Intro to Stacked Stitches with Xandy Peters
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Class Title: Intro to Stacked Stitches
Teacher Name: Xandy Peters
Class Length: 3 hours
Class Fee: $60.00
Class Day/Time: Friday, 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Stacked stitches are an innovative approach to striped colorwork, best known as the technique behind the Fox Paws pattern. Stacks can add shaping, create 3d texture, replace short rows, and when combined with stripes, they create intricate motifs without unsightly strands on the wrong side of your projects. You’ll never need to manage more than one color at a time or worry about bobbins because stacked stitches bend rows of garter stitch into new shapes and patterns using only increases and decreases.
This introductory class will enable knitters of all levels to try out the technique in a swatch and become confident working patterns that incorporate stacked stitches. We will focus on mastering the increase and decrease stitches and learn several strategies for avoiding problems and fixing mistakes.
Xandy’s class is graciously sponsored by Universal Yarn
Level: All levels, but students must know the basics of knitting.
Registration necessary, class size limited to 25
Worsted weight scrap yarn in multiple colors, circular needles with a flexible cord in a corresponding size to your yarn and a few adjacent sizes (metal or plastic needles are strongly recommended), stitch markers.
Optional materials: scratch paper, highlighter tape, and a digital row counter.
Materials Fee: None
A 3.00 electronic administrative fee will be added for all online registration transactions.
An Admission ticket must be purchased to attend all classes
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