Entrelac Basket Knitting Class - ONE SESSION - June 23, 2018
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Class: A Tisket, A Tasket, Knit an Entrelac Basket!
Instructor: Heather Storta, Master Hand Knitter
Dates: June 23, 2018, 1:00-4:00
Prerequisites: Advanced beginner knitter. Must know cast on, knit, purl, bind off, basic decreases and increases.
About this class:
Entrelac knitting is so much fun, and you'll see it in all sorts of projects, like hats, scarves, and even sweaters! Join us as we make this cute felted bowl using Entrelac techniques. As an added bonus, we’ll also learn how to knit backwards! After we knit our adorable little bowls, we’ll felt them in the shop!
Skills student will learn: Picking up sts, the basics of Entrelac knitting, Entrelac knitting in the round, knitting backwards, felting knitted items.
Materials - Materials for class are available for purchase at Cheers To Ewe! and are not included in the price of this class. All materials purchased for classes are 10% off for students enrolled in the class.
Please bring your notion bag to classes
Here's a list of things you'll need:
- Worsted weight feltable yarn, three colors – one skein each. (Approximately 80 yards of each color will be needed.)
- Alternately, one long gradient color yarn, approximately 250 yards.
- Needles: Size 7-8 or so should work for most knitters. We are aiming for a somewhat loose tension to get the best felting results.
- Basic knitting notions.
With Color A, loosely cast on 48 sts, and join to work in the round. Place marker for end of rnd. (Note: Color A will end up on the top edge of the bowl.)
Set Up Rnd: *K12, pm; rep from * three more times (last marker is already in place.)
Rnd 1: *K2tog, knit to 2 sts before marker, ssk, sm; repeat from * three more times to end of rnd. Dec 8 sts.
Rnd 2: Purl around.
Repeat Rnds 1 and 2 until 8 sts remain, ending with Rnd 2.
Cut tail and thread through remaining 8 sts, Fasten off.
PATTERN WILL BE PROVIDED at beginning of class. Please bring your notions bag to every class. Please do homework as noted above BEFORE attending class.
CANCELLATION POLICY: Classes are non-refundable unless cancelled by Cheers To Ewe!