Darn It! with Heather Storta
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Class Title: Darn It!
Teacher Name: Heather Storta
Class Length: 3 hours
Class Fee: $60.00
Class Day/Time: Thursday, 4:00PM to 7:00PM
Have you ever found holes in your knitting? Worn out a sock heel or toe? Don’t throw your knitting out – darn it! Darning is a valuable skill (and not just for knits). It can be done to mask a hole and seamlessly blend in, or it can be done to decorative effect.
We’ll begin with the essential step: learning to stabilize the fabric before darning. Then we’ll learn two ways to darn fabrics – the Swiss method (also known as the duplicate stitch, because it duplicates the stitches) and the Scotch method (a woven darn). Both have their uses!
Level: BEGINNER can do basic knitting
Registration necessary, class size limited to 20
- contrasting waste yarn
- tapestry needle
- sewing thread
- embroidery floss or dental floss (thin)
- darning egg or mushroom (optional)
Materials Fee: None
Homework: Work a 5×5″ swatch in stockinette stitch. Worsted weight yarn would be best. Use a smooth, light colored yarn for ease of seeing the stitches.
A 4.00 electronic administrative fee will be added for all online registration transactions.
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