Knitting 102 - Make a Hat (2 parts)
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Kick your beginner knitting skills up a notch and learn to knit a hat!
In this two-part workshop, we'll work to make our Everyone Hat. You will learn:
- Yarn & needle information
- How to knit in the round
- The rib stitch
- How to decrease stitches and switch from circular to double pointed needles
- How to follow a knitting pattern
- All the skills needed to construct a winter hat from start to finish
This is two-part workshop taking place on:
Thursday 2/15 and Thursday 2/22, 6:30-8:30pm
Monday 3/11 and Monday 3/18, 6:30-8:30pm
SKILL REQUIREMENTS: You must have basic knitting skills to attend this workshop, including: casting on and the knit stitch. Our Knitting 101 workshop (or equivalent experience) is a prerequisite to this class-- register here.
Date: select start date above (this is a two-part workshop; students must be available for both sessions)
Location: Brooklyn Craft Company, 165 Greenpoint Avenue (here’s where we’re located)
Cost: $75 includes four hours of instruction. Yarn and knitting needles not included; a 10% discount will be honored for all students the day of class.
All class registrations are final; please view our policy for more information.
Meet Your Instructors
Kristin Parker (she/her) is a queer fiber artist currently living on Lenape/Canarsee territory in now-called Brooklyn. Her work centers around interdependence, repair, and connection. Kristin has been knitting for over 25 years and is particularly passionate about knitting socks as well as stranded color work using local fiber. She teaches knitting all over the city in both class formats as well as one-on-ones. Her writing about knitting has been published in Hudson Valley Textile Project’s publication Common Threads. Kristin is also very involved in the Fibershed movement and is co-leading the expansion of the New York Fibershed with NY Textile Lab. Though knitting is Kristin’s main squeeze she also adores spinning her own yarn, visible mending, natural dyeing, sewing, and dabbling in many other crafts. She is also an organizer with SURJ NYC, focusing on Indigenous Solidarity work. Connect with her at @kpmadethings on instagram.