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Felted Harvest Pumpkins (Advanced Beginner Class)

Felted Harvest Pumpkins (Advanced Beginner Class)

  • 7200

Felted Pumpkins (Ambitious Beginner or Advanced Beginner Knitting Class)
Dates: 3 sessions, Wednesday Evenings October 4, 11 and 18
Time: 6:30 - 8:30pm
Cost: $75 (Limit 6)
Teacher: Alice Swan

Decorate for the holidays with your own hand-made felted pumpkins. This fun and festive pattern is taught by Evanston knitting guru Alice Swan (see her bio in our “About Us” page). Alice will take you through all the steps of this pattern including how to knit, felt, stuff and trim your pumpkin for an adorable finish. Each session will teach part of the pattern to be completed as “homework” by the next class.

Skills Requirement: Must be comfortable with a long-tail cast on, knit stitch

Skills Learned:

  • Knitting with double-pointed needles
  • Knitting in the round
  • Increasing and decreasing
  • Machine felting
  • Stuffing and shaping

Supplies Needed: You will need bring the following supplies to the first class session. (Students receive 15% off all class supplies purchased from Evanston Stitchworks.)

  • Your own copy of the pattern Felted Harvest Pumpkin by Marie Mayhew: Available for purchase on Ravelry or from the shop
  • From the supplies listed in the pattern instructions:
    • One skein worsted weight feltable orange yarn (not superwash)
    • One pair US size 10.5 double pointed needles
    • One size 10.5 16-inch circular needle
    • One pair any length size 7 needles
    • Yarn needle

We Will Provide:

  • Yarn for stem and leaves
  • Fiberfill to stuff your pumpkin
  • Wire and beads for finishing

Registration and Cancellation**: Please register in advance. Classes with less than 50% enrollment may be cancelled at the discretion of the instructor within 72 hours of the first class. In this case, a full refund will be given. Full refunds granted up to 2 weeks before first scheduled class. After that, and up to 72 hrs before a scheduled class, cancellations will result in credit toward another class on a stand-by basis. Cancellations within 72hrs or less of a scheduled class are non-refundable/non-transferrable unless the class sells out.

**By registering for this class, you are agreeing to our registration and cancellation policies.

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