Fabulous Finishing - Lucy Neatby

Fabulous Finishing – Lucy Neatby

Skill Level
Homework
Attendees to Bring
Capacity: 22

Fabulous Finishing – Lucy Neatby

Finishing can be fun! Take control of your knitting with great finishing techniques, these transform ‘home made’ into ‘couture’ knits. We’ll practice the essential skills of Mattress stitch, Grafting, Three-needle bind-off, Modified Conventional bind-off, Knitting-up stitches and fixing holes on your swatches and discuss how to plan in advance for easy finishing, prepare the edges and to get the best from the opportunities finishing offers.

Skill Level:

Beginner and up.

Attendees to Bring:

  • Sewing needles; both blunt and sharp
  • A pair of knitting needles (or circulars) as used for the homework and a pair two size increments smaller.
  • Scissors and a crochet hook
  • A couple of safety pins
  • Small amount of similar yarn used for the squares, in a solid contrasting in colour.

Homework:

Three pieces of Stocking stitch, two 5″ x 5″, one 3″ x 3″, worked in Worsted weight yarn (approximately 4 sts per inch). Use light coloured, smooth yarn (NOT fluffy or fancy). Wool or wool blend is preferable. Please do not use any form of edge treatment, ie knit all the stitches on knit rows and purl all the stitches on purl rows. Don’t neaten any ends. Leave the stitches live or on the needle.

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

Date

Oct 05

Time

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Cost

$130.00

Location

Level 1 - Tignish Room
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