Thursday 02/21/2019, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Inside Out, Casting on in the Center with Laura Barker
Some projects are worked best from the inside out, and we'll look at several ways to cast on in the middle of your work. The Pinhole Cast-on, worked into a slip knot, is perfect for when just a few stitches are needed at the very center of a project. The provisional cord cast-on (PCCO), creates stitches, directly onto your needle(s), for working in both directions. Judy's Magic Cast-on is truly magic, and may often replace the PCCO and other cast-ons. The crochet cast-on is very versatile; it mirrors a standard bind-off for a polished edge, it is easily added mid project where a long-tail cast-on is not an option, and when worked with waste yarn unzips later to reveal provisional stitches. We will cover the crochet cast-on for lefties and righties. Class will involve a small amount of knitting in the round, but it is not necessary to learn cast-ons.
__40 yards of light-colored worsted yarn
__Appropriately sized circlular needles and crochet hook.
Knitting Basics including sharp scissors, notebook, pen or pencil with eraser, stitch markers, blunt tapestry needles (large and small), flexible tape measure, small calculator, and needles and crochet hooks of various sizes.