Beginner Knitting

Beginner Knitting

Instructor:

Melissa Caines

Class Description:

This is an online zoom course for absolute beginners or those still working on basic skills. You will learn to cast on and cast off, knit and purl, combine stitches into patterns, and correct mistakes. Two projects provide opportunities to practice and refine your new skills–a ribbed scarf and a basic hat worked in the round with circular and double-pointed needles. Join this course and learn to knit in a fun and supportive environment.

Please read Tips for Navigating Online Classes to prepare for and have the best possible experience with our virtual zoom courses.

Cost:

$125 for 4-week course plus materials (includes a 'Learn-to-Knit' booklet)

Please call (604-874-9665) or stop by the shop to register.

Materials:

All correct materials are available for purchase at Three Bags Full and can be picked up from the shop or shipped out via Canada Post.

• One skein Quince and Co. Lark worsted weight yarn in a light colour (cream or pastel green, yellow, pink, blue)

10" 5 mm knitter's pride straight wooden knitting needles

2 skeins of Koigu Cheers (or 400 yards of a worsted weight yarn if you would like to begin a scarf project in class 2)

Cocoknits Stitch Fixer

Cocoknits Bent Tip Tapestry Needles

Cocoknits Locking Stitch Markers

Materials for classes 3 and 4 hat project will be discussed in class. If you would like to get your supplies in advance, you will need:

• A copy of Boyfriend Watch Cap by Churchmouse, 2 different colour skeins of Rowan Felted Tweed to be held doubled (or 1 skein of Soft Donegal to be held single), 16" 4mm and 5mm circular needles and a set of 5mm double-pointed needles.


Sessions:

Beginner Knitting Nov. 18-Dec. 16
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Wednesdays from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Dates: Nov 18, Nov 25, Dec 02, Dec 09, Dec 16

Beginner Knitting Nov. 24-Dec. 22
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Tuesdays from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Dates: Nov 24, Dec 01, Dec 08, Dec 15, Dec 22

Beginner Knitting Jan. 6-Feb. 3
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Wednesdays from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Dates: Jan 06, Jan 13, Jan 20, Jan 27, Feb 03

Beginner Knitting Feb. 10-Mar. 10
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Wednesdays from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Dates: Feb 10, Feb 17, Feb 24, Mar 03, Mar 10

Beginner Knitting March 17-April 14
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Wednesdays from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Dates: Mar 17, Mar 24, Mar 31, Apr 07, Apr 14

Beginner Knitting Apr. 21-May 19
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Wednesdays from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Dates: Apr 21, Apr 28, May 05, May 12, May 19