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Intro to Fair Isle: 8/3


Intro to Fair Isle: 8/3


August 3, 2019

10am to noon

The pattern and yarn are included in the class price.

This class will move quickly through the history of Fair Isle knitting, color selection for your project, and will focus on knitting with one color in each hand. After this class you will be able to finish the three-color Bousta Beanie Hat.

Advanced Beginner: Can knit and purl in the round with confidence

Skills Learned:

  • How to select colors
  • Yarn dominance
  • Basic chart reading
  • Combination knitting
  • Trapping Floats

Materials Needed:

  • Needles A: US 2 16” Circular
  • Needles B: US 4 16” Circular Needles or US 4 DPN’s
  • Yarn A: (2) 50g Ball Rauma (included)
  • Yarn B: (1) 50g Ball Rauma (included)
  • Yarn C: (1) 50g Ball Rauma (included)
  • 13 Stitch Markers
  • Bousta Beanie Pattern (included)
  • A pen
  • A color wheel (If you have one)

Homework: ** Must be completed before class. **

Use the same yarn and needles you will be using for your Bousta Beanie. Follow the pattern instructions for the brim, completing Round 14 as instructed. Leave your project on smaller needles and DO NOT cut your yarn.

*** Fees are not refundable unless the class is canceled or rescheduled by the shop.  You acknowledge and agree to this when you register for this class.