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Introduction to Mittens: TU Nov 10, 17 & Dec 1, 7-9 pm

$80.00

Create a pair of snuggly mittens while learning to work in the round on double points.

Description

Create a pair of snuggly mittens while learning to work in the round on double points.

Three two-hour classes

Skills needed:

Ability to knit and purl, plus some experience increasing/decreasing OR knitting in the round is required.

Skills Learned:

  • Join to work in the round on double pointed needles
  • Create gusset for thumb
  • Refresh increases and decreases or learn some new ones
  • Pick up and knit stitches

Materials:

  • 200 yards of worsted weight yarn or the 21 Color Mitts Kit (available at the shop). Kit contains: Woolstok (100% Fine Highland Wool; 50g/123yds): 1 full-size hank and 20 mini hanks (1 of each color other than 1 full size hank)
  • US#4 (3.5mm) double point needles
  • US#5 (3.75mm) double point needles, or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Removable Stitch marker
  • Tapestry needle
  • Copy of 21 Color Mitt Pattern, available as part of the kit, in print at the shop or digitally here

Homework:

Be sure to come to the shop early enough to have your supplies purchased and your yarn wound into balls before the start of class.