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The World's Simplest Mittens
Begins Oct 12

The World’s Simplest Mittens by Tin Can Knits are a fun, fast knit. Choose from fingering, DK, Worsted or Bulky weight yarn and knit toddler to adult size pair of mittens. Learn new skills and/or practice and refresh techniques. A great gift knitting project for yourself and others.

This class is part of our Lunch Bites series. Quick, skill focused classes that you can take on your lunch hour.

$50.00

8 in stock

Description

The World’s Simplest Mittens by Tin Can Knits are a fun, fast knit. Choose from fingering, DK, Worsted or Bulky weight yarn and knit toddler to adult size pair of mittens. In this class we’ll learn the steps to construct a mitten through increase stitches for the thumb gusset, decreases, putting stitches on hold and picking them back up again. You can work with double pointed needles or magic loop. We’ll also discuss gauge and how it impacts the final fit. Learn new skills and/or practice and refresh techniques. A great gift knitting project for yourself and others.

Skills needed:

  • Basic knowledge of knit and purl stitches, Rib Stitch, knitting in the round, casting on and binding off. 

Class Dates: 

  • Class: Wednesdays, October 12, 19 & 26 from 11-12pm

Fee: $50

Materials & Info: 

Pattern: The World’s Simplest Mittens pattern available on Ravelry or at Tin Can Knits, available for free.

Sizing:
toddler (child, adult S, M, L)
fits hand: 5 (6, 7, 7.75, 8.5)” around
mitten length: 7.25 (8.5, 10.5, 12, 13)” from cuff to finger tips (adjustable)
cuff length: 2.5 (2.5, 3, 4, 4)” (adjustable)

Yarn:
fingering weight: 140 (160, 210, 260, 300) yards
DK weight 100 (120, 160, 190, 220) yards
worsted weight: 90 (100, 130, 160, 200) yards
chunky weight: 70 (80, 120, 150, 190) yards

Needles:
fingering: US #0 / 2mm and US #2 / 2.75mm
DK: US #3 / 3.25mm and US #5 / 3.75mm
worsted: US #5 / 3.75mm and US #7 / 4.5mm
chunky: US #6 / 4mm and US #8 / 5mm
DPNs in both sizes or long circulars for magic loop (32″-40″) (or as required to meet gauge)

Notions:
darning needle, stitch marker, measuring tape and scissors

Homework: Choose the weight of yarn and needle size you’d like to use. Cast on and knit cuff up to the thumb gusset.

Students receive a 10% discount on yarn for this class purchased at The Tea Cozy Yarn Shop

All classes are taught live via Zoom and feature two cameras. Learn all about our classes here

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