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Finish Your Knits - Andrea Rangel

  • Atrium Inn Seymour 2889 East Hastings Street Vancouver, BC, V5K 2A1 Canada (map)

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!

Student Materials:

tapestry needle

scissors

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

Homework:

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.

Cost: $120