Techniques Classes!

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We're so excited to introduce Techniques Classes to our class schedule!

Do you have questions about specific techniques in knitting that regularly pop up in your favorite patterns? Are you interested in expanding your knitting skills in anticipation of working more challenging patterns? We've got a series of classes you can take individually so you can pick and choose what skills you work on! 

Each 2 hour class will focus on one technique and cost $30. Please note specific materials required or if you need to do any homework ahead of your class period so you're prepared! If you have any questions about any of these classes email Allyson at store@knit1chgo.com. 

Intarsia Colorwork: Learn to read a intarsia colorwork chart and knit a intarsia colorwork chart flat. Homework: None. Materials Needed: 3 colors of worsted weight yarn and size 8 straight needles. Dates: Friday June 1 OR Sunday June 3, 1-3pm. 

Fixing Mistakes 101: Stitch Counts, Right Side VS Wrong Side, Purls instead of Knits, Knits instead of Purls. New to knitting and having a hard time keeping your stitch counts correct? Keep purling when you should knit and knitting when you should purl? This class will help you read your knitting to keep you on track, as well as help you keep consistent stitch count. Homework: None, but if you are working on something you keep messing up bring it! Materials Needed: Worsted weight yarn and size 8 needles. Dates: Friday June 8 OR Sunday June 10, 1-3pm. 

Fixing Mistakes 201: Fixing Holes and Dropped Stitches. Do you accidentally create holes in your knitting? Do you find dropped stitches and have to rip out? We'll show you how to pick up dropped stitches and fix holes! Homework: None, but if you are working on something hole-y or with dropped stitches bring it! Materials Needed: Worsted weight yarn and size 8 needles. Dates: Friday June 15 OR Sunday June 17, 1-3pm. 

Fixing Mistakes 301: Cables. Want to learn how to fix a cable that is turned the wrong way? We'll drop down to fix a messed up cable together! Homework: None. Materials Needed: Worsted weight yarn and size 8 needles. Size 8 double pointed needles. Dates: Friday June 22 OR Sunday June 24, 1-3pm. 

Fixing Mistakes 401: Colorwork. Mess up a colorwork chart and need to know how to drop down to knit a stitch in a different color? This is the class for you! Homework: None. Materials Needed: 3 colors worsted weight yarn and size 8 needles. Dates: Friday June 29 OR Sunday July 1, 1-3pm.

Cabling: Learn to read cabling instructions and read a cable chart while getting practice cabling with and without a cable needle! Homework: None. Materials Needed: Worsted weight yarn and size 8 needles. Dates: Friday July 6 OR Sunday July 8, 1-3pm. 

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