Approach to Shawl Design (NEW & EXCLUSIVE!) (Part 1 of 2)
Date & Time
Saturday, November 4, 2017, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Design, Tips & Techniques
This is a multi-part class. Attendees must register for all parts in order to take this class. Have you wanted to know why and how a shawl gets its shape? Maybe you have a vision of the perfect shawl in your head, and you want to get it on your needles! In this class Andrea Mowry will discuss her approach to designing shawls! This will include swatching different shawl shapes, discussing how different textures and stitch patterns can affect your shawl, and playing with different yarn weights and colors to make your shawl stand out from the crowd! We will also have a blocking lecture and demonstration so you can achieve the perfect shape for your shawl! Technique Requirements: Knit/purl; cast on/bind off; increase/decrease; have knit a whole garment; have knit a few accessories; basic finishing techniques
Supplies for Class:
An assortment of yarn, different colors and weights are encouraged! Appropriate needle size for the yarn (e.g., US 4/3.5 mm for fingering weight, US 8/5 mm for worsted, etc). Needles should be circular (a length between 16"/40 cm and 32"/80 cm is ideal). Stitch markers. Row counter is recommended. Pencil and notebook for sketching and taking notes. Color pencils or crayons are recommended.