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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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 with some type of increase and decrease in single-layer knitting and be able to follow them in charts.

Requirements

(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.

Homework

(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.

If the upcoming virtual or live workshops below don't work for you due to time or location constraints, this workshop's last session was recorded and access is now available for purchase!

BuildingBlox Recorded Workshops: Advanced Beginner Double-knitting 01/54/2023

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