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Beginners Knitting with Jo Dunsmuir - Saturday 29th May

Learn to knit in this class with the picking technique, which has the knitter holding the working yarn in their left hand and working the stitches wit the right hand needle. An efficient and quick way to knit. 
In this workshop you’ll learn to cast on with the long tail cast on method, learn knit and purl stitches, and learn to cast off. 

You will take away a pair of needles and yarn to keep practicing

Please note, there are no refunds on workshops if you are unable to attend.
Skill Level:
Instructor Name:
Jo Dunsmuir
Instructor Bio:
Jo is the creator and owner of Frankie & Ray, a little business that began life as a
vehicle for Jo's handmade clothing designs sold at design markets, small independent
stores, and online.
Jo learned to knit when very young, taught by her German born Oma (grandmother),
who passed on the 'picking' technique, sometimes known as the European or
Continental knitting style. This technique has the yarn held in the left hand, which never
leaves the needle to create both knit and purl stitches, resulting in a quick and efficient
way to grow your knitting.
Jo hopes to pass on the pleasure of the meditative and mindful process that knitting is.
The enjoyment is amplified by the satisfaction of creating many useful and beautiful
hand knit garments, for yourself, or as an expression of love for others, whether they be
shawls, socks, scarves, beanies, jumpers, cardigans, or even objects for the home, like
a tea cozy or blanket.
Knitting is a skill acquired by practice and repetition, but at the heart are just two
stitches, knit and purl, applied in many different ways to create a boundless variety of

Beginners Knitting with Jo Dunsmuir - Saturday 29th May

$ 140.00
Includes morning tea and lunch
Sat, May 29, 2021 at 10:30 am to 3:30 pm
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