Continental Knitting

Instructor: Amy Wentley

Saturday: May 30, 2020; 3:00 to 5:00 pm.

Continental knitting is a style of knitting where you hold the yarn in your left hand and "pick" the yarn with your right needle. For some people, this turns out to be a faster way to knit. Also, if you experience hand, arm or shoulder pain when knitting, this method could be less painful. We will begin knitting a washcloth to practice knitting and purling using the Continental method.

Experience: If you already knit using the English (throwing) or another method, this class is for you.

Materials needed:

  • A ball of worsted weight wool yarn for practice during class, and a ball of cotton yarn for washcloth project (some yarns need to be wound into a ball before use;  please come to class with yarn already wound)
  • Straight or circular needles (24-inch or 32-inch) in a size suitable for your yarn (US 6 - US 8).
  • A pattern for a simple washcloth will be provided by the instructor.

Materials are available for purchase at the shop.


Class Policy -

  • Refunds for pre-paid class registrations can be made only if we are notified at least two weeks in advance of the beginning of class.
  • Missed classes will not be made up unless the instructor was unable to teach or the shop was closed for inclement weather.
  • Refunds for missed classes cannot be made.
Class has spaces available

Price: $25.00

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