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THIS IS AN ONLINE CLASS via ZOOM, so you will also need to have a decent internet connection and download the free ZOOM app. Instructions will be emailed before 1st class.
In this fun class you will learn how to knit colourwork with two hands as you make the beautiful Alaska Hat by Camille Descoteaux. Using just two colours of fingering weight yarn the colour combinations are yours to discover. From dark silhouettes against a gentle sunrise or a blazing sunset to snow covered trees and a stormy sky. The possibilities are endless.
Our instructor Rebecca will also be teaching how to weave in your colours as the work floats across the back as well as the ladderback jacquard technique for catching longer floats.
These techniques will be useful in all your colourwork projects including sweaters so this is a great class if you are ready to add some colour and design to your knitted wardrobe.
Skills Needed: Confidence in your ability to knit and purl, cast on, bind off in the round.
Included: Alaska Pattern by Camille Descoteaux
Materials can be purchased at Baaad Anna’s Yarn Store. (Current Canada Post shipping turnaround is min one week, please be sure to order supplies with enough time for them to arrive before the start of class; OR call (604) 255 2577 for more immediate curbside pickup which can be arranged any day Mon-Tues between 11am-2pm and Wed-Sun 11am-6pm)
COST: $80 (plus tax)
Minimum 3 participants and max 8.
APRIL DATES Currently in Session Tuesdays April 6, 13, 20 and 27th 6:00-7:30pm PDT
Wednesdays April 7, 14, 21 and 28th from 6:00-7:30pm PDT
JUNE DATES: Mondays June 7, 14, 21 and 28th from 6:00-7:30pm PDT
INSTRUCTOR: Rebecca Glazier
Rebecca has been knitting since she was 7 years old and has always had a love for textiles and colour. Teaching people how to knit expresses one of her greatest joys; sharing her creativity and passion with people. Originally from the UK, she has called Vancouver her home for the last 5 years.
Photos courtesy of Rebecca Glazier