Name
Portuguese Knitting for Beginners
Date
Friday, May 14, 2021
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Session Type:
2-Hour Class
Skill Level:
Beginner
Teacher:
André de Castro
Category
Knitting, Tips & Techniques, World Traditions
Class Details:

In this class students will learn through simple samples of stitches the basics of the Portuguese Knitting Style:
- small historical framework of the Portuguese Knitting Style
- how to hold the yarn, the needles, the placement of the hands and the correct tension when knitting
- how to use the Portuguese Knitting Style in order to minimize movements and consequently reduce the risk of injuries typical of other forms of knitting.
- how to use the Portuguese Knitting Style in order to knit in a more efficient, quick and simple way. 

Technique Requirements: cast on/bind off

Homework:

None

Supplies for Class:

US 6 / 7 circular needles. 50 g of a DK-weight yarn in a light color. Some basic notions (stitch markers, scissors).