Join Dotty to learn some finishing techniques to make your knitting look amazing! She’ll teach you the skills below, and there will also be a discussion about blocking your knits. You will need to bring 7 stockinette swatches to your first class. Instructions are provided below.
Please note: A minimum of 3 students is required in order for the class to proceed.
- Sewn bind off,
- Kitchener stitch,
- Mattress stitch,
- Three needle bind off,
- Weaving in ends
Instructions for stockinette swatches
Cast on 20 stitches
Row 1: knit all stitches
Row 2: purl all stitches
Repeat Rows 1 & 2 9 more times (total 20 rows)
Cut yarn leaving a 1m tail
Place each swatch on a stitch holder or scrap yarn, do not bind off.
Stuff You Need
- 1 extra 5mm (US 8) or 4.5mm (US 7) needle (straight/dpn/circ)
- 5mm (US 8) needles (pair of straights/dpns or one circ)
- 7 stockinette swatches needed for the first class
- Notebook & pen or pencil
- Smooth light coloured worsted weight yarn
- Yarn Needle
Dates: Sunday May 5 & 12, 2019 2:45 - 4:45 pm
- Cost $40
- Sessions 2
- Length 2 Hours
Advanced Beginner Knitting
Basic skills plus repetitive stitch patterns, simple colour changes, and simple shaping and finishing.