This workshop is designed to inspire you and enable you to easily complete the projects shown. No other workshop needs to be taken as a prerequisite.
Introduce yourself to a world of color work with the Slip Stitch Method. Olga’s method will take participants through the steps of the technique with plenty of tips and tricks to ease your way into it. You will become the master of tension and will be able to manipulate your fabric regardless of your yarn choice to achieve the most consistent and perfect results. We will work on a swatch using this technique, and experiment on creating different shapes and motifs. Or students can get a head start by working on the stockinette part of the Winter Suns Shawl pattern (pattern is not included with the class and must be purchased separately).
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Level of Experience: Advanced beginner to intermediate. Skills required – knit, purl, cast on, bind off.
Skills Learned: Slip stitch color work basics. Picking correct yarns and textures for working color work. Special method for trapping long floats in color work for maintaining perfect tension. Reading slip stitch color work chart.
Materials and Supplies needed for class:
100-200 yds of fingering weight yarn in 2-3 colors for swatching
100-200 yds of DK weight yarn in 2-3 different colors for swatching
US 3 (3.25 mm) US 4 (3.5 mm), US 5 (3.75) circular needles
Materials fee: * None, but if starting the Winter Suns Shawl, pattern must be purchased separately, link will take you directly to the pattern on Ravelry.
Cost: $30 for members ($55 for non-members which includes Guild membership through 2021)
Class size: 30.
How to Register: send an email to WorkshopRegistrationATSanDiegoKnittersDOT com (see Announcement regarding Guild email addresses.) Be sure to include your name, the name of the workshop, your email address and a telephone number. Payment is by check, made payable to SDNCKG – be sure to write the workshop name and date on the check. Checks should be mailed to Mary Woo (address in your Guild Directory).Your registration is guaranteed upon confirmation of receipt of your payment.
Cancellation policy: Due to limited seating, 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. Thanks for understanding!
This is a virtual workshop. You will be sent a Zoom link shortly before the workshop. The Zoom link is specific to each participant and should not be shared. New to Zoom? Read Karen des Jardins’ Zoom tips here.
Learn more about the 2021 May Guild meeting and Olga’s planned presentation here.