Let's Begin! Beginning Knitting with Leslie Owen
Learn to knit in a fun and supportive environment! We'll start with the basics as we create swatches, preparing you to knit your first scarf or cowl.
What You Will Learn:
In this class, you’ll learn casting on, the knit stitch, the purl stitch, simple stitch combinations, binding off, and weaving in ends for a nice finish. You’ll also be introduced to reading knitting patterns and determining gauge.
When you complete this workshop, you will be able to:
- Cast on and bind off
- Knit and purl
- Follow simple stitch patterns
- Read a knitting pattern
- Create a variety of swatches, sampling basic knitted stitch patterns
Key Class Details:
- Duration: 2 sessions, 4 hours total
- Maximum 4 students per class; Minimum 2 students
- Yarn and knitting needles provided
Minimum Age Requirement: 18 years old.
We understand there is a need for classes for 17 year old's and younger. We take your minors safety very seriously. We are in the process of developing education, policies and procedures to address this need. Thank you for your patience as we are getting ready to teach the younger folks.
Leslie has been knitting and crocheting since 2003. She is a big sweater knitter, but she makes all sorts of things. Leslie teaches classes for beginners to advanced. She is also a maker and small business owner of progress keepers/charms, shawl pins, and jewelry.
**Copywrited content for this class was created by A Yarn Less Raveled and is being used with permission by the creator.**
For the safety and security of the students and staff, please wear a mask at all times to prevent the spread of germs. We will also now require proof of vaccination at the beginning of the first class. Thank you!