Sunday AM: Square and Rectangular Shawls From the Inside Out with Ann Weaver

$80.00

Instructor: Ann Weaver

In this workshop, knitters will learn different methods for creating square and rectangular shawls in one piece from the center out, using simple stitch patterns and modular techniques. Students will start a square shawl during the workshop, creating customized shapes, textures, and color combinations.
Skills Learned:
• Picking up stitches along garter stitch and Stockinette stitch edges
• Working directional increases
• Creating shawls in a variety of shapes and proportions, working in one piece from the center outward
• Incorporating simple knit/purl/yarn over patterns into a design
• Basics of how to incorporate more complex stitch patterns into a design (if students are interested)

 

12 in stock

Description

Skill Level: Basic knitting experience: casting on, knitting, purling, and working at least one type of increase

Materials:

  • at least 200 yards of fingering weight yarn in any color
  • double-pointed needles size US 7 (4.5mm)
  • 16″ circular needle size US 7 (4.5mm)
  • (if you’re a fast knitter, a 32″ circular needle to match)
  • at least 8 stitch markers
  • Optional: row counter
  • Optional: Traffic Furniture, Herbawi,  or Chittagong or patterns

Homework:

  • Swatch with your yarn to determine your preferred fabric (garter or Stockinette) and needle size
  • Using Size 7 needles and fingering weight yarn, cast on 40 sts. Work in Stockinette stitch or garter stitch until pieces is square (approximately 60 rows in Stockinette stitch or 80 rows in garter stitch), ending with a wrong side row. Leave the stitches live on your needle.

Cancelled class registrations are eligible for a refund (minus a $20.00 cancellation fee per class) until September 30th, 2017. After September 30th,there are no refunds for class cancellations unless your seat can be filled from a waiting list ($20.00 cancellation fee still applies). To request a refund or transfer of class registration please contact us. Materials fees are fully refundable.