Learn how to make these wonderfully warm and fun mittens that have tufts (thrums) of wool knitted into the fabric and which originated in Newfoundland. Using a heavy worsted/aran weight yarn, these mittens knit up quickly and make great gifts for others or yourself.
Hélène Driesen will guide you all the way and provide you with a pattern to take home.
What to bring: A materials kit is included in the class fee. The kit includes yarn and fiber locally-dyed by Dirty Water Dyeworks and a printed pattern. There are 6 colorways to choose from!
Needles are not included, please bring a set of size 8 double pointed needles or a size 8 circular needle of a comfortable length for Magic Loop. If you are a particularly loose knitter, please bring size 7s.
We will have them available in the shop at a student discount if you need to purchase them on the day of the class.
Level: Adventurous beginner.
Prerequisites: How to knit in the round, increase and decrease.
Date/Time: Saturday, February 24, 10:00 am to 12 noon.
Please arrive at 9:45 to choose your kit. Class begins promptly at 10 am.
This class will run with 2 to 6 students.