Have you tried knitting with two colors of yarn and gone crazy with all the twisted threads? Come in and learn to knit fair isle. Michelle will teach you how to knit using the two styles of knitting (continental and throwing) at the same time so you can be the zen master of color knitting…
Fair Isle Knitting
$60 with Michelle Molis
Learn all aspects of Fair Isle Knitting: cast on, continental knitting, knitting with both hands and pattern design . This three week class will guide you an entire project so you will have time to truly master the technique of knitting with multiple colors in the same row by the time you are done and leave with the cutest hat.
Date/Time: Thursdays, March 14, 21 & 28; 6-8 pm
Materials – either bring your own or before/during class get 20% off on: 80 yards main color and 60 yards contrast color in Sport weight yarn; US 5, 16” circulars and DPNs (or needles to get gauge: 24.75 st and 29 rows = 4” in fair isle pattern); US 3, 16” circulars, stitch markers and darning needle
Includes: Cute as a Daisy hat pattern by Lenka Ilcisin
Skills learned: cable cast-on, continental knitting, two-hand knitting, color choices, reading charts, fair isle design.