Modular knitting workshop

£55.00

Have fun with modular knitting!

10:00 – 16:00, Saturday 17 August 2019
Being Knitterly Studio, Loughborough, Leicestershire
7 maximum.

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One day modular knitting workshop

Have fun with modular knitting

Join knitwear designer Nicki Merrall at the Being Knitterly Studio for her Modular Knitting workshop.

Modular knitting (also known as mitred or domino knitting) is a fun technique in which you knit one module (or shape) at a time. Having knitted the first module, you pick up stitches from the previous module, so that each piece is joined as it is knitted. Nicki will show you how to knit a single mitred square in garter stitch, then how to pick up stitches and knit additional squares. The fun starts when you knit stripes; the decreases cause the stripes to form a corner rather than straight lines. Nicki will give you some helpful tips for choosing colours, as well as working in stripes.

Dates:

10:00 – 16:00, Saturday 17 August 2019
Being Knitterly Studio, Loughborough, Leicestershire
7 maximum.

Venues:

The Being Knitterly Studio is in a beautiful Edwardian house in Loughborough, Leicestershire.

Hope & Elvis is a large studio run by Louise Asher. It is situated in the tranquil Harley Foundation studios at Welbeck, North Nottinghamshire.

Full details and directions will be sent to you upon booking.

Workshop comprises:

  • A designer’s ‘show and tell’ using Nicki’s own designs, swatches and knitting books.
  • Tuition on knitting mitred squares, working seamlessly and working edging triangles.
  • Advice on planning projects using mitred squares.
  • Lunch (at the Being Knitterly Studio only).
  • Refreshments all day, as well as home-baked cake in the afternoon.

You will learn to:

  • Knit a mitred square in garter stitch.
  • Work a variety of decreases.
  • Make additional mitred squares by picking up stitches.
  • Knit triangles to fill in gaps at the edges.
  • Plan a project using mitred squares.
  • Vary the basic mitred square using stripes.

You’ll leave the Modular Knitting workshop with your knitted samples and instructions for the techniques covered, as well as plenty of ideas to try at home. You’ll be ready to make your first modular knitting project, such as a cushion cover, bag, scarf or throw.

Price includes:

  • Tuition.
  • Yarn for samples.
  • A summary of techniques covered.
  • Lunch (at the Being Knitterly Studio only).
  • Refreshments all day, as well as home-baked cake in the afternoon.

Please bring:

  • Notebook and pen.
  • 4.00 mm knitting needles.
  • Yarn scissors.
  • A yarn needle.

Level:

  • Improver knitter (confident with casting on and off, knitting and purling as well as working garter and stocking stitch).
  • Intermediate knitter (happy following written instructions).

Maximum 7 participants.

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