The Art of Fair Isle Knitting: Mittens

The Art of Fair Isle Knitting: Mittens

Instructor:

Melissa Caines

Class Description:

Our fun 4-week program will introduce knitters to the Fair Isle tradition and the techniques that define it while knitting Ysolda's Mīlēt. (If there is another Fair Isle mitten pattern that interests you, but is not listed above, please email the shop and the instructor will have a look at the pattern). This class is also a great way to practice stranded colourwork on double-pointed needles, in the round on a magic loop or using two circulars.

Cost:

$100 plus materials

Please call (604-874-9665) or stop by the shop to register.

Materials:

Shetland yarn, Koigu KPM or Sweet Georgia tough love sock in amounts needed for pattern.

Set of 40" circulars, double-pointed needles or two circs (1 16" and 1 24") as per pattern or to obtain gauge

stitch markers

Sessions:

Fair Isle Mittens Feb. 3-March 10
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Sundays from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Dates: Feb 03, Feb 10, Feb 17, Feb 24, Mar 03, Mar 10