Finishing Class - Knitting
If you’re interested in knowing how to give your garments a professional finish, then this is the class for you. Learn different methods of casting on and off and methods to pick up stitches. Delve into the intricacies of sewing your garment together, blocking and attaching fastenings, all to give your garment that perfect finish.
SKILLS REQUIRED: cast on, cast off, picking up stitches, knit and purl stitch. Must be confident knitter.
SKILLS ACQUIRED THROUGH CLASS:
How to professionally seam up a finished garment, blocking and attaching fastenings.
Bookings essential. The class costs $75 and runs for 3 hours. (Supplies not included)
Date : Saturdays
Time : 1:30pm
Length : 3 hours
Location : 234 Collins Street, Melbourne
TO BRING WITH YOU:
- Notepad and pen
- Pair of Scissors
- 2 balls of knitting yarn (preferably plain 8ply in light and contrasting colours)
- 1 pair of knitting needles, plus one extra, in a size appropriate for your yarn
- Knitter’s sewing-up needles (chibi recommended)
- 4 knitted samples to practice on (see instructions below)
Make two garter stitch swatches as follows: cast on 30 stitches and knit 30 rows (knit every row). Place onto waste yarn or a stitch holder, do not cast off.
Make two stocking stitch swatches as follows: cast on 30 stitches and knit 20 rows of stocking stitch (knit 1 row, purl 1 row), holding the yarn at the back of work slip the first stitch of every row knit-wise, and purling the last stitch of every row. Place onto waste yarn or a stitch holder, do not cast off
STUDENT DISCOUNTS: All students enjoy a 10% discount off any products purchased on the day of their class (sorry, the discount does not apply to services, samples, or gift vouchers and cannot be combined with other discounts. The student discount is not available with Clinics or Stitch & Bitch).
CLASS MINIMUMS: Minimum class size is 5 students. If your class is cancelled, we will contact you and issue a full refund. We encourage you to sign up as soon as possible to reserve your spot and ensure minimum enrollment. Bring a friend!
CANCELLATIONS: You may cancel up to 7 days before your first class for a full refund. If you cancel later, we cannot issue a refund unless we are able to fill your spot from a waiting list. If you're unable to cancel in time for a refund, you can always send a friend in your place. If we must cancel a class, we will issue a full refund.
ON THE DAY OF YOUR CLASS:
Please report 10 minutes before the scheduled start time to the Morris and Sons, 234 Collins Street, Melbourne. Please note that Morris and Sons cannot take responsibility for your personal belongings while you are on our premises: while our classes are friendly and generally problem-free, we advise you to be aware of the location and security of your belongings at all times. We look forward to seeing you at the class, and trust that you will have an enjoyable and instructive time. Please feel free to contact us if you require any further information.