Double Up - Lucy Neatby

Double Up and Around – Lucy Neatby

Skill Level
Homework
Attendees to Bring
Capacity: 22

Double Up and Around – Lucy Neatby

Make an exploratory journey into other realms of Double Knitting (which produces two-layer fabrics). We will begin with tubes within tubes, worked in the round, initially with a single yarn, two yarns and then with colour patterning. We will look at different ways to handle the yarns for maximum efficiency and how to incorporate shapings into double fabrics, hats, topped off with tubular bind-off. These techniques are suited to ultra warm mittens and cozy lined socks.

Skill Level:

Intermediate/experienced knitters – no DK experience necessary (Dabble 1 is not required to take this class.)

Attendees to Bring:

  • A set of double pointed needles of sizes US 3 – 5,(3.5 – 4 mm) or one or two circulars according to your preferred method of working in the round.
  • 20g each of two solid colours of smooth DK -Worsted weight yarn.
  • Scissors
  • Crochet hook
  • Blunt darning needle
  • Usual knitting paraphernalia

Homework:

Using one of your two yarns, cast on 48 sts in the round and work 2 rounds of 1×1 rib (k1, p1). Use whatever type of needles you prefer. Leave the stitches on the needle.

Tickets are non-refundable except in limited circumstances as described in the Purchase Policy.

Date

Oct 05

Time

8:30 am - 11:30 am

Cost

$130.00

Location

Level 1 - Tignish Room
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