COLORFUL WEDGES BABY BLANKET • Beginner Knitting, February 16 (1-4 pm) Saturday

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This cozy garter stitch blanket is made super fun with color play in between wedges of creamy white. Garter stitch is excellent for baby projects because it's so squishy and stretchy. Swans Island Washable Organic Wool is the perfect yarn for this blanket! Just wait until you come in and see all the gorgeous colors. We love having a knit project like this on our needles because it's a little bit mindless with just enough instruction and color play to keep things interesting. You'll learn how to knit short rows as you create the wedge shapes, which sounds trickier than it is. By the end of the blanket, you'll be a total short row pro! The final blanket is approximately 30 x 30 inches. This is a free pattern from Purl Soho; we have print outs available at Cattywampus.

• short rows (wrap and turn)
• changing yarn colors

MATERIALS REQUIRED • 10% off at Cattywampus for class participants
• 5 different color skeins Swans Island Washable Wool
• 2 skeins Swans Island Washable Wool "Snowy Owl" 
• US 5 circular needles, 24 or 32 inches

TIME • 3 hours 
Please note that the project will take additional time outside of class to complete.

PREREQUISITE • KNIT 101 or equivalent experience (confident with: cast on, knit) 

TEACHER • Jody James is a knit and crochet fanatic. She loves all things wild and colorful. Jody is never not knitting. Prepare to catch the bug!

Classes and workshops can be refunded if the event is more than 5 days from the date of the refund request. Classes may be canceled within 2 days of the event if there are not enough registrations, in which case a full refund would be provided.