There are so many wonderful knitting tricks that make our lives better. Over the years of knitting and teaching I’ve accumulated quite a few fantastic tricks. I love it when I’m teaching a class and a student declares “I love that tip!” So I’ve decided to dig into my knitting bag of tricks and put them all in one class. From doing a better SSK to making matching-size YOs to avoiding the gap at the end of a bind off to tightening your first stitch to making better neck divides, and more. Get ready to find your new favorite knitting tricks!
Technique Requirements: Knit/purl; cast on/bind off; increase/decrease; have knit a few accessories; having knit at least on sweater or followed a pattern helpful but not required.
NOTE: Parts of this class will be videotaped for Patty’s own highlight reel, and you may be in the footage. The taping will be unobtrusive and will not affect Patty’s ability to teach this class. By signing up for this class you agree to the possibility that you may be videotaped.
CO 28 stitches
Row 1 *K3, P2 *, rep from * to * to last 3 stitches, K3.
Row 2 *P3, k2*, rep from * to * to last 3 stitches, P3.
Repeat Rows 1-2 for a couple of inches, working in K3, P2 rib, do not bind off, we will be working this swatch.
End with a WS row (ready to work a RS row)
CO 24 stitches, work 2" in plain stockinette (NO GARTER EDGE), enough to get a sense of your knitting style. Do not bind off, we will be working this swatch. End with a WS row (ready to work a RS row).
Supplies for Class:
Yarn: Worsted or chunky weight yarn, LIGHT COLOR. Small separate ball of yarn. Needles: appropriate for yarn.
Materials Fee (to Be Paid Directly to the Teacher):