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Thu, Mar 21


Milk & Honey of Swallowtail Farm

Knitting For Beginners

Make your own knitting needles, and learn the basics of knitting with yarn!

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Knitting For Beginners
Knitting For Beginners

Time & Location

Mar 21, 2019, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Milk & Honey of Swallowtail Farm, 84 Cove St, Portland, ME 04101, USA


About the event

Knitting is the process of using two or more needles to connect yarn into a series of loops to create a finished fabric. The word is derived from "knot," thought to originate from the Dutch verb "knutten," which is similar to the Old English cnyttan, “to knot.” Knitting has been used by various cultures around the world throughout history, and pre-history, to create garments, blankets, cloths, and more.

Learn the basics of knitting with wool yarn! We'll cover casting on, simple stitching and purling, binding off, and troubleshooting for beginners. Everyone will make two handmade knitting needles to take home! $40 includes all required tools, materials, tuition, and a snack and beverage from Milk and Honey.

Space in this class is limited. Preregistration, along with a paid deposit, is required to reserve a spot in the class. Deposits may be fully refunded in the event of a cancellation a week or more before the class, if the space is filled. Refunds for last-minute cancellations are unfortunately not available. Please plan accordingly. Contact Rewild Maine at (207) 449-7738 or if you have any questions.

Rewild Maine is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization. We depend on donations from the community to offer free classes and workshops and we are grateful for your support. Scholarships are available for paid classes on an as-needed basis and nobody will ever be turned away for lack of funds. All donations are tax-deductible.


  • Knitting 3/21

    Includes a snack and beverage from Milk and Honey!

    Sale ended



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