Mel Sundquist

Beginning Knitting Class - Friday mornings in January

$ 60.00

Description: Our resident knitting expert Mel will get you started knitting, teaching you  essential techniques like casting on, casting off, knitting and purling, and reading a basic pattern. You'll start by knitting a dishcloth, then level up to knit a basic cowl in the round. We will be using the Purl Ridge Scarf pattern by Stephen West. This class is for ages 17 and up. 

Prior skills recommended: None.

Materials needed: Before the first session of class you'll need: 

  • 32" US8 circular knitting needle
  • One 100g skein of worsted weight cotton yarn
  • Scissors
  • Removable stitch markers
  • Pen or pencil
  • A blunt-tipped yarn needle

Before the second session of class you'll need:

  • 2 skeins of worsted weight yarn, totaling at least 300 yards. (you'll use the same needles and notions from the washcloth for this second project)

Prep work: Students should have their yarn purchased and wound (if needed) before the first class begins.

When: This class takes place over three Fridays:

  • January 12 from 10:30am-1pm
  • January 19 from 10:30am-1pm
  • January 26 from 10:30am-1pm

Class Policies: Materials that you buy at Harmony for your class will be 20% off. Class fees are not refundable. Classes with 2 or fewer sign ups will be canceled, and if the class is canceled students will be notified via email 2 days before the class begins.