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Stranded Colorwork Knitting – Next steps with Varian Brandon

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August 24, 2024
August 24, 2024
9:00 am - 12:00 pm


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Class Title: Stranded Colorwork Knitting – next steps

Teacher Name: Varian Brandon

Class Length: 3 hours

Class Fee: $60.00

Class Day/Time: Saturday, 9:00AM to Noon

Class Description:

The class is designed to help the knitter who wants to continue the journey into stranded knitting.  You know the basic concepts.  Two colors per round.  Following a chart.  But you’ve seen some basic Fair Isle motifs and want to put them to use.  And how do you work simple increases and decreases and maintain the colorwork pattern?  These questions and more will be covered in class.  Students will work on a headband with a classic Fair Isle motif which can be expanded into a hat….for those who just can’t stop this addictive form of knitting.

Covered in class:  pattern overview, review of reading charts, review of adding new yarns and securing old yarns, adapting classic Fair Isle motifs, exploring color placement in Fair Isle motifs, increasing and decreasing while maintaining color pattern.


Level:  INTERMEDIATE basic knitting plus increase/decrease and following basic patterns

Registration necessary, class size limited to 15

Supplies Needed: 

  • For Headband – 3 colors….Main color 70 yds, contrast color 50 yds, Accent color 25 yds.  DK weight yarn – solid or tonal, no novelty
  • For Hat – 3 colors…Main Color 80 yards, contrast color 80 yards, Accent color 120 yds. DK weight yarn – solid or tonal no novelty
  • 2-24″ circular needles OR 1-16″ circular needle OR 1 set double pointed needles in appropriate size yarn for yarn selected.

Materials Fee: $0

Homework:  With Main Color, cast on 140 sts.  Join to knit in round.  Place marker. Knit 3 rounds.

A $4.00 electronic administrative fee will be added for all online registration transactions.

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