Finishing Workshop



Class Description: Learn to how to beautifully finish your loving made knit and crochet items. Avoid the frustration of an imperfect seam or border with Annette's help. This two hour workshop will set you up for an easily crossed finish line!

HOMEWORK **To be completed BEFORE class**
Swatch #1
- With a light colored worsted weight yarn and size US 8 needle cast on 36 stitches.
- Knit 20 rows in garter stitch (knit every row).
- Change to stockinette stitch (purl one row, knit one row) for 20 rows. Make sure you end just having purled a row and looking at the knit side of your work
- Knit 14 stitches, bind off 8, place last bind off loop on left needle, knit 1, ssk, knit to end
- Purl
- K1, ssk, knit to end
- Purl
- K1, ssk, knit to end
- Purl
- K1, ssk, knit to end
- Purl
- Bind off loosely.  Cut yarn.
- Attach yarn to other shoulder and knit until 3 sts remain, K2tog, K1
- Purl
- Knit until 3 sts remain, K2tog, K1
- Purl
- Knit until 3 sts remain, K2tog, K1
- Purl
- Knit until 3 sts remain, K2tog, K1
- Purl
- Bind off loosely.  Cut yarn.
Swatch #2
- Cast on 36 sts.
- Knit 20 rows in garter stitch.
- Switch to stockinette stitch until your swatch is as long as swatch #1.
- Bind off loosely.

Dates: Saturday, November 18 from 4pm to 6pm
Materials:
- Yarn: A small amount of contrasting color worsted weight yarn for sewing
- Needles: US 6
- Notions: Tapestry needle, scissors

Techniques:

  • Joining shoulders

  • Mattress stitch in garter

  • Picking up stitches for button band

  • Picking up stitches around neck

  • Weaving in ends in stockinette

  • Weaving in very short ends

  • Three needle bind off

  • Duplicate stitch

  • Setting in sleeves and easing in

Cost: $30 for two hours of instruction.   




Please note this workshop is for adults only (ages 13 and up).

Students receive a 10% discount on materials they purchase for their class from The Knitting Tree, L.A.
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We do require a 72-hour advance notice for cancellations. No refunds, partial or full, will be given for cancellations made less than 72 hours prior to the start of the event.



Skill Level:
Intermediate
Instructor:
Annette

Finishing Workshop

Cost:
$ 30.00
Sat, Nov 18, 2017 at 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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