Learn to Knit SALTWATER MITTENS **MORNING CLASS SOLD OUT**

with Shirl the Purl, co-author of SALTWATER mittens
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Learn to Knit SALTWATER MITTENS **MORNING CLASS SOLD OUT**

Time & Location

Oct. 15, 2020, 10:00 a.m. – Oct. 17, 2020, 12:00 p.m.
Carroll's Corner Community Centre, 9 Milford Rd, Carrolls Corner, NS B0N 1Y0, Canada

About The Event

 Register today to learn to knit  traditional Newfoundland Mittens with Shirl the Purl  

This workshop is 3 - 2 hour sessions over 3 days 

 Cost:  $125+tax  Briggs & Little Regal Yarn for workshop included   

Skill Level:  Must know how to knit in the round, whether on douple pointed needls or magic loop

Preregistration is required  Required materials and homework will be sent upon registration 

WHAT WILL I LEARN? 

Session 1. INTRO  The “Newfoundland double-ball” (fairisle) knitting tradition. European origins. Design principles of Newfoundland mittens. Sizing and customizing fit. Yarn and colour selection. Double points,two circulars, Magic Loop?  

THE WRIST   Ribbing choices. Stripe sequences. Tidy jogless stripes with no purl bleed. Increasing: how and where?  

Session 2. THE HAND   No-tangle stranding. Carrying yarns. Maintaining the dominant hand for even colourwork. Positioning and forming the thumb gusset. Outlining the gusset. Gusset increases in pattern: M1R, M1L. Bridging the gusset gap. Salt & pepper pattern: the rules.  

Session 3. THE HAND cont’d. Trigger finger option. Shaping the mitten top: picket fence, rounded, or combo? Decreasing in salt & pepper pattern. A happy ending: 3-needle bind off in salt & pepper.  

THUMB AND TRIGGER FINGER   Picking up stitches in pattern. Finger tip decreases 

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