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Learn to Knit Today!

With knitting you can create wonderful garments and have a relaxing and enjoyable hobby to keep your mind nimble and your hands busy. Give a warm woolly hug to someone you love today by making them a scarf, hat, mittens, socks or sweater!

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Beginning Knitting

Knit Basics 1 will cover the fundamentals of knitting: cast on, knit, purl and bind off. Knit Basics 2 teaches you how to knit in the round, on circular and double pointed needles, increase and decrease as you make a hat.

Other Projects

In these classes the students learn to read patterns and learn the techniques needed for the specific projects. Often this will be mirrored increases and decreases, picking up stitches, short rows and felting. Try the Felted Clog Slippers, a Mobius scarf and a top down sweater and socks.

Beginning Weaving

Learn the basics of weaving in a simple way on a Rigid Heddle Loom that is provided to use in the class. You learn to direct warp the loom in a color and weave effect and weave an entire scarf in a weekend using knitting yarns. Beginning/refresher floor loom lessons at your location are available as well.

The Next Steps

Contact Nancy today if you want to learn to knit or weave. Use the Contact link to email her about scheduling a private lesson or see her teaching schedule on the classes page. You can also sign up for The Knitting Tips newsletter by clicking here.!

Really, all you need to become a good knitter are wool, needles, hands, and slightly below-average intelligence. Of course superior intelligence, such as yours and mine, is an advantage.” ― Elizabeth Zimmermann, Knitting Without Tears