Non-Intarsia Wave Cowl
Have you ever wondered if it is possible to create intarsia without bobbins? You will discover the answer when you knit this Wave Cowl using modular style colorwork and utilizing partial knitting as well as short rows.
*Note new location and directions below, and time change!*
Level of Experience: Intermediate-Advanced. Student should have basic knitting skills, including knit, purl, cast on, bind off.
Skills Learned: Crochet chain cast-on, German short rows, weaving in ends directly into your knitting, mattress stitch.
Homework: Make a gauge swatch on suggested needle size or use size to obtain gauge 24 sts and 38 rows = 4” in stockinette stitch worked flat, measured after being washed and blocked.
Gauge swatch instructions: using the crochet chain method, CC, and larger needle, CO a total of 116 sts as follows: CO 25 sts, place marker 4, CO 8 sts, place marker 3, CO 25 sts, place differently-colored marker for center of piece, CO 25 sts, place marker 2, CO 8 sts, place marker 1, CO 25 sts
Materials and Supplies to Bring to Class: 490 yds in MC and 200 yds in CC of fingering weight yarn, preferably light or bright semi-solid colors, US 4 (3.5 mm) circular needle, 24-36”, Crochet hook Size E (3.5 mm) or F (3.75 mm), stitch markers, tapestry needle, Wave Cowl (hand) pattern.
Note: *Purchase Wave Cowl (hand) pattern prior to class.* The pattern can be purchased on Ravelry. Bring either a printed copy of pattern to class (preferred for taking notes), or, a previously downloaded digital copy on an electronic devise (wifi may not be available in class room.)
Materials fee: *None, but must have purchased the Wave Cowl (hand) pattern prior to class, see Note above for availability.
Cost: $30 for members ($55 for non-members which includes Guild membership through 2020)
How to Register: Sign up at the beginning of the February Guild meeting or send an email to Programs@SanDiegoKnitters.com. Be sure to include your name, the name of the workshop, your email address and a telephone number. Payment is requested at time of registration. Your registration is guaranteed upon confirmation of receipt of your payment.
** Location of this workshop: 501 N. El Camino Real, Encinitas, in the community room of the San Diego County Credit Union building (map link is below.) SDCCU is 2.7 miles north of Temple Solel on the north east corner of El Camino Real and Garden View. The community room is on the first floor on the north side of the building. Park in the upper level parking lot and take the ramp across to the building (there is an elevator to the first floor inside) or walk down the stairs from the parking lot and enter the back of the building. Walk down the short hall and the community room will be to the right.
Learn more about Olga’s visit to the Guild here.