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Finishing Techniques

Finishing Techniques

  • $48.00


If you want your finished projects to have that professional look, then this is the class for you. You will learn the basic skills needed to finish a knitted garment, such as seaming, weaving in ends and various methods of binding off. There will be a discussion about blocking methods. Other techniques may also be covered, depending on available time and student interest. Please note that student must prepare swatches prior to the first class.

 

Date: Saturday Sept 16 & 23

Time: 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Instructor: Mike Gardner

Materials:

  • 1 skein of worsted wt yarn in a light, solid colour
  • 4 or 5 mm straight knitting needles
  • scissors, darning needle
  • Before class you will need to prepare a number of swatches as follows:

SWATCH A (make 7):

Cast on 24 sts

Row 1:  knit

Row 2:  purl

Repeat Rows 1 & 2 until swatch measures 4"

Cut yarn leaving a 1m long tail and place swatch sts on waste yarn

SWATCH B (make 2):

Cast on 22 sts

Row 1:  k3, (p2,k2) repeat until 3 sts left, p2,k1

Row 2:  p1,k2, (p2,k2) repeat until 3 sts left, p3

Repeat Rows 1 & 2 until swatch measures 4"

Cut yarn leaving a 1m long tail and place swatch sts on waste yarn


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