Classes - 2017

 If you are looking for a friendly, knowledgeable, patient and non-judgmental environment to learn how to knit, please join us to learn or brush up on your knitting skills. Bring your own supplies (yarn, appropriate sized needles, scissors, pen and notepad) or purchase prior to your class.

No need to register, all workshops are drop-in and cost $5 each. Come to all or as many as you need.

January 7
Learn to Knit
Cast on – 2 methods
knit stitch (garter stitch)
Chain Selvedge edge

January 14
Learn to Purl
Purl stitch (stocking stitch)
cast off – 2 methods
cast off in rib

January 21
Ribbing
1 x 1 ribbing
twisted rib
2 x 2 ribbing
moss stitch

January 28
Stripes
make first row not show colour
Knit and purl stripes
Raised Stripe

February 4
Short Rows
Wrap and turn
German short rows

February 11
Button holes
“E” loop
Cast off/Cast on
knit 2 tog, YO

February 18
Sweatshirt pocket
add a pocket or belt loop

February 25
Increases
bar increases (right and left)
knit into front and back
knit into the row below

March 18
Decreases
Raglan seamline descreases
K2tog and SSK

April 1
Two Colour Knitting
Also known as fair isle knitting

April 8
Double Knitting
a project with 2 finished sides

April 15
Knitted I Cord
as a cord for a hood
as a cast off
as an after-thought finished edge
Knitted loop (as a button hole)

April 22
Lace
quick intro to reading charts
using YO, k2tog and SSK

April 29
Picot Edging
Swiss Darning - duplicate stitch

May 6
After-thought Pocket
need to make a pocket
also good for replaceable sock heel

May 13
Putting your project together
grafting
mattress stitch
figure 8 seam

May 20
Knitting in the round
how lovely are the circular needles!
Using circular needles
using double point needles


May 27
How to fix your mistakes
fix a dropped stitch – 2 ways
gauge – how to read your yarn's label
how to pick up stitches for collar
pick up stitches for button band

June 3
Entrelac
Says it all!

June 10
no class

June 17
Cables demystified
4 stitch cable
6 stitch cable
reversible cable scarf

June 24
Intarsia
- Introduce colour using bobbins

DROP-IN
Need a question answered, help with a pattern or just want some knitting company?   Be sure to take advantage of our “Drop In” every Saturday from 1 pm to 3 pm. (a fee of $5.00 applies.)


Aunt Debbie's Knit & Stitch Shop