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Neighborhood Knits - Portuguese-Style Knitting with Mary Jo Harris

  • 10/14/2017
  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Wisconsin Craft Market
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In Portuguese-style knitting the yarn is tensioned around a knitting pin on your shoulder or around your neck. Stitches are created by a flick of your thumb, making this an easy way to knit without stressing your hands or wrists. 

Participants will Learn:

  •    The history of Portuguese Knitting
  •    The advantages of Portuguese Knitting
  •    How to purl using the Portuguese method
  •    How to knit using the Portuguese method.

Necessary materials:

  • Two very different colors of worsted weight yarn (no novelty yarn).
  • Either straight or circular needles in size appropriate for you yarn.
  • Usual knitting accessories
  • Portuguese-style Knitting Pin

Required advance work: Portuguese-style Knitting Pin can be purchased at the Wisconsin Craft Market or through other sources.

Experience level: know how to cast on, bind off, knit, and purl helpful.

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