Course Description

Learn the basics of knitting.  Knit a dish cloth or blanket for Barbie.  In this mini-camp, you will learn the basics of knitting:


*Casting on stitches
*Basic Knit and Purl stitches
*How to read a knitting pattern and keep track of your stitches and rows
* Casting off and finishing

Campers will receive materials and instruction, and will work to complete an approximately 7” x 7”  knitted all-cotton square, which can be used as a dish cloth, blanket for Barbie, etc. Materials supplied to each camper include one skein of cotton yarn, a pair of size 8 knitting needles, a chart to keep track of knitted pattern, and a finishing needle.  Examples of simple to very intricate knitted items will also be displayed and discussed.


Thank you for your interest in this course. Unfortunately, the course you have selected is currently not open for enrollment. Please complete a Course Inquiry so that we may promptly notify you when enrollment opens. To inquire about registering for this program please contact the Non-Credit Registration Office at 814-867-4973 or  nc_reg_office@outreach.psu.edu

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