Saturday 02/21/2015, 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Saturday 02/21/2015, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Insertion Infusion: Adding Lace Insertions to Your Knitting with Brooke Nico
Panels of lace worked vertically or horizontally are a great way to dip your toes into the world of lace. On their own, these insertions make great scarves. In Victorian times, these panels were used to decorate linens, and even now make a great hostess gift. Recently we have seen a resurgence of lace insertions in sweater design—a great way to pop a simple design.
In this class, we'll swatch several insertions of varying widths. Learn how to finish the edges for a simple join to a hand towel or pillow case. We'll learn several ways to attach insertions to your knitting. We'll also discuss pattern adjustments necessary to add a vertical insertion to your favorite sweater pattern.
Note: Must be familiar with basic lace knitting including yo's and decreases.
smooth, light colored wool (fingering or sport weight), size 5, 6, or 7 needles, stitch markers,pencil, paper.
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.