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CHICAGO YARN CRAWL JULY 20 - 28: LET'S CELEBRATE WITH YARN!
CHICAGO YARN CRAWL JULY 20 - 28: LET'S CELEBRATE WITH YARN!

Embellished Mittens(p) - July 21

$75.00
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 This class will be held IN PERSON at String Theory Yarn Company 

Date(s): Sunday, July 21

Time:  5pm-8pm

Instructor: Ann Weaver

In this workshop, we'll explore techniques to create textured, eye-catching cuffs for mittens (or fingerless mitts). We'll learn to knit fringe, Latvian braids, knitting with beads, and to pick up stitches to knit a lining for your mitten.

We'll work from a basic mitten pattern written for worsted-weight yarn. After starting your cuff in class, you'll be able to knit the rest of your mittens at home.

Skill Level: Intermediate       

Required Skills: Knitting in the round with a small circumference (magic loop, two circular needles, or double-pointed needles) Experience with stranded knitting (two colors in a round) 

Supplies 

  • Worsted-weight yarn in at least two colors You'll need approximately 150 yards of your main color and small amounts of contrasting color(s). OR Order a yarn kit here.
  • US Size 5 needles for working in the round on a small circumference
  • Optional: Seed beads; soft sport, fingering, or lace weight yarn for the lining

Homework: None!

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