Fall 2016 Auburn Parks and Rec Knitting Classes

Sunday, July 31, 2016

It's time to register for Fall classes at Auburn Parks & Rec in Auburn, Washington!!

I wanted one go to place where students and potential students can check out what is being offered and click on links to register....so here ya go!!!


Introduction to Knitting

Class Summary
Students will learn how to knit, cast on, bind off, purl and a few other beginning techniques so that you can tackle many patterns in this fun and relaxed class. Knitting needles, patterns and a ball of yarn included.

Week 1 - Knit Stitch, you will begin working on a Garter Stitch dishcloth
Week 2 - Binding Off, Casting on and Purling - You will bind off your first project and start your second, which is a Stockinette Stitch dishcloth with border.
Week 3 - Yarn Overs and Knitting Two Together - You will finish off your second dishcloth and begin working on the third, Diagonal dishcloth.
Week 4 - Wrapping it up - You will learn how to weave in ends, review pattern reading, discuss yarn weights and types of yarns.

All 4 week Introduction Classes have the same curriculum.

Class Schedules & Registration Links

Thursdays, 6 to 8 p.m. - Auburn Senior Center - September 8 to September 29th 

Thursdays, 6 to 8 p.m. - Auburn Senior Center - October 6 to October 27

Thursdays, 6 to 8 p.m. - Auburn Senior Center - November 10 to December 15 (we will not meet on Thanksgiving Day or the following week)

Intermediate Knitting

Class Summary

For intermediate level students who are familiar with knitting and purling.

September Class - "Knitting in the Round". During this 4-week class, you will knit two hats in the round. You will need to bring size US7 - 16" circular knitting needles. Yarn, patterns and stitch markers will be provided.

October Class - Spa Wash Cloths. During this four-week class you will learn to knit three different washcloths. You will be using advanced techniques like cabling and color work. Washcloths are a great way to try out a new technique and they make great holiday gifts. Students will need to bring size US7 knitting needles. Yarn, patterns and stitch markers will be provided.

November/December Class - Stockings. During this four-week class you will learn to knit a holiday stocking. You will learn general techniques needed for making socks, while using larger knitting needles and heavier yarn. This is a great first step into the sock knitting world. You will need to bring size US7 - 16" circular knitting needles and US7 double pointed needles. Yarn, patterns and stitch markers will be provided.


Class Schedules & Registration Links

Thursdays, 6 to 8 p.m. - Auburn Senior Center - September 8 to September 29th

Thursdays, 6 to 8 p.m. - Auburn Senior Center - October 6 to October 27

Thursdays, 6 to 8 p.m. - Auburn Senior Center - November 10 to December 15 (we will not meet on Thanksgiving Day or the following week)
















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