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Neighborhood Knits - Portuguese-style Knitting

  • 05/31/2014
  • 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Sequoya Library, 4340 Tokay Blvd, Madison, WI 608-266-6385
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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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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:

  • How to use a Portuguese Knitting Pin
  • How to Purl using the Portuguese method
  • How to Knit using the Portuguese method

 Necessary materials:          

  • Two balls of yarn (a light color and a dark color). 
  • Either straight or circular needles in size appropriate for your yarn.

Required advance work:    Print handout

Experience level required:  Students need to know how to cast on, knit, and purl.

$6 materials fee
for Portugese knitting pin payable to instructor at beginning of class. 

Teacher: Mary Jo Harris

Madison Knitters Guild                             
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