Friday 08/04/2017, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
*Knitting Finishing Lace
J C Briar
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Loving Your Lace Edgings with J C Briar
Adding a lace edging is a sweet way of topping off shawls, scarves, socks or any other kind of project! In this class, you will learn where to find edging patterns, and how you can customize them.
You will pick up tips for working tricky stitches, such as yarn overs at the beginning of a row, and for blocking. We will go over multiple options for attaching edgings, and you will have the chance to practice on a sample piece.
Note: Experience knitting lace is required; experience reading charts helpful but not required
__Fingering-weight, DK-weight, or laceweight yarn (please do not select laceweight if you have never used it before!)
__Needles of a size appropriate for your yarn
__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
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.
Cast on 30 stitches. Work even in garter stitch for 2" (5 cm).
Do not cut yarn; leave live stitches on needle.