Loveland, CO

Seaming 101
Instructor: Charles Gandy
 
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
9:00 AM-12:00 PM
 
Hands on Workshop
 
Embassy Suites Loveland
 
 
Pricing Information
 
Price: $125.00
Hate seaming and finishing? Well, come and learn how to have fun doing both. We will explore mattress seams on stockinette, seaming on reverse stockinette, seaming ribbing, both 1x1 and 2x2, seaming horizontal to vertical seams (shoulder to sleeves), seaming bind-off edges to cast-on edges, and three-needle bind-offs. We will even learn an easy way to remember how to Kitchener stitch. So, pack your tapestry needle and some extra yarn and let’s have some fun!



  • Student Maximum: 26
  • Skill Level and Technique: Knitting, Beginner
  • Prerequisite: Basic knitting skills: Knit, Purl, CO, BO, K2 X P2 Rib
  • Homework: All swatches to be made with a neutral light-colored worsted weight yarn and appropriate needles.

    Swatches
    A: Make 6 swatches total: Please make 5 by CO 15 stitches and work in ST St (K 1 row, P 1 row) for 15 rows. BO all stitches. Please make 1 swatch by CO 15 stitches and work in ST St (K 1 row, P 1 row) for 18 rows. BO all stitches. Pin 2 swatches together and label as set 1, (the 15 and 18 row swatch) 2, and 3. Please block these swatches.
    B: Make 4 swatches. CO 15 stitches and work in ST St (K 1 row, P 1 row) for 15 rows. Do not BO. Cut yarn leaving 6” tail. Pin 2 swatches together and label 4 and 5. Please block these swatches. Note: You may choose to work these swatches on DPNs (double-point needles) and leave them on the needles. If not, place the stitches on a waste yarn.
    C: Make 2 swatches. CO 18 stitches, Row 1 (RS): K2, P2 ribbing across, ending with K2. Row 2 (WS): P2, K2 ribbing across, ending with P2. Work these two for 14 rows. BO. Pin together and label 6. Please block these swatches.
  • Kit: $3.00 kit fee payable to instructor. Kit includes printed materials.
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