Friday 02/19/2016, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Candace Eisner Strick
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Plug it in, Plug it in with Candace Eisner Strick
Freshen up your knitting and make it all your own. Learn Candace's unique approach for a crescent-shaped scarf. You can make it your own by plugging in a stitch pattern of your choice. Will the geometry dictate the pattern, or will the pattern dictate the geometry? What about those increases and decreases? Hmmm...come and find out.
3 oz of fingering weight yarn appropriately sized circular needles 24” or longer (any needle size from #4 through #8 will do). This will eventually become a completed crescent scarf.
Other supplies for class samples: 2 ozs worsted weight wool and #8 circular needle, 24” or longer.
Knitting Basics including sharp scissors, notebook, pen or pencil with eraser, stitch markers, blunt tapestry needles (large and small), flexible tape measure, small calculator, and needles and crochet hooks of various sizes.
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.
Swatch 1 With the fingering weight yarn, CO 300 sts very loosely. Work the following rows for the bottom of the scarf: Row 1 (WS) Knit. Row 2 (RS) Purl. Row 3 Knit 150 sts, place marker, knit remaining 150 sts. Break yarn. Leave all sts on needle. Bring the rest of the yarn.
Swatches 2 & 3 (Make 2 exactly the same.) With the class sample yarn, CO 30 sts. Row 1 K3, place marker, k24, place marker, k3. Row 2 Knit. Row 3 Knit. Leave stitches on needle with yarn attached.