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6128
Friday 02/19/2016, 8:30 am - 11:30 am


Skill Level
Intermediate

Class Hours
3

Teacher
Melissa Leapman

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Two-faced Knitting: Stitch Patterns that Look Great on Both Sides with Melissa Leapman
Want to add more reversible stitch patterns to your knitting backpack? Discover several fun fabrics that are perfect for scarves, blankets, or any project that is seen on both sides. Learn how to look good both coming and going!

Supplies
Four homework swatches with the yarn still attached; cream-colored/off white worsted weight yarn; medium/bright-colored worsted weight yarn; US 6, 7, and 8 knitting needles; two US 5 double-pointed needles; scissors; sticky notes (such as PostItâ„¢); pencil or pen.

Homework
Four swatches as follows:
Swatch 1 With a medium color of worsted weight yarn (not cotton, please) and US 6 needles, cast on 25 sts. Slip onto a holder with approximately 15 yds of yarn still attached. (Yes, that's it! No knitting. Please just cast on.)
Swatch 2 With cream-colored/off-white worsted weight yarn (not cotton, please) and US 6 needles, cast on 26 sts. Slip onto a holder with approximately 15 yds of yarn still attached. (Yes, that's it! No knitting. Please just cast on.)
Swatch 3 With solid, light-colored worsted weight yarn (not cotton, please) and US 8 needles, cast on 32 sts. Row 1 (RS) K1, *p2, k2; repeat from * across, ending with p2, k1. Row 2 Knit the knit sts and purl the purl sts as they face you. Rows 3 and 4 Same as Rows 1 and 2. Slip sts onto a holder with approximately 15 yds of yarn still attached.
Swatch 4 With solid, light-colored worsted weight yarn (not cotton, please) and US 7 needles, cast on 30 sts.  Slip onto a holder with approximately 20 yds of yarn still attached. (Yes, that's it! No knitting. Please just cast on.)