Learn to Make Mittens
When: Saturday, Oct 1 & 15 from 10:30 – 12:30
Where: Unraveled @ 9 Wilson St. East, Perth
This course will run over two weeks (with a break for Thanksgiving) and focus on basic mitten knitting techniques. Homework knitting may be required.
Students will learn to make a basic mitten with a thumb gusset for optimal fit. Instruction will be given using double pointed needles.
- Class 1: Cast on techniques, discussion of ribbing options
- Homework: Knit the mitten to the top of the thumb gusset
- Class 2: Finishing the fingertips, adding the thumb
Students must be comfortable with basic knitting stitches.
Students should have some experience increasing, decreasing, and knitting in the round using any method (DPNs, Flyers, 9” circular, magic loop etc.).
Yarn: 1 skein Cascade 220 Superwash Wool
Printed Pattern: Arched Gusset Mittens
Needles: 3.5mm double pointed needles