Tincture Hat Workshop with Andrea Mowry

Saturday, May 12, 10am-1pm • $75
This class is full. Call 734.7807867 to be added to the waiting list. 
 

   Andrea Mowry  has been designing eye-catching and wearable knits since 2014, focusing on crafting garments and accessories that fit the modern wardrobe, using materials chosen with an eye toward supporting other small businesses. She loves to learn new techniques and skills, and she loves to share her knowledge with other knitters through her carefully crafted patterns and through her teaching. We are very happy to welcome her back to Spun!

Andrea Mowry has been designing eye-catching and wearable knits since 2014, focusing on crafting garments and accessories that fit the modern wardrobe, using materials chosen with an eye toward supporting other small businesses. She loves to learn new techniques and skills, and she loves to share her knowledge with other knitters through her carefully crafted patterns and through her teaching. We are very happy to welcome her back to Spun!

Want to tackle a new kind of colorwork with sought-after teacher and designer Andrea Mowry? In this fun, project-based class students will learn Mosaic knitting!

Prerequisites: Participants should be familiar with the following: the long-tail cast-on, knitting, purling, and knitting in the round.
Homework: Students will need to have completed the brim of their hat before class. Using size US5 16” circular needles and the lighter of their two colors (Andrea used Arbor’s Thaw, which is a light gray), cast on 112 stitches. Join to work in the round, and work in K2, P2 rib (knit 2, purl 2) for 1.75”. Andrea recommends using the Twisted German Cast-On: students can find a tutorial here if they would like to try it out.
Materials: 
-Two skeins of DK weight yarn (100 yd/35 g for the main color; 90 yd/30 g for the contrast color), purchased from Spun. Andrea recommends Brooklyn Tweed’s Arbor. She used 1 skein of Thaw (light gray) for her main color and 1 skein of Tincture (yellow) for her contrast color.
-16” size US5 circular needles
-16” size US7 circular needles
-Size US7 double-pointed needles
-Stitch markers
-Darning or tapestry needle

Note: Space is limited to 8 students

 

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