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Custom Shawls ~ Kate Atherley

  • 03/20/2021
  • 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Zoom Class - link to follow
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Description: For adventurous knitters looking to expand their skills, and get creative! This class explains key shawl shapes, and how to make them your own with stitch patterns and custom design details. We’ll share tips for shawl knitting: stretchy cast ons and bind offs, and increase and edging options for decorative and functional purposes. We’ll talk about yarn choices and fabrics, how to use multiple colors, and stitch patterns that work for variegated yarns. Students leave with a set of pattern templates and the confidence and knowledge to start customizing and creating their own designs.

Skill Level: Knitters should have made at least one or two shawls; no lace experience is required.

Homework: None

Tools Needed: US 6-8 needles (4-5 mm) - straight or circular; light-colored DK or worsted weight yarn.

Materials Fee: None

    

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