Introduction to Knitting

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Jumpstart your knitting hobby and learn all of the basics in our three week class. You will start your very first ribbed scarf! Your class registration includes free knitting help at our help desk between your class sessions.

Three 1.5 hour classes

*Please note that our classes are for ages 16 and up. Sorry, no exceptions. We are unable to offer lessons for children at this time.

Skills needed:
Absolutely none! Our beginner class is ideal for those completely new to the craft or those who haven’t knitted in many years and need a full refresher.

Skills learned:

  • knit stitch
  • purl stitch
  • cast on
  • bind off
  • "tinking" or working back
  • common knitting terms
  • full fibre education


  • 250-300 yards worsted weight wool, wool blend or other natural fiber in a light color. We suggest Kelbourne Woolens Germantown, Berroco Pure Wool, Manos del Uruguay Alegria Grande or Neighborhood Fiber Company Studio Worsted and US #8 (5mm) bamboo needles in straight or circular.
  • Darning needle or notion kit/set

*We recommend that you do not use metal needles, cotton or acrylic fibers or very dark colors as they make the learning process more difficult.

Optional Reading Materials (one of the following):

  • Churchmouse Yarns The Learn-To-Knit Companion
  • Quince & Co First Scarf
  • Modern Knitting Daily Skillset

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 (suggested 15-30 minutes).

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