Prerequisite: Must know how to knit, purl, cast on, bind off, and know simple increases and decrease. Must know eloop cast on. NOTE: If you're not sure whether you have the appropriate skills for this class, please stop in and talk to us!
Yarn Worsted weight yarn, for your sampler. OPTIONAL: small amount of contrasting yarn, DK or lighter
Needles and Hooks US 8 or 9, or whatever needle the yarn you pick out calls for. G or H crochet hook
Accessories Darning needle, tape measure
Homework You will need to make the following 1 swatch:
CO 12 stitches
Work the first 5 stitches in seed stitch (knit 1, purl 1 then purl 1, knit 1 on next row) and the last 7 stitches in stockinette (alternating rows of knit and purl). Work for 4 rows ending with WS row
Patty Lyons is a nationally recognized knitting teacher and technique expert who is known for teaching the “why” not just the “how” in her pursuit of training the “mindful knitter”. She specializes in sweater design and sharing her love of the much-maligned subjects of gauge and blocking.
Patty teaches nationally at guilds & knitting shows around the country such as Vogue Knitting LIVE, STITCHES, and the Knit and Crochet Show!
Patty's designs and knitting skill articles have been published in Vogue Knitting, Interweave Knits, Knit Purl, Knitter’s Magazine, Cast On, Knit Style, and Creative Knitting magazines, where she also writes a knitter’s advice column called “Patty’s Purls of Wisdom”.