Simple Classic Mittens
Class will be held on Zoom
This varsity inspired classic is simple to knit and a great introduction to the world of mittens. The design, created by Michelle Hunter, features a easy full-fashioned thumb gusset and supporting videos. Stripes are optional.
Knitting 101-Knit in the Round would be a great prerequisite for this class.
Instructor: Paula Koerner
Cost: $75 plus class materials (supplies must be purchased from The Stitchin' Den)
Class Size: 15
Class Location: Virtual via Zoom
Number of Sessions: 3
Date: Wednesday's October 7th, October 21st, November 4th
Time: 5:00 –7:00pm Mountain Time
Prerequisite skills: In order for you to feel comfortable in this class, students should know how to cast on, knit, purl, bind off. Great class for beginning knitters who want to increase their skill level. Knitting 101-Knit in the Round would be a great prerequisite for this class.
Pattern from Ravelry Classic Striped Mitten by Michelle Hunter $5
Worsted weight yarn base color and contrasting color-100g each
US #4 (3.5mm) double pointed needles or size needed to obtain gauge
US # 7 (4.5mm) double pointed needles or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch holder or scrap yarn
Class Outcomes: Student will increase their confidence and knitting knowledge while completing a set of mittens. Students will learn the following skills: using double pointed needles knitting in the round, joining a new color, M1L, M1R, SSK, Backwards Loop Cast On.
Pre-Class Homework: Do a gauge swatch with size 7 needles
Cast on 24 stitches
Knit 2 rows
Row 1: Knit
Row 2: K2, Purl 20, K2
Repeat Rows 1-2 10 times
Knit 2 rows
Bind off loosely
Wash and lay flat to dry. Swatch should measure 4" inside the boarder. If it does not then adjust your needle size and knit another gauge swatch.