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Ginger Twist Studio

FINISHING TECHNIQUES :: Sunday 28 October

£30.00

Ginger Twist Studio

FINISHING TECHNIQUES :: Sunday 28 October

£30.00

Sunday 28 October @ 11am - 2pm with Katharine

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Finishing like a pro! Would you like to learn how to finish any hand-knitting project with finesse? Book your place to learn the best techniques that will give your knitting a truly professional finish - seaming, sewing in ends, picking up stitches, buttonholes and blocking and pressing. To get the most out of the class, it's a good idea to have some knitting that's ready to be sewn up.
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Techniques to be covered
  • Sewing up - experimenting with a variety of seam types
  • Sewing in ends
  • 3 needle cast off
  • Picking up stitches
  • Button stands/buttonholes
  • Blocking and Pressing
Skills required: to have knitted a few projects
Materials needed
  • Set of 4mm double pointed needles
  • Yarn needle
  • DK yarn in two colours (small amounts needed so it's a chance to use up any leftovers)
  • A few buttons
  • 4 swatches in DK yarn - make each approx 10cm square (2 in stocking stitch and 2 in garter stitch)
Worksheets and patterns will be provided on the day.
 
If you have just completed a garment or accessory please bring it along and we can discuss the best way of finishing it.