Steeking while Knitting in the Round with Ragga $55
The rumors are true – Icelanders knit everything in the round and they fearlessly steek their cardigans but cringe at the mere thought of knitting a whole garment back and forth. Two methods of steeking are covered, the conventional one using a sewing machine and the increasingly popular crochet method. Examples and tips on finishing are included. Techniques covered: German twisted cast on, continental knit and Norwegian purl, connecting in the round, managing dpn’s, magic loop for small diameters, steek with a sewing machine, crochet steek, finishing techniques. Class fee includes lopi yarn, please bring size 5 dpns or 32" circular depending on your prefered method for knitting small circles in the round, darning needle and size c or d crochet hook.
Saturday, September 29th, 2 - 5pm