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Learn to knit in our low-stress, fun and creative environment. Handwork is proven to improve concentration and health. Kids can benefit so much from learning a new hobby, and from experiencing the pride of creating something they can use! Three hours of instruction spaced over 3 days allows kids to learn the basics of knitting without feeling overwhelmed.
Class 1 - learn to cast on, knit and correct common beginner mistakes.
Class 2 - learn to bind off, purl, weave in ends, understand gauge and blocking.
Class 3 - learn to increase and decrease, read a pattern
Materials Required: One pair of straight knitting needles size US 6-8 (4.0-5.0mm), worsted weight yarn in a light colour, and a blunt tapestry needle.
*Materials can be purchased from Spun at 10% OFF the regular price, before/after class, based on the teacher's recommendations.
Prerequisites: Ages 8 to 12
Time: 1:00pm -2:00pm (3 Hours over 3 Days)
Dates: August 21, 22, and 23