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TT54
Saturday 09/16/2017, 10:30 am - 11:30 am


Skill Level
Intermediate

Class Hours
1

Teacher
Jeffrey Wall

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Steeks Demystified with Jeffrey Wall
Steeks are the way to put openings into knitted tubes (necks, armholes, cardigan openings, etc.). Yes, they do involve cutting your piece of knitting, but fear not! This lecture/demo will cover the process step-by-step from how to cast on, different ways to work the steek stitches, blocking, sewing or crocheting to secure the stitches, cutting, picking up stitches for steek bands, and finishing. You'll work on a single-color sample in class. A bonus stranded pattern is provided to try out the full technique at home.


Supplies
DK or fingering-weight 100% wool yarn will be provided. (If allergic to wool, please bring your own yarn.) A set of DPNs or circular needles in size 3.0mm/US 2.5 for fingering or 4.0mm/US 6 for DK-weight yarns for your preferred method of knitting in the round over a small number of stitches.

Homework
None.