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Fixing Mistakes Level 1



Skills you will learn: Recognizing knit stitches and purl stitches, when stitches are twisted, how stitches should be oriented on the needle, ripping, tinking (unknitting), correcting dropped stitches, yarn splits, and finding lost or extra stitches and answering your particular questions.

Material Needed:

  • Two swatches See Homework below for details
  • Handi-tool and/or Stitch Fixer or crochet hook in size G or H
  • Tapestry or Darning needle

Skills level: Beginning level through purl stitch

Required Homework:

  • Knit two swatches and leave them on the needles with working yarn still attached:

◦   Use smooth, plied, worsted weight yarn in a solid, light color and needles that create stitches large enough to easily see. Both swatches should be approx 30 to 40 stitches wide and 4” high. Leave them on the needles with working yarn still attached.

◦   Swatch #1 work in stockinette stitch (knit on right side, purl on wrong side)

◦   Swatch #2 using another set of needles work in garter stitches (knit on both sides)


Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: All skill levels. At a minimum, you must know how to knit and purl.
Requirements: HOMEWORK Must be completed BEFORE you come to class. Knit two swatches and leave them on the needles with working yarn still attached: ◦ Use smooth, plied, worsted weight yarn in a solid, light color and needles that create stitches large enough to easily see. Both swatches should be approx 30 to 40 stitches wide and 4? high. Leave them on the needles with working yarn still attached. ◦ Swatch #1 work in stockinette stitch (knit on right side, purl on wrong side) ◦ Swatch #2 using another set of needles work in garter stitches (knit on both sides)
Instructor: Terry King
Instructor Bio: Terry has over 45 years of fiber arts experience and has been teaching knitting & crochet in the local Reno area for over 12 years. Her teaching style is inclusive. Her philosophy is that you will learn best working with your own natural inclinations and abilities. She can teach both left & right-handed.
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