ssembmitten

Embroidered Mittens - $45

Saturdays, Jan. 17th, 24th, & 31st, 12-2p

Chase the gray of winter away with a colorful pair of wooly mittens!  In this class, students will not only learn how to knit mittens, but they will be guided through the process of giving their mittens a bright, personal touch.  Your knitting becomes your canvas as we explore different embroidery stitches.

Prerequisites: Basic knitting skills, some experience with double-point needles

Supplies:

  •  1 skein aran weight yarn (sample knit in Fancy Tiger Heirloom Romney)
  • Sport weight yarn in a variety of colors (sample uses Harrisville Shetland)
  • Set of 5 #4 double-point needles
  • Stitch marker
  • Stitch holder or scrap yarn
  • Yarn needle (Chibi)

Skills Learned:

  • Casting on to double-point needles
  • Review of knitting with double-point needles
  • Basic mitten construction, including thumb gusset and top shaping
  • m1 increase, k2tog/ssk decreases
  • Beginner embroidery stitches