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6083
Saturday 08/09/2014, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Skill Level
Easy

Class Hours
3

Teacher
Sarah Peasley

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Basic Fair Isle Techniques with Sarah Peasley
The Fair Isle technique has been around for centuries, but can be learned in a matter of hours. Learn to read charts like a pro. Practice knitting in the round with two colors while trapping those pesky floats. Discover the beauty of corrugated ribbing. Hold your breath while you cut open a crocheted steek. There's nothing to it. What are you waiting for?

Supplies
50 grams smooth, light-colored #4 (worsted-weight) yarn; 50 grams smooth, contrasting-colored #4 (worsted-weight yarn); 16" circular needle (measured from tip to tip), size 4.5mm/US 7 or size to match yarn; 2.75mm/US C crochet hook; 7 stitch markers; sharp scissors.

Homework
Swatch 1 With CC, cast on 15 stitches. Work stockinette stitch (knit RS rows, purl WS rows) for 3 inches. Bind off.
Swatch 2 With MC, cast on 69 stitches. Join without twisting to work in the round. Knit 4 rounds. Do not bind off. Do not cut yarn.