Join instructor Ann Glassley and take the EEK! out of steeking as you learn the basics of stranded colorwork, how to reinforce stitches in order to cut your knitted fabric, and finish your steeked piece. This class is designed for experienced knitters who are comfortable with the knit and purl stitches and with knitting in the round.
Four Thursday Evenings from 6-8pm at Purl2; February 6, 27, March 5 and 12.
- Copy of Anthology by Tin Can Knits, available for free on Ravelry. Click here to download and print your copy!
- Yarn: Up to 3 colors of wool (one main color and up to two contrasting colors); one skein each. For the purposes of this class, non-superwash wool is recommended, in a DK to aran weight. Universal Deluxe Worsted, Brooklyn Tweed Shelter and Swan's Island All-American Worsted would work beautifully.
- Needles: US 4 and 6 for DK weight and US 6 and 8 for Aran to Worsted weight. You may use whichever style of needle you feel the most comfortable knitting in the round; DPN's or circulars.
- Other Notions: Stitch marker, tape measurer, tapestry needle, crochet hook size F or G, Small scissors with very thin, sharp blades and points for cutting the steek (We've got some pretty cute ones in stock!)
*Supplies purchased at Purl2 receive a 10% discount.
Please come to the first class prepared to start knitting, with your yarn wound and pattern printed.
Photo courtesy of Tin Can Knits via Ravelry