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Thursday 08/09/2012, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Knit Fix with Cindy Craig
Let's face it. We all have a favorite garment or socks that we have just about worn out but can't bear to part with, don't throw it out, let's salvage it for a few more seasons! We will work on repairing holes that result from different problems. We will practice in stockinette stitch and ribbing. This class will increase your understanding of how knit and purl stitches are created and how they relate to each other when mixed in a row.
light-colored, wool, #4 (worsted weight) yarn for swatches and a small amount of contrasting colored yarn in same weight for class; 2 yards of sewing or embroidery thread in a bright color; scissors; tapestry needle; G or H crochet hook; two double pointed needles 1 size smaller than needles used to create homework swatches.
Sharp scissors, notebook, pen or pencil with an eraser, stitch markers, blunt tapestry needles (large and small), flexible tape measure, small calculator, and needles & crochet hooks of various sizes.
Swatch 1 Cast on 24 sts and work in stockinette stitch for 4". Put stitches on a holder.
Swatch 2 Cast on 24 sts and work in k2, p2 rib for 4". Put stitches on a holder.