Stocking Techniques (3 hours)
Saturday, November 11, 10a-1p • $50
Teacher: Melynda Bernardi from French Press Knits
Start a new tradition this holiday season with handknit stockings! Spun is excited to welcome designer Melynda Bernardi to offer this special holiday class that will teach you the essential techniques you need to get started knitting stockings. You’ll learn about stocking construction, including different heel and toe options, and Melynda will also cover reading a colorwork chart, duplicate stitch, and stranded knitting. Get ready to create gifts that loved ones will treasure for years to come!
Pre-requisites: Participants should be familiar with the following: the long-tail cast-on, knitting in the round (using double-points or magic loop), and purling.
• Worsted weight yarn purchased from Spun in three colors. (We recommend Harrisville Designs Highland.)
• Size US5 double-point needles (set of five) OR 40” size US5 circular needle (if you prefer magic loop)
• Darning or tapestry needle
• Stitch markers
Bonus! Sign up for Melynda’s class, and Spun will give you a coupon for 10 percent off your purchase of her beautiful stocking primer, Comfort and Joy.
Maximum number of students: 8