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1043
Sunday 04/30/2017, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm


Skill Level
Intermediate

Class Hours
3

Categories
*Knitting Color, Creativity Knitting techniques Stitch patterns


Teacher
Franklin Habit

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Artfully Agitated Stripes: An Introduction to Mosaic Knitting with Franklin Habit
At first glance, Mosaic Knitting looks like garden variety stranded color work–but it's not. Mosaic patterns are really two-row stripes, joggled here and there with slipped stitches. The result? Beautiful designs and intriguing fabrics in stockinette, garter stitch, and hybrids thereof. And amazingly–you'll never knit with more than one color in a row. Want to find out how it works, and how to design your own mosaic color patterns? Join us, and bring your imagination.

Supplies
_Two balls of smooth (non-fuzzy), worsted-weight yarn (for example: Cascade 220, Universal Yarns Deluxe Worsted, or similar) in highly contrasting solid colorways
_1 circular needle (preferably 16-24 inches) in a size appropriate to give a comfortable, firm gauge (such as would be appropriate for a warm scarf or hat) in the yarns selected; _notebook
_pencils (not pens) and erasers for sketching and charting
_two or more 8.5x11 sheets of graph paper ruled in squares at 4 squares/inch. (This paper is easily procured from shops or can be printed, free, at http://incompetech.com/graphpaper/square.html.)
_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

Homework
None.