Study the anatomy of a stitch, then apply what you’ve learned to correct a variety of common knitting mistakes including twisted stitches, dropped stitches, split stitches, and holes. Learn to safely tear back a stitch, a row, or an acre of knitting without losing your cool. Gain confidence and enjoy your knitting even more!
Techniques to be covered
- Extra edge stitches
- Stitch orientation
- Twisted stitches
- Incomplete stitches
- Dropped stitches
- Split stitches
- Incorrect stitches
- Snugging loose stitches
- Holes (from dropped stitches, yarn-overs, short rows)
- Tearing back stitch by stitch
- Tearing back multiple rows
- All knitting class sessions will take place online via Zoom at the appointed times only, and will not be recorded.
- A Zoom link will be emailed to each student 24 hours prior to each upcoming class session.
- The online instruction will consist of two windows: one with Sarah’s smiling face, and one with on-camera close-ups for demonstration purposes. Each student’s smiling face will also be viewable in a window.
- Each student will be responsible for using Zoom (super easy by clicking on a link) on an electronic device that is large enough for the instructor window and demonstration window to be clearly viewed.
- No refunds.
- Adventurous knitter and above
- MUST be comfortable with both knitting and purling
- 50 gms smooth, light-colored (so you can see what you’re doing), aran to worsted weight (4 to 5 sts/in) COTTON yarn (similar to Sugar ‘n Cream or Peaches ‘n Cream), preferably variegated (multi-colored)
- 1 yd smooth, contrasting-colored scrap yarn
- US 7 (4.5mm) double-pointed needles (you’ll only need two)
- US G (4mm) crochet hook
- blunt darning needle
Homework to be completed before class with yarn and needles described above
- Cast on 15 stitches. Knit 4 rows (garter stitch). Do not bind off.