Description: For our Summer Shawl class, we’ll be knitting Over the Sea to Skye by Kalurah Hudson. This beautiful beginner-level shawl is knit with a worsted-weight cotton/merino blend yarn that drapes wonderfully while being light enough for summer wear. This pattern is a great introduction to shawl knitting!
Date: This is a 2 session class, Tuesday, June 20 & 27 (6PM – 8PM)
- Approximately 620 yards of worsted-weight cotton-wool blend yarn. We recommend using O-Wool Balance (5 skeins). Come on into the shop to see what colors we carry.
- Size US #7 40” circular knitting needles
- Tapestry needle
Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
- Knit stitch
- Purl stitch
- Cast on
- Basic Bind off
What you will learn:
- Increasing and decreasing
- Picot bind off
- The importance of a gauge swatch
- How to read a written pattern
- Basic chart reading
- Basic lace knitting
- How to block your finished knitting, especially in regards to shawls and cotton fibers
Homework: Students should purchase the pattern, yarn, and needles in advance and come to the first class with a 5” square stockinette swatch already knitted and blocked. If you have any questions about making and blocking a swatch, come on into the shop and ask us!
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Instructor: Anoush Anderson
Anoush has been playing with yarn most of her life. Since learning to crochet at age 7 and learning to knit at age 16, she always has several projects going at once and is often looking for another. Anoush’s favorite items to knit are baby clothes and shawls.
Please contact us at least 48 hours before class start time if you can. In most cases we can issue a refund, but depending upon the circumstances store credit may given. Classes with fewer than two students may be canceled or rescheduled. Most of our classes are for adults only, unless otherwise indicated. Your registration is valid for the dates listed in the description if you need to transfer to another class date please call the shop. You can reach us at 434-409-9095.