Life Saving Knitting Tips and Tricks
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Class: Life Saving Knitting Tips and Tricks
Instructor: Heather Storta, Master Hand Knitter
Dates: November 17, 2018. 10:00-1:00.
Prerequisites: Advanced beginner knitter. Must know cast on, knit, purl, bind off.
About this class:
Baffled by gauge swatches? Having trouble with tension? Want to improve your cast ons and bind offs? This class is for you!
Join us for this eclectic, fast-paced class that is full of Heather’s tips and tricks to make your knitting shine. We will cover blocking and measuring gauge quickly, then move on to perfecting your cast ons and bind offs, taming your tension, ways to join new yarns, weaving in ends, joining to work in the round, cabling without a cable needle, and loads more!
Skills students will learn: Lots of different tricks for perfecting your knitting!
Materials - Materials for class are available for purchase at Cheers To Ewe! and are not included in the price of this class. All materials purchased for classes are 10% off for students enrolled in the class.
Homework swatch, blocked.
Smooth, light colored worsted weight yarn
Appropriate needles to yarn – circulars
Pen and paper (to take notes)
Using a solid, light-colored, smooth, worsted weight yarn, cast on 30 sts with appropriate needles (size 7 or 8 will work for most knitters.)
Work 5” of stockinette st. Bind off. Please block your swatch before class. (Ideally, soak in lukewarm water, then lay it flat to dry, uncurling the edges and pinning square – without stretching the swatch.)
Please bring your notion bag to classes
REFUND/CANCELLATION POLICY: Classes are NOT REFUNDABLE unless cancelled by Cheers To Ewe! Classes with stated minimum numbers of students may be cancelled by Cheers To Ewe! if minimum enrollment is not met.