Finishing Knitting

One 3 hour workshop for finishing your knitwear.

Learn how to professionally finish your knitted items and turn them from homemade into handmade. In this 3 hour workshop students will learn how to block their finished items, seaming, picking up stitches, and advanced cast ons and bind offs that give a professional edge. 

Sunday 16 June 2024, 2.30pm - 5.30pm

Sunday 25 August 2024, 2.30pm - 5.30pm

 

Materials required:

6 homework swatches (instructions below) 
Waste yarn used to knit swatches 
3 x 4.00mm or 5.00mm needles. Please bring the same size needles used to knit homework swatches 
Darning needle 
Locking stitch markers 


Homework Swatches- 

3 Garter stitch swatches in 8 or 10ply yarn 

Knit three separate swatches by casting on 20 stitches and knitting 30 rows in garter stitch (knit every row). Leave 2 of the 3 swatches not cast off by placing the live stitches on waste yarn. Cast off third swatch any way preferred. 


3 Stocking stitch swatches in 8 or 10 ply yarn. 

Knit three separate swatches by casting on 20 stitches and knitting 30 rows in stocking stitch (knit 1 row, purl 1 row and repeat.) Leave 2 of the 3 swatches not cast off by placing the live stitches on waste yarn. Cast off third swatch any way preferred. 

 

Our teacher, Amy Wilson has been knitting for the majority of her life and teaching adults and children for the last 6 years. She is very passionate about the life lessons that can be learned from this craft and the enrichment it brings to one’s life. 



Type: Class

Vendor: Woolarium


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