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3D knitwear, the Ginga or Moko Moko Cowl: a workshop with Olga Buraya-Kefelian

August 3, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Instructor: Olga

This class is part demonstration with AV presentation and short lecture about 3D knitwear in hand knitting approach, and all inspiration process. It will be part swatch-fest and all inspiration where I present my 3D design philosophy, and gearing to your own discovery of knitwear in a new light! And test this new knowledge by making either Moko-Moko Cowl or Ginga Cowl.

One 4-hour class

Skills required: Knit, purl, cast on, bind off

Skills learned:

  • Learning cast on and bind off varieties for stretchy edging and its purpose for dimensional knitwear.
  • Learning to work partial knitting and short rows and their differences.
  • Swatching a series of techniques and reviewing all the possibilities.


For Moko-Moko Cowl:

Finished measurements 11” height (flat), 30” circumference

  • 340 yds of any worsted weight wool
  • Waste yarn in smooth texture and similar weight
  • US 7 (4.5 mm) needle and a spare needle
  • Crochet hook F (3.75mm)
  • Waste yarn
  • Copy of Moko-Moko Cowl

For Ginga Cowl:

  • 270 yds of smooth texture of worsted weight in light or bright color in MC;
  • 270 yds of smooth texture of worsted weight in light or bright color in CC;
  • US 7 (4.5 mm) circular, 24” long
  • Crochet hook (size H or larger)
  • Stitch marker
  • Tapestry needle
  • Scrap yarn
  • Copy of Ginga Cowl