Hill Country Weavers
Whether you’re new to colorwork or have knitted a simple accessory with colorwork and are ready for more, this class will help you get started with some fundamental understandings and techniques. We will start with some basics such as reading charts, choosing patterns. We will then cover other factors that go into the making of a successful knit such as color choice, color dominance, even tension, and managing long floats, and we will work with all these elements in the class.
Skill requirements – must know how to knit in round, how to cast on and bind off.
2 balls of Worsted Weight yarn of different colors (no acrylic or cotton), one lighter color and one darker color.
Correct size needle for the yarn in 16” circular, (note: if you prefer magic loop method for smaller rounds – 32” or 40” circular, or DPN if that is your prefer work in round method.)
With the lighter color yarn, CO 96 stiches.
Round 1: Join in round and work repeats of [k1, p1] to the end of round.
Work 3 more rounds of in [k1, p1].
Next round, increase: sm, [k12, m1L] for 8 times to end. – 104 sts
Leave stitches on needle to bring to class to continue with the project.
Important Virtual Retreat Class Information:
All Retreat Classes are one-time zoom events.
Because this is a Special Event, we cannot offer refunds for any cancellations made after March 1. Cancellations made prior to March 1, 2021 are subject to a $5 cancellation fee.
Please be sure you will be able to attend the scheduled class time - we are unable to offer refunds or recordings for missed retreat classes.
2021 Virtual Retreat,
Vendor: Hill Country Weavers
4102 Menchaca RdAustin, TX 78704
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