Sensational Shawl Shapes
Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Explore how to create different shawl shapes by knitting up cute tiny samples. You will learn different methods of increasing and decreasing as well as how to block your shawls. You will also gather tips about how to create your own shawl designs! Basic knitting knowledge is recommended (cast on, cast off, knits, purls, yarn overs).
Workshop Fee: $50
Materials Fee: NA
Materials to Bring:
1. one x 100 gram skein of smooth worsted weight yarn – any natural fibre (that will respond to blocking – no acrylic). Yarn should be wound and ready-to-knit.
2. one pair of 4.5 mm circular needles of any length (32” or shorter is best)
3. one set of 4.5 mm double pointed needles (dpns)
Instructor: Kelly McClure
Kelly McClure has been knitting since age six and now designs knitting patterns and runs her own company, Bohoknits. Her designs have appeared in stores across North America and she has even taught knitting in Nepal. She knits as much as possible, but also enjoys dyeing yarn and wandering around in the woods with her dog and baby. She lives and works in Ontario, Canada.
*Admission to FibreFest is included with every workshop purchase.
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