September 12, 2018 –
We couldn’t resist this garment any longer! And just like the pattern designer, we don’t know what to call it other than an “envelope.” Not a shawl, not a shrug, not a poncho. It’s construction is SUPER interesting and will go fast in this CHOOSE YOUR OWN KNITTING ADVENTURE with the offer of 5 sizes, 4 gauges and 2 stitch patterns. Snuggle up in this envelope and have that wardrobe piece that will most certainly be a conversation starter. This “thing you wear on an airplane in case the AC is turned too high” is designed for a 32” to a 50” bust and gives you the choice of gauges, so grab the yarn you want and swatch! Yarnista & Owner Susan Dickerson will teach this 4-session adventure from 1 to 3 p.m. on Wednesdays, Sept. 12 & 26, Oct. 10 & 24.
All materials can be purchased at The Flying Needles for 10% off after registration. The class is limited to 6 people. Register for this class by stopping by or calling us at (757) 345-3655.
Class Level: Advanced Intermediate
Skills required: You must be able to cast on, knit, purl, and bind off
What you will learn: Importance of gauge, binding off & casting on in the middle of the pattern, the mattress stitch for seaming
Materials: 410 to 800 yards of yarn in weight of choice, choice of needle between US size 7 to 10 32” cable or longer, gauge guide, scissors, a pencil, a highlighter**
HOMEWORK: Knit a 4” x 4” swatch (in pattern) with your needles & yarn and confirm gauge (please come to the shop if you need assistance). Please see pattern for gauges.
Pattern: L’Enveloppe by Sally Melville, $7.50 Ravelry electronic download or $9.50 printed
Cost: $120 with 24-hour advance reservation / $150 walk-in
**Notes: You will be writing on your pattern. Please bring a copy if you don’t want to mark your original. Have 1 or 2 skeins of your yarn wound prior to class if it comes in hanks. If you are uncertain of your size or the number of skeins you need, remember that wound yarn cannot be returned. Leave your last 1 or 2 hanks unwound, in case you have over bought.