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Saturday 04/02/2016, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sunday 04/03/2016, 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Knitting techniques Project-based
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Stranded Knitting: Norwegian Star Headband with Geanie Helfrich
Learn to knit stranded colorwork using one or more colors in each hand. Use a simple pattern as a starting point for working those incredible Norwegian and Fair Isle sweaters. You will learn color-chart reading tips, locking down long floats, how to knit a gauge swatch for knitting in the round, tips for keeping tension even, horizontal mattress-stitch seaming, and much more!
Note: Must know how to work in the round, k2tog, M1, and yarn over.
This class begins Saturday PM and concludes Sunday AM.
16" circular needles both 3.25mm/US 3 and 3.5mm/US 4; 2 - 50 gram balls highly contrasting color DK yarn
Sharp scissors, notebook, pen or pencil with an eraser, stitch markers, blunt tapestry needles (large and small), flexible tape measure, small calculator, and needles & crochet hooks of various sizes.
Download pattern at http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/norwegian-star-headband--hat and work your choice of headband/hat/size up to round 2 of color chart. Approximately 16 rounds worked prior to class.