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KNITTING Days: Thursdays Note: Each project requires two class periods. The first class will introduce the project, and the second class will be a follow up class to see how you have progressed on your own, and to complete the item. You will be signing up for a minimum of 2 classes.
Learn to Knit!(Weeks 1-4) with Rona Newmark Days: Thursdays Dates: Oct. 11 & 18 // Oct. 25 & Nov. 1 (beginners welcome to join in the advanced class dates) Time: 3:30 - 5:30PM Location: Art Barn Conference Room Fee: $70 for 2 classes (plus $20 materials fee) In this class we will take our very first steps into the knitting world. ABSOLUTELY NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED. We will cover fundamental vocabulary and tools, as well as begin our very first projects. Materials will be available for purchase for each project. Projects: Cozy Infinity Cowl We will learn how to cast on, and using just the “knit” stitch, we will make our own trendy and packable infinity cowl. Ribbed Scarf Building on what we learned with our Infinity Cowl, we will use the “purl” stitch along with the knit stitch to make a comfy and classic ribbed scarf.
Advanced Knitting Skills(weeks 5-8) with Rona Newmark Days: Thursdays Dates: Nov. 8 & 15 // Nov. 29 & Dec 6 (beginners welcome to join in the advanced class dates) Time: 3:30 - 5:30PM Location: Art Barn Conference Room Fee: $70 for 2 classes (students responsible for own materials, listed below) This project-based class will focus on adding or refreshing more complex knitting skills, such as knitting in the round and cables. A materials list will be provided in advance for each project. Projects: Ribbed Hat Using our knitting and purling skills, we will make a traditional toque-style ribbed hat in the round. This hat will require us to learn how to change the shape of our fabric by using a simple “decrease” method while learning to use circular and double-pointed needles. Cabled Scarf Learn how to knit cables by creating a scarf that showcases different cable stitches for warmth and beauty. Students should bring their own supplies, as follows: