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    ... From: Lynn Anne Banks Date: Thu, May 6, 2010 at 9:11 PM Subject: [nebraskaknittingguildTKGA] Retreat class supply lists and homework
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      From: Lynn Anne Banks <LABanks04@...>
      Date: Thu, May 6, 2010 at 9:11 PM
      Subject: [nebraskaknittingguildTKGA] Retreat class supply lists and homework
      To: nebraskaknittingguildTKGA@yahoogroups.com


       

      Okey-dokey. The supply lists and homework are here for the Retreat. See you there!

      Lynn Anne

      Fair Isle Supply List

      • Worsted-weight yarn - (wool, or wool-blend preferred. Not cotton.) 3 skeins or balls of colors that please you when put together.
      • Knitting needle – circular 16", 20", or 24"; the size suggested on the ball band
      • Stitch holder or large safety pin
      • Stitch markers
      • Scissors
      • Darning needle
      • If you have a method for keeping track of directions/charts (ie. magnet board), bring it

      Homework
      Cast on 40, 60, or 80 stitches. The number of stitches needs to be multiples of 4 and 10, and be able to comfortably reach around the circular needle, without stretching the knitting. Join in the round, being careful not to twist the yarn. Place marker at beginning of round.

      (Knit 2, purl 2) repeat to the end of round.
      Repeat this round for approximately 1 inch.

      Bring this and your supplies to class.

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      Fix-It and Make it Fit supply list

      • Worsted-weight yarn (wool, or wool blend preferred) – light or bright colors. . (Individual stitches are difficult to see in navy blue, black, charcoal grey etc.)
      • Knitting needles – the size suggested on the ball band
      • Thin knitting needles – straight, and at least 3 sizes smaller than above needles
      • Crochet hook – size D or E (slightly smaller than knitting needles)
      • Cable needle or DPN – one or two sizes smaller than knitting needles
      • Small amount of smooth yarn – cotton, bamboo, etc.
      • Stitch markers
      • Stitch holder (optional)
      • Scissors
      • Measuring tape
      • Darning needle

      Homework
      Cast on 30 stitches.
      Knit 6 rows. (Garter stitch)
      Beginning with a knit row, work 4 inches more in stockinette stitch.
      Place all stitches on a stitch holder.


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