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The Knitter's Tool Box: English Knitting (Throwing) for Continental Knitters (Pickers)



English Knitting, also known as Throwing, may seem like the ugly step-sister of the two main knitting styles, particularly since Continental Knitting (Picking) is thought to be faster. I bet the faster knitter in the world, Hazel Tindall, would disagree! But even if you knit with the yarn in your left hand, learning how to hold the yarn in your right hand is handy for doing two-color stranded knitting. It's a great skill to put in your tool box or to learn if you're planning on joining our Strathendrick KAL.

Required Materials: 

  • Yarn - smooth, light-colored worsted weight
  • Needles - US 8/5.0mm 24" circular

Homework: Cast on 20 sts and bring to class


Meets 1x


Cancellation Policy - Student cancellations must be made at least 3 days prior to the first session to receive a refund for the class fee. After that date, class fees are not refundable and cannot be transferred to another class. Any yarn or supplies purchased for the class are also not refundable. 3 Kittens will only cancel a class if no students have signed up; however, we may need to reschedule due to weather or illness.


Skill Level: Level 2+ (see requirements below)
Requirements: Students should know the basics of knitting while holding the yarn in their left hand
Instructor: Elizabeth
Instructor Bio: Elizabeth
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