Learn to Knit: Garter Ridge Scarf Part One

Learn to Knit: 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.

Dates: 3 sessions - 3, two hour classes

·        July 12, 19, and 26th from 6 - 8pm

Price: $80

Instructor: Liz

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 Shepherd's Wool or Berroco Vintage

·        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!