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V- Intro to Stranded Knitting

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



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


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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