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Techniques in Colorwork - Nov. 11 & 18

Techniques in Colorwork - Nov. 11 & 18

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This class is part of our Fall into Color series, which includes: Colorwork 101, Techniques in Colorwork, and a yoked sweater KAL (coming in January 2019).

Sundays, November 11 & 18, 10AM-noon

Instructor: Jacqueline Cieslak
Skill level: Advanced
Class size: Enrollment limited to 8

This 2-part class teaches knitters advanced colorwork techniques, including picking up floats, working with 3 colors at once, and steeking. We will knit a quick project designed specifically for skill building: a steeked mug cozy with long floats and several rows of 3 colors at once. The pattern is included in the cost of the class.

Skills needed:

What you'll learn:

  • Stranded colorwork with 3 colors at once
  • Picking up long floats in colorwork
  • Knitting to steek
  • Crochet method for cutting a steek
  • Finishing steeked edges
  • Provisional cast-on
  • I-cord bind-off

Materials: *

  • Fingering weight yarn in 5 colors **
  • US2 9" or 10" circular needle (or whatever type of needles you prefer for knitting very small circumferences in the round)
  • US3 32" circular needle
  • Small crochet hook
  • Pattern: custom pattern included in the cost of the class

**We have kits available using the colors in the the photo for $12. If you want to use stash yarn you will need 8 gms in 1 color and 4 gms each of 4 other colors.

*Students receive 10% off any supplies purchased for the class.

Preparation required:

Follow the instructions to complete the first two sections of the pattern: "I-CORD" and "SET-UP ROUND." 

-Please familiarize yourself with our class policies before enrolling.