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Knitting 101 Classes at Redux: 6 weeks of awesome

  • Redux Contemporary Art Center 1056 King Street Charleston, SC, 29403 United States (map)

Beginning Knitting: 6 weeks of the basics and more.

 Come learn how to knit and purl, then put them together! Each week will build on the next--and there will be home work!

Call Redux at 843-722-0697 to register

Weeks 1 & 2: Get started. Learn to cast on, knit, purl and bind off. Class project: a scarf.

Weeks 3 & 4: (Oct 1, 8) Build on what you know. Learn to increase and decrease as well as knitting in the round. Class project: a beanie hat

Weeks 5 & 6: (Oct 15, 22) Build even more. Begin to incorporate color changes into your work, learn I-cord, seaming and more. Class project: a tote bag.

Materials list:

Weeks 1 & 2: Worsted weight yarn, approximately 300 yards, Needles size US 5 (3.5mm), scissors, yarn needle, measuring tape.

Weeks 3 & 4: Worsted weight yarn, approximately 220 yards, Needles size US 7 (4.5 mm) 16" circular AND size US 7 (4.5 mm) double pointed needles, scissors, yarn needle, measuring tape. 

Weeks 5 & 6:Worsted weight yarn in two contrasting colors, approximately 300 yards of each. Needles size US 7 (4.5 mm) straight or circular for bag. Size US 4 (3.5 mm) double-pointed needles for I-cord handles, scissors, yarn needle, measuring tape. 

Earlier Event: August 11
Carousel Hat Class
Later Event: September 22
Indigo Dye Workshop