- Oct 06
Time3 hour workshop
- 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Short Row Wizardy – Lucy Neatby
Maximum participants: 22
A practical look at short rows and their many applications to better tailor your knitting. Try unwrapped, wrapped, yarnover and Japanese short rows and compare their merits. Short rows in Garter stitch and making a mitered corner. Planning to improve fit and finish by planning your own shapings for bulgy bits. Conversion of drop shoulder directions to short rows.
- 20g Light coloured Worsted weight yarn or thicker (giving a gauge of 4 – 5 st per inch) in two colours. If you have any variegated yarn with shorter lengths in the above gauge please bring it along.
- At least two sets of 5 appropriately sized dpns, 4.5 – 5 mm/US# 7 – 8
- Usual knitting paraphernalia
- Yarn for markers or coil-less / safety pins
Using Worsted weight yarn or thicker (giving a gauge of 4 – 5 st per inch) in a solid light colour, and appropriately sized dpns, 4.5 – 5 mm/US 7 – 8. Cut off yarn from each swatch, leave stitches on a spare dp needle (ideally) or holder.
Swatches 1, 2, 3 and 5 – Cast on 20 sts. Knit 4 rows (Garter stitch), then knit 1 row, purl 1 row (Stocking stitch).
Swatch 4 – Cast on 34 sts. Knit 4 rows (Garter stitch), then knit 1 row, purl 1 row (Stocking stitch).
Experienced beginners upwards.
Tickets are non-refundable except in limited circumstances as described in the Purchase Policy.
Lucy Neatby is an internationally recognized teacher, designer, and writer who thrills knitters around the world with her inimitable charm, knowledge, and uniquely colourful designs. Her passion for nurturing and empowering knitters, and putting them in control of their art, is legendary! She is the author three books: Cool Socks Warm Feet, Cool Knitters Finish in Style, A Little Book of BIG Holes for Hand-knitters! and the Learn with Lucy DVD series (16 titles).