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Sunday 02/23/2014, 8:30 am - 11:30 am
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Drop It! with Sarah Peasley
A dropped stitch can be your worst enemy, but once you get to know it better, you'll be great friends. You already know how to drop stitches, right? You're halfway there! Learn how to pick them back up (or not!) within a variety of stitch patterns and for a multitude of reasons. Stockinette? Garter stitch? Cast-on stitches? Cables? Edge stitches? No problem!
4.5mm/US 7 dpns; 50 gms smooth, light-colored #4 (worsted-weight) yarn; 4mm/US G crochet hook; cable needle; 3 stitch holders (for homework).
Swatch 1 Cast on 16 stitches. Work in stockinette stitch (knit RS rows, purl WS rows) for 3”. Do not bind off. Place on holder and cut yarn, leaving a 12” tail.
Swatch 2 Cast on 16 stitches. Work in garter stitch (knit every row) for 3”. Do not bind off. Place on holder and cut yarn, leaving a 1 yard tail.
Swatch 3 Cast on 16 stitches. Row 1 K4, p8, k4. Row 2 P4, k8, p4. Repeat Rows 1 and 2 for 3”. Do not bind off. Place on holder and cut yarn, leaving a 12” tail.