Brenda Brayfield

Beyond the Basics Class

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If you have the basics down and you’re ready to move on to the next step in knitting, this is the class for you. Choose from the Wheat Scarf by Tin Can Knits, the Beginner’s Cowl by Brenda Brayfield, or the Humble Beginnings Hat also by Brenda! Learn to read a pattern and get started on your first full project. The Beginner’s Cowl and Humble Beginnings Hat will teach you to knit in the round.

Skill Level: Beginner with basic skills

Skills Required: Cast on, knit, and purl

You will learn: Reading a pattern, joining and knitting in the round, decreasing, how to use stitch markers, and weaving in ends

Saturday, May 25 from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm, and June 1 from 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

    Instructor: Brenda Brayfield

    Materials: You will receive a supply list after your placement is confirmed. Yarn must be purchased from Crafty Fibre.

    If the class you'd like to take is full, please click here to fill out our wait list form. We'll call you if a spot opens up!

    Wheat Scarf

    Sometimes it can seem daunting to learn something new, so let’s take it one step at a time, and knit a simple scarf together. The scarf features two basic patterns – Garter Stitch and 1×1 ribbing. The length can be shortened to a cozy neckwarmer.

    Intro to Knitting in the Round - Beginner's Cowl

    A cowl knit in the round is an excellent choice for the newer knitting. The number of stitches won’t intimidate you and the amount of rows won’t overwhelm you. As you knit you will always be looking at the right side of the work, no increasing or decreasing required, and when you’re finished there are only two tails to weave in. This is the perfect project to reinforce your knitting skills. After completing this course, you will have the skill, confidence, and experience to knit a larger infinity scarf.

    Humble Beginnings Hat

    Rich in texture, this trendy hat is an easy, comfortable knit. The hat is knit in the round from the bottom to the crown. It’s a great project to practice our knits and purls, making it perfect for the first-time hat knitter. The purl ridges can be omitted if you desire a simple, classic hat.

    Easy Fingerless Mitts

    This is a fun, simple and quick project that you will enjoy wearing year-round. The gloves are knit flat from side to side and seamed to create the thumb opening. Borders evolve from the clever placement of garter stitch rows on all four edges. Great for gift giving - your friends need never know how easy these really are!

    Please note: All classes are refundable to store credit only until 3 days before the first class date. Within 3 days, all classes are considered final sale and no refunds will be offered. Please be sure of your schedule before signing up for a class. All knitting classes are age 16 and up. Sorry, no exceptions.