Join our brand new Beginner Knitting Workshop series. In 3 sessions knitwear designer Alexi Tavel will introduce you to the basics of knitting and guide you through your first knitting project, a knitted scarf or cowl. Through in-class demonstrations and weekly home assignments, you’ll learn the basics of knitting giving you the ability to follow thousands of existing patterns and maybe even design some of your own. Students will learn the foundations of knitting – casting on, knitting, purling, simple stitch patterns, binding off and seaming – and will learn how to apply these skills to a variety of garments and accessories. Students are able to complete endless projects on their own after taking this class. The curriculum: 1st week - Introduction to knitting Brief history and modern application of knitting Reading a pattern Casting on The knit stitch How to fix a dropped stitch Homework: Continue knitting your project at home 2nd week - Continue and Finishing First Knitting Project Review previous week and work Binding off Mattress stitch seam Weaving in ends 3rd week - Review and And New Skills Finding patterns online Reading different patterns Different Cast-ons The purl stitch, rib stitch, and seed stitch Resources for further education This class is beginner-friendly; no experience necessary! We will have all the supplies and materials ready for you, including yarn and knitting needles. Also, we are BYOB friendly, so bring a drink of your choice. The workshop will happen in 3 session over the span of 3 weeks. Choose your workshop by the start date. Please see all workshop dates below: Dates for workshop series starting November 30th: 11/30, 12/7, 12/14 Dates for workshop series starting January 17th: 1/17, 1/24, 1/31 Dates for workshop series starting February 9th: 2/9, 2/16, 2/23 Alexi Tavel is a talented knitwear designer with a modern approach to a timeless art form. Her company Two of Wands is known for its trendy knitwear pieces that you can either purchase ready made or as a pattern to make yourself. She has also collaborated with big brands such as Lion Brand and DMC.