Lace Destiny: My First Lace Shawl
Saturday, September 22, 2018
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Session Type:
3-Hour Class
Skill Level:
Advanced Beginner
Ambah O’Brien
Accessories, Lace
Class Details:
Share Ambah’s love of lace knitting and create a gorgeous shawl. Cast on Ambah’s popular Shawl of Destiny pattern and learn lace basics in the process, the class will cover how to read the lace chart and understand the stitches used. Learn about lifelines and tips for success. A perfect project to begin your lace journey, resulting in a beautiful shawl that you’ll love to wear. Ambah will demonstrate how to block your shawl to make the most of the lace pattern. You’ll begin your project in the class and leave with a WIP and the skills to complete it at home. The triangular shape of this project lends itself to many wearing options; scarf, shawl, kerchief style and more. The pattern is a combination of textures and color, with satisfying garter stitch sections interspersed with geometric lace a fresh and modern combination. Technique Requirements: Knit/purl; cast on/bind off; increase/decrease; have knit a few accessories
Supplies for Class:
YARN Fingering Weight / 4-ply Main Colour (MC): 840yd / 768m Contrasting Colour (CC): 170yds / 154m NEEDLES US 5 / 3.75mm 32-40” / 80-100cm circular needles to hold a number of sts (shawl is worked flat) Stitch markers - at least 10, tapestry needle.