Magic Ball Fair Isle Color (Part 1 of 2)
Saturday, September 22, 2018
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Session Type:
3-Hour Class
Skill Level:
Brandon Mably
Color, Tips & Techniques
Class Details:
Enjoy a one-day creative knitting workshop with Brandon Mably from the Kaffe Fassett Design Studio. This workshop will inspire you to sharpen your observation of color by working with a range of light and dark colors in contrasting tones in the classic Magic Ball design. Brandon will provide a graph of the design, will show you his methods of carrying yarn in Fair Isle, and will work with you as you apply the techniques to your own knitting. Attention will be paid to color, texture, pattern; everyone will work on a swatch using at least 12 colors. Participants should bring to class as many good strong windings of colors to class to have plenty to choose from and to share. This class is about working with many colors in a design. This class is open to all levels beyond basic stockinette stitch. Please note: This is a class about color in design, not technique. Technique Requirements: Knit/purl; cast on/bind off
Supplies for Class:
A selection of 6–8 light or bright colors for the design plus 6–8 dark or deeper colors for the background. Knitting needles (whichever size is most comfortable for you; Brandon suggests a range of US 6–8 (4–5mm). Scissors. Notebook and pencil (optional). Camera (optional).