Did you resolve to pick up a new skill in the new year? Look no further than the Detroit Lakes Public Library. The library is offering knitting and crochet classes for beginners.
Wednesday, January 23 at 4 PM
Learn the stitches, tools and techniques you need to get started with crochet! Join us for step-by-step instruction for getting started-from selecting the right yarn and deciphering tricky yarn labels to properly holding your hook and working yarn. We’ll learn basic chain stitch, single, double and half-double crochet and the slip stitch! Learn how to work in rows, keep your crochet on track and troubleshoot rows gone wrong. Then, learn and become comfortable reading patterns! Please pre-register by calling the Detroit Lakes Lakes Public Library at (218)847-2168.
Beginning Knitting Class
Tuesday, January 29 at 3 PM
Have you always wanted to get those needles clicking, or perhaps you find yourself tangled up in your yarn? Maybe you know how to knit and just need a refresher course. Whatever stage of the knitting game you find yourself in, this is the class for you. We will cover the basics: how to cast on, how to knit and how to purl, plus get a crash course in yarn, patterns and all things knitting. This class is offered free of charge but registration is required. Register by calling the library at 218-847-2168.