Bakersfield College

Scheduled Dates

9/25/2019   02:00 PM  04:00 PM
10/2/2019   02:00 PM  04:00 PM
10/9/2019   02:00 PM  04:00 PM
10/16/2019   02:00 PM  04:00 PM

This event has ended and is no longer available for new enrollments.


Dates: 9/25/2019 to 10/16/2019
Schedule: We 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

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Located in : Beverly's Fabrics and Crafts, Craft Room
Instructor: Angela Hernandez

Regular Student: $40.00

Learn and practice the basics of knitting, such as how to knit/purl, do specialty stitches, and read patterns, and what the differences are among yarn types and knitting needles. You will make a project like a scarf or hat from a basic pattern that you will be able to read and understand.   

Some of the topics covered will be

  1. Introduction
  2. Explanation of Yarn & Needles
  3. Casting On
  4. Knitting Stitch
  5. Purling Stitch
  6. Combining Stitches
  7. Decreasing
  8. Increasing
  9. Swatches and Gauges
  10. Make a project such as a scarf/hat.

Materials: You will need to bring supplies to first day of class. 

  • 2 Skeins of smooth medium weight yarn, #4 on the label, with acrylic and color of your choice
  • Knitting needles - size 7 or 8, minimum length 9" (circular ok) 
  • Scissors
  • Darning/yarn needle
  • Crochet hook G or H (optional, but helpful)
  • Markers (optional, but helpful) 

Additional Information

Location: Beverly’s Fabrics & Crafts, 2819 F Street, Bakersfield, 93301 



Kern Community College District