Learn to Knit: Garter Ridge Scarf

Dates: 3 sessions - 2, three hour classes; and the last class meets for one hour.

  • January 16 and 23 from 1 - 4pm and January 31 from 1 - 2pm


Garter Ridge Scarf

In this three session class you will learn all the basics of knitting and how to read a pattern by creating a scarf. The class walks you through casting on, the knit stitch, purl stitch, differences between garter and stockinette, decreasing and increasing, and how to recognize a knit vs a purl stitch.


Skills Needed: Desire to knit!

Skills Learned:

  • knitted cast on
  • knit stitch
  • purl stitch
  • garter
  • stockinette
  • decreases
  • increases
  • binding off
  • some finishing techniques like how to make fringe

Materials Needed:

  • 220 yards of light colored worsted weight yarn, preferably a natural fiber or blend, such as Berroco Vintage, Cascade 220, Cascade 220 Superwash
  • US #8 (5.0mm) straight needles or 24-32" circular needle for knitting flat
  • Darning needle

Homework:

  • Please come to shop with your yarn wound and needles purchased, ready to learn!

Cost: $60

Instructor: Liz