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Knit with Two Hands: Intro to Fair Isle

Learn the secrets of stranded knitting with Tara!

  • Starts Mar 7
  • 50 US dollars
  • 3610 Falls Road

Available spots

Service Description

Fair isle patterns can be found in all types of knitting, from hats, cowls and yoked sweaters. These patterns are beautiful and fun to knit but intimidating for someone who is new to the technique. This class will teach you stranded knitting using both hands at the same time. You will learn how to read a color work pattern, how to catch floats, and the rules of yarn dominance. Because this is a technique class, we will not focus on one particular project. At the conclusion of this class, however, you will have the skills necessary to begin a colorwork project of your choice. Homework: Using worsted weight yarn from stash, cast on 80 stitches onto a size 7 or 8 16-inch circular needle. Place marker and join in the round. Knit two rounds. Bring a contrasting color yarn (for colorwork practice) and additional stitch markers to class. Materials needed: US7 or 8 16in circular needles and two contrasting colorways of worsted weight yarn. You will receive a 10% class discount when you purchase class supplies at our shop!

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

To cancel or reschedule, please call us at 410-662-9276 at least 24 hours in advance.

Contact Details

  • 3610 Falls Road, Baltimore, MD 21211, USA

    + 14106629276

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