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5061
Saturday 02/24/2018, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Skill Level
Easy

Class Hours
3

Categories
*Knitting Color, Creativity Project-based Special techniques Stitch patterns Tips & hints


Teacher
Harry Wells

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Vertical Stripes and More!: Knit One Below with Harry Wells
Want amazing looking colorwork without the hassle of stranding or working with multiple colors in a row? You can have it with the Knit One Below technique. It requires knitting with only one color per row. Our focus will be on making vertical stripes easily as we follow step-by-step instructions, but some textured and checker K1B stitches will also be covered. We'll start with simple swatches and as time permits, continue with hands-on work in the creation of a hemmed cowl or scarf (flat or tubular).

Note: Participants must be able to cast on (long tail cast-on preferable) and work knit, purl, K2 tog, and SSK without assistance.


Supplies
__Three balls (100 grams each) of worsted weight wool yarn in highly contrasting colors—one may be variegated
__4mm/US 6 double point needles (7” or 8” is best)
__4mm/US 6, 24” circular needles
__Straight needles in same size
__Waste yarn that is sport or fingering weight or DMC perle cotton
__Knit Check or ruler,
__Knitting Basics: Sharp scissors, Notebook, Pen or pencil with eraser, Tapestry
needles (large and small), Tape measure, Small calculator, Needles and crochet
hooks of various sizes

Homework
Work a stockinette swatch, approximately 4”x 4” in one of the worsted weight yarns under Supplies. Block swatch.