Introduction to Fair Isle Fingerless Mitts: TU Apr 23, 30 & May 7, 7-9 pm

$80.00

Learn the art of Fair Isle knitting and knit up fashionable and functional fingerless mitts.

6 in stock

Description

Learn the art of Fair Isle knitting and knit up fashionable and functional fingerless mitts.

Three 2-hour sessions

Skills needed: ability to knit, purl and work some decreases.

Skills learned:

  • provisional cast on
  • stranded color work and chart reading
  • M1R and M1L
  • knitted-in hem
  • turned down hem
  • picking up and grafting stitches
  • thumb gussets
  • double pointed needles in the round

Materials:

  • 220 yards of main color and 110 yds of contrast color sport weight yarn. We recommend Pepperberry Knits sport or Ella Rae Cashmereno Sport
  • US#1.5 (2.5mm) and US# 2 (2.75 mm) double pointed needles or two each circular needles *OR size to obtain gauge
  • copy of the Lusekofte-sque Mitts, available free on Ravelry
  • stitch markers
  • tapestry needle
  • crochet hook
  • waste yarn

*Gauge is 7 stitches = 1″ in stockinette stitch

Photo by Mary Rourke