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Neighborhood Knits - Getting Picked Up!

  • 04/13/2014
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Warner Park Community Center, 1625 Northport Dr, Madison, WI 53704 Phone:(608) 245-3690
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  • This class is free to current MKG members. If you need to cancel please email info@madisonknittersguild.com as soon as possible.

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Description: Dread picking up stitches?  Whether just picking up a few or hundreds, this can often be a daunting task.  Come learn the basics and some helpful tips for picking up stitches horizontally, vertically, and on a curve.

Supplies Needed: Pen, paper, worsted weight yarn (light color for swatch and contrasting color for picking up), straight needles, stitch markers, tape measure, crochet hook to match gauge of needle.

  Knit the swatch below in DK or Worsted weight, light colored yarn. 


- Cast on 60 stitches.

- starting with a purl row do stocking stitch for 7 rows, ending on a purl row.

- Decrease 1: On the next knit row, k1, ssk, knit to end

- Purl row

- Repeat decrease 1 every other row 19 more times (40 stitches), ending on purl row

- Decrease 2: cast off 1, knit to end

- purl row

- repeat decrease 2 every other row 19 more times (20 stitches), ending on purl row

- cast off remaining 20 stitches

Teacher: Carrie Hafele

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