• Knitting Workshop: Beginner's Session

  • Sun, 03/22/2020 at 12:00 pm
  • POST
    14500 Kercheval St
    14500 Detroit
Knitting Workshop: Beginner's Session - POST - Detroit

Hosted by POST + Kristin Skinner Sunday, March 22nd from 12pm to 3pmReady to begin knitting? This is the perfect time to learn the basics!This 3-hour workshop serves as an introduction to knitting and you get to leave with an adorable handmade headband. Students will gain the skills to successfully and confidently begin and finish their project while covering basic knitting skills. These will include learning about gauge, casting on, knitting, purling, and casting off. Students will also learn how to combine stitches to create a 'seed stitch' utilized in many knitting patterns. All supplies will be included--go home with knitting needles, yarn, and notions--all the tools you'll need to begin your knitting journey!About the Instructor:Kristin Skinner is a textile historian and modern maker who loves sharing her passion for handcrafts with others. A native Michigander, she moved to the Washington DC area to pursue a Master's Degree in the History of Decorative Arts, studying textile history and techniques. In 2018 she moved home to the mitten and to the vibrant making community of the Detroit area. She is an avid knitter, quilter, sewer, and embroiderer, and wants to help teach others the therapeutic nature and centuries-old history of handcrafts. Please note:+ No experience necessary.+ All tools/supplies/materials will be provided.+ Refreshments will be served.+ Space is limited so please register soon. Popular classes sell out quickly.+ If a workshop is full and you would like to be added to a wait list or notified of a future listing, send us an email at workshops@post-detroit.com+ This project is appropriate for ages 14 and over however, anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult and both must be registered for the workshop. SIGN UP HERE:https://www.mutualadoration.com/collections/workshops-at-post/products/03-22-knitting-workshop-quick-and-easy-headband-on-sunday-march-22-at-2pm