Holly Christmas Stocking: Advanced Beginner


Holly Christmas Stocking: Advanced Beginner


September 23 & October 14 & 28  

Create a family heirloom for the holidays Maximum 6 students. $30 (3 session workshop)

Level:  Advanced beginner.  Need to know how to knit, purl and use circular and double pointed needles

You will learn: stranded color work (Fair Isle) knitting; reading a knitting chart; knitting a hem; knitting either an afterthought heel and toe or a short row heel and toe

Advanced Prep:  purchase pattern, yarns and needles; knit a gauge swatch of 16 inches = 4 inches in the round on larger needles, cast on for the stocking , join for knitting in the round and knit 11 rounds.

Materials Needed: worsted weight wool yarn, such as Ultra Wool, Woolstok, Rowan Pure Wool, Weepaca Big Bad Wool; 110 yards main color (red), 65 yards CC 1(green), 65 yards CC 2 (Ecru or cream). Needles: 16 inch circular needles in sizes 6 and 8 or sizes needed to get gauge; double pointed needles size 8 or size for gauge. Stitch markers, Crochet hook I, tapestry needles, waste yarn.

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