Learn to give your hand knits a professional finish. This class will cover all the topics needed to make beautiful finished projects, including bind-offs, seaming, blocking, grafting, and weaving in ends. We’ll practice each technique in class and you’ll go home with a photo tutorial handbook to guide you in future projects. You worked hard on that project; finish it flawlessly!
small amount of yarn in a contrasting color and the same weight as your swatches
a spare knitting needle in about the same size you used for swatching
the needles you used for swatching
Technique Requirements: Cast on/bind off; knit/purl; have knit a few accessories
With worsted weight yarn, make:
7 Stockinette stitch swatches about 2 in/5 cm by 2 in/5 cm with live stitches (do not bind off)
2 1x1 rib swatches about 2 in/5 cm by 2 in/5 cm with live stitches (do not bind off)
4 Stockinette stitch swatches about 2 in/5 cm by 2 in/5 with stitches bound off
Note: An email with more thorough information is sent out about the homework two weeks before class.