Knit Basics: My First Project with Terri Sipes - Knit a Triangular Shawl
My First Project - Knitting - Shawl in Koi Pond

Icon Fiber Arts

Knit Basics: My First Project with Terri Sipes

Regular price $ 95.00


Knit Basics: My First Project is a 2 session course, 2 hours once a week, for 2 weeks. Participants apply the basic knitting skills learned in Knit Basics by making a triangular shawl. In addition to reinforcing and polishing basic knitting techniques, participants gain skills needed to read a pattern, make a gauge swatch, knit a garter tab cast on, knit right and left leaning increases, and use various knitting notions. 

Basic experience with knitting is a necessary prerequisite for this course. Participants should have either completed Knit Basics: Continental Knitting or be able to demonstrate those techniques. This course is also appropriate for people who currently knit using the English/Throwing technique. Class size is limited to 8-10 participants in order to provide quality individual instruction.


Standardized materials for the course are included in the price to faciltate your learning experience. Supplies provided:  

  • 200 grams (2 Skeins) of Lily yarn;
    • The yarn chosen for this class is 2 skeins of our Lily yarn. Please choose which colorway you would like for your kit when registering. Custom dyed semi-solids are also available upon request; provided registration is completed 1 week prior to the start of the class. Contact Josh with any special requests at 
  • Size 10 US / 6mm 32" circular knitting needles;
    • Standard needles for the class are Dreamz by Knitter's Pride.
    • Written instructions in paper form and PDF form with embedded YouTube links for home support.

    You are required to bring the following supplies needed:  

    • Paper, pencil, post-it notes.

    Supply kits are made ready for you to pick up prior to the class. Simply pick up your kit from our valet table and claim a spot.


    This course meets for 2 sessions from 5:30pm-7:30pm on the following Tuesday nights:

    • February 13, 2018 
    • February 20, 2018 


    Classes are held here in our studio at Icon Fiber Arts. We ask that participants park in the back of the building and use the rear entrance. Our learning area is located immediately inside the back door. Please arrive 15 minutes early to allow yourself time to get situated. Class starts promptly at 5:30. Please notify us prior to the class if you need any accommodations. 

    About the Instructor 

    Terri Sipes, owner of Yarn Travels LLC, has been knitting, crocheting and embroidering since she was 12 years old.  She has been teaching needle crafts locally for 20+ years at the Stitching Bee, Monterey Yarn, Spin of Door County and in her own studio Yarn Travels.  Terri's passion for knitting is evident when she shares that knowledge with others, using several methods to accommodate different learning styles, with a sense of humor in a positive, encouraging and supportive manner.  Terri was the founding President of the Bay Lakes Knitting Guild whose mission is to enrich the knitting community with fellowship and education and to be of service to northeast Wisconsin.

    Cancellation & Attendance

    A refund will be provided to attendees who cancel 24 hours in advance of the first session on February 13, 2018. There is no refund or partial refund for the class for any missed sessions. In the unlikely event of inclement weather that would prevent the class from meeting, the class will be extended and rescheduled as determined by the Instructor.