#323 MITTEN BASICS by MARY JO HARRIS FRI 9 AM TO 12 NOON
323 MARY JO HARRIS MITTEN BASICS
EXPERIENCE: BASIC KNITTING
Workshop Description: This class is designed for the person that wants to learn (or learn more about) knitting mittens. Mitten patterns – including Maize from Tin Can Knits featured in the class photo - will be provided in class, but you are welcome to bring a mitten pattern to class that you would like to try. Special emphasis will be on ways to knit in the round as well as several methods for knitting thumbs and thumb gussets.
Items that will be covered in this class include:
Ways to Knit in the Round
Making Mittens that Fit
Parts of a Mitten
Ways to shape the thumb and thumb gusset
Ways to finish a mitten
Ways to change a mitten pattern or to make it ‘your own’
Participants should bring: worsted weight yarn, two size 6 circular needles of varying lengths, size 6 double pointed needles, or a size 6 circular needle that is 40” or longer, usual knitting supplies. If you are bringing your pattern bring the appropriate needles and yarn.
Class Limit: 15