Winter, 2023, Emeritus Needlecraft Class

Class title: HME EC E71, Section 9564

Class time: Wednesdays, 1:30-4:15pm

Click here for downloadable semester project list.

NOTE: The online project list below has been updated to reflect changes in actual class discussions. Since we spent more time on knitting than planned, we will postpone crochet projects to next semester.

Week 1, 1/4/23, Knitting

Beginner: Slip knot, casting on, basic knit stitch, start plain knit (garter stitch) scarf
Beginner Tools & Materials Needed: Medium weight/worsted weight yarn, Size 9 knitting needles or as called for on yarn package. Two skeins needed to make a scarf.

Advanced: Cable & Eyelets Pattern from: How to Cable Knit: Beginner’s guide
Advanced Tools & Materials Needed: Any yarn with needles appropriate for that yarn

Link to recording of 1/4/23 Zoom class.

Week 2, 1/11/22, Knitting

Beginner: Purl stitch, adding new yarn, weaving in ends, stockinette stitch
Beginner Tools & Materials Needed: Continue with materials from Week 1.

Advanced: Donkey or horse
Advanced Tools & Materials Needed: Worsted weight or slightly heavier yarn, needles to go with chosen yarn, polyfill or other stuffing.

Link to recording of 1/11/23 Zoom class.

Week 3, 1/18/23, Knitting

Continue Donkey or horse
Advanced yarn, needles to go with chosen yarn, polyfill or other stuffing.

Link to recording of 1/18/23 Zoom class.

Week 4, 1/25/23, Knitting

Continue Donkey or Horse AND discuss or begin:

Beginner: Pattern sampler scarf or Basic knit hat in the round
Beginner Tools & Materials Needed: Medium weight/worsted weight yarn, Size 9 knitting needles or as called for on yarn package. Two skeins needed to make a scarf.

Advanced: Ribbed Knit Hat
Advanced Tools & Materials Needed: 1 skein Worsted/medium weight yarn, size 6, 7 or 8, 16” circular needle, 4 or 5 double-pointed needles, same size as circular.

Link to recording of 1/25/23 Zoom class.

Week 5, 2/1/23, Knitting

Finish Donkey or Horse. Continue hats in the round.

Link to recording of 2/1/23 Zoom class.

Week 6, 2/9/23, Knitting

Complete knit projects detailed above.

 

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