Getting Started: The Simplicity of Garter Stitch Scarves (NEW!)
Thursday, May 13, 2021
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Session Type:
2-Hour Class
Skill Level:
Jewell Washington
Knitting, Projects & Patterns, Tips & Techniques
Class Details:

Ever feel overwhelmed by knitting but are determined to start with the basics? Love the beauty of garter stitch scarves but unsure how to get from cast on to finished piece? Want to adapt garter stitch from autumn wear to lighter spring/summer-ready weight garments? If so, this class is for you. While garter can appear as an intimidating stitch, it is quite simple and beautiful, and a beautiful basic stitch to begin with in the world of knitting. Once you understand basic knitting techniques, you will be able to garter stitch knit and go in the best way. As a student in this class, you will learn and become comfortable with knit/purl, cast on/bind off, working in the round, easy colorwork, and basic finishing techniques to create a seasonal scarf to enjoy knitting at home, wearing at the beach, or wherever simple sunny days take you. We will work together on objectives and goals to create a beautiful and simple garter stitch scarf.

Technique Requirements: knit/purl, cast on/bind off, working in the round, easy colorwork, basic finishing techniques



Supplies for Class:

Yarn and appropriate sized knitting needles, tapestry needle, scissors.