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Help Yourself To Knitting: Beginning Knitting Class

This class is an enjoyable, two-day beginning knitting class which focuses not only on basic stitches and skills, but also on recognizing and correcting common mistakes which often frustrate the beginner. Topics include basic knitting skills, yarn basics and pattern reading. You will be provided with a beginning book, one pair of size 8 (Am) knitting needles, practice yarn and several easy project patterns to help you get started in this enjoyable craft and pastime. Children and adults may choose to participate together on this learning experience taking advantage of a special intergenerational rate.


Thu, Oct 20, 2016 - Fri, Oct 21, 2016
(Early bird tuition deadline: 09/08/16)
New! Thu, Feb 16, 2017 - Fri, Feb 17, 2017
(Early bird tuition deadline: 01/05/17)

Course Details

Length in days:


$170.00 per student (Regular rate)
$150.00 per student (Early-bird rate)



Age with adult:

* The Feb 16, 2017 course is part of the Northern Fiber Retreat event

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You will need the following tools for this class:

The instructor will provide yarn, needles and an introductory book.

Once registered, students will receive a confirmation packet in the mail that may offer additional optional tool recommendations and suggested reading.
Kate Hartman

Kate first learned to knit while in high school. Since then, she has explored a variety of knitting traditions, including both the English/American and Continental knitting techniques, lace knitting, Aran, and the multi-colored Fair Isle and Scandinavian techniques. Kate enjoys making sweaters, socks, mittens, and other garments in a variety of styles and materials, using many of her own wheel-spun yarns. She likes teaching and believes that enjoyment and enthusiasm are necessary as adults learn a new craft. Kate currently resides in Madison, Wisconsin and has the good fortune of being married to a knitter/spinner.

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Help Yourself To Knitting: Beginning Knitting Class

Help Yourself To Knitting: Beginning Knitting Class

Help Yourself To Knitting: Beginning Knitting Class