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Knitting Mittens and Gloves

3-Session Daytime Course

Friday, February 5 to 19, 2021 – 12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. ET
Code: 1V00KM


  • This program is part of our Smithsonian Associates Streaming series.
  • Platform: Zoom
  • Online registration is required.
  • If you register multiple individuals, you will be asked to supply individual names and email addresses so they can receive a Zoom link email. Please note that if there is a change in program schedule or a cancellation, we will notify you via email, and it will be your responsibility to notify other registrants in your group.


Learn the skills you need to make mittens and gloves, to keep the winter’s cold at bay. Knitters learn knitting in the round; increases; using markers, such as holders and counters; and how to knit thumbs and fingers. Students make a small mitten for a child or as a decoration. Basic knitting skills are necessary, including casting on, creating the knit stitch and purl stitch, and binding off.

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  • The instructor is Ann Richards.
  • 3 sessions, 2.5 hours each
  • This studio arts program is a Zoom Meeting to allow for patron and instructor interaction.


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  • Separate Zoom link information will be emailed closer to the date of the program. If you do not receive your Zoom link information 24 hours prior to the start of the program, please email Customer Service for assistance.
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This program is part of our
Smithsonian Associates Streaming series.