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Build your knitting skills one block at a time! Use basic knit and purl stitches to create a beautiful, textured dishcloth (or blanket square). Students are required to bring tools and yarn.*
Raindrops keep falling....this month we'll embrace April Showers through a stitch pattern of rain drops.
We will review basic knit stitches, increases and decreases while creating a beautiful design of knit and purl stitches. Take away a beautiful handmade dishcloth or a square for an afghan project.
Class Duration: 2 hours
Age Requirements: 13-Adult, 11-12 with accompanying adult
Required Skills: Someone who grasps the most basic stitches and can finish simple patterns with aid.
Materials Fee: None
*Required Materials: Students must bring the following materials to complete the project:
Yarn: 100 yards of worsted weight yarn (medium/size 4)
- Dishcloth: Cotton or cotton blends work best (wool doesn't work well due to moisture absorption)
- Afghan Square: any medium worsted weight yarn
Needles: Size US 8 (5.0 mm) -or- US 7 (4.5 mm)
Note: Knitting skills are necessary to be successful in this class. New to knitting? Check out Let's Knit Level 1.
|Beginner||Someone who grasps the most basic stitches and can finish simple patterns with aid.|
|Confident Beginner||Someone who easily handles standard stitches and can follow simple patterns.|
|Intermediate||Someone who can follow most patterns with ease, is able to read stitches and charts, and to whom working in the round is no longer a challenge.|
|Advanced||Someone who can adjust patterns to their own preferences, substitute yarn, and produce neat results consistently in flat, round, lace, and three-dimensional projects.|
EVENT TYPE: | Maker/DIY | Arts & Crafting |
TAGS: | tech-fiberarts | tec101 | knit | fiberarts |
|Mon, Jun 05||10:00AM to 7:00PM|
|Tue, Jun 06||10:00AM to 7:00PM|
|Wed, Jun 07||10:00AM to 7:00PM|
|Thu, Jun 08||10:00AM to 7:00PM|
|Fri, Jun 09||10:00AM to 6:00PM|
|Sat, Jun 10||10:00AM to 6:00PM|
|Sun, Jun 11||Closed|
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