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1499
Friday 10/04/2019, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10/05/2019, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Skill Level
Intermediate

Class Hours
6

Price
$160.00

Categories
*Knitting Project-based Skill-building basics Tips & hints Trouble shooting


Teacher
Kristin Drysdale

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Scandiwork Slippers with Kristin Drysdale
This is an intensive Colorwork Class. Students will learn how to knit and purl with two colors at once. Pattern is included for either Ingeborg, Hansdatter, Christian Peter, Oldsdatter, or Lotta.

We will have a Continental/English knitting style refresher course. Knitting with one color with each hand or two in the left hand will be covered. At least one slipper will be completed in class.

Techniques beyond color work will include increasing and decreasing (ssk and k2tog) in color work, catching floats (while knitting and purling), reading charts and patterns, crochet edge, and assembling slipper together with instruction on gauge, fit, felting, and embroidery.

Note: Students must be able to knit and purl with confidence.

This class begins Friday afternoon and ends on Saturday morning.


Supplies
__Knitting Basics: Sharp scissors, Notebook, Pen or pencil with eraser, Tapestry needle, Tape measure
__Double-pointed needles or Flexiflips (size to obtain gauge- generally 3 mm to 4 mm)
__Crochet hook G 

__Approx 100 yds of 2 colors of DK-wt yarn (for example Rauma Strikkegarn or Tuku Sock wool)
__Optional: small amounts of a few other colors for embroidery

Homework
Students will be asked to complete the heel portion of the slipper before the second session if they did not finish on in the first session.