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Beginning Mitten-World’s Simplest Mittens

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Class Name: Beginning Mitten – The World’s Simplest Mittens by Tin Can Knits

Contact Yarn Refuge to sign up for this class 775-384-1600.

Class Date: Saturday February 3rd

Class Hours: 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Instructor: Terry King

Class Cost: $35.00 per 2-hour session

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Description: Learn how to knit a simple mitten in the round with a thumb gusset. This wonderful pattern lets you make any sized mitten with any of four different weights of yarn!

Material Needed:

  • Yarn
    fingering weight: 140 (160, 210, 260, 300) yards
    DK weight 100 (120, 160, 190, 220) yards
    worsted weight: 90 (100, 130, 160, 200) yards
    chunky weight: 70 (80, 120, 150, 190) yards
  • Needles
    fingering: US #0 / 2mm and US #2 / 2.75mm
    DK: US #3 / 3.25mm and US #5 / 3.75mm
    worsted: US #5 / 3.75mm and US #7 / 4.5mm
    chunky: US #6 / 4mm and US #8 / 5mm
    DPNs in both sizes or long circulars for magic loop (or as required to meet gauge)
  • Gauge
    fingering: 26 sts & 36 rounds / 4”
    DK: 24 sts & 32 rounds / 4”
    worsted: 20 sts & 28 rounds / 4”
    chunky: 18 sts & 24 rounds / 4”
    (all gauges given in stockinette on larger needles)
  • Notions
    darning needle, stitch marker

Pattern: The World’s Simplest Mittens by tincanknits

What skills you should have: Beginning knitting and a couple of flat projects completed.

What skills you will learn: How to create knit in the round and create a thumb gusset

Homework:

  • Purchase all materials needed before the day of class and have yarn wound if needed.
  • You may cast on and work ribbing if you are already familiar with knitting in the round.