Description: Learn how to knit the Foolproof cowl by Louise Zazz-Bangham. This cowl requires NO casting on and NO binding off - there’s no knitting in the round, no sewing, no grafting, no provisional cast-on, and no picking up stitches (yes, seriously!). The cowl is knit in garter stitch, which is perfect for anyone new to knitting, and this inventive construction for a classic garment will keep any knitter interested!*
*Note: any size yarn and needles can be used - details can be figured out in class. You can also use more than 2 colors if you want.
Dates: Saturday, July 29 from 10am to 12pm
Saturday, August 5 from 11am to 12pm
Saturday, August 19 from 11am to 12pm
Cost: $45 for four hours of instruction
Yarn: 2 different colors of Fingering/Sport (we used Fingering in the sample)
Size M: uses approximately 670 yds total
Size L: uses approximately 764 yds total (this is the size we used for the sample)
Size M: US 5
Size L: US 7
Notions: stitch markers, stitch holder or waste yarn, tapestry needle
Techniques covered: how to knit a cowl without casting on/binding off, weighing yarn to determine usage, and how to carry color changes along the side rather than having lots of ends to weave in.