Double-Knitting Off-the-Grid with Alasdair Post-Quinn
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Class Title: Double-Knitting Off-the-Grid
Teacher Name: Alasdair Post-Quinn
Class Length: 3 hours
Class Fee: $55.00
Class Day/Time: Sunday, 9:00 am to 12:00 noon
Knitting is so often just one row of stitches on top of another – and double-knitting doubly so. In the pursuit of more interesting shapes, sometimes you need to go … off the grid. In this workshop, you’ll learn a whole host of double-knit increases and decreases – you can use them for shaping later, but I prefer to use them to make colorwork that almost seems to be embroidered onto the fabric. If you combine this technique with double-knit cables, whole new worlds will open up before you. As with the other advanced workshops, you’ll also learn a really clean double-knit selvedge and a bind-off that mirrors the cast-on.
Level: Advanced Previous double-knitting experience required — you should either have taken Alasdair’s Introduction to Double-Knitting workshop in person or started the Craftsy class, or have done some other double-knitting colorwork on your own or in another workshop. You should also be comfortable with some type of increase and decrease in single-layer knitting and be able to follow them in charts.
Registration necessary, class size limited to 20
Supplies Needed: 2 highly-contrasting colors of plain yarn in the DK to worsted weight range and a pair of straight or circular needles in the proper size.
Materials Fee: $1.00 for handouts, payable to instructor in class
If you’re not already familiar with my cast-on, please learn it before the workshop so we can move right into new techniques. The cast-on we’ll be doing is subtly different from the one currently online but it’s best if you have a solid foundation. You can find a video tutorial on Youtube. Also, please bring a sample or photo of your previous double-knitting work, if handy.
A 3.00 electronic administrative fee will be added for all online registration transactions.
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