Thursday 02/19/2015, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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No-wrong-side Scarves with Edie Eckman
Problem: You love to knit scarves, but you hate when the wrong side shows. You detest garter stitch. You want good-looking reversible patterns so you can relax and look fabulous, no matter which side is 'up.'
Solution: Take this class! Move beyond garter stitch to explore fun-to-knit stitch patterns that have 2 right sides and self-edging selvedges. You'll be casting on, knitting, and binding off to create a mini scarf with no wrong sides.
Smooth, light-colored, #4 (worsted-weight) yarn in 2 colors: a small amount in CC to be used as waste yarn, one skein for MC; 2 double-pointed needles in a size appropriate for the yarn, one pair straight or circular needles in the same size (supplies are used for homework, as well as in class)
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.
Make I-cord: Using smooth, light-colored, worsted weight waste yarn (CC) and double-pointed needles in a size appropriate for the yarn, cast on 4 sts. Do not turn. Slide sts to other end of needle, bring yarn around back of needle, k4. Do not turn. Change to main color (MC) yarn (smooth, light-colored worsted weight yarn), *slide sts to other end of needle, k4; do not turn; repeat from * until you have knit 26 rounds in MC. Leave sts on needle.