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Swiss Cross Fair Isle Cowl Workshop with Olga Burya-Kefelian: SA Feb 23 & Mar 2, 10-noon
Swiss Cross Fair Isle Cowl Workshop with Olga Burya-Kefelian: SA Feb 23 & Mar 2, 10-noonSwiss Cross Fair Isle Cowl Workshop with Olga Burya-Kefelian: SA Feb 23 & Mar 2, 10-noon

Swiss Cross Fair Isle Cowl Workshop with Olga Burya-Kefelian: SA Feb 23 & Mar 2, 10-noon

$85.00
13 Available
Master fair isle and trapping floats with designer Olga.
  • Skill Level: intermediate
  • Project: cowl
  • Technique: fair isle
  • Instructor: Olga

Description

The bold graphic of the crosses on this cowl are achieved by working bulky yarn in colorwork - an accessory that can withstand any cold weather! Worked in the round and in a tube, this project will help you learn how to trap your long floats for neater colorwork and learn to work the two handed method of stranded fair isle.

Two 2-hour classes.

Skills needed:

Ability to knit, purl and work in the round.

Skills Learned:

  • how to knit both Continental and English style

  • knit two-handed stranded colorwork

  • how to regulate tension and fabric distribution throughout your colorwork

  • two methods of trapping long floats in your colorwork

  • grafting your colorwork in pattern using kitchener stitch and two colors of yarn


Materials:

  • 200 yards in 2 colors of any chunky weight yarn suitable best for working colorwork / fair isle (suggestions: Brooklyn Tweed Quarry, De Rerum Natura Cyrano)

  • US#11 (8 mm) circular, 24-32” long

  • crochet hook size J/6mm or K/6.5mm

  • spare circular needle, same size or slightly smaller than main needle

  • stitch markers (1 in a unique style or color for beg of rnd)

  • 2 tapestry needles

  • scrap yarn

  • Copy of Swiss Cross Cowl pattern, available on Ravelry

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.