Americana Academy Workshop: Intermediate Knitting
Sunday, September 25 • 2:00-5:00 pm
Take your knitting skills to the next level and learn how to make a fitted garment by creating a hat. Learn intermediate techniques such as the purl stitch, ribbing, decreases, and finishing, as well as reading patterns. You will cover all the steps during the course so you can take your project home to complete it and repeat it with your family. You can also bring your own project for trouble-shooting!
Duration: 3 hours
Location: More House Kitchen
Class Fee: Members $15, Non-members $20, Juniors (12-16) $15. Requires previous knitting experience and familiarity with the knit stitch and basic knitting terms. Please bring your own knitting needles (#8 or larger) and yarn – or kits available for $25.
Registration is recommended by calling (607) 547-1461, though walk-ins are welcome.
About Americana Academy
The Farmers' Museum has long held a mastery of folk art traditions and fine craftsmanship among living history museums in the United States. Finally, we have hands-on educational opportunities to match: Introducing the Americana Academy! With a vast array of workshops for every level of experience, the Americana Academy allows people to develop real trade and craft skills from silversmithing to hand-sewing and everything in-between. Taught by expert interpreters with years of experience under their tool belts, students will come away from our classes with exciting new knowledge and ability. Be a pioneer in your own life and discover what you're capable of creating!