Multi-Color Double-Knitting with Alasdair Post-Quinn
Bored with only two colors in your double-knitting? Add a third—or a fourth! With more than two colors per row in double-knitting, the rules change a bit—learn how to choose a color rotation and maintain it throughout a three-color pattern. In this workshop, you’ll get to play with three-color single-pattern as well as two-pattern double-knitting—and open new doors to design possibilities that were previously impossible (or at least improbable). You’ll also learn how to integrate the third color into a foolproof double-knit selvedge, and a bind-off that mirrors the cast-on. Previous double-knitting experience required—you should either have taken Alasdair’s Introduction to Double-Knitting workshop in person or on Craftsy, or have done some other double-knitting colorwork on your own or in another workshop. You should also have some basic familiarity with knitting charts.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Alasdair Post-Quinn
Date: Saturday, 4/1/2017
- 3 highly-contrasting colors of plain yarn in the DK to worsted weight range and
- a pair of straight or circular needles in the proper size.
- If you’re not already familiar with my cast-on, please learn it before the workshop so we can move right into new techniques. The cast-on we'll be doing is subtly different from the one currently online but it's best if you have a solid foundation. You can find a video tutorial on YouTube.
- Also, please bring a sample or photo of your previous double-knitting work, if handy.