Saturday 02/22/2020, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
*Knitting Color, Creativity Design Special techniques Stitch patterns
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Designing with Floats with Jim Cox
When 2-color knitting hiding the floats can be a problem, so why not celebrate them and showcase them on the right side of your work? Knit or weave the strands into decorative distinctive patterns. Or maybe you could create reversible patterns?
Note: Must be comfortable with knit, purl, yarn over and slip stitches.
__4.5mm/US 7 double-point, straight, or circular needles
__2 balls of classic, worsted-weight yarn in pale to medium colors.
__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
Optional for a head start in class: In lighter color, CO on 29 sts.
Rows 1-4 Knit to end of row.
Row 5 K4, P to last 4 sts, K4.
Row 6 K to end of row.
Rows 7-10 Rep Rows 5 and 6 twice.
Row 11 Rep row 5.