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Cast-On And Go!

This class will cover the bare-bones must-have skills to begin knitting. Students will work on a dish cloth while learning the following:

  • How to cast on with the long tail cast on
  • How to make a knit stitch
  • How to make a purl stitch
  • How to cast off
  • Terminology needed to look up these skills online or in books
  • The most useful books to have access to when learning to knit
  • What’s next? We will provide information on where to look when ready to take knitting beyond dishcloths.

For a more in depth class that covers everything from needles and yarn to how to read a pattern and make decreases please check the schedule for our Beginning Knitting 1: Basics and Beyond class.

Materials List

  • one skein of Fixation or suitable cotton yarn (please see an employee if you did not purchase your yarn at Acorn Street to be sure that it will work for this class)
  • straight or circular needles in size US 8 (5mm)
  • Notebook and pen

Skill Level: beginner
Skill Details:
Requirements: None! You never need to have held a knitting needle in your life.
Instructor: Sonna Schuttner

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Included Materials



This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.