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Simple Lacy Shawl: Touchstone on ZOOM, Thursday, August 13th 1:00-3:00 pm

This is a virtual class on ZOOM! Sign up with enough time for us to send you your materials.
Learn simple lace without counting! Sometimes you need to just wind up that recent yarn purchase and knit for the pure joy if it. To remember why you knit. The combination of a simple eyelet pattern and garter stitch in this shawl make it ideal for highly variegated yarns, but it will be equally beautiful in any solid color you love. The pattern is easily memorized, and you don’t need to count stitches. It was designed with heavier-weight yarns (DK and worsted) in mind, but could be adapted for different weights. Grab one of our lovely DK in Sew Happy Jane, Emmas Yarns or Farmers Daughter.

Time: One 2-hour class (plus 15 minutes ahead of time for ZOOM instruction)

Level 2 Angora: You should be comfortable knitting, purling, and casting on, and ready to try new types of stitches.

 

Skills you need:

  • comfortable with knitting & purling
  • casting on

 

Skills you’ll learn:

  • simple decrease: knit two together
  • simple increase: knit into the front and then the back of the same stitch
  • yarn over

 

Materials:

  • ~231 yards dk weight yarn
  • US 10.5 32+” Circular needles
  • Tapestry needle to weave in ends
  • Print out a free copy of Laura Aylor’s Touchstone pattern, we have modifications to make it in one skein

 

Carolina Kidwell-Bozeman loves playing with fiber in all forms. There is nothing more satisfying to her than spreading the therapeutic, creative and joyous qualities inherent in knitting. Carolina has been knitting since the age of 9, and picked it back up in college where she benefited from the meditative process of knitting instead of focusing only finishing the project. In her own knitting she embraces playing with color and texture when choosing a pattern.

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Date

Aug 13 2020

Time

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Cost

$28

Location

ZOOM
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