Learn how to knit with basic skills, tools and supplies and create any garment you want, including a lovely lacy keyhole scarf. Published author and well-loved knitwear designer Stefanie Japel shares her “purls” of wisdom with you as she teaches you how to knit a scarf. Knit Lab begins with essential basic knitting lessons, including choosing supplies, casting on, knitting, purling and binding off. Then Stefanie ups the ante by showing you a host of useful demonstrations that you can come back to again and again. Learn how to increase, decrease, make a buttonhole, knit lace, block, seam and much, much more. As a fun bonus, Stefanie will also show you how to knit with alternative materials such as tulle and trash bags.
With your class, you will also receive a copy of Knitting 101. This beautiful book will teach you to knit through engaging projects, beginning with easy designs for early success and moving on to progressively more difficult patterns as you master the techniques. New skills are explored in depth as they are introduced. The most comprehensive beginner’s book available, Knitting 101 begins with an introductory section covering all the basics of knitting: selecting yarn, needle types and sizes, other tools and accessories, knitting gauge, casting on, forming stitches, and reading patterns.