Name
Let’s Tuck and Roll: Exploring the Tuck Stitch (NEW!)
Date
Friday, January 15, 2021
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Session Type:
2-Hour Class
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Teacher:
Mieka John
Category
Knitting, Tips & Techniques
Class Details:

Fans of brioche knitting will already be familiar with this colorful and reversible stitch, but did you know that there are so many more ways to apply it? Tuck stitches are an exciting way to add texture and depth to your knitting. The plush and colorfully rich fabric created with tuck stitches is like a magnet for your fingers. You just want to squish it! In this class you’ll be introduced to the fundamentals of the tuck stitch and how you can use it to create deep and eye-catching texture. This class will guide you through the basic terminology and how to read a pattern that uses tuck stitches. You’ll learn the main variations on the stitch—single, double, and triple—and how they affect the resulting fabric in your class project. Whether you want to demystify this intriguing technique or to add a distinct element to your own designs, you’ll find something in this class to enrich your knitting. When you’re done, you’ll be ready to take on tuck stitches in your next knitting project!

Technique Requirements: beginner brioche, knit/purl, cast on/bind off, knitting flat

Homework:

None

Supplies for Class:

Please bring 2 DK-weight yarns in solid or semi-solid contrasting colors and one set of US 4 (3.5mm) DPNs or circular needles.