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Friday 02/23/2018, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday 02/23/2018, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
*Knitting Color, Creativity Project-based Stitch patterns
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Addictive Argyle! (and Other Retro Designs) with Harry Wells
Do you love those classic diamond Argyle diamond socks, but are mystified about how to knit them? You will learn the classic technique of knitting Argyle flat, and a nearly invisible seaming method that isn't bulky.
Each stage of argyle-sock construction will be addressed, which is similar yet different to the traditional top-down heel-flap sock. We will get started on how to chart your own Argyle patterns for different gauges, see very cool retro and contemporary variations, explore other intarsia sock ideas, and discuss incorporating Argyle patterns into garments and accessories.
Note: Class begins on Friday afternoon and concludes Saturday morning.
__Set of #5 double point needles, pair of 10” straight needles, Size 5
__medium size tapestry needle (appropriate for DK wt yarn)
Note: Yarn and bobbins will be provided (see materials fee).
Materials fee: $20.00--Includes one 50 gr ball of Carlton Merino Supreme, 25 grams each of two more colors of Carlton Merino Supreme, and 15 grams of a fourth color. Set of 10 EZ Bob bobbins. Printed Materials.