First Beginner's Class - Looped Scarf

Four 90-minute classes will provide first-time knitters a set of basic knitting skills.  At the first session, student will select yarn and needles (sold separately) to get started right away on a simple, looped scarf. 


Children at about age seven can learn to knit.  They should have good focus and concentration on small tasks.

Prerequisites:  Patience with oneself and a willingness to have fun.

After completing this class, the student will be able to:

  • Cast stitches onto the needles

  • Knit and purl

  • Identify basic knit fabrics

  • Bind off

  • Read a yarn label or ball band

  • Discuss the importance of gauge

  • Read and follow a basic knitting pattern

  • Unknit to fix holes and other small mistakes

  • Shape knitted piece with increases

  • Finish their scarf

Students will have knit their scarf in sections, learning a new skill at each class.

Contact Beth at the Yarn Shop to register for your class and begin knitting in no time!  


413-398-5740 or

$80 Adults/$40 Children Under 12

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