Beginning Knitting at NorthCoast Knittery

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NorthCoast Knittery

Beginning Knitting

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     Each beginning class consists of three 2 hour sessions. By the last session you will be completing your first project: a simple knit hat. For the first class you will be learning how to cast on, knit, purl, and bind off while knitting two swatches. On the second Saturday, you will bring in your finished swatches and we will discuss gauge, tension, and how to knit flawless stitches. During this second class we will also guide you through casting on for your hat, which you will work on at home during the week. On the final Saturday, you will learn how to decrease for the crown of your hat. This is when we will teach you how to use double point needles, and you will finish the hat which you'll be wearing out of the shop or proudly giving to a loved one.
     We're known for our fine service, so if you get stuck during the week you're more than welcome to come in and request help from any of our staff during regular business hours.  After the three classes you'll be sufficient and confident enough to tackle almost any project you want. Our goal is to spread the love of our favorite fiber art, so when you're happily knitting- we'll be happy too.
     With this class you will receive all of the materials you need to get started. You will be getting a skein of Ultra Alpaca Chunky (50% wool, 50% alpaca, and your choice of color), 16" circular needles, a stitch marker, a project bag, and the hat pattern. Any other materials such as scissors, double points, and tapestry needles will be available for you to use during class.


2017 Dates: 

Tuesday July 11th, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Tuesday July 18th, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Tuesday July 25th, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Workshops and classes are non-refundable within 30 days prior to the workshop/class date. A 50% refund is granted if you cancel more than 30 days prior to the workshop date. Workshops and classes cannot be purchased with birthday discounts, contest winnings, or any other discounts.  You must enroll in classes and workshops prior to the day of the class.  Some classes require homework preparation and supplies, so be sure to sign up plenty of time in advance.

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