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Ha! Fooled You



Explore interesting stitch patterns that fool the eye. In class, you'll learn how to create huge embossed cables that seem to sit on top of the fabric—with no cabling involved! Also, learn to knit beautiful faux fair-isle patterns using (yes) just one color per row. And, if you've always wanted to play with mitered squares but hate the idea of all those pesky yarn tails, come and learn an easy way to make faux ones using simple slip stitches.

Please note that all class materials (excluding needles) must be purchased from McNeedles.

Homework-

Swatch 1: With a dark colored worsted weight yarn and size 8 needles, CO 25 sts. Work K1P1 Rib for 1". Slip sts onto holder, keeping approximately 20 yds of yarn still attached.

Swatch 2: With off-white or white worsted weight yarn and size 8 needles, CO 18 sts. Work K1P1 Rib for 1". Slip sts onto holder, keeping approximately 20 yds of yarn still attached.

Swatch 3: Using any non-dark colored worsted weight yarn and size 8 needles, CO 28 sts and work same as Swatch 2.

Required Materials- 

  • Three homework swatches with the yarn still attached
  • 50 yds each of dark, medium, and light colored worsted weight yarn (solid colors)
  • size 8 needles
  • cable needle or size 5 dpn
  • 3 medium-sized safety pins
  • scissors
  • sticky notes
Skill Level:
intermediate
Skill Details:
Need to know how to read a pattern, increasing, decreasing, have worked a few projects
Materials Included:
Class time
Instructor Bio:
With over 1000 designs currently in print, Melissa Leapman is one of the most prolific American designers at work today. As a freelance designer, she?s worked with leading ready-to-wear manufacturers and design houses in NYC. In addition, most American yarn companies commission Melissa to create designs to promote their new and existing yarns each season. She?s been a featured guest on numerous television shows, is a popular guest blogger, and is the host of several Leisure Arts knitting and crocheting DVD?s. Nationally, her workshops are popular with crafters of all levels.

Ha! Fooled You

Cost:
$ 95.00
Class price does not include cost of materials
Sun, Jan 12, 2020 at 8:30 am to 11:30 am
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