Creative Knit Workshop - Socks!, The Custard Factory, Wednesday, 01. May 2019


Have fun creating socks that fit. Emphasis is on colour and form. You will explore the use of knit stitches and construction techniques.
Tutor: Zarina Keyani – 
*****. Beginner to intermediate.
Equipment provided:
Some Yarns, needles to try.
(you may bring your own equipment and yarn or purchase on site)
Needles required are 2.5mm, 80cm cord, circular needles with a smooth join. (Chiagoo, Hiya Hiya or Addi  recommended) or a set of 4-5 double pointed needles.
Sessions details
The five weeks will cover all the techniques below. You may attend all or one but at least two classes are recommended to finish a pair of socks.
1.00 Introduction – Coffee plus session overview
Inspirations.
Sock anatomy.
A sock that fits.
 Colour palette.
1.30 Techniques and knitting.
Creating fabric from yarn.
Knitting in the round using magic loop.
Comfortable cast on.
Ribbs. Standard rib, 2x2rib,Twisted rib, picot edge.
Creating texture.
Stitch Techniques. Plain, purl, moss stitch, lace, cable, other stitches.
Heels and toes. Afterthought heels.  Short row heels. Reverse flap and gussett heel. Other heels.

Casting off.
Finishing techniques.

3.30 Critique your work.
Evaluate your progress.

Cost: £30.00 per session
Tea, coffee and snacks included.
Prior booking essential on Eventbrite.
Please contact Zarina on 0770 727 8398
or email: thecobaltblue27@gmail.com

Wednesday, 01. May 2019, The Custard Factory, Creative Knit Workshop - Socks!

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