Loveland, CO

Crochet for Knitters
Instructor: Sara Greer
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
1:30 PM-4:30 PM
Hands on Workshop
Embassy Suites Loveland
Pre-Registration Closed
Pricing Information
Price: $125.00
Some knitters don’t like to crochet. I know of one knitter who doesn’t even own a crochet hook. This baffled me, for there are many good crochet applications that knitters can utilize to put a different flare into their knitting. Learning to wield a crochet hook will open the door to another cast-on method, as well as bind-off options. This class will cover the crocheted cast-on, a couple of different ways to work a crocheted bind-off, including a picot bind-off using a crochet hook. We will cover the slip and single crochet. There will be a hand out with vocabulary explanation and pictures of the stitches. Please bring the homework detailed below, the extra yarn and the needles you used to make the sample. I will bring crochet hooks for everyone to use. Crochet hooks are also handy for quickly making small repairs or picking up a dropped stitch.
  • Student Maximum: 20
  • Skill Level and Technique: Crochet, Beginner
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Homework: CO 21 sts as desired.
    Row 1: K.
    Rows 2-4: Sl the 1st stitch purlwise with yarn in front, K across.
    Row 5: Sl the 1st stitch purlwise with yarn in front, K 2, p to the last 3 sts, k 3.
    Repeat rows 4 and 5 until piece measures 3" from cast on edge, ending by working a Row 5.
    Then work rows 2-4 once more.
    Do NOT bind off. Leave on the needle. Bring swatch, yarn and needles to class.
  • Supply List: Worsted weight yarn in a light color; Size 8 needles
  • Kit: None
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