Woolly Workshop – Top Down Fair Isle Yoke Knitting
October 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm| £35
Circular yoke sweaters are perfect for a variety of stitch patterns. In this class we’ll particularly look at using fair isle patterns on the yoke. The class will be based on working a sweater from the top down in the round.
In this class you will learn how a circular yoke is constructed and in particular how to include a fair isle pattern. You will learn how to work the circular shaping and how to adapt it to suit your fair isle pattern. You will also learn how to calculate the numbers for your own sweater and tips on choosing fair isle patterns to work on the yoke.
Date: Tuesday 8th October, 10 am to 4 pm
Tutor: Anniken Allis
Suitable for: Intermediate knitters who can cast on, knit, purl, cast off. You do not need to know how to knit with two colours at the same time as this will also be taught.
Materials: Small amounts of DK yarn in two colours & 4mm circular needles (80cm long) OR small amounts of 4ply yarn in two colours & 3.5mm circular needles (80cm long)
All our workshops are at the Liskerrett Community Centre this year. Their Hub Cafe serves delicious vegetarian food at affordable prices – why not treat yourself to lunch while you’re there.
You can book in person or over the phone at Liskeard TIC which is in the same building as the museum on Pike Street, 01579 349148
For details of all this year’s workshops click here
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