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March 21st Reading Knitting Patterns and Charts


Class Name: Reading Knitting Patterns and Charts

Class Date: Thursday March 21st

Class Hours: 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Instructor: Terry King

Class Cost: $35

Skill Level: Beginners and up

Class Description: This is one of the most requested classes! Learn how to read knitting patterns and charts by first understanding the language and notation used in writing pattern. Then learn common layouts, how to read through the pattern to understand and how to tell if the pattern is well written. We will touch on the key points to find in a pattern for determinging your size, the yarn needed and how much yardage. The we will take a fly over of the general how to read knitting charts and the different types of charts. Then we will practice reading some patterns and put our new knowledge into practice.

Material Needed:

  • Notebook & pen/pencil
  • Patterns and chart if you have them to practice
  • Optional: Book: Charts Made Simple by JC Brier (available on Amazon)

Pattern: Please bring any that you have questions about reading

Skills you should have: General skills and good reading glasses if you need them.

Skills you will learn: You will learn how knitting instructions are generally constructed, common abbreviations, how to read through a pattern, and what to look for in a well written pattern. We will go over the general rules for reading knitting charts and a review of the types of charts used.

Homework: None

Event Details

Event Details

Date: March 21, 2019

Start time: 01:00 p.m.

End time: 03:00 p.m.

Venue: Yarn Refuge

Directions: 3368 Lakeside Ct. Next to Swill Coffee & Wine!