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Speed Knitting Technique Class 02/18/23

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  Finnegan’s Run

Speed Knitting Techniques

Do you want to knit faster?  Do you want to relieve pain in your wrists, thumbs, hands or shoulders?  Or do you just want to learn a couple of new knitting skills?  This demo/workshop will help you do all three.  We will explore the Portuguese Style of Knitting, Flicking, and Irish Cottage (or Lever) Knitting.  All three of these skills will help you increase your speed and give your knitting aches and pains a break.

Instructor:            Peg Langdon                                          

Skill Level:           Beginner-Advanced

Class:                   One - 3 hour class – TOTAL of 3 hours of instruction

                             Saturday Morning, Feb 18th from 9:00am to 12:00noon

Class Format:      In Person

Cost:                     $60.00

Class Size:           Max 10 Students

      Min of 3 Students required to run the class

Skills Required:

  • Cast On
  • Knit stitch
  • Purl stitch
  • 16 years or older (For younger students, please contact us)                  

Skills Learned:

  • Portuguese knitting and purling
  • Flicking knitting and purling
  • Irish Cottage knitting and purling

Materials Included in Class Fee:

Needle:            12 to 14 inch long US7 Stratight Needle

Other:              “Lightbulb” or Safety Pin

Required Materials Not Included in Class Fee:

We are a small business and ask that you purchase your class supplies from Finnegan's Run, at a 10% discount*.  However, for this class if you have yarn from home you may use it.

Yarn                Light Colored Worsted Weight Yarn

Needle            US7 or US8 circular needles; 24 or 32 inch cord please

Class Policy: Refunds for Prepaid Classes can only be made if we are notified at least two (2) weeks in advance of the first-class date. Missed Classes will not be made up unless the instructor is unable to teach or the shop is closed for inclement weather. No refunds for missed classes.


Excludes special orders, trunk shows, loom rentals, loom purchases