Well-known lace designer Romi Hill teaches you her favorite lace tips and tricks in this hands-on class. Learn about materials for lace knitting, the best cast-ons and bind-offs, tricks for keeping edges loose when switching colors, managing charts, avoiding errors, using markers, managing beads, and many other tips to make your lace life easier. If you have a tip you want to share or a question: bring it on! The more the merrier.
Technique Requirements: Knit/purl; cast on/bind off; increase/decrease; beginner lace; chart reading; have knit a few accessories. Note: Although beginners will get some great tips and tricks from this class, intermediate knitters will get the most from this class.
Supplies for Class:
Fingering-weight to aran-weight yarn (tip: bring light-colored yarn that doesn’t split). You should have a range of needle sizes to try that are appropriate for the yarn, making sure to bring needles in larger sizes than yarn ball band states. Smooth cotton waste yarn (fingering or sport weight) and a crochet hook in a size appropriate for the waste yarn. About 10 size 6/0 seed beads to place on your fingering weight yarn; size 8 steel crochet hook to fit through beads.