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Class: Learn to Knit, Step One

Class: Learn to Knit, Step One

"Learn to knit fingerless gloves"

We wrote our Churchmouse Classroom patterns with the brand new knitter in mind! These little handwarmers let you practice the basic stitches as well as learn a few finishing techniques to boot.

You’ll learn: Cast on, bind off, knit and purl, garter stitch, stockinette stitch, ribbing, and mattress-stitch seaming.

You’ll make: A stylish set of fingerless gloves (worked flat), and you’ll have the skills you need to make a scarf to match! No previous experience required.

We’ll provide: The Churchmouse Learn-to-Knit Companion, a Churchmouse Classroom First Projects pattern, tape measure, darning needle, and practice materials.  Please see the 'Supplies List' tab for what you'll need to bring to class.

Maximum of 4 students per class. $60 (3-session workshop).

Sessions this season:

Tuesday evenings with Laura Alonso: 6:30-8:00pm 4/11, 4/18 and 6:30-7:30pm 4/25.

Monday evenings with Laura Alonso: 6:30-8:00pm 5/8, 5/15 and 6:30-7:30pm 5/22. 

Thursday afternoons with Laura Alonso: 12:30-2:00pm 4/13, 4/27 and 12:30-1:30pm 5/4 (no class 4/20). 

Please sign up in the store in person or by calling 206-780-2686 ext 4 with a credit card.

Please bring to class:

1 skein Manos Maxima (219 yards per skein)
Brown Sheep Lamb's Pride Worsted (190 yards per skein)
OR any smooth worsted-weight yarn in a light to medium color (so you can see your stitches). Ask to have the skein wound into a ball before class.

US 8 needles – any kind.
Small scissors.

PROVIDED FOR YOU (included with class)
Churchmouse Classroom Stitch Sampler Handwarmers & Ribbed Scarf.
The Churchmouse Learn-to-Knit Companion.
Tape measure, darning needle, and practice materials.

None (but you will have knitting to work on between classes).

Click here to download Supplies List for Learn to Knit, Step One.

STUDENT DISCOUNTS: When you arrive for a class (excluding Circles) you’ll receive a nontransferable one-time discount card for 10% off store wide. These cannot be combined with other discounts or used for class fees. Please present your discount card at time of purchase.

REGISTRATION: Sign-ups begin immediately (exceptions where noted) on a first-come/first-served basis. You can register at the shop or by phone with a credit card. Your place is reserved with full payment.

CLASS MINIMUMS: Minimum class size is 3 students. ‘Go’ date is 7 days before first session. If your class is cancelled, we will call you and issue a refund. We encourage you to sign up as soon as possible to reserve your spot and ensure minimum enrollment. Sign up with a friend!

CANCELLATIONS: You may cancel up to 7 days before your first class for a full refund. If you cancel later, we cannot issue a refund unless we are able to fill your spot from a waiting list. Consider putting your last cancel date on your calendar. If you’re unable to cancel in time for a refund, you can always send a friend in your place. If we must cancel a class, we will issue a refund. We may, on occasion, need to call in a substitute teacher.

Monday evenings with Laura Alonso: 6:30-8:00pm 1/30, 2/6 and 6:30-7:30pm 2/13.