Beginning Crochet
August 29, 2017
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Beginning Knitting

Reno Knitting Classes

Class Name: Beginning Knitting

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

Class Date: Thursday ongoing

Class Hours: 1:00pm-3:00pm

Instructor: Terry King

Class Cost: $35.00

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Description: This a weekly, ongoing class for beginners and those needing a refresher in the basics. I will teach you how to do the most common cast on, how to make the knit and purl stitches. There is no right or wrong way to knit, only ways that work or ways that don’t work. I teach you how to knit based on your own unique inclinations taking your dexterity into account. I teach both right and left handed students and manipulating the yarn with whichever hand feels best to you. This class repeats weekly, take it as many times as you need to feel confident in your skills.


Material Needed:

  • 190-220 yards of worsted weight yarn (#4), preferably wool
  • US #7 or #8 straight knitting needles 8” or 9” long, preferably made from wood or bamboo

Pattern: None

What skills you should have: None

What skills you will learn: How to cast on, create knit & purl stitches, alternate knit & purl in rows and within rows, and to bind off. Then get started on your first project.

Homework: Have yarn wound before class.