Intro to Fair Isle Mittens: SU Nov 13 & 20, 2-4 pm

$65.00
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Learn to tackle Fair Isle knitting and spruce up your winter accessories with these cute traditional mittens. 

Two 2-hour sessions

Skills needed:

  • Knitting in the round
  • Knitting and purling
  • Increases and decreases

Skills learned:

  • Chart reading
  • Stranded knitting techniques
  • Afterthought thumb
  • Picking up stitches 

Materials:

  • Approximately 200 yards of Main Color and Contrast Color in Worsted Weight Yarn (or 1 skein each color of Germantown) 
  • US#4 (3.5 mm) DPNs
  • US#6 (4 mm) DPNs or long circular for magic loop 
  • Stitch markers
  • Darning needle
  • Scrap yarn in contrasting color 
  • The pattern available on Ravelry

Preparation:

Please come to class with the ribbing cast on, ready to knit the body of the mitten.

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