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Basic Fair Isle Techniques ~ Sarah Peasley

  • 03/21/2021
  • 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Zoom Class - link to follow
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Description: The Fair Isle technique has been around for centuries, but can be learned in a matter of hours. Learn to read charts like a pro. Practice knitting in the round with two colors while trapping those pesky floats. Discover the beauty of corrugated ribbing. Hold your breath while you cut open a crocheted steek. There’s nothing to it! What are you waiting for?

Skill Level: Intermediate

Homework: Swatch #1: With CC, cast on 15 stitches. Work in stockinette stitch (knit RS rows, purl WS rows) for 3" (8 cm). Bind off.

Swatch #2: With MC, cast on 80 stitches. Join without twisting to work in the round. Knit 4 rounds. Do not bind off. Do not cut yarn.

Tools Needed: 50 grams smooth, light colored, worsted weight yarn; 50 grams smooth, contrasting-colored, worsted weight yarn; US 7 (4.5 mm) 16" circular needles (measuring from tip to tip); size C (2.75 mm) crochet hook; 10 stitch markers; sharp scissors.

Materials Fee: None