Alasdair Post-Quinn

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Design Your Own Double-knit Hat

Design Your Own Double-knit Hat

With Alasdair Post-Quinn Mar 13, 2-4pm CST; Mar 14, 2-4pm CDT; Mar 20, 2-4pm CDT Perfect the basics of double knitting, both flat and in the round, as you design, knit, and shape a wonderfully warm, 2-color, reversible hat. Class sessions will be recorded and remain accessible online to registered students of this class for 7 days following the event.

About Alasdair Post-Quinn

Alasdair is a computer technician in the Boston area who spends much of his spare time as a knitting designer. He focuses on double-knitting, which creates a fabric with no wrong side. Until recently, a typical double-knit fabric was either tubular or reversible with the opposite side showing a mirror image design in the opposite colors. Over the past few years, knitters here and there have expanded to more complex variations in color and structure. While Alasdair does not claim to be the only designer pushing these boundaries, he is among those on the forefront of double-knitting innovation . His books, Extreme Double-Knitting and Double or Nothing, document his repertoire of esoteric double-knitting techniques, yet he continues to develop techniques and apply them to new designs. Alasdair has been teaching double-knitting around North America since 2005 and regularly adds new techniques and refinements to his workshops so that even experienced double-knitters or previous workshop veterans will have something new to learn. For more about Alasdair, go to double-knitting.com.  

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