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* Early Bird pricing ended on Oct 15, 2019 at 11:59 PM  

Sunday 02/23/2020, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sunday 02/23/2020, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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Harry Wells

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Vertical Stripes! K1 Below Cowl Project with Harry Wells
Knitting in the Stitch below is a stitch technique that creates stunning vertical stripes with a thick, soft, supple fabric. In this workshop, we will cover and practice the technique in both straight knitting and in the round. Participants then begin a two-color vertical stripe cowl in class. The instructor guides students through a step by step worksheet in planning and beginning to knit a picot hemmed vertical striped cowl.

Note: Participants should be able to accomplish the following without assistance: long tail cast-on, basic sts (K, P, SSK, K2 tog), and knitting in the round on circular needles.

__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
__Two balls of worsted-weight wool yarn in highly contrasting colors (one can be variegated)
__US size 6 double-pointed needles (7″ or 8″ length is best)
__US size 6, 24-inch circular needle
__Scrap yarn (sport or DK weights are OK)
__Knit Chek or ruler
__Completed homework

With US size 6 needles, work a 4″ x 4″ swatch in stockinette stitch in your project yarn (i.e., worsted weight). Wash and block the swatch to minimize curling of edges.