"You Want Me To Do What to My Knitting?!" An Introduction to Steeks
Snip snip snip! Terrified about cutting up your knitting? You won't be after taking this class! Get your homework done and be ready for some fun!
Description: Cutting your knitting may seem the stuff of nightmares, but when you're in a controlled environment and following a few simple steps, it's a tool that makes stranded knitting a dream. In this workshop you'll face your fears while learning the skills required to steek knitted fabric, and you'll explore the necessary steps to create a beautifully finished edge. Once you've learned a few ways to divide the fabric, you'll continue the adventure by learning how to install a zipper by hand.
Supplies: Students should bring worsted-weight, solid-color wool in the main color of your swatch; a second partial ball in a color that complements/contrasts with the swatches; circular knitting needles one size smaller than those used for your homework swatch; and your knitting bag filled with the usual treasures.
Material Fee: $7.00 (Please pay instructor onsite; correct change is appreciated.) Materials fee covers cost of: Zipper, thread, needle,
Download the homework page using the link below.
NOTE: Be sure to make TWO of these swatches.