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Sunday 06/02/2019, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Japanese Knitted Slippers from Michiyo with Gayle Roehm
The new book Japanese Knitting: Patterns for Sweaters, Scarves and More, by Michiyo, includes a pair of cleverly constructed cabled slippers, in aran- or worsted-weight yarn. The slippers are knit flat and seamed and easily adaptable to a range of sizes.
We'll look at how they're put together, and create a foot template to adapt the pattern to each person's individual size. We'll knit as far as we can during class to be sure that you'll be able to complete them at home. The pattern will be provided; you do not need to purchase the book.
Note: You MUST be comfortable knitting from charts.
__About 150 yards of worsted- or aran- weight yarn
__Needles that give the correct gauge (see Homework)
__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
Make a gauge swatch, choosing yarn and needles that give you a gauge of 17 or 18 stitches and 24 rows to 4" in stockinette.