Saturday 08/04/2018, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Cast Ons & Bind Offs Beyond the Basics with Gretchen Fancher
Most projects can be started with a good basic cast on, but some require special techniques. In this class you’ll learn a selection of the most frequently used cast ons & bind offs for special applications so you can be ready for (almost) anything! You’ll learn:
• How to work the crochet provisional cast on, as well as how to pick up your provisional stitches and work in the other direction.
• How to cast on and bind off tubular ribbing that appears seamless around the edge of your fabric.
• German Twisted cast on for flexible ribbing at the beginning Jeny’s Surprisingly Stretchy bind off for stretchy ribbing at the end of your project.
_1 ball of smooth, light colored worsted weight yarn.
_Cotton scrap yarn in a contrasting color
_Knitting needles for working worsted weight yarn
_Crochet hook of the same gauge as the knitting needles.
_Tapestry or darning needle
_Reading glasses (if needed for detail work)