OOPS! Correcting Mistakes in Your Knitting
With Harry Wells
Aug 8, 1:00-3:00pm CDT
Learn to read your knitting and become a more confident, informed knitter.
Class sessions will be recorded and remain accessible online to registered students of the class for 14 days following the event.
Ever looked at your knitting and said, “What happened THERE?” Seen a dropped stitch way down there? Or picked up your project and wondered “where you were in the world was I?” How many decreases/increases have I worked? What row was I on? That’s OOPS! and this workshop can help.
It’s divided into two sections; Knowing Where You Are and Identifying and Correcting Mistakes. Harry shares all sorts of tips on how to read your knitting so you’ll recognize what you are looking at, where you are, and what to do next, whether that be correcting a problem or moving ahead with confidence!
A sampling of the topics covered is recognizing types of stitches, counting rows in stockinette stitch and garter stitch, unknitting, the importance of stitch mount, identifying and fixing twisted stitches, vertical fixes for stitch mistakes or dropped stitches found lower in your knitted fabric, lifelines, causes of holes in knitting, and common causes of having too many stitches or not enough stitches.
__Worsted-weight wool or wool-blend yarn
__US 7/4.5mm needles or size you normally use with worsted weight when you knit (straight needles are preferable, but circular are okay)
__A smaller knitting needle (straight is preferable) or dpn, any size from 1 to 4 will do
__Stitch markers, locking stitch markers, or knitter’s pins
__Knitter’s Repair hook or a crochet hook (size F or G is best)
__Ruler, tape measure, or Knit Chek (recommended)