|Class Name||Craft||Instructor||Project Type||Age||Gender|
|French Market Bag||Knitting||Rose||Bag||All||Any|
Download this free pattern from knitty.com and join in the felting frenzy. You can have fun with color when choosing your wool. The pattern is knit in the round from the bottom up starting with double point needles and quickly graduating to circular needles. You will also learn shaping and the Kitchener stitch to complete handles. After you have knit, knit, knit, and knit some more, come to the shop to watch your “cat-in-the-hat” size project magically transform into a charming accessory.
Class size: 2-6
2 sessions (4 hrs.) + felting fun – $55
Skills required: K, P, BO, following written pattern directions
Skills learned: knitting in the round on dpns and circular needles, increases, decreases, grafting (Kitchener stitch), felting
Materials required: for the small sample bag 2 skeins Lamb’s Pride worsted in main color, 1 skein in base and handle color, 1 skein Noro Kureyon if multicolor stripe is wanted; US 8 or 9 dpns and 32″ circular needles, markers, and pattern downloaded from Knitty.
Level: advanced beginner