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Swedish Twined Knit Mitts

$150.00

Price includes 6 hours of class. Early Bird ends 01/17/22.

With Beth Brown-Reinsel

Mar 6, 9:00am-12:00pm & 1:30-4:30pm

As you make fingerless mitts in this class, you will learn the basics of Swedish Twined knitting, including increases and pattern motifs, while creating needed muscle memory to continue this technique outside of class.

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Description

Learn the fascinating 400-year-old Swedish technique of Tvåändsstickning, or twined knitting, by creating one of a pair of fingerless mitts. Working in the round, the techniques covered include: yarn management, twine knitting, twine purling, the deep knit, the crook stitch, the “O” stitch, reading a chart, and the Chain Path, the twined knitted increase, an asymmetrical thumb gusset, and traditional motifs. The Herringbone Braid is an optional addition.

Special skills needed to take this class
Ability to knit English style (holding the yarn in the right hand) is very helpful, but not required.

Supply List

• No single ply yarns! Around 4 oz. light-colored worsted weight yarn for two mitts.
• 1 oz. contrasting yarn of the same weight for cast on and edge finish. Heathers and fuzzy yarns obscure the patterns
• One set of 7″ long (or shorter) double pointed needles, 4mm/US 6
• Waste yarn for holding stitches
• Magnetic board or sticky notes for keeping one’s place on the chart
• 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

Additional information

Skill Level

Main Technique

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