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How to recognize mistakes and what to do about them!

Instructor: Winn Archambeau-Muñoz

Thursday, July 18th; 1:30pm-4:30pm

There is a learning curve to any skill and knitting is no exception. It is a myth to believe that experienced knitters never make mistakes. In fact, they do. What they have learned is how to recognize their mistakes and what tools to use to fix the mistakes (or NOT to fix them).  Come join us for a session to learn about stitch level and pattern level mistakes, how to recognize them, and what to do about them.  Some “oops” we will cover include dropped stitches, yarn overs, too few stitches, too many stitches, twisted stitches, direction changes, pattern reading, dropped cable stitches, lace boo boos and many more. Come and learn to fix or not to fix.

Level: must be able to knit and purl.

Tools: a crochet hook, yarn and appropriate size needles (worsted weight best with US size 7 or 8), curved tapestry needle, a pair of needles several sizes smaller than the ones for the yarn (US size 3 or 4), stitch markers – pin variety and slip on kind. Fix it kits are available for purchase for $10.

Homework: Cast on 26 stitches and knit 3 rows of garter stitch. (Knit every st, every row). Then: Row 4 – Knit all sts; Row 5 – Knit 3 sts, Purl 20, K 3 ; Row 6- K26. Repeat rows 5 and 6 ten times. Leave work in active mode.

Note: 10% off materials and supplies for class

Cost: $35 single session

 

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