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Finishing Techniques

If you want your finished projects to have that professional look, then this class is for you. You will learn all the basic skills needed to finish a knitted garment, such as seaming, weaving in ends, three needle bind off, sewn cast off and blocking. Please note that students must prepare swatches (see below) prior to the first class.

Finishing techniques

Instructor: Stephanie Langille
Saturday Jan 28 & Feb 4, 2017 2 classes (4 hrs of instruction)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Fee $48 (plus materials)

Materials

  • 1 skein of worsted wt yarn in a light, solid colour
  • 4 or 5 mm straight knitting needles
  • scissors, darning needle
  • Before class you will need to prepare a number of swatches as follows:

SWATCH A (make 7):

Cast on 24 sts

Row 1:  knit

Row 2:  purl

Repeat Rows 1 & 2 until swatch measures 4″

Cut yarn leaving a 1m long tail and place swatch sts on waste yarn

SWATCH B (make 2):

Cast on 22 sts

Row 1:  k3, (p2,k2) repeat until 3 sts left, p2,k1

Row 2:  p1,k2, (p2,k2) repeat until 3 sts left, p3

Repeat Rows 1 & 2 until swatch measures 4″

Cut yarn leaving a 1m long tail and place swatch sts on waste yarn

 

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