Cast Away

Learn to Fix Mistakes

Regular price $35.00
Learn to Fix Mistakes

Cast Away

Learn to Fix Mistakes

Regular price $35.00
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Step up your knitting game and learn how to fix your own mistakes!

You will learn how to: unknit (or "tink"), take out more than one row ("frog"), pick up dropped stitches, fix twisted stitches, and put in a lifeline.

You should already know how to: cast on, knit, purl, bind off, and weave in ends.

Note: this class has homework to be completed before the class starts! See below for instructions.

Required materials:

At least 25 grams of a worsted or bulky weight yarn in a light solid color (no acrylic, no plant fibers), corresponding needles (US 9 / 5.5 mm or US 10.5 / 6.5 mm), corresponding crochet hook (US I / 5.5 mm or US K / 6.5 mm), and a darning needle.

Please purchase your supplies at Cast Away. If you plan on buying your materials the day of the class, please come at least 15 minutes early.

Instructor: Cleo

Homework: 

You will start two swatches to practice making and fixing mistakes on, one in garter stitch and the other in stockinette. It's okay for these swatches to be different gauges/yarns. 

Stockinette Swatch:

  1. Cast on 20 sts.
  2. Knit 6 rows.
  3. K3, p to last 3 sts, k3.
  4. Knit one row.
  5. Repeat steps 3 & 4 until swatch measures 4" from cast on, leave on needles (do not bind off).

Garter Swatch:

  1. Cast on 20 sts.
  2. Knit until swatch measures 4" from cast on, leave on needles (do not bind off).

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