My First Shawl
Friday, September 21, 2018
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Session Type:
3-Hour Class
Skill Level:
Advanced Beginner
Ambah O’Brien
Accessories, Tips & Techniques
Class Details:
For the shawl curious, a workshop to demystify construction and techniques involved in knitting shawls. Starting with a discussion on shawl construction, looking at popular shawl shapes and how they are created. Then cast on and knit simple mini shawls in your chosen shapes. While we knit together, Ambah will share some of her favorite tips and insights and suggest favorite first shawl projects. Your mini shawl will have the potential to grow to a full size project. A demonstration and discussion of blocking your mini shawl project will follow with styling tips for those wondering how to wear their shawl. Class notes include a code to download one of Ambah’s shawl patterns to get you started on your shawl journey. Technique Requirements: Knit/purl; cast on/bind off
Supplies for Class:
Pen/pencil for notes. Yarn and suitable needle. Small amounts of fingering weight and/or DK for the mini shawl swatches, you may like to bring a full skein of yarn to start your larger shawl project with.