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Washington, DC  20009
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"Perianth" a stranded colorwork mitten

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Join Jess to learn stranded colorwork with this lovely mitten pattern.  This small project will pave the way for bigger fair isle endeavors like sweaters.  We'll learn about reading color charts, using different stranding techniques, increasing and decreasing when there are two colors involved, and blocking for lovely finished products.

Prerequisites: Please be very comfortable with knitting in the round; no previous mitten experience is required, but it might help.  Double-points or magic loop technique are both suitable for this class.

Please purchase the pattern here and bring your own copy of the pattern with you.



 © jane heller

** Prior to the first session of class, please cast on and complete the requisite ribbing for the first mitten.  We will launch directly into the color work when we meet **

Suggested yarns: Quince & Company Finch, Quince & Company Tern, Colinette Jitterbug, Shibui Sock, Zitron Lifestyle, Tanis Fiber Arts Purple Label Cashmere Sock.

Needles: US size 1 and 2's - either DPN's or circular for magic loop OR size to get proper gauge

This is an Intermediate Class.

Dates: Tuesdays, May 15 and 22, 6:00-8:00 PM

Instructor: Jess

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