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week 6 knitting + crochet camps - august 1 to august 5

++ dates:  august 1st - august 5th

morning camp:
time: 10:30 am - 12:00 noon
theme: knitting camp
ages:  8 + up

learn the timeless skill of knitting in this five day camp suitable for both beginner and experienced knitters.  beginners will be introduced to the basics of knitting and will make a felted pouch with button closure as they learn how to cast on, knit, purl, decrease, make a buttonhole, and cast off.  students who have already completed our Knitting 101 class may also take this camp; these students will learn how to knit in the round and make a winter hat.

new students must purchase the following from our shop before camp:

- (1) 100g skein or ball of worsted yarn (100% wool). we recommend cascade 220, available here.  (we recommend choosing a light color so you can see your stitches)
- knitter's pride dreamz 10" single point US size 7 straight needles, available here.
- locking stitch markers, available here 
- chibi tapestry needle, available here 
- scissors, selection available here
- tape measure 

experienced/returning students must purchase the following materials from our shop:

- US 8 16" circular needles, available here
- 1 ball of cascade pacific yarn, available here . 
- ring markers, available here 

afternoon camp:
time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm 
theme: crochet camp
ages:  8 + up

while knitting involves 2 needles, crochet is done with a hook held in one hand and the technique can be picked up quite quickly. in this camp, kids will learn the foundation stitches of chain, single, double and treble and make several projects including 'granny squares' and crochet flowers.
students will need to purchase a crochet yarn + tool kit in our shop 

extra info: 
- campers must bring a snack and drink every day.
- for any additional questions regarding camp, please visit our 'frequently asked questions' here.

cancellation policy:
if your child will be unable to attend camp, you may receive a credit for a future camp or class ONLY if we are notified in writing via email at least 5 days prior to the first day of camp. by registering for the camp, you are agreeing to this cancellation policy.

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: please read description under each camp for recommended ages
Materials Included: no

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Included Materials



This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.
  • Tel: 908.232.0600
  • Email:
  • 361 South Avenue E, Suite 4 (2nd fl)
  • Westfield, NJ 07090