Friday 08/03/2018, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
*Knitting Color, Creativity Design Stitch patterns
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Seriously Sassy Stripes! with Patty Lyons
Add a little zing to any project with stripes! There's more to it than you think. In this workshop you will learn tricks like weaving in ends as you go, how to carry yarn up the side of your work, the best ways to join a new ball (including the super cool felted join), how to stripe in rib without a color break, jogless join when striping in the round and more! We will also go over fun design elements to spice up your work, like slip stitching, mixing in garter ridges, random stripe generator and variegated yarns. Time to get your stripe on!
Note: Must know how to knit, purl, cast on, bind off, recognize the knit and purl stitch and be able to work them in a pattern.
_3 different solid colors of the same weight 100% wool, non-machine-washable.
_Circular needles of at least 24" length in a size that is appropriate to yarn (check ball band)
_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
With 1 color (Color A), cast on 10 stitches, knit 1 row, and purl 1 row.