Mattress Stitch and Beyond
Learn how to invisibly seam your knitting projects using the mattress stitch, grafting stitch and my own personal style of stitching. You will learn to seam horizontal, vertical and combined (like with sweater shoulders) knitted swatches together seamlessly.
REQUIRED HOMEWORK - Must be completed BEFORE class begins. Work a minimum of 3 swatches as follows: Using worsted weight yarn and size 8 needles, cast on 20 sts. Work in 6 rows of Garter stitch (knit every row), then work 6 rows in Stockinette Stitch (knit 1 row/purl 1 row). Bind off all swatches and weave in ends.
Required Skills: Cast on, Knit, Purl, Bind Off, Identifying your stitches is helpful but not required.
Instructor: Tandy Imhoff
Supplies Student Should Bring to Class: Tapestry (yarn) needle, scissors, 20 yards of contrasting color from homework & required homework.
Supplies Provided by Instructor: Instruction booklet.
Day/Time: Sunday, Oct. 21, 9:00 to 12:00
Sale Price: $60 (includes $5 materials fee) - for registration received no later than August 31.
Regular Price: $70 (includes $5 materials fee) - for registration received Sept. 1 or later.