Finishing Your Knits with Julia Billings
Date:
04 October, 2019
Cost:
£50.00
Time:
10.00 - 13.00
Location:
Islesburgh Community Centre, Lerwick
Materials:
See description
Tutor:
Julia Billings
Transport:
Not included

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In this 3-hour class, learn the essential skills for putting together our hand-knitted garments, such as seaming (including easy shoulder seams using short-rows and three-needle cast-off), easing the various pieces to fit, grafting, weaving in ends, blocking, sewing on buttons and more.

Homework: Please bring  4 x 15cm swatches (2 garter and 2 stocking stitch) on needles or stitch holder (not cast off).

Materials: Yarn will be supplied, but please bring sets of 4mm needles (circular or straight).

Skills required: Knit and purl, and one method of casting on and off, basic garment construction.