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Sauk to Offer Four-session ‘Knitting 101’ Feb. 2-24

February 2011

Sauk Valley Community College will offer Knitting 101, a four-session beginning knitting class, from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursdays February 3, through February 24, at Altea Hills Beads & Yarns, 3 E. Third St., in Sterling.

Participants will learn how to cast on, knit, purl, short row, bind off, weave in their ends, and learn the difference from the Stockinette stitch and the Garter stitch. Participants will need to buy one skein worsted-weight yarn and size 8 knitting needles. At the end of the class, participants will have completed a scarf and gained the skills to take on future knitting projects.

Cost for this class is $50. To register, stop by Sauk’s Office of Admissions, Room 1J1, between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. Mondays through Wednesdays or between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays. For more information on this class, call Sauk’s Office of Personal and Professional Development at 815/288-5511, ext. 212.