AFTERSCHOOL KNITTING CLASSES FOR CHILDREN
TEACHING CHILDREN TO KNIT IS GIVING THEM A GIFT FOR LIFE. KNITTING IS AN EXCELLENT WAY TO RELAX FOR ADULTS AND CHILDREN WITH THE ADDED HEALTH BENEFITS, FOR THOSE WITH ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER, REGARDLESS OF AGE - KNITTING ALLOWS ONE TO FOCUS, WHILE IN OR OUT OF THE CLASSROOM SETTING. KNITTING IS KNOWN TO REDUCE HEART RATE, BLOOD PRESSURE AND IMPROVE MEMORY THROUGH USE OF SMALL MOTOR MOVEMENTS. AND, STIMULATES SOCIAL BONDS - KNITTING IS THE GIFT WHICH TRULY CAN KEEP ON GIVING.
Knitting Afterschool Classes, K-12
We knitters come in all shapes and sizes, from near and far - there are over twenty different approaches to knitting found around the world. We all hold our knitting needles just a bit differently from one another, and that is okay -- there is not one right way to hold knitting needles. And, regardless of how we each stitch in a knit, when we speak we may not all share the same language, but we all share love knitting. Regardless of where we are from we all love our families, knit for those whom we care for most while sharing a smile, laughter, conversation and commonalities one stitch at a time.
Knitting101.org's purpose is to stitch communities, neighbors, families, friends and people far and near together through social bonds, through the strength of yarn as we stitch communities together, one stitch at a time.
Class Descriptions, Knitting 101, 102 and more advanced knitting classes:
If you have always wanted to
learn how to knit, tried to knit but continue to hit a brick wall, or think you cannot knit - within the first 10 minutes of class, you will be knitting! If you can imagine it, knitting101.org can assist you with knitting it, while building on the skills you currently have or want to have.
Knitters can expect to learn to how to
Students can expect to make three projects. Projects may include: a teddy bear, scarf, flat hat, socks and more.
Did you know there are over 20 different knitting methods? Let's find out who you are as a knitter so you can be the knitter you have always wanted to be... be knittastic one stitch at a time!!!
Knitting 101 keeps the atmosphere fun, bright and creative for our students’ inquiring minds － questions are encouraged! Left and right handed knitting is taught as needed for each student. Videos are created for each class and parents are encouraged to contact the instructor with knitting questions outside of class.