Collaborative, Commemorative Colourwork with Felicity Ford
Date:
02 October, 2019
Cost:
£90.00
Time:
10.00 - 17.00
Location:
Islesburgh Community Centre, Lerwick
Materials:
See description
Tutor:
Felicity Ford
Transport:
Not included

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Learn how to swatch for, and design, a commemorative blanket square. This class is based on a celebratory blanket pattern conceived by Kate Davies and uses the KNITSONIK system to explore creative processes of commemoration.

Materials: Bring your preferred needles for working small-circumference stranded colourwork in the round with fingering weight yarn; 2.5-3.25mm depending on your tension. Knitters must know how to knit stranded colourwork in the round.

Please bring plenty of squared notepaper, a ruler, and a plain HB pencil.
A copy of the pattern, yarn with which to swatch, and templates for swatching, will all be included.

Skills required: Knitters must be confident at working small circumference projects in the round, and handling two colours at once. Previous experience with knitting Fair Isle/stranded colourwork is essential to get the most out of Swatching for Making Waves.