Classic Hat - $30

Saturdays, January 28th & February 4th, 12-2p

Think of this class as "Beginning Knitting - 102"!  Now that you have the basic knitting skills under your belt, take things to the next level with this fun, chunky hat.  By making this simple pattern, beginning skills like casting on and knitting in the round will be reinforced before students learn how to decrease and knit on double-point needles.  You can choose to use a worsted-weight yarn or a super-bulky yarn.  You'll soon be addicted to making these quick accessory staples!

Prerequisites: Beginning Knitting OR basic knitting skills (casting on, knit & purl stitches, knitting in the round)

Supplies:

  • 100g/87yds of super bulky yarn (we used Wonderland Yarns TweedleDeeDum) OR 100g of worsted-weight yarn (we used Ella Rae Superwash Classic)
  • #10.5 16-inch circular needles (for bulky) OR #7 16-icnch circular needles (for worsted)
  • Set of #10.5 double-point needles (for worsted) OR #7 double-point needles (for worsted)
  • Stitch marker
  • Yarn needle (Chibi)
  • Pom pom maker (optional)

Skills Learned:

  • Basic decreases
  • Working on double-point needles
  • Simple adjustments for making different sizes
  • Making and attaching a pom pom