Mitten Basics (knitted)

This class is designed for the person that wants to learn (or learn more about) knitting mittens.  Mitten patterns-including the ones in the photo-will be provided in class.  However, you are welcomed to bring a mitten pattern to class that you would like to try.  Special emphasis will be on ways to knit in the round as well as several methods for knitting thumbs and thumb gussets.

Items covered in this class include:

-Mitten shapes
-Ways to knit in the round
-Making mittens that fit
-Parts of a mitten
-How to shape the thumb and thumb gusset
-How to finish a mitten
-How to change a mitten pattern or to make it your own

Students should bring:

-Worsted weight yarn
-two size 6 circular needles of varying lengths, size 6 double pointed needles, size 6 flexi-flips, or a size 6 circular needle that is 40″ or longer.

Note: if the student has a pattern they want to use for class, they can bring the yarn and needles specified in their pattern.  

Prerequisite skills: know how to cast on, knit, purl and bind off.  Knowing how to knit in the round would be helpful, but not required.

This is an all day class.

Instructor: Mary Jo Harris

Class Fee: $80

Mitten Basics