Browse the Catalog* until REGISTRATION OPENS Mid-June.
You can update or add your profile by clicking LOGIN/REGISTER below.
Taken workshops with us before? You will already have an account.
Your old userID from the past may be your email address.
If you have forgotten your password you can request a new one.
*Information and pricing is subject to change.
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.
Prerequisites: Intermediate. 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.
Email email@example.com with questions regarding class content.
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.
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