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Introduction to Lace Stoles: MO Jun 19 & 26, 7-9 pm
Introduction to Lace Stoles: MO Jun 19 & 26, 7-9 pmIntroduction to Lace Stoles: MO Jun 19 & 26, 7-9 pm

Introduction to Lace Stoles: MO Jun 19 & 26, 7-9 pm

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Learn to knit a classic rectangular stole with a textured lace middle.

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Learn to knit Nanciann, a classic rectangular stole that uses simple decrease/yarn over combinations to create a textured middle section flanked by a traditional Shetland edge. This is a comprehensive, everything-you-always-wanted-to-know-about-lace class taught by the designer.

Three two-hour classes

Skills learned:

  • Single decreases

  • Reading lace charts

  • Shaping edges

  • Stretchy cast on

  • Stretchy lace bind off

  • Matching tension of cast on and bind off

  • Blending skeins of hand-dyed yarn

  • Using a lifeline

  • Reading your knitting

  • Troubleshooting and fixing mistakes in lace

  • Blocking lace


  • Approximately 800 yards of fingering weight or sock yarn. We suggest either solid or tonal hand-dyed yarns in natural fibers (no acrylic). Self-striping or heavily variegated yarn is not recommended.

  • US Size 5 (3.75 mm) 24” circular or straight needles

  • Extra set of US Size 5 (3.75 mm) circular needles if using circulars as your main needle or US 10.5 (6.5 mm) straight needle if using straights

  • US Size 9 (5.5 mm) double pointed needles or set of straight needles

  • 2 stitch markers

  • Tapestry needle

  • Copy of Nanciann Stole pattern, available on Ravelry

  • Blocking supplies (to be discussed in more detail in the class, can be purchased later)


Be sure to come to the shop early enough to have your supplies purchased and your yarn wound into balls before the start of class.

Class fees are not refundable unless the class is canceled by the shop. If cancellation is made outside of 72 hours of class start time, you will be provided with a store credit for use for any future purchase with the shop. Unless otherwise indicated, our classes are for adults only. Your registration is valid for the dates listed in the description and may not be transferred to other class dates.

We offer a full refund within 30 days on any full priced yarn, bag or clothing item in original condition with receipt. Wound yarn or yarn smelling of smoke or containing pet hair may not be returned. Unfortunately, there are no returns on gift cards, needles, notions, books, patterns or discounted yarns.