Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Cabaret Bag Class a Big Hit

Jane Prater had another fun Cabaret Bag class. There were 5 people in the class. So what is a Cabaret Bag you ask? A Cabaret Bag is a very cute drawstring bag. Most of the bag can be knit on a 16" circular if you wish for speed. It makes a wonderful gift or a quick knit. It is also a great project to use up your scrap yarns and learn about mixing yarns. Jane has taught this class four times. So don't worry if you have missed a past class. We will have many more to come.

If you are a beginner knitter, this class would be perfect for you to learn some new things. It teaches the following:
  • Cast on and join yarn on a circular needle
  • Create eyelets for a drawstring strap
  • Attach new yarns, carry unused yarns, and weave in ends
  • Use double pointed needles
  • Close the bottom of any tube to create a bag or hat
  • Create a twisted cord purse strap

(Please Note: The Cabaret Bag is a Merely a Suggestion pattern and is included with the class. It is not available for sale.)