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February Virtual Knit-Along

When:
Saturday, February 27, 2021, 3:00 PM until 4:30 PM
Where:
Virtual

Additional Info:
Contact(s):
Caroline A Merideth
Category:
Virtual Knit-Along
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Capacity:
30
Available Slots:
20
Members pay for their own charges
Join us for an afternoon of knitting and pastries! Together we will be knitting a beginner scarf. 
If you need a sweet treat while you knit, sign up for the Scandinavian-inspired  pastry box local baker Kitchen Vvitch has made just for our event! 

When? 
Saturday February 20th at 3:00PM.

Where?
Join the event from anywhere!  You can use your computer, laptop, tablet, or smart phone. We will send you a zoom link once you sign up for the class. New to zoom? Here is an introductory zoom video . 

What is a Virtual-knit-along?
A knit-along is an event where knitters gather together and start a project together. In this knit-along we will  be knitting the Linden scarf pattern from Lion Brand yarns together. You can access the pattern here on Lion Brand's website. Please cast-on 22 to stitches  before the class. If you are new to knitting please review the videos below before the knit-along. 

What do I need for the class? 
2 skeins of bulky weight yarn (247 yd each) 
Size 11 US needles (8mm) (I recommend bamboo/wooden needles) 

Where d
o I buy yarn and needles?
In need of yarn and needles to start your project? If you'd like to shop local, I recommend Hill Country Weavers. You can shop online, or set up a virtual shopping appointment. Hill Country Weavers offers both shipping and contactless pick-up at their store.  Other online options include: Lion BrandMichaelsJoAnnsHobby Lobby or your preferred craft store. Make sure to double check the yarn is bulky weight and you have 247 yards of each color. 

What if I am a  novice knitter? 

If you are new to knitting please review the following introductory videos and cast on 22 stitches to start the project before joining the knit-along. 
Learning how to cast-on.
Introduction to the knit stitch.  
How to knit a scarf for beginners.

What will I receive in my pastry-box? 
Local baker, Kitchen Vvitch is offering a Scandinavian-inspired pastry box just for our class. The box is an optional add-on. The price of the box (including local delivery) is $15. Follow this link to pay. If you purchase the box please leave your delivery address and cell phone number for delivery confirmation in the comment box for payment. Your box will be delivered to you the morning of the class. Please sign up for the box by February 14. 

The box will include: mini cardamom donuts, Swedish cinnamon buns, and a slice of vanilla almond cake with raspberry filling.  

Norwegian Knitting facts: 

Did you know knitted garments found in Norway have been dated as far back as 1476? Norwegian knitters are famous for their colorwork. Want to learn more about traditional Norwegian knitting patterns? Watch Arne & Carlos' video  of traditional Norwegian knitting patterns.