Flawless Finishing - $20

Saturday, July 1st, 12-2p

Do you have a pile of knits at home that need ends woven in or pieces put together? Do you avoid certain patterns because you hate seaming? Have you been trying to find the best way to hide your ends? In this class, Gina will be guiding students through several essential finishing techniques so that you will leave confident in your new skills.

Homework:

  • Two 4" square swatches in stockinette stitch, knit using light-colored, worsted-weight yarn
  • Two 4" square swatches in garter stitch, knit using light-colored, worsted-weight yarn
  • One 4" square swatch in stockinette stitch, knit using light-colored, worsted-weight yarn, STILL ON NEEDLES

Supplies:

  • Darning needles
  • Smooth, worsted-weight yarn in a contrasting color to your swatches
  • Scissors

Skills Learned:

  • Mattress stitch
  • Seaming parallel sides
  • Seaming top and bottom edges
  • Seaming side to top edges
  • Kitchener stitch
  • Weaving in ends
  • Blocking techniques