Marit F (Evening)

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Our very own colorwork teacher, Kristin Drysdale, has a pattern in the upcoming issue of Laine Magazine, set to release February 15th, 2019. This amazing colorwork cardigan can be knit in neutrals for a subtle effect or with brighter colors to make a statement. Knit out of high quality wool, this masterpiece will be around for decades and become a staple in your wardrobe.

In this course, Kristin will expand upon your colorwork skills and teach you a feast of techniques from steeking to colorwork purling to set-in sleeves, and so much more! This class is geared towards an intermediate or advanced knitter who is looking to improve upon the details.

When: Wednesdays, April 3rd, May 8th, May 29th, and June 26th from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM.

Required Skills:

  • Must be comfortable knitting and purling
  • Must have some colorwork experience

Taught Skills:

  • Colorwork swatching
  • Color dominance
  • Continental/English knitting
  • 3-needle bind-off
  • Increasing in colorwork
  • Purling in colorwork
  • Set-in sleeves
  • Picking up stitches
  • Steeking
  • Buttonholes
  • Working with gauge
  • Mattress stitch
  • Steek cover
  • Blocking
  • Weaving Technique

    Homework:

    • Complete 6" x 6" color-work gauge swatch, to gauge

    Materials: 

    • Tukuwool (appropriate yardage) 
    • Appropriate needles for gauge: US 0 for ribbing, anywhere between US 3 - 6 for colorwork (Note: body and sleeve colorwork gauge will likely be different)
    • Laine Magazine, Issue 7
    • Notions

    Pattern:

    Instructor: Kristin

    Please note that all sales are final for classes, workshops, K2TOGs, and lectures. No exchanges or refunds can be made.


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