Friday 04/11/2014, 8:30 am - 11:30 am
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Fun and Fancy Scandinavian Cast-ons with Laura Farson
A sampler of decorative cast-ons including variations on long-tail and German-twisted cast-on, traditional twine-knit cast-ons with multiple strands, casting on with colors to make braids, and a textured cast-on using knit and purl rounds. Also covered are yarn management for color work and center-pull ball winding. Note: Must know long-tail cast-on.
1 oz each #4 (worsted-weight) yarn in natural, red, black, and white; six 10" pieces of waste yarn or six stitch holders (40 stitches); two US 4.5mm/US 7 16" or 24" circular needles or 4 dpns; and a blunt tapestry needle.
Optional: $1.00 materials fee for winding stick and clips.