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Finishing Techniques Workshop for Knitters

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Finishing Techniques Workshop for Knitters

 Finishing Techniques Workshop 10am – 3pm Saturday 29th February 2020  A practical workshop focusing on techniques to create professional finishes to your knitted garments Skill Level: Basic/Intermediate Topics to be covered  (i) Seaming knitted garments: 3 needle bind-off Sewing up using the Mattress Stitch and Back Stitch Crocheting together your pieces  (ii) Shaping Sleeves Raglan & set in sleeve techniques  (iii) Hems and Cuffs – beyond ribbing  Turned Up hems/cuffs Lace and Picot hems/cuffs Preventing stretch in hems & cuffs  (iv) Button Holes Creating your button hole Making them look professional  Q&A session Bring along a project that you would...

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Vintage / Retro Knitting Techniques Workshop

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Vintage / Retro Knitting Techniques Workshop

Vintage / Retro Knitting Techniques Workshop Saturday 18th January 10.00 am - 3.00 pm £30.00 Requirements: Assorted knitting needles, scissors etc. Packed Lunch Dawn Rowley is holding a Vintage/Retro Knitting Techniques Workshop, which is aimed at advanced/experienced knitters, who are aiming to widen their technique library and repertoire. Objective: To explore approaches to knitting from 1900 - 1970. Topics will include working from Vintage Knitting Patterns, understanding the language, approaches and layouts from previous eras. You will be learning to adapt vintage knitting patterns for modern shapes and sizes, for use with modern yarns. Exploring clothing design differences, shaping, finishing and embellishment. Learn and have a...

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