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Finishing Your Knits Part 2: Blocking | April 15, 2023

Finishing Your Knits Part 2: Blocking | April 15, 2023

Regular price $25.00 USD
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This is a 1 session in-person workshop.

DATES/TIMES

Saturday, April 15, 2023; 1:30 - 2:30pm

COST

$25

LEVEL

Beginner/Advanced Beginners - confident in knitting garter and stockinette stitch. 

MATERIALS (not included)

  • Yarn in various fiber contents and stitch patterns (see below for more info)
  • Tapestry Needle 
  • 1 Blocking mat (or equivalent DIY) and blocking pins

DETAILS

Curious how the professionals finish their knits?  Blocking can be intimidating if you've never done it before, or disappointing if you've over-blocked something not realizing it! We'll play with 3 different blocking techniques based on fiber contents and stitch patterns. 


HOMEWORK
Complete 3-4 swatches in a any color or yarn weight, but with the fiber and texture specifications listed below.

Cast on 20 stitches
Swatch #1: Garter (all knit) - cotton 
Swatch #2: Stockinette (knit a row, purl a row) - superwash wool

Swatch #3: Textured pattern (ie: ribbing, moss, cables, etc) - NON superwash wool

Swatch #4 (OPTIONAL!): Lace pattern in any fiber content


Work each swatch for about 3-4 inches.
Bind Off.

Ages: 14+
Skill Requirements: None
Taught by: Alisha Bright

The Finer Details...

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