Design Your Own Sock-Yarn Shawl Workshop

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Date(s) - 23/09/2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Yarn Garden


Design Your Own Sock-Yarn ShawlReady to learn how to design your own shawl? Jen Lucas, author of the best-selling book, Sock-Yarn Shawls, will go through all the steps of designing your own sock-yarn shawl from start to finish. Students will learn to design a traditional top-down triangle shawl. Class will cover everything you need to know to create your design from the garter tab cast-on, inserting in the desired lace patterns you want to use, all the way to the bind off.

Technique Requirements

Knit/purl; cast on/bind off; increase/decrease; Must be able to read and follow a pattern and be com­fortable with knitting from a chart.

Supplies to Bring
  • 100 yards (375+ yards, if you want to continue knitting an entire shawl at home after class) of a
    smooth, solid, light-colored fingering weight/sock yarn
  • Different sized knitting needles for swatching (Needle sizes US 3, US 4, and US 5 are best; circular needles 24” or longer recommended)
  • Tapestry needle
  • 4 stitch markers
  • Pencil with eraser and notebook or something to use for note-taking.
  • If Desired: Stitch pattern of your choice – nothing too complicated. For example, a stitch pattern
    with a 12 stitch repeat and 12 rows long would work great! Feel free to bring your stitch dictionaries too, if you like.

Class Fee: $115, payable by PayPal, cash or check in store.

Registration for class will begin at noon on Saturday, August 26th. Set an alarm!


Bookings are closed for this event.

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