Thursday 10/11/2012, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Harmonia's Rings Moebius Cowl with Sivia Harding
The Harmonia's Rings Cowl, which uses Cat Bordhi's Moebius cast on to achieve the mysterious spiral neck shape, features an easy but addictive self-pleating knit and purl stitch pattern that creates concentric rings reminiscent of ancient architecture. This cowl sits cape-like over the shoulders and is suitable for a wide range of body types.
Class includes many techniques: the Moebius cast on, beaded picot bind off, knitting texture patterns in the round, shaping within the Moebius structure, and ways to customize the pattern to fit any body type. A sweater based on the cowl is also shown.
#4 (worsted-weight) yarn, 350-600 yards according to size and length desired; 5.5mm/US 9 circular needle 47" long; 5.5mm/US 9 circular needle, 24" long; seed beads, size 3/0 or crow beads - 25; crochet hook, size 14 (0.5mm); stitch markers in 2 colors
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.
Watch Cat Bordhi's YouTube video demonstration on the Moebius Cast On. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVnTda7F2V4