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Portuguese Style Knitting ~ Mary Jo Harris

  • 03/17/2018
  • 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Board Room - 2nd floor
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Description: 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

- How to Bind off using the Portuguese method

- How to make a scarf using the Portuguese method

- Increases using the Portuguese method

- Decreases using the Portuguese method

- Resources available on Portuguese Knitting

Skill Level: Knowing how to cast on, bind off, knit, and purl

Homework: None

Tools Needed: Two very different colors of worsted weight yarn (no novelty yarn). Either straight or circular needles in size appropriate for your yarn. Usual knitting accessories

Materials Fee: $8.00 for Portuguese Knitting Pin and authorized handouts


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