Learn to Knit

I’m a knitting instructor available to guide you through your knitting journey. Whether you have yet to knit a stitch and don’t know where to begin, are picking up your needles after a long break or stuck on a project, I can help you every stitch of the way.

Custom individual or group sessions available in person or online. General pricing is $25/hour or by project. Project prices vary depending on services desired. For more information, contact Laurel at mycasaazul@gmail.com

Classes :

A Taste of Knitting: Your First Sweater via ZOOM with The Tea Cozy Yarn Shop

Ready to tackle your first knit sweater? In this class we’ll knit the sweater step by step from gauge swatch, sizing, reading a pattern to magic loop, picking up the stitches and finishing techniques. In our first class we’ll talk all about gauge and sizing, then we’ll cast on at our second class. At the end of this course, you’ll have your first knit sweater.

Skills needed: You should be comfortable with the knit and purl stitch, casting on and binding off, knitting in the round. Familiarity with increases is helpful.

Class Dates: Sundays 10-11:15am

February 28

March 7, 21

April 4, 18

May 2

Fee $100

Materials: Nuuk Sweater pattern available on Ravelry

US #6 circular 29″ or 32″ needles US #8 circular 29″ or 32″ needles

Or size needed to achieve gauge (we’ll go over this in our first class)
Interlocking stitch markers, three different colors if possible

Crochet needle or stitch fixer

Needle toppers

Waste Yarn (pieces of yarn in a contrasting color than your sweater yarn)

Tapestry needle

Measuring tape 

The Tea Cozy Yarn Shop in Seattle is offering a 10% off yarn for this class. The Tea Cozy is open Tues-Sun, 12-4pm and appointments are required. They are limiting the number of shoppers in the shop to 1 at this time. You can call them at 206-783-3322 or email knit@teacozyyarn.com.  They also have curbside pick up and will gladly mail your supplies as well. 

***

A Taste of Knitting: Your First Cowl via ZOOM with The Tea Cozy Yarn Shop

Ready to learn to knit? Need a refresher? In this class we’ll learn all the knitting basics: casting on, knitting and purling, binding off plus seaming the finished garment. In three sessions you’ll have your very own chunky cowl, perfect for now!

Class dates: Sundays 10-11:15am May 16, 23. 30, 2021

Fee $60

The pattern will be emailed a week before class and the Zoom link will be sent out 24 hours prior to the start of class.

Supplies needed for class:1 skein of a super bulky yarn and size 15 straight wooden needles (Clover or Crystal Palace are great choices) OR 1 skein of a bulky yarn like Malabrigo Chunky and size 13 straight wooden needles. I suggest you choose a lighter, solid color for this first project. Plus a tapestry needle.

Optional supplies: Small measuring tape, jumbo stitch marker, needle toppers

The Tea Cozy Yarn Shop in Seattle is offering a 10% off yarn for this class. The Tea Cozy is open Tues-Sun, 12-4pm and appointments are required. They are limiting the number of shoppers in the shop to 1 at this time. You can call them at 206-783-3322 or email knit@teacozyyarn.com.  They also have curbside pick up and will gladly mail your supplies as well.

****

A Taste of Knitting: Your first hat in the round via Zoom with The Tea Cozy Yarn Shop.

Ready to knit a hat? In this class we’ll learn to knit in the round while reviewing all the basics of knitting: casting on, knitting, purling, decreases, binding off and weaving in ends. In two sessions you’ll have a chunky hat to keep you warm.

Materials: 1 skein bulky yarn, US#13, 16″ circular needle, US#13 double point needles, jumbo stitch markers and tapestry needle. Pattern will be provided in class.

Class Dates: Tuesdays, April 20 & 27 10-11:15am.

To register, contact Laurel Garcia at mycasaazul@gmail.com‍

$50

The Tea Cozy Yarn Shop in Seattle is offering a 10% off class supplies for this class. The Tea Cozy is open Tues-Sun, 12-4pm and appointments are required. They are limiting the number of shoppers in the shop to 1 at this time. You can call them at 206-783-3322 or email knit@teacozyyarn.com.  They also have curbside pick up and will gladly mail your supplies as well.

***

Please tag @mycasaaul and use #tasteofknitting and #teacozyyarn to share your makes on Instragram.

For the above classes: The Zoom link will be emailed out 24 hours prior to the start of class.

You can also find me on Ravelry and Instagram @mycasaazul

Cancellation Policy: All class/session sales are final and make ups are not offered unless there are technical difficulties on my end or yours.  If you are unable to attend class, we can reschedule a private make up class at discounted hourly rate of $20/hr. If 2 or less students are signed up for a class, they may be rescheduled or cancelled.