Learn to Knit - make Fingerless Mitts

This class will teach the student the basics of knitting while making finger-less mitts. We will spend the first class learning how to cast on, knit and purl and how to combine the stitches to make a ribbed fabric. The second class will introduce another cast on, how to bind off, seam and sew buttons to a knitted piece of fabric. 

Prerequisites: No previous knitting experience is necessary! 

SkillsTaught: Long tail cast on, knit and purl stitches, bind off and mattress stitch

Dates and Time: Saturdays August 31, September 7, 14 & 21 from 1pm - 3pm

Cost: $100.00 

Class Size: maximum of 8 students

Materials: To be purchased at GarenHuis Yarn Studio

 Yarn: 200 yards of any worsted weight yarn. 

Needle: US 8 straight needle.  A short wooden needle is recommended

 Buttons: 2

 Big eye, blunt tip tapestry needle