The History, Methods and Styles of Lace Knitting with Franklin Habit
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In this class, we’ll examine the fundamental principles and techniques of knitting's grandest tradition. Subjects to be covered include beginnings and endings, chart reading, lifelines, nupps and other fancy maneuvers, edgings, dealing with mistakes, blocking finished work, and more. Students will also learn about the great national traditions of knitted lace and what makes them unique.
Skill Level: Participants must be fluent in the basic moves of casting on, knitting and purling. Instructor: Franklin Habit Time and Date: Sunday, 11/11; 9am - 12pm Materials Required:
- One ball Dale Baby Ull, Cascade 220 Sport or equivalent in white or a light color.
(Wool or another non-slippery animal fiber is recommended.)
- One pair US size 3 or 4 needles (8" or longer) or circular needle (24" suggested length).
- yarn needle
- stitch markers (6)
- pen (or pencil) and paper for making notes. (In all my classes, note-taking is highly advised!)
- Row counter recommended, but optional.