Introduction to Knitting
Knitting Enrichment Class - Introduction to Knitting
Come to the Oakland Public Library and enjoy a free 1-hour knitting class for children and parents (if they wish). This class will be taught over 4 weeks, and while it is not necessary to attend all 4 sessions in order to complete the project weeks 2-4 will be necessary to learn the entire process.
Students will need to bring the following items:
A shoe box.
Knitting needles - size 8.
Stickers, paper clippings, decorations for you knit kit.
OPTIONAL: Scissors, needle points, basic crochet hook.
Week 1 - Thursday, March 5, 6:30-7:30
Introduction to the process of knitting and tools. Students will create their own "Knit Kit" which will contain the basic supplies needed for knitting projects.
Week 2 - Thursday, March 12, 6:30-7:30
Lean "casting on", basic knit stitch, and that taking apart and starting over again is ok.
Week 3 - Thursday, March 19, 6:30-7:30
Review of basic knit stitch, introduce basic purl stitch, reinforce how to read a pattern and ceate different pieces.
Week 4 - Thursday, March 26, 6:30 - 7:30
Finish up projects, troubleshoot, learn "cast off", introduce how to increase and decrease stitches.
- Thursday, March 19, 2020
- 6:30pm - 7:30pm
- Oakland - Maker Space