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Laurel Garcia

Learn to Knit Stranded Colorwork - Laurel Garcia

Learn to Knit Stranded Colorwork - Laurel Garcia

Regular price $100.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $100.00 USD
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Saturday, August 10
2:00pm - 5:00pm (3 hours)

About the Class:
Build on your knitting skills and learn stranded colorwork! The First Colorwork Hat is a great intro to colorwork with easy to knit stranded motifs using only two colors at a time. In this class you will be introduced to several ways to knit colorwork, how to manage and catch floats, read charts and more. Learn tips and techniques to make knitting colorwork a success!

Skills required for a successful class: Confident with knit and purl stitches, plus casting on and binding off. Students should have knit at least one hat previously.


About the Instructor:
Laurel Garcia is a knitting instructor based in the PNW. She has been teaching knitting for several years online and in-person and loves to share her passion and knowledge of the craft through patient, thorough instruction. My Casa Azul, Laurel's online teaching studio, offers classes and 1:1 Knit Help for the absolute beginner knitter to the advanced. Together, we build confident knitters and create community, one stitch at a time.


Skill Level:
All levels welcome, but prerequisites in the description should be met


Using 16"/40cm circular needles, cast on 60 sts and join for working in the round. Work in 1 x 1 OR 2 x 2 rib until piece measures 1"/2.5cm (or desired length) from cast on edge. Students may finish the hat in class, an instant souvenir from the festival!


Required Materials:

  • Pattern: First Colorwork Hat (pattern will be provided) Gauge is 13 stitches by 18 rows per 4"/ 10cm.
  • 1 skein bulky yarn in Main Color (approx. 100 yards)
  • 1 skein bulky yarn in Contrast Color (approx. 100 yards)
  • Needles: US 11/ 8cm, 16"/40cm
  • US11/8cm double pointed needles
  • Notions:  6 locking locking stitch markers, one in a contrasting color
  • Tapestry needle
  • Washi tape or small post-it notes
  • Optional materials: Small measuring tape, Scissors


Please note - Marketplace tickets are not included in the class price and will need to be purchased separately. You can find marketplace tickets here. In order to allow our instructors to prepare for their classes, we are not able to refund class purchases if your plans change. However, we are happy to transfer them if you find someone to take your place!

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