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Beginning Design*


*This class fulfills the Design Exploration Requirement for WEKP.

Learn how to design your own knitted hat by using desired shape and measurements, yarn gauge, and stitch pattern repeats. Students will play with design concepts such as charting a written stitch pattern and converting a flat stitch pattern to work in the round. Participants will choose an inspiring stitch pattern and take it from paper to a wearable accessory, as well as learn how to write a pattern. This class is for the adventurous knitter!

Prerequisite: Knitting II or equivalent
Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
Instructor: Susan Baron
Date: Wednesdays, 2/12, 2/19, 2/26, 3/11
Time: 6:00pm–8:00pm
Materials Required:

  • Required text: A Treasury of Knitting Patterns, Volume 1 by Barbara Walker (15% discount)
  • Graph paper
  • Pencil
  • Yarn--will depend on gauge and stitch pattern, but 400 yards of DK weight up to 200 yards of bulky weight yarn should be sufficient for most hats plus swatching. Yarn may be purchased during the first class with the instructor's input.
  • 16" circular needles and DPNS in the appropriate size for your selected yarn, as well as one size larger, and one size smaller. Can be purchased at the first class with your yarn.
  • Stitch markers
  • Knit and Crochet Tool Kit

When possible, please buy your materials from WEBS.

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