Saturday 08/08/2015, 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Candace Eisner Strick
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Breaking Baa-d with Candace Eisner Strick
Let's get cooking! It's time to break bad from those same old techniques. There are easier and better ways of doing things. Learn innovative new ideas from Candace’s kitchen, such as taking the old and almost-useless e-loop cast-on and turning it into a thing of beauty, how to do a painless 8-stitch cast-on for a center start, a buttonhole so easy it’s disgraceful, and many others. With crystal-clear instructions, a little humor, and a lot of cool tricks, come and get high with your knitting!
_2 oz of worsted weight wool
_Appropriately sized needles
_A set of 4.5mm/us7or 5mm/us8 double pointed needles
_A crochet hook the same size as knitting needles plus one size smaller.
_Knitting Basics: Sharp scissors, Notebook, Pen or pencil with eraser, Stitch markers, Tapestry needles (large and small), Tape measure, Small calculator, Needles and crochet hooks of various sizes.
CO 19 sts. Work the following 2 rows until piece is 3" long. BO all stitches. Row 1 *K3, p1, repeat from *, end k3. Row 2 *P3, k1, repeat from *, end p3.