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Friday 02/21/2020, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Getting Started: Stranded Color with Beth Whiteside
Learn to work holding 2 colors at the same time! Commonly called Fair Isle knitting, this technique for stranding colors across the back lets you create brightly colored and patterned fabrics. While working on a small bag/hat project, you'll practice getting an even tension (not too tight, not too loose), learn ways to prevent yarns from twisting, and try different holding techniques. Come get a taste of this classic knitting technique!
Note: Students must already be familiar with knitting in the round.
__2 balls (50 yds each) #5 (chunky-weight) yarn in 2 complementary colors
__6.5mm/US 10½ circular needle 16" long, measured from tip to tip