Stranded Knitting: Two Hands, Two Colors

Skill Level

Intermediate

Required Skills:

  • Students should be comfortable knitting on double point needles in the round

Class Schedule

3 Hours

  • Thursday, March 14, 1:00 pm

Description

Learn and practice the two handed color technique that makes traditional Fair Isle knitting fly by. Whether you pick Continental style or throw in the English fashion, time will be spent in class becoming comfortable with the other technique.

Students will work a small sample in the round which may be completed to make a child’s mitten, mug mat, or doll’s hat. Along the way, you’ll learn to work in ends as you go and catch your floats for a tidy wrong side. Steeking, the art of cutting your knitting, to insert sleeves will be demonstrated and explained.

Fees

Registration Fee $60
Materials Fee $0

Materials Fee includes: n/a

Students to Bring

  • Several colors of worsted or dk weight wool
  • A set of 4 double-pointed needles in the correct size for the yarn

Instructor Bio

Stephanie Carrico, aka knitsabout, finds it hard to contain her knitting passion and as a result has been knitting all around the globe, and in all forms of transportation. The majority of her knitting now takes place on a boat in Florida or at her cottage in Northern Michigan, although if you find her sitting anywhere else for long, you’re likely to find knitting in her hands.

She has had patterns published in Knitters Magazine, has self-published her designs on Ravelry, and has taught knitting workshops at the Northern Michigan Lamb and Wool Festival. A retired middle school science teacher, she enjoys sharing her passion for knitting with others.

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