Self-lining Double-knitting

There are a few patterns I've designed (and maybe you've got some in mind yourself) where reversibility is not as much of a concern as simply having a way to hide the “wrong side” of your colorwork while adding some extra structure to the fabric. Self-lining double-knitting is a special application of two-pattern double-knitting where one pattern is simply a solid color.

In this workshop, I'll teach you how to achieve self-lining in two and three colors, to prepare you in some small way for the fabric in my Box of Delights and Whorl'd Tree patterns. You’ll also learn a really clean double-knit selvedge, as well as how to integrate a third color into it.

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prerequisites

(what to know)

You should have taken the Introduction or Advanced Beginner workshops or have facility with modern (two colors at once) double-knitting. You should also be comfortable following knitting charts.

Requirements

(what to bring)

3 distinct solid colors (1 light, 1 darker, 1 other) of plain yarn in the DK to worsted weight range and a pair of straight or circular needles in an appropriate size for your chosen yarn.

Homework

(what to Do)

Watch the cast-on video at double-knitting.com/caston-video

Cast on 19 BA pairs (where B is your dark color and A is your light).

This workshop's last session was recorded; access to the recording is now available for purchase on the Workshop Recordings page!

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