Introduction to Lace Knitting

with Evelyn Clark  
Folk School 
Oct
27
Class
Folk School

Introduction to Lace Knitting

with Evelyn Clark

1–4pm

Knitters in Nordic countries often added lace to embellish mittens, wrist warmers, scarves, and shawls. Learn the basics of how to match yarn-overs with decreases while knitting a small sampler that can later be used as a coaster or mug mat. Students will be able to practice a variety of stitch decreases, shaping techniques, and reading charts.

Student Skills Required: Basic knitting experience

Cost: $30 for Members, $35 general admission

Supply List (to be purchased by participants ahead of class):

  • 50 yds (45 m) worsted weight yarn (such as Cascade 220 wool or dishcloth cotton yarn)
  • Appropriate size needles for yarn—usually US 7 or 8 (4.5 or 5 mm) needles
  • Tapestry needle
  • Safety pin or split ring marker
  • Scissors

Class sizes are limited and registration is required, so please register in advance. Courses will be cancelled with a full refund if minimum enrollment is not met. Please contact Michael King, adult education coordinator, for additional information at 206-789-5707, x7037 or [email protected].

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