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Your First Stranded Colorwork

Instructor: JC Briar       Class Capacity: 25
Class Level: Beginner and beyond      

Description ~ Your First Stranded Colorwork

Have you always admired stranded colorwork, but been too intimidated to try it on your own? Ease into it with this class! Find out how to follow a colorwork chart and manage two yarns at once while creating smooth, unpuckered fabric. Learn about “color dominance,” and how to use it to your advantage. Discover the difference between stranded colorwork and Fair Isle. See how you can fix mistakes with duplicate stitch. And practice by knitting a simple, unshaped cowl in worsted-weight yarn.

Materials Needed ~ Your First Stranded Colorwork

Worsted-weight wool yarn in two contrasting colors (approximately 80 yards of each color, if you intend to complete the cowl); one 4.5mm (US size 7) circular needle, 16" or 20" long; stitch markers

Homework ~ Your First Stranded Colorwork

With color A, cast on 108 sts. Place marker to indicate start of rounds. Purl 5 rounds. Next round: [K9, m1] 12 times – 120 sts