advanced techniques of knitting. You will need to know:  cast on, knit, purl, cast/bind off, basic pattern reading. You will learn: k2tog, ssk, yo, simple lace and simple cables. You will be provided with a written tutorial along with three dishcloth patterns to take home with you.

Three 1.5 hour classes.

Materials Needed

  •  Three 100 – 125 yd/91 – 110 m skeins of worsted weight 100% cotton yarn, (one skein of yarn per pattern). Suggested yarns – Pisgah Peaches and Creme or Lily Sugar ‘n Cream (available locally from Wal-Mart, Michaels or Hobby Lobby).
  •  One pair of US 8/5.0 mm 10-inch long knitting needles OR one set of US 8/5.00mm circular knitting needles.
  •  One tapestry needle or other needle with a large eye.


Next Class Available

TBA
Contact support AT tabithasheart DOT com to schedule.

Beginning Sock Knitting – Cuff Down

Description
A beginning sock knitting class suitable for advanced beginning to intermediate knitters. Stitches you will need to know already: knit, purl, k2tog, p2tog, ssk. You will learn basic cuff down socks construction worked on double-pointed needles.  You will be provided with basic sock pattern and written tutorial to take home with you.
Class Length
Three 1.5 hour sessions.
Materials Needed
  • 350 – 400 yd/320 – 366 m fingering weight sock yarn.
  • One set of US 1/2.25 mm 6 inch double pointed needles
  • One tapestry needle
  • Two stitch markers

Next Class Available
TBA
Contact support AT tabithasheart DOT com to schedule.

Intermediate Sock Knitting – Toe Up

Description
An intermediate sock knitting class suitable for advanced beginning to intermediate knitters. Stitches you will need to know already: knit, purl, k2tog, p2tog, ssk, yo. You will learn basic toe-up sock  construction worked on one long circular needle (Magic Loop technique).  You will be provided with a basic sock pattern and written tutorial to take home with you.
Class Length
Three 1.5 hour sessions.
Materials Needed
  • 350 – 400 yd/320 – 366 m fingering weight sock yarn.
  • One  long (32- 40 in/81 – 102 cm)  US 1/2.25 mm circular needle with a flexible cable. You will want to avoid Boye needles for this one because the cables are too stiff.
  • One tapestry needle
  • Two stitch markers

Next Class Available
TBA
Contact support AT tabithasheart DOT com to schedule.

Intermediate Sock Knitting – Two-at-a-Time

Description
An intermediate sock knitting class suitable for advanced beginning to intermediate knitters. Stitches you will need to know already: knit, purl, k2tog, p2tog, ssk, yo. You will learn basic toe-up sock  construction worked on two circular needles or one long circular needle (Magic Loop technique).  You will be provided with a basic sock pattern and written tutorial to take home with you.
Class Length
Three 1.5 hour sessions.
Materials Needed
  • 350 – 400 yd/320 – 366 m fingering weight sock yarn.
  • One  each 16 & 24 in/41 & 61 cm US 1/2.25 mm circular needles OR one  long (32- 40 in/81 – 102 cm)  US 1/2.25 mm circular needle with a flexible cable. You will want to avoid Boye needles for this one because the cables are too stiff.
  • One tapestry needle
  • Two stitch markers

Next Class Available
TBA
Contact support AT tabithasheart DOT com to schedule.
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