Introduction to Stranded Knitting / Fair Isle

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A two-part Virtual Workshop taught by Amy Odin of Knit Chats
Fridays, January 15th and 22nd from 11:00am to Noon

Have you wanted to master Stranded / Fair Isle Knitting? This is the introduction that will set you on your way! This beanie has a simple one-color motif that will give you a basic understanding of the technique. Knit along with teacher, designer and KnitChats Coach Amy Odin in this two part class as she demonstrates a few different ways to manage and knit two colors of yarn across one row. She will also teach how to read a simple colorwork chart that accompanies the pattern. Also included is detailed instructions and demonstrations for catching your floats with both main and contrasting colors.

Skills required: Must know how to cast on, join in the round, and knit.
Supplies:
Free pattern – Laurus by Dianna Walla (download from Ravelry)
Worsted weight yarn in two contrasting colors (see pattern for amounts)
16” circular needles in size 8 or size to obtain gauge (18 sts = 4 in in St st)
16” circular needles in size 6 (or two sizes down from larger needle)
Homework: Come to the first class having cast on, joined in the round and knit the rib brim on your smaller needles, then three stockinette stitch rows (up to the beginning of the colorwork section) using your larger needles. If you are unsure how to knit the two single stripes in the brim, feel free to not include them. Your hat will still look super cute!

Full payment is needed to reserve your space.  For a refund on the class, cancellations must be made 5 days prior to the class.   All refunds are given as store credit only. If we cancel the class for any reason, you will receive a full refund.  Please note any supplies or homework are listed under the class description.  No Monarch Rewards Points can be used towards the payment of a class.

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