Saturday 02/24/2018, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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BLOCK PARTY! with Sarah Peasley
How do you wash your knitting? How confident are you in your blocking skills? Participate in an eye-opening demo and a practical discussion about options for laundering and blocking your hand knits; including tools, techniques, interpretation of those cryptic laundry symbols, and a basic tutorial on different types of fiber.
1.75 oz (50 g) smooth, #4 (worsted-weight) yarn; US7 (4.5mm) circular or straight needles.
SWATCH 1 Cast on 24 stitches.
Work in k2, p2 rib until piece measures approximately 3". Bind off loosely in pattern. Cut yarn.
SWATCH 2 Cast on 16 stitches.
Rows 1-12 K1, [yo, p2tog, k1] to end of row. Bind off. Cut yarn.