|Rip Van Winkle SOCK KNITTING RETREAT
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November 7, 8 and 9
in the Catskill Mountains
Winter Clove Inn, Round Top NY
Materials needed for this class:
Knit a a romantic cabled knit
sweater. Using an original Countrywool pattern, learn to make a custom
fit sweater starting with the sleeves. Knit
purl, count and cable, you can make this sweater! Knitters
returning from an older class for a refresher are most welcome :)
November 10 and 24
November 13 and 20
1- 3 pm
Braided cords...Two handed stranded color knitting...
How to make a sock heel
A stocking is the PERFECT place to make your first sock heel.
These stockings make IMPRESSIVE door decorations.
16" circular needle US #7
150 grams total dk/sport weight yarn -
HEILO or CASCADE 220 suggested
double pointed needles US #7
Pattern with 4 stockings provided at class
10 - 1 pm
Need to learn the basics? Like making a smooth yarn? Want to figure out how to spin for a particular project? Need help plying? Have a wheel that needs a tune-up? Fascinated by color blended yarns?
All skill levels welcome.
One wheel available to rent for class. Fibers extra.
Drop spindlers welcome!
December 4 & 11
Double pointed needle knitting OR Magic Loop with a LONG circular needle
How to make a gusset
How to measure for good mitten fit
How to decrease for a "baseball" style top
Want a challenge? Two handed stranded color knitting
Decreasing in color pattern
Get a head start on making the WARMEST mittens you've ever had. Having a basket of these by your back door in cold weather is a fabulous pick-me-up when the cold hits. Dog walkers, mail carriers, babysitters, joggers, skiers...all could use a pair this holiday season. Get out your stash
and knit through it!
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon and pick up some tips, supplies to get organized. Learn some new techniques or polish the ones you already have. Make EASY MITTENS and go from there, or pick a stranded Countrywool mitten pattern/bring one of your favorites!
Yarn: 4 oz skein (190 yds) Brown Sheep
Lamb's Pride Worsted OR
100 gram skein (160 yds) Lanaloft
Worsted OR 4 oz skein (200 yds)
#4 and #6 double pointed needles
OR learn Magic Loop knitting:
using 32" or longer ADDI TURBO
1 ring marker, 1 clip marker,
2 mini (1 ¾ “ ) stitch holders per mitten
a ruler and darning needle
Yarn: 50 gram skeins (109 yards)
HEILO 100 wool: 2 Main Color (MC),
1 Contrasting Color (CC) and
1 Edge Color (EC)
#3 and #5 double pointed needles OR
learn Magic Loop knitting: using 32" or longer ADDI TURBO needles
1 ring marker, 2 clip markers
4 - 1 ¾ “ stitch holders
a ruler and darning needle
Pattern of your choice included
OR bring your own!
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