Intro to Fair Isle - Davoch: SU Apr 7 & 21 at 4:30 pm

$70.00
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Wanting to learn color work? Tempted by the cute designs but intimidated by the commitment of a large project? Learn to knit fair isle with these colorful fingerless mitts! 

Two 2 hour sessions

Skills needed:

  • Knitting
  • Purling
  • Knitting in the round
  • Pattern reading

Skills learned:

  • Fair isle / stranded knitting 
  • Chart reading for color dominance 

Materials:

  • Sizes: Small / Medium / Large / XL - 6 3/4[7 1/4, 7 3/4, 8 1/4]”
  • Yarn: Heavy fingering / sport weight wool yarn. 
    • Main colour approx: 125 yds / 115m.
    • Contrast colours: the yarn amounts needed will vary depending on how many contrast colours you use and how you decide to arrange the colours.
  • Needles:
    • For small and large mitts:
      • Needle A: Size 2 1/2 US / 3mm dpns or circulars for your preferred method of knitting small circumferences in the rnd. 
      • Needle B: Size 1 1/2 US / 2.5mm dpns or circulars for your preferred method of knitting small circumferences in the rnd.
    • For medium and x-large mitts 
      • Needle A: Size 3 US / 3.25mm dpns or circulars for your preferred method of knitting small circumferences in the rnd. 
      • Needle B: Size 2 US / 2.75mm dpns or circulars for your preferred method of knitting small circumferences in the rnd.
  • Removable stitch markers, scrap yarn
  • Pattern available on Ravelry

Preparation:

Please measure your hand to determine what size you’d like to make, then case on and knit the ribbing - ready to start the chart in class! 

 

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