Knitting for Beginners


November 18th from 5:00pm – 7:30pm

Gear up for a cozy winter! Learn basic knitting terminology, how to read patterns, how to cast on, the knit stitch, the purl stitch, and how to bind off.   With practice, these basics result in many wonderful scarves, cup cozies, blankets, and more.
Bring a pair of medium to large knitting needles and one skein of yarn that fits them:  we suggest #9 US needles and worsted weight yarn. No experience necessary! This class is for right-handers, if you are a leftie and interested please contact us and we can schedule another class for you.

What you’ll learn:

  • Basic knitting terminology,
  • How to cast on
  • The knit stitch
  • The purl stitch
  • How to bind off.
About the instructor:
Christy Georg is an Artist / Adventurer.  She has worked as a deckhand aboard sailing schooners, thru-hiked the 2,650 mile Pacific Crest Trail and 500 mile Colorado trail, and cruised the Arctic.   Endurance and achievement drive underlying themes in her work.  She has her BFA and MFA in sculpture and brings a 20-year career with dozens of awards and rich fabrication experience to MAKE.

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