Beginner: No experience necessary — we’ll teach you everything!
Beginner Plus: You have taken a 101 class or equivalent. You are familiar with threading your machine or know basic knit or crochet stitches.
Intermediate: You’ve got a few projects under your belt. You’ve made a few things and are looking to increase your knowledge.
Advanced: You know quite a bit about your chosen craft and you’re ready to take it to the next level.
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Workshop meets Saturday, July 7th from 11am - 2pm
Brioche knitting creates a lofty, squishy, and reversible fabric. In this workshop you’ll learn to work basic brioche, along with increasing, decreasing, and finishing techniques. Demonstrations and a full-color tutorial handbook will guide you through your first brioche sampler with instructions for both Continental and British-style knitters (pickers and throwers).
Andrea is an experienced knitter, designer, and educator. She’s the author of AlterKnit Stitch Dictionary and Rugged Knits (Interweave/F+W), and her design work has been published in Brooklyn Tweed Wool People, Twist Collective, Interweave Knits, and Knit Scene, as well as independently. She’s a trained educator, having taught elementary, middle, and high school for several years before becoming a full-time knitwear designer. Her classes are organized and clear, with a strong understanding of learners and class planning, and always include useful, beautiful workshop handbooks for students to take home.
Student Materials About 60 yards of light coloured, worsted weight yarn Needles appropriate for worsted weight yarn (probably a US 6, 7, or 8/4-5 mm) (Straight or circular needles of any length are appropriate, though a long cord may get in the way and be irritating) Tapestry needle
Technique Requirements: Cast on/bind off; knit/purl; increase/decrease; have knit a few accessories
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