You can make myriad designs and patterns if you know how to do color knitting. Traditional styles as well as more unique, funky designs utilize both intarsia and fair isle, so a whole new world of knitting opens up once you know how to do them both. Check out these two workshops and you’ll be on your way to making amazing knitted pieces!
Fair Isle Basics
Fair Isle, or stranded knitting, is a wonderful technique used to create patterns with multiple colors. In part 1 of this workshop, you will learn to carry two colors as you work a row, tips for keeping your tension even and how to read a color work chart for circular knitting. In part 2 you will learn how to read the color work chart with decrease stitches and work a double decrease in pattern.
Dates: Tuesday, November 1 and Tuesday, November 8, 12:00 – 2:00 pm
Tuition: $65/ Two 2-hour sessions.
Prerequisite Skills Required: Must have a solid understanding of knitted increases and decreases and be able to recognize a knit and a purl. Must know how to knit in the round.
Learn to master multiple color knitting, and working with bobbins and charts. You will learn tips and tricks to make this wonderful colorwork technique easier, and conquer the basics of intarsia at the same time!
Date: Monday, November 7, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Tuition: $60/ 2.5 hour session
Prerequisite Skills: Must have a solid understanding of knitted fabric and be able to recognize a knit and a purl.