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V- Intro to Stranded Knitting

  • 06 Feb 2021
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Local Cloth via Zoom
  • 10

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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

Yarn dominance

Homewor:

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.

Level: Beginning

Materials you'll need:  Handouts will be provided before class.

Registration: Members $30, Non-members $40

Instructor: Varian Brandon



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