Class Description: Norwegian stranded color work is all about tension. In this class, you will learn the basics of Norwegian-style stranded knitting in the round from expert Nordic knitters ARNE & CARLOS, who will show you the easiest and most relaxing way to hold the needles and yarns. They will teach you important techniques and tricks that will help you achieve perfect colourwork tension while keeping all your stitches even and beautiful, in true Norwegian style!
Meeting Format: Lecture and hands-on learning
Level of Experience: Basic knitting skills needed. Participants should be able to knit (no purling in this class). This project is good for inexperienced, intermediate, and advanced knitters.
Class Materials and Supplies:
1 ball (50 grams) of ROWAN Norwegian Wool, Ribbon Red 018
1 ball (50 grams) of ROWAN Norwegian Wool, Cloud Dancer 014
OR any two other contrasting colors of your choice.
1 set of 5 DPNs size 3mm (U.S. size 3)
1 crochet hook size 3mm (U.S. size D-3) for the hanging loop
NOTE on NEEDLES: This class is taught using DPNs but attendees can also opt to use a long circular needle for magic loop or 2 short circular needles if they prefer.
Other Supplies: Wool or polyester stuffing
Class Size: Maximum 30
Note: Due to the anticipated demand we are limiting class registrations to a maximum of two of ARNE & CARLOS classes per SDNCKG member. If you are interested in attending more than 2 classes, then your name will be put on a waiting list for the additional classes. If a workshop is not sold out by March 1st, then the remaining seats will be made available to those on the waiting list in the order received.
Cost: $60 for members ($95 for non-members which includes Guild Membership)
How to Register: We will begin accepting registrations with full payment (cash, check or credit card) for the ARNE and CARLOS workshops at the February 6th SDNCKG meeting. [Note: credit card payments are in-person only via a Square swipe (a small service fee will be added.)]
If you would like to register, but are unable to join the February 6th meeting, then you can do so starting at 3 PM PST on February 6th. Email Programs AT SanDiegoKnitters DOT com (Note: to use Guild email addresses, you’ll need to change the AT and DOT to appropriate symbols and eliminate any spaces. Guild email addresses are not clickable.) Be sure to include your name, the name of the workshop, your email address and a telephone number. The confirmation email will include where to mail your check #.
# Reminder: Checks are to be made payable to San Diego North Coast Knitters Guild (payee name must be written out in full.) Please write name and date of the workshop on your check.
Cancellation Policy: Please notify us as early as possible if you need to cancel your workshop registration. Refund of the workshop fee requires a cancellation notification at least 48 hours in advance of the workshop. Fees cannot be refunded for cancellations with less than 48 hours advance notice.
Location: Encinitas Community Center, Room 118, location details below.
Learn more about Arne & Carlos’ visit and the April 16 meeting here.