Multicolor Double Knitting
With Alasdair Post-Quinn
Nov 8 1:00-3:10pm CST
Learn how to integrate a third color into your reversible double-knit colorwork.
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Bored with only two colors in your double-knitting? Add a third (or a fourth)! With more than two colors per row in double- knitting, the rules change a bit. Learn how to choose a color rotation and maintain it throughout a three-color pattern. You’ll also learn how to integrate the third color into a foolproof double-knit selvedge, and a bind-off that mirrors the cast-on.
Special skills or knowledge needed to take this class:
You should be comfortable with modern (two colors at once) double-knitting from recent experience. The homework will help to refresh you if you are rusty. You should also be comfortable following knitting charts.
__3 solid colors (one light, one darker, and one accent color) of plain yarn in the DK- to worsted-weight range
__A pair of straight or circular needles in the proper size
__Knitting Basics: Sharp scissors, Notebook, Pen or pencil with eraser, Stitch markers, Tapestry needles (large and small), Tape measure, Small calculator, Needles and crochet hooks of various sizes