Much Ado About Knitting

Hand knitting has gained in popularity over the last few years, and this trend continues as more and more people discover how relaxing and rewarding it is to make hand-worked clothing and accessories. Join fun and funny fiber artist, Patricia Gerhardt and lean the basic stitches and techniques that will have you creating a knitted masterpieces in no time. This is a two-day class held on Saturday, March 21 and 28 from 10am to 2pm at the Centre for the Arts in Centreville, Maryland. The class fee is $75 ($65 for Arts Council members). There is a $10 materials fee to be paid to the instructor on the first day of class. The deadline for registration is March 13.

Gerhardt learned to knit at the age of 9 and immediately began knitting self-designed sweaters for her dolls. She insists that these first garments ‘weren’t much’ but they marked the beginning of a lifelong love affair with fiber arts. In addition to her experience with hand knitting, she is past president of the local rug hooking guild and a founding member of Centreville’s Wild Wooly Women knitting group.

The Centre for the arts classes are designed to renew existing artistic interests, and to develop new skills. Registration materials are available at 206 South Commerce St. in Centreville, MD Tuesday-Friday from 9am to 5pm and Saturday from 10am to 2pm, or by calling 410.758.2520, online, or request via email at The Centre receives support through a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council.
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