Butterfly Cowl • Sunday, 5/19

$36.00

Sunday, May 19th
1:00 – 3:00 pm

Here is a little sampler of the Butterfly/Papillon Shawl pattern, created to make a beautiful little piece and dip your toes into the techniques of a larger project of the magnificent Papillon Shawl. You’ll learn how to master the pattern and the short rows to make this work of art your own.

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Sunday, May 19th from 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Here is a little sampler of the Butterfly/Papillon Shawl pattern, created to make a beautiful little piece and dip your toes into the techniques of a larger project of the magnificent Papillon Shawl. You’ll learn how to master the pattern and the short rows to make this work of art your own.

Time:  One 2-hour class

Level 5 Cashmere: ready to add expert techniques, able to tangle with advanced techniques

Skills you need (these are essential for everyone to have the best class experience):

  • Knit and Purl
  • Reading a pattern
  • Make one right and left
  • Using more than one color in a project
  • Cast on, bind off

Skills you will learn:

  • Short Rows
  • Striping yarns
  • Following a pattern with many different steps

Materials:

  • 100 yards of one color and 80 yards of contrast color in Fingering Weight
    • Our sample used Urth Yarns Uneek Sock Kit and 1 Dragonfly Fingering
  • Needles US 2, 24″ (tight knitters should use a needle a size or two larger)
  • Tapestry needle for weaving in ends
  • Row counter.
  • Purchase pattern Butterfly Cowl by Marin Melchior (you can come to the shop to purchase the pattern through Ravelry in-store purchasing and have your pattern included in the class supply discount. We will print it for you too)

Barbara Beliveau learned to knit at age 5 and has been happily exploring fiber arts ever since. She is currently addicted to lace knitting and spinning fiber for SAORI style weaving but always has time for intriguing projects.