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Saturday 08/11/2012, 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Stranded Color with Beth Whiteside
Learn to work holding 2 colors at the same time! Commonly called Fair Isle knitting, this technique for stranding colors across the back lets you create brightly colored and patterned fabrics. While working on a small bag/hat project you'll practice getting an even tension (not too tight, not too loose), learn ways to prevent yarns from twisting, and try different holding techniques. Come get a taste of this classic knitting technique!
2 balls (50 yds each) #5 weight yarn in 2 complementary colors and a US 10½ circular needle measuring 16" from tip to tip.