WORKSHOPS: Thurs., Oct. 17 - Sun., Oct. 20, 2024

 

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Workshop Info

Date: Thursday, October 17, 2024
Time:1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Category:Knitting
Instructor:Heather Storta
TIPS AND TRICKS

Baffled by gauge swatches? Having trouble with tension? Want to improve your cast-ons and bind-offs? This class is for you!


Join us for this eclectic, fast-paced class that is full of Heather’s tips and tricks to make your knitting shine. We will cover blocking and measuring gauge quickly, then move on to perfecting your cast-ons and bind-offs, taming your tension, ways to join new yarns, weaving in ends, joining to work in the round, cabling without a cable needle, and loads more!

SKILL LEVEL REQUIREDAdvanced Beginner

PREREQUISITE:  Basic knitting skills

HOMEWORK:  One swatch, blocked. Using a solid, light-colored, smooth, worsted weight yarn, cast on 30 sts with appropriate needles (size 7 or 8 will work for most knitters.)

Work 5” of stockinette st. Bind off. Please block your swatch before class. (Ideally, soak in lukewarm water, then lay it flat to dry, uncurling the edges and pinning square – without stretching the swatch.)

QUESTIONS ABOUT THE WORKSHOP?  Email hs@heatherstorta.com

 

NOTE: Images are a representation of the workshop project. 

 

Materials Info

MATERIAL FEE:  N/A

STUDENTS MUST BRING:  Homework swatch, blocked. Smooth, light colored worsted weight yarn. Appropriate needles to yarn – circulars. Pen and paper (to take notes).

We also suggest bringing a battery operated light should you need additional lighting.

 

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Workshop Fee $85.00


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