Masterclass double knitting with Chrissie Day Sunday 2nd (+FESTIVAL ENTRANCE)


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Sunday 2nd



Achieve differing effects and colours in Garment and Shawl edgings.
In this class we will need to cover the following techniques:

Cable cast-on, Single colour cast-on, Double colour cast-on, Ribbed cable cast-on, Ribbed long tail cast-on which gives two very distinctive colour sides, Twined cable cast-on, Braided cable cast-on, Two colour long tail ribbed cast-on, Italian cast-on, Two colour tubular cast-on, and Two colour moebius cast-on.

Master techniques which interlocks your design together as we start our garment or shawl with our double knit edging. Cover the double knit to single face technique. Differing cast on methods to accommodate this technique. Dual-coloured work with differing designs on either side as our inlays and edges. Using the same technique to give pockets in garments, learning how to cast off and re-cast on for differing layers. Quilting layers for our edging for effect. A new technique of lace in our double knitted fabric.

New. Garment edgings in double knit and buttonholes in this dual-faced fabric.

New. Reversible cuffs. You may have dots on both sides or let some of them move from one side. This is an excellent introduction to dissimilar side double knitting.

To take the Masterclass, knitters must be proficient in dual-yarn handling and preferably have done some double knitting before.

2-5 colours of yarn are needed to work on a 2.75mm-3mm needle circular needle 40- 60cms.
Bring stitch holder or safety pins to keep sample work on.
Design to take home