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Workshop Info

Date: Sunday, October 20, 2019
Time:
Category:Knitting
Instructor:Jaya Srikrishnan
Get Started with Stranded Knitting

We will cover the basics of stranded knitting in this class. Stranded knitting is used in various types of knitted designs, including Fair-Isle, Scandinavian sweaters, Bohus Stickning sweaters, etc. We will knit a simple coffee cozy to learn the skills. 2-handed stranded knitting will be demonstrated if students are interested. Tips and techniques for managing multiple yarns will also be discussed. 

PrerequisitesIntermediate.  Beginning – Advanced knitters. Must be familiar with knitting in the round with either dpns or magic loop on circulars, reading charts. The chart is just a grid showing the color of the yarn for each st so is not complicated.

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Materials Info

There is no material fee for this workshop.

Students must bring:

2 colors of fingering weight knitting yarn - partial skeins are acceptable as long as there is at least 50 gms of yarn in each skein. A variegated or gradient yarn for one of them will make the project more interesting.

Dpns or a long circular for magic loop of a size appropriate for the yarn (US2-4) depending on how loose or tight a knitter the student is.

Pen and paper for taking notes, Scissors, Stitch markers and other knitting notions.

Homework:

Gauge doesn’t really matter but a very tight or a very loose gauge will be problematic. A tight knitter should use a larger sized needle and a loose knitter should use a smaller size.

CO 64 sts using MC. Using the magic loop technique, join into a circle being careful not to twist. (Optional: place a stitch marker to indicate the Beg of Round or BOR)
Work 7 rounds in 2x2 ribbing as follows:
Round 1: *K2, p2*, repeat from * to * to end
Repeat Round 1 6 times for a total of 7 rounds
Bring to class without cutting the yarn

Seats Remaining 15
Workshop Fee $45.00


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Other Workshops Available By Jaya Srikrishnan
Workshop Name Category Date Time Fee  
Design Your Own Raglan Knitting 10/17/2019 9:00 - 4:00 110.00 MORE INFO
Get Started with Stranded Knitting Knitting 10/20/2019 45.00 MORE INFO
Two At a Time Socks Knitting 10/19/2019 10:00 - 1:00 65.00 MORE INFO

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