Pittsburgh's Knit, Crochet, Quilt & Creative Arts Festival!

April 6, 7, 8, 2018
David L. Lawrence Convention Center

Zip It! with Michelle Hunter

Class Title: Zip It!zip-it

Teacher: Michelle Hunter

Class Day/Time: Friday, 4:30 to 7:30 pm

Class Length: 3 hours

Class Fee: $50.00

Class Description: 

Is a zippered garment on your knitting “bucket list”?  Learn to simply and expertly place a zipper into knitted fabric all while creating a darling small pouch.  Class also includes essential finishing and embroidery techniques.  The pouches are a great use for leftover yarn and make fabulous gifts!


7″ Wide X 4″ Long


5 stitches = 1″ in stockinette

Registration necessary, class size limited to 25

 Supplies Needed:

– Main Color (MC) – worsted weight yarn, approx. 100 yards.  Suggested yarns include Simplicity by HiKoo, Cascade 220.  Bring remaining yarn to class!

– Contrasting Color worsted weight yarn in desired colors for zipper edging and embroidery accents

– US #7 needles or size needed to obtain gauge of approx. 5 sts = 1″.  For class, please bring needles used in homework and additional size smaller and larger.

– 7″ Non-separating zipper

– Sharp straight pins

– Sharp sewing needle

– Sewing thread to match MC yarn

– Sewing thread in contrasting color for basting

– Blunt tip tapestry needle

– Scissors

Materials Fee:  None


Cast on 42 stitches in MC, leaving a 24″ tail attached.

Work in stockinette for 7″.  (Do NOT slip the first stitch of every row.)

Bind off leaving a 24″ tail attached.

A 3.00 electronic administrative fee will be added for all online registration transactions.

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