Colourwork and Steeking Class - Sheep Carousel

C$60.00
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$60 – 3 sessions plus materials

This jolly tea cosy features a carousel of Shetland sheep and offers a small sampler of many of my favourite hand-knitting techniques: stranded colourwork, steeks, vikkel braids, corrugated ribbing, i-cord and centred double decreases. Practice on your teapot before trying these things out on a sweater! Required experience: Advanced beginner. Student should already know how to knit, purl, decrease and increase and how to knit in the round.

Sizing:
one size to fit standard teapot up to 20" circumference

Yarn: 
Fingering weight yarn in 2 colours - Jamieson & Smith 2-Ply Jumper Weight
1 ball each of 01A (white) and 005 (brown) or contrasting colour

Needles:
US 2.5 / 3.0 mm 40 cm / 16" (or as req’d to meet gauge)and US #6 / 4mm
US 2.5 / 3.0 mm 80-100 cm / 32 - 40" circular needle for magic loop OR DPNs for working the crown top and openings
US 4 / 3.50 mm 40 cm / 16" circulars for working bottom edging (or as req’d to meet gauge)

Gauge:
7 stitches and 8.5 rows = 1 inch in stockinette

Notions:
stitch markers of two types, a and b. Waste (sock) yarn in contrasting colour. US C / 3mm crochet hook, tapestry needle. And, of course (essentially) a teapot!

Saturdays, February 23, March 2 and 9 – 1 pm to 3 pm

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