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Beginning Knitting Workshop: Fingerless Mitts (Class 1 of 2 in Workshop)

  • Wealthy Studios 619 Wealthy Street Southeast Grand Rapids, MI, 49503 United States (map)

This class will teach the student the basics of knitting while making fingerless mitts.  We will spend the first class learning how to cast on, knit and purl and how to combine stitches to make a ribbed fabric.  The second class will introduce another cast on, how to bind off, seam and sew buttons to a knitted piece of fabric.

Pre-requisite: No previous knitting experience necessary!

Skills Taught: Long tail cast on, backward loop cast on, knit and purl stitches, bind off and mattress stitch.

Dates and Time: Tuesday September 18th and 25th 4:00-6:00 pm

Cost: $40

Class size: max. 8

Materials: to be purchased before class, material list is provided.  10% discount on supplies at Michigan Fibre Studio

Material List:

Yarn- 200 yards of any worsted weight yarn.  

Needle- US 8

Buttons- 2 big eye 

Blunt tip Tapestry Needle