Two Color Shawl: The DrifterRegular price $50.00
This is an in-person class at Fuzzy Goat! Please review our covid policies below and other class policies before enrolling. Adults only please
The Drifter is a 2-color asymmetric shawl worked on the bias. Starting with just 3 stitches, the shawl grows to the widest point, then decreases to form a triangular shaped shawl. The pattern uses central double decreases (CDD) to form the shape. Whether subtle or bold, using slip stitches can create such beautiful texture and color play! Choose 2 to create a fun and easy to wear accessory - gray with shades of blue, white sprinkled with speckles and paired with pink or burnt orange, maybe even a forest green with ochre… whatever you decide, Tamy Gore's The Drifter is sure to be an engaging knit!
This project requires close attention to stitch counts before and after the center spine, slipping stitches with yarn in back and yarn in front (depending on right side/wrong side) as well as carrying colors up the side. For the best experience, you should have some experience with reading patterns and understanding stitch abbreviations.
Time: One 2-hour class
Level 3 Alpine: Starting to climb, able to knit and purl, knit in the round and increase and decrease in knitting and finished several projects following pattern instructions.
Skills you need:
- Casting on
- Knit front and back
- Follow a pattern
Skills you will practice:
- CDD – center double decrease
- Slipping stitches with yarn in back and with yarn in front
- Using 2 colors – carrying yarn between stripes
- Tamy Gore's The Drifter Pattern – download available on Ravelry
- Fingering weight yarn:
- Main color (MC) yarn: 420 yards
- Contrast color (C1) yarn: 420 yards
- US 6 32” circular needle
- Stitch marker(s)
- Progress keeper or marker to designate right side of work
- Tapestry needle to weave in ends
- Row counter
- Highlighter tape
- Point protectors (recommended)
Susan Johnson has been knitting since she was a teenager. She is always looking for projects where a new skill or technique is learned. In her day job she provides training for a software company. Teaching knitting classes allows her to combine her training experience with her love of knitting. She is a huge Ravelry fan, where you can find her as SusanJ.
IN-SHOP CLASS COVID POLICIES
We require that students be fully vaccinated by the start of class (2 weeks after J&J or 2 weeks after the second shot for Moderna and Pfizer). We are not requiring proof be presented but strongly request respect of and compliance with our policy. Masks in class are required due to close proximity of everyone at the class table.