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All Thumbs - Variations for Mittens

  • 10/28/2018
  • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Verona Public Library, 500 Silent Street, Verona, Wis.
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  • This class is free to current MKG members. If you need to cancel please email education@madisonknittersguild.com as soon as possible.

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This class will review construction of the peasant thumb and several methods for placing a thumb gusset (or gore) in mittens. You will practice inserting a peasant thumb, making a thumb gusset, and picking up stitches to complete a mitten thumb.

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Required advance work: Using light colored worsted yarn and US size 5 needle), cast on 36 stitches.  Join to work in the round, and work in straight stitch for .75”. 

Bring To Class:

The advance work!

Download and bring the No Swatch No Gauge Mittens for Kids pattern from the MKG website.

pen and paper 

small balls of worsted weight yarn in 3 different light colors

US5 (3.75 mm) needles (bring whatever type of needles you prefer for knitting in the round, 1 set of dpns, 40" circular for magic loop or two circulars)

tapestry needle, stitch markers, scissors and stitch holder (or scrap yarn)

Experience level required: participants must be comfortable knitting in the round, using either double pointed needles, magic loop or two circulars.

Teacher: Barbara Rottman

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