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Continental Knitting - Summer 2024

Virtual
$45.00

Out of Stock

Continental Knitting - Summer 2024

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$45.00

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Product Details

English style knitters are known as “throwers” and Continental style knitters are known as “pickers”. Whichever method you use to knit, your stitches look the same, it’s your process that is different.The Continental method of knitting requires that you hold the working yarn in your left hand. With the Continental style, the working yarn remains stationary while the right needle is wielded to do most of the work. For this reason, knitting in the Continental style can result in faster knitting. You don’t have to pause to throw your yarn as you do in English style knitting. Working stitch patterns like seed and ribbing is a smoother process for pickers. For throwers, moving the yarn back and forth for each stitch can be too tedious and time-consuming.

In this class you will learn to:

Tension your yarn in your left hand.

Knit, purl and work ribbing, cables, and lace.

Work increases and decreases.

You will receive the Zoom link 1-2 business days before the virtual class.

Materials Required:

Approximately 50 yards of worsted weight yarn (preferably in a solid, light color)

US 6/4.0mm to US 8/5.0mm needles (straight or circular depending on your preference).

Handout will be emailed 2 days before class with zoom link

HOMEWORK:

Cast on, 20 stitches using your preferred method. Knit 2 rows.


When possible, please buy your materials from WEBS.

Cancellation Policy: For all classes, payment of full tuition is due at time of registration. Tuition will be refunded only if the class is cancelled by WEBS, or if there is a waiting list and your spot can be filled.

Click here for complete Registration Information.

Note: If you are purchasing more than one unit of the same class, please call Customer Service with that person's name and information.

Craft
Knitting
Skill Level
Intermediate
Instructor
Pam Grushkin
Date Time
Date: Monday 6/3/2024 Time 1:00pm-3:00pm