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Christine's Baby Booties, Session 1

Knit a sweet baby bootie with fingering weight yarn. Free pattern available here.

Wednesdays, July 13 and 20, 20161:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Instructor:  Kathy
Cost:  $20.
Materials needed:  fingering weight yarn, 5 double pointed needles US 1 or 1.5
Skills needed:  Must know how to cast on, knit, purl, cast off.
Techniques taught:  knitting with double point needles, picking up stitches, yarn over, knit two together, i-cord.

From Fuzzy Galore: “This pattern was published in Threads no 22 (April 89) in a letter to the editor from Christine Bourquin. She was at the time 95 and living in Redwood City CA, still knitting, and expressed the desire to have her pattern live on. As Christine would be 108 today, we can only hope that she’s still around, but perhaps she’s not able to see well enough to still make them. …Christine’s legacy is this pattern for booties that stay on because of the clever side ribbing, and as we all know keeping booties on babies is not a straightforward task…”

Go here to see what others have done with this pattern. 

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Class fees are refundable up to 48 hours before the class, unless the class is cancelled by us.  In that case, the fee will be refunded to you.
We request that all materials be purchased from Thistledown Shoppe.  A 10% discount is given on the materials.
We suggest that you come into the shoppe, prior to the class, to purchase your materials.