CLOSED 2 Strings = Not Scary FIBER FRIDAYS with Mary Scott Huff via ZOOM!
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CLOSED 2 Strings = Not Scary FIBER FRIDAYS with Mary Scott Huff via ZOOM!

In this introduction to stranded colorwork, we will learn the basic moves for handling two strands at the same time, and what is special about the construction of stranded colorwork.  We will practice stranding by swatching in class, then begin a stranded colorwork hat pattern.  No stranded knitting experience is necessary!

An introduction to stranded colorwork knitting with stranded colorwork expert Mary Scott Huff. This class includes free class pattern.  The class exercise in worsted will prepare you to knit the free pattern, which calls for sport/DK.

Materials needed for class:  Students may use any worsted wt yarn in their stash to knit learn the technique of stranded knitting or secure worsted wt yarn from LYS and enjoy a 10% materials discount.  

2 skeins of worsted wt yarn in contrasting colors
Knitting needles
Pattern (provided by instructor) 

Suggested Yarn for project- Naturespun Sport by Brown Sheep Yarn Co.
Needles for the optional class project Forest for the Trees -  US 3 and 4 - 16 inch circular needle, and size 4 DPNs or size needed to achieve gauge which is 24 sts and 32 rows in stockinette stitch.   

Longmont Yarn Shoppe has curated the Perfect Kit for this class project- you can find it here:  Forest for the Trees Hat Kit   

Your zoom link will be sent to you the day prior to class.   Please check your spam filter if you do not see the link.

Skill Level: Intermediate
Skill Details:
Instructor: Mary Scott Huff
Instructor Bio: Mary Scott Huff is the author of six knitting books: The New Stranded Colorwork, Teach Yourself Visually Color Knitting, Fun and Fantastical Hats to Knit, Fun and Fantastical Slippers to Knit, The Creative Kids Photo Guide to Knitting, and The Mitten Handbook. An Information Technology refugee, Mary now leads a yarn-centered life. The many friends she's found along the way have helped her become an internationally-recognized designer, teacher and author. A native of the Pacific Northwest, Mary shares a wee little house there with her family, some Scottish Terriers, and more yarn than is strictly necessary. You can join Mary on her adventures playing with string at
Includes pattern.

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Included Materials



This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.