My First Hat: Saturday, Jan 27 & Feb 3

My First Hat: Saturday, Jan 27 & Feb 3

Regular price $35.00 Sale

Description: Tired of knitting flat and seaming? In this class you will learn everything you need to know to knit a hat seamlessly in the round. The Classic Hat is timeless, with or without a pom pom.. Once you learn the techniques you will be able to knit this hat, or any other hat, for everyone you know.

Date: This is a 3 hour 2 session class. 

Saturday - January 27 [2:00PM-4:00PM] & February 3 [2:00PM-3:00PM]

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner

Skills Needed: 

  • Knit Stitch
  • Purl Stitch
  • Cast on
  • Basic bind off

What You'll Learn:

  • How to read a pattern
  • Choosing the right yarn
  • How to calculate gauge
  • Knitting in the round for large and small circumferences
  • Decreasing
  • Tips to fix mistakes

Materials: 

  • 1 skein of aran or heavy worsted weight yarn (We recommend Quince & Co Osprey)
  • 16" US8 and US 9 (or size to obtain gauge) & 32" US9 or US9 DPNs (or size to obtain gauge)
  • 8 stitch markers

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Homework:

Participants should buy the yarn (the pattern is free) before the first day of class. Everyone will need to knit a gauge swatch in stockinette stitch (at least 5" x 5"). We have a good selection of the yarn to knit the class pattern. Everyone should come to class with their blocked swatch. If you have any questions about the homework, you can email, call or come visit us in the shop. 

 

Instructor: Deren Bader

Deren is an avid knitter of all things and a natural dyer. She loves working with rustic yarns and usually has a least 5 different projects on needles at any given time. She has knit dozens of hats and is excited to share her love of hat knitting with others.

*Class Policies

Class fees are not refundable unless the class is canceled by the shop. If cancellation is made 48 hours before class start time, you will be provided with a store credit. Classes with fewer than two students may be canceled or rescheduled. Unless otherwise indicated, our classes are for adults only. Your registration is valid for the dates listed in the description and may not be transferred to other class dates. Please call or email the shop if you have any questions, 434-409-9095, ewefibers@gmail.com.