Name
Double Knitting Basics in Portuguese Style (NEW!)
Date
Friday, May 13, 2022
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Session Type:
2-Hour Class
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Teacher:
André de Castro
Category
Knitting, Tips & Techniques, World Traditions
Class Details:

Double-knitting is one of the techniques that benefits immensely from being worked using the Portuguese style. Forget uneven tension and tangled yarn! This class will cover:

• suitable materials for this type of work
• how to correctly manage both strands of yarn
• how to read and create your own double-knitting charts
• how to achieve a perfect finish (cast on, bind off, and selvedge stitches treatments)

Technique Requirements: Know the basics (knit, purl) in Portuguese style

Homework:

None

Supplies for Class:

• 100 yards each of 2 contrast colors of DK or Worsted weight yarn
• appropriate circular knitting needles for the yarn and one size bellow also
• Tapestry needle