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Thursday 02/22/2018, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Sarah Peasley

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Basic Fair Isle Techniques with Sarah Peasley
The Fair Isle technique has been around for centuries, but can be learned in a matter of hours.

*Learn to read charts like a pro.
*Practice knitting in the round with 2 colors while trapping those pesky floats.
*Discover the beauty of corrugated ribbing.
*Hold your breath while you cut open a steek.

There's nothing to it! What are you waiting for?

__50 grams smooth, light-colored #4 (worsted-weight) yarn
__50 grams smooth, contrasting-colored #4 (worsted-weight yarn)
__16" circular needle (measured from tip to tip), 4.5mm/US7 or size to match yarn
__2.75mm/US C crochet hook
__10 stitch markers
__Sharp scissors

Swatch 1 With CC, cast on 15 stitches. Work stockinette stitch (knit RS rows, purl WS rows) for 3 inches. Bind off.
Swatch 2 With MC, cast on 80 stitches. Join without twisting to work in the round. Knit 4 rounds. Do not bind off. Do not cut yarn.