Learn to knit in our low-stress, fun and creative environment. Knitting is proven to improve concentration and health. Kids can benefit so much from learning a new hobby, and from experiencing the pride of creating something they can wear! Two hours of instruction spaced over 2 weeks allows kids to learn the basics of knitting without feeling overwhelmed.
Class 1 - learn to cast on, knit and correct common beginner mistakes, reading a pattern.
Class 2 - learn to purl, increase and decrease, bind off, weaving in ends, gauge and blocking.
Materials Required: On pair of straight knitting needles size US 6-8 (4.0-5.0mm), worsted weight yarn in a light colour, and a blunt tapestry needle.
*Materials can be purchased from Spun at 10% OFF the regular price, before/after class, based on the teacher's recommendations.
Cost: $40 + materials
Time: 2 Hours over 2 Weeks
Dates: Saturdays - June 17 and 24 (10:30am - 12:00pm)