Virtual Class via Zoom
Instructor: Ingrid Saxon
Date: Saturday, December 16
Time: 9:00-11:00 AM Pacific time
Also known as Fair Isle knitting, stranded colorwork has endless possibilities of making your knitting works of colorful art. We will practice different ways to hold your yarn while working two colors at a time as well as how to manage floats (the yarn carried at the back of the work).
Skill Level: Advanced beginner or higher. Students should be comfortable knitting in the round and knitting small circumference in the round.
Registered students will be emailed a coupon code for 10% off class materials purchased at Knot Another Hat, and will receive a one-time 15% off coupon for a post-class purchase.
- "Hearts Among Us" hat pattern by Sarah Keller (included with class)
110 yds each of two contrasting colors worsted weight yarn, such as Dream In Color Riley
- Size 16" circular US 7 & US 8 (4.5 & 5.0mm) knitting needles (or size to obtain gauge of 19 sts/4" in colorwork pattern); second circular, long circular for magic loop, or DPNs, in main needle size for preferred method of small circumference knitting in the round
- Stitch markers
With smaller 16" circular needles and main color, cast on 96 sts. Place marker, and join in the round, being careful not to twist.
Round 1: *k2, p2; repeat from * to end of round.
Repeat Round 1 until brim measures 1" from cast on edge.
Zoom: Class Zoom links will be emailed prior to class. Class will be recorded and available to students for 2 months.
Class size: Class will be limited to 8 students