Double-knitting Off the Grid
Knitting is so often just one row of stitches on top of another – and double-knitting doubly so. In the pursuit of more interesting shapes, sometimes you need to go … off the grid.
In this workshop, you’ll learn a whole host of double-knit increases and decreases – you can use them for shaping later, but I prefer to use them to make colorwork that almost seems to be embroidered onto the fabric. You’ll also learn a really clean double-knit selvedge.
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(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 with some type of increase and decrease in single-layer knitting and be able to follow them in charts.
(what to bring)
2 distinct solid colors (1 light, 1 darker) 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.
(what to Do)
Please download the homework at double-knitting.com/dkotghw and follow the instructions.
If you're taking this as a 2-hour workshop, the homework is at double-knitting.com/dkotghw2.
This workshop's last session was recorded and access is now available for purchase!
BuildingBlox Recorded Workshops: Double-knitting Off the Grid, Mar 18, 2023.