Successful Knitting Techniques

Tuesday, July 30

Activity and Location

8:30 - 9:00 a.m.        

Registration Check-in: Mallory-Towsley Lobby

9:00 - 10:30 a.m.

Class Session 1: Mallory-Towsley Classroom 106/107

  • Stitch anatomy
  • stitch orientation
  • cast-on edges
  • right side vs. wrong side

10:30 - 10:45 a.m.

Break

10:45 a.m. - Noon

Class Session 2: Mallory-Towsley Classroom 106/107

  • Counting rows in stockinette stitch, garter stitch, and ribbing
  • recognizing and keeping track of increases/decreases
  • keeping a knitting journal

Noon - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch Break

1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Class Session 3: Mallory-Towsley Classroom 106/107

Extra edge stitches

stitch orientation

twisted stitches

incomplete stitches

dropped stitches

3:00 - 3:15 p.m.

Break

3:15 - 5:00 p.m.

Class Session 4: Mallory-Towsley Classroom 106/107

Split stitches

incorrect stitches

snugging loose stitches

Lifelines

holes (from dropped stitches, yarn-overs, short rows)

tearing back stitch by stitch

tearing back multiple rows

5:00 p.m.

Course Conclusion

Please note that this schedule may be subject to change. Participants will be notified of any adjustments.

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