Two Colour Knitting - Let's Begin!

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Two Colour Knitting - Let's Begin!

225.00

Saturday 15th September 10am-4pm

In a relaxed setting, Mary Jane introduces you to the world of stranded colorwork, often called Fair Isle knitting.

In this technique class we will learn the basics, covering several methods of holding your yarns, reading charts, how to introduce new colors, what yarn dominance is, how to avoid tangled yarns, weaving in those pesky ends, and finishing techniques.

This class is for absolute stranded knitting beginners and those looking to brush up on their technique. We will begin knitting a stranded colorwork headband or hat.

Class Level:
Advanced-Beginners/Intermediate

Technique Requirements: Experience working in the round.

Supplies to bring: 2 or more colors of worsted weight yarn - make sure the colors have high contrast, 50-100 yards each. 16” circular needles in US 6 (4mm) and US7 (4.5mm), one set of dpn in US 7 if making a hat.Your usual ditty bag of knitting notions, including stitch markers, tape measure, scissors and tapestry needle. Paper and pencil for notes.

Homework: On smaller needle cast on 84 stitches. Join for working in the round, taking care not to twist stitches. K1, p1 rib for 1 inch.

Location: Chippendale, Sydney

Included: This workshop with Mary Jane runs from 10am-4pm. The day includes all day coffee&tea, as well as a delicious afternoon tea.

NB: You are welcome to bring your own lunch or purchase lunch from a local cafe.

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