Fair Isle Bags by Janette Budge

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Fair Isle Bags by Janette Budge

40.00

Please note this workshop is between 10:00 and 13:00 on 4th August 2018.

Workshop Description:

Join Janette Budge a knitter from the Shetland Islands in using traditional Fair Isle yoke techniques to begin making a small gift bag.

 An opportunity to  practice blending colours, try a knitting belt and knit with 2 colours.  You will learn the techniques of the traditional "star and tree" yoke pattern in circular knitting style.  Giving you the skills needed for knitting a yoke jumper or cardigan.

Knitting level:  Intermediate/Advanced beginner (can knit, purl work in the round on either circulars or DPNs)

Homework:  Before the class using 3 DPNs or circular needle size 3 – 3.5mm, cast on 88 stitches using 2 ply jumper weight or 4ply wool and knit 8 rows circular (do not cast off).  The other colours for the pattern will be supplied in the class and will be Shetland wool.

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