2017 Atlanta Knitting Guild Superstar Weekend
Charles Gandy's Embellished Knitting (Non AKG Members)
When: Saturday, May 6, 2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Southeast Fiber Arts Alliance (SEFAA) Center
3420 W. Hospital Ave, Suite 103, Chamblee, GA 30341
Here's a chance to learn numerous ways to enhance your knitted creations through applied embellishments. From frilly ruffles to bobbles to twists and ripples, i-cords, special "finger" cords and even beading, we will explore and create a hands-on sampler showing how these techniques can make your projects unique and knitted with personality!
At least 50 yards of a solid NEUTRAL colored worsted weight yarn. (Please…no acrylic!)
At least 25 yards of a contrasting color yarn
1 set of DP needles for worsted weight (size 6, 7, or 8)
1 24” circular needles in desired size (Lace pointed needles preferred but not required)
1 crochet needle size C
1: On double points using contrasting yarn, CO 5 stitches and work for 10 rows in GARTER STITCH (knit every row). Do NOT BO...but break yarn leaving a 6-8” tail.
2: On another double point needle using contrasting yarn, CO 5 stitches and work for 10 rows in STOCKINETTE STITCH (knit one row, purl one row). Do NOT BO…but break yarn leaving a 6-8” tail.
Materials fees: NONE
Skill level - what do they have to know: Advanced Beginner Level: Knit, Purl, K2tog, YO, KFB…basic skills