Jujuy Shawl • Saturday, 5/4

$36.00

Saturday, May 4th
2:00 – 4:00pm

Learn short rows, eyelets and lace mesh. This crescent shaped shawl is worked in wedges of colors and textures, and worked from the center top down. (The mesh sections are introduced as wedges with the use of short rows.)

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Description

Saturday, May 4th from 2:00 – 4:00 pm

Learn short rows, eyelets and lace mesh. This crescent shaped shawl is worked in wedges of colors and textures, and worked from the center top down. (The mesh sections are introduced as wedges with the use of short rows.) The designer, Joji Locatelli says: “The wedges of subtle colors and texture blended in this crescent shaped shawl remind us of the magnificent sceneries of the Northern Provinces in Argentina.”

Time:  One 2-hour class

Level 3 Alpine: starting to climb, confident in knitting and purling and finished a few projects

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

  • Cast on
  • Knit
  • Bind off

Skills you will learn:

  • Garter tab cast-on
  • Knit 2 together (k2tog) – decrease
  • Slip slip knit (ssk) – decrease
  • Knit front and back (kfb) – increase
  • Yarn over (yo)
  • Short rows (wrap and turn – w&t)
  • Picot bind off

Materials:

  • Fingering weight yarn in 3 colors
  • Color A – approximately 300 yards
  • Color B – 400 yards
  • Color C – 300 yards:
  • Needles:  US 4 (3.5mm) circular needles 32” or longer
  • Jujuy pattern by Joji Locatelli (we can buy it through the Ravelry in-store program and include it in your class discount)
  • Other notions: Split ring marker (to mark right side of work), highlighter tape, row counter, small stitch markers to mark wrap & turn, point protectors (recommended), tapestry needle, blocking pins or wires

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.