Dominate Your Yarn! Understand Yarn Dominance in Stranded Knitting
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Mary Jane Mucklestone
Color, Tips & Techniques
Ever been terrified by the words yarn dominance? Discouraged from continuing stranded knitting because you think your stitching looks wonky? Mary Jane takes the fear out of yarn dominance with simple exercises and practice we’ll determine our own personal yarn dominance and set our fears to rest. Technique Requirements: knit/purl, cast on/bind off, working in the round, easy colorwork, basic finishing techniques
If you have time, CO 48 sts. Place marker, join for working in the round taking care not to twist the stitches. Work k1, p1 rib for 1"/2.5 cm.
Supplies for Class:
DK-weight or Worsted weight, very smooth wool yarn -no novelty or bumpy yarns; 75 yds each of two colors with high contrast, one very light colored and one very dark colored. Double pointed needles or your preferred needles for working small diameter pieces in the round, in a size to match your yarn, US 4 or 5 for DK, US 7 or 8 for worsted. Scissors; stitch markers.