Portuguese Style Knitting - Friday AM

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Shepherds Harvest Festival

Washington County Fairgrounds

12300 40th St N

Lake Elmo, MN 55082

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Portuguese Style Knitting - Friday AM
Instructor: Mary Jo Harris
Date: Friday 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Min/Max: 3 Min / 15 Max
Min Age: 12
Class Fee: $35
Materials fee payable to instructor: $8.00 for Portuguese Knitting Pin and authorized Handouts

In Portuguese-style knitting the yarn is tensioned around a knitting pin on your shoulder or around your neck. Stitches are created by a flick of your thumb making this an easy way to knit without stressing your hands or wrists.

Participants will learn:

  • The history of Portuguese Knitting
  • The advantages of Portuguese Knitting
  • How to Purl using the Portuguese method
  • How to Knit using the Portuguese method
  • How to Bind off using the Portuguese method
  • How to make a scarf using the Portuguese method
  • Increases using the Portuguese method
  • Decreases using the Portuguese method
  • Resources available on Portuguese Knitting


Knowing how to cast on, bind off, knit, and purl would be helpful


Students should bring:

  • Worsted weight yarn (no novelty yarn).


  • Either straight or circular needles in size appropriate for your yarn.
  • Usual knitting supplies
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Shepherds Harvest Festival

Washington County Fairgrounds

12300 40th St N

Lake Elmo, MN 55082

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Refunds up to 30 days before event

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