This 4 week intensive Introduction to Knitting course teaches the basics of knitting through a Knit-a-long group project, and at the end of it you will be in the best knitting shape of your life! The cowl is knit in sections that build skills week to week; all students should commit to a minimum of 20-30 minutes of knitting per day. The finished project is the Boot Camp Cowl by Kathy Johnson, and is suitable for both men and women.
Required Class Materials:
2 skeins of worsted weight yarn in contrasting colors
1 US 7, 24" circular needle
1 Darning needle
Skills learned will be:
Knit and Purl Stitches, continental method
Knitting flat and in the round
Creating 5, simple beginning stitch patterns
Picking up a cast on edge
Materials for the class must be bought at The Craftivist. Students will receive a 10% discount on the cost of supplies for the class.
**The first two classes are a must. If classes 3 & 4 are missed, students may schedule an additional private lesson to catch up at the regular shop lesson fee of $40/hr.**