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Sunday 02/25/2018, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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Christine Bylsma

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Joy of Finishing with Christine Bylsma
Learn the joy of sleek shoulder lines, invisible seams, picking up the perfect number of stitches without counting, beautiful buttonholes, 'shortening' sleeves, taming sleeveless armholes, and other finishing touches. If it is worth knitting, it is worth finishing beautifully.

Homework swatches and yarn; circular needle 2 sizes smaller than swatch needles; tapestry needle.
Optional: a few varying size buttons.

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.

Swatches 1 & 2: Using a plain, light-colored yarn at 4-5 sts/inch, cast on 30 sts and work in stockinette stitch for 6". Bind off.
Swatch 3: Create a neckline (think of a bear-size sweater) as follows: Cast on 30 sts, work 3", bind off center 6 sts then dec 1 st each neck edge every other row 3 times, work even until 6". Bind off. Do not block swatches.