Mosaic Necklace: An Introduction to Mosaic Knitting
Sunday, September 23, 2018
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Session Type:
3-Hour Class
Skill Level:
Advanced Beginner
Ambah O’Brien
Accessories, Tips & Techniques
Class Details:
Knit yourself a gorgeous necklace and learn some useful techniques along the way. Based on Ambah’s Zarah necklace design, this class covers mosaic knitting techniques, including how to read a mosaic knitting chart. It’s a perfect introduction to a fun technique that is so much simpler than it looks. Finishing your necklace will include picking up stitches and working an applied I-cord, and a tassel will top it off, giving you a stylish accessory to wear and a new skill to play with. Student handout will include the Zarah necklace pattern. As you knit Ambah will share some fun knitted jewelry ideas to further inspire you. Class notes include a hard copy of the Zarah Necklace pattern and a code to download one of Ambah’s mosaic shawl designs to tackle next. Technique Requirements: Knit/purl; cast on/bind off; increase/decrease; have knit a few accessories
Supplies for Class:
2 high contrasting colours of Fingering Weight/4-ply: C1: 20 yd /19 m, C2: 32 yd/30 m. Ideally bring an assortment of leftover balls from previous projects to play with colour combinations. US 2/2.75 mm circular needles or DPNs. Tapestry needle.