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In keeping with our small skills workshop theme….we are happy to announce the next one!! And this one is yet another “two-fer”. The workshop will focus on intermediate stranded knitting, including how to knit with two hands or carry two yarns in one hand, and how to deal with long floats. We will also discuss provisional cast-ons and Kitchener Stitch grafting. We will start a cowl knit-along using the refined and elegant Aymara pattern incorporating traditional Andean motifs. We will use the class time and a worsted weight yarn to learn the pattern concepts. There will be two of the KAL projects underway to spark some ideas. Included are two KAL meetings to go over any supplemental questions, continue to practice skills, and peek at how all your projects are progressing.
Catherine Paul and K.T. will be teaching this workshop and the class materials include an Aymara pattern, a summary of the new skills and Mom’s light refreshments!
- cast on, knit and purl
- attendance at our Intro to Stranded Workshop or previous stranded experience
Materials for workshop:
- #8 needles and scrap worsted yarn in 2 light colors
Materials for KAL:
- #3 24” circular needle
- 330 yards Color A sport weight yarn
- 330 yards Color B sport weight yarn
In order to accommodate the many requests for a reservation we already have, we will be offering two different dates for the workshop and then both groups will combine for the KAL follow-up meetings. This will allow for more focused attention in the skills workshop and a more bustling environment for the KAL discusions. Class size is limited so sign up early to secure your spot!
Workshop Dates: Group A) Sunday September 13rd, 2015 OR Group B) Sunday September 20th, 2015
KAL for Groups A and B: Sunday October 11th, 2015
KAL for Groups A and B: Sunday October 18th, 2015
Time for all sessions: 2:00pm to 4:00pm