Name
Reversible Knit-Purl Color Combinations
Date
Saturday, November 13, 2021
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Session Type:
2-Hour Class
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Teacher:
Lily Chin
Category
Knitting, Tips & Techniques
Class Details:

How often have you made scarves or shawls or afghans, wishing the “other side” was just as presentable? Always intrigued by reversibility, Lily will present some colorwork into these items and many others. Covered will be and several knit-purl combinations.

Technique Requirements: must be able to follow charts with ease

Homework:

1. With any color worsted-weight yarn and appropriate needles, cast on 7 sts, purl a row, end off this color but leave sts on needles. You only need a foot of another contrasting color yarn of similar weight.

2. With any light-colored, worsted-weight yarn and appropriate needles, cast on 11 sts, work in Garter Stitch (knit all rows) for 6 rows total, place sts onto holder or keep on needles to be finished in class. You only need another 3 more yards of this yarn plus 3 yards of another contrasting color yarn of similar weight.

3. With any light-colored, worsted-weight yarn and appropriate needles, cast on 9 sts, work in Seed St (All rows: (K1, P1) across, end K1). Work for 4 rows, place sts onto holder or keep on needles to be finished in class. You only need another 3 more yards of this yarn plus 3 yards of another two contrasting color yarn of similar weight.

4. With any light-colored, worsted-weight yarn and appropriate needles, cast on 12 sts. * Work in 1 x 1 ribbing for 2 rows, change to a contrast color and do not end old color, work in 1 x 1 ribbing for 2 rows, change back to original color and do not end new color, rep from * and work for about 3”, bind off and end off both yarns.

5. With any light-colored, worsted-weight yarn and appropriate needles, cast on 15 sts. Next row: (K3, P3) twice, end K3, place sts onto holder or keep on needles to be finished in class. You will need another 8 more yards of this yarn plus 8 yards of another contrasting color yarn of similar weight.

Supplies for Class:

1. Worsted-weight yarns, 3 to 5 different colors.

2. The completed homeworks.