Event Details

Note: This is a three-session class
Date:
Tuesdays, February 11, 18 & 25 from 1-3 pm
Cost: $75
Level: Advanced Beginner

Stranded colorwork knitting shows up in knitting traditions the world around and continues to be among the most popular techniques in hand knitting designs. In this three-session class, we will explore color theory, color selection for knitting, stranded knitting techniques increases and decreases in colorwork, and circular knitting. Choose from two hat patterns – Lucerne or Galloway – and design your hat from our selection of 45 colors of Brooklyn Tweed’s American Merino wool yarn, Peerie.

Materials:

  • Pattern: Knitter’s choice: Galloway or Lucerne, both available in the shop via the Ravelry In-Store Sales Program
  • Yarn: Multiple colors of Brookly Tweed Peerie. Note: color selections will be made during our first class as part of the color theory instruction.
  • Needles
    • For Lucerne: One US 2, 16” circular needle for ribbing, one US 5, 16” circular needle and one set of double-pointed needles (DPNs) or longer cable for magic loop technique for main fabric. Optional: US 1, 16” circular needle for tubular cast-on. (Please note: tubular cast-on will not be taught in this class. Please review on your own if you are unfamiliar or choose another cast-on method. We also recommend the German Twisted or Long-Tail Cast On methods.)
    • For Galloway: One US 1, 16″ circular needle for ribbing, one US 2, 16″ circular needle and one set of double-pointed needles (DPNs)* or longer cable for magic loop technique. Optional: One US 0, 16″ circular needle. (Please note: tubular cast-on will not be taught in this class. Please review on your own if you are unfamiliar or choose another cast-on method. We also recommend the German Twisted or Long-Tail Cast On methods.)
  • Stitch marker, tapestry needle, scissors

Prerequisite Skills: Must be able to knit, purl and work in the round.

Instructor: Kris Redmond


Venue:  

Address:
200 NE Greenwood Ave. #2, Bend, Oregon, 97701

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