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OOPS! Get your knitting back on track!


OOPS! is a beginner’s guide to getting your knitting back on track, presented by Alissa Barton the Knitting Fairy. In this 3-hour class we will cover many of the mistakes encountered by new knitters and talk about how to get your knitting back on track without pulling everything back out.

At the end of class you will also get links to videos to refer to later.


VIRTUAL CLASS, VIA ZOOM

Saturday, March 27 | 2-5 p.m. | $50


COVERED IN THIS CLASS:

  • Picking up a dropped stitch

  • Knit

  • Purl

  • Garter Stitch

  • Finding “bonus” stitches

  • Fixing split stitches

  • Adding in new yarn

  • Backing up

  • Tearing out without starting all over again

  • Figuring out where you are in your pattern.

STUDENTS WILL NEED:

  • Worsted weight yarn in a light color that you can see your stitches.

  • Size 8 or 9 needles (use what you have or if you have to buy some, don’t buy the same size for each swatch! Can be circular, straight or double pointed.)

  • Size 5 needles

  • A crochet hook, size G or H (only one)

  • Optional: double ended crochet hook such as Coco Knits “Stitch Fixer”

  • Locking stitch markers.

  • Swatches knit on the larger needles.

HOMEWORK:

  • Cast on 20 sts. Work in stockinette stitch (knit one row, purl the next) 6″ long -leave stitches on the needles!

  • Cast on 20 sts. Work in garter stitch (knit all rows) 6″ long – leave stitches on the needles!

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