Date & Time
Sunday, November 5, 2017, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Mary Jane Mucklestone
Color, World Traditions
What makes Scandinavian colorwork different from other world traditions? We will explore color choices and the classic motifs used in Scandinavian stranded knitting. Learn techniques for tacking down extra-long floats found in many motifs. We will learn the Norwegian purl and a way of executing garter stitch in the round. Explore ideas for combining motifs and adding colorwork to liven up your future projects. We will begin our exploration by starting a headband or hat. Technique Requirements: Knit/purl; cast on/bind off; increase/decrease; working in the round; chart reading; have knit a few accessories; easy colorwork
With smallest needle and color of your choice, cast on 84 stitches, join for working in the round taking care not to twist. Knit 1 round.
Supplies for Class:
Two color of DK-weight yarn with high contrast ie one dark and one light, 100% wool preferred, 100–150 yd of each. 16" circular, the smallest size recommended on the ball band, and another one size larger. 1 set dpn in larger size if intending to finish hat. Optional: Additional yarn in different colors, 25–50 yds each.