The class explores Stranded Colorwork Knitting…including Fair Isle motifs and techniques. This is a beginning class for knitters who are fascinated with what can be accomplished using only two colors per one round. Warning: this is an extremely addictive form of knitting!
Covered in class:
Brief history of stranded colorwork knitting
Holding yarns on two hands
Read ing charts
Catching long floats
Adding new yarns, securing old yarns
Cast on 80 sts with light color yarn. Join to knit in round.
Knit 3 rounds.
Handouts provided before class.
Supplies Students Need: 2 colors...one light, one dark. Worsted or DK weight yarn... solid or tonal colors, no novelty
2-24" circular needles OR 1-16" circular needle OR 1 set double pointed needles in appropriate size for yarn selected.
Materials you'll need: Handouts will be provided before class.
Registration: Members $30, Non-members $40
Instructor: Varian Brandon