Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Bay Lakes Knitting Guild to give knitters of all skill levels the opportunity to get to know other knitters, to learn new techniques, and to share their ideas, resources, and talents with the community.

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Materials and pre-knitting for “Knitters Teaching Knitters”

Materials and pre-knitting for the November 12th meeting, “Knitters Teaching Knitters”

If you have any questions, please contact the teacher through their email.

Barbara Malcolm (mosaic knitting):
    1.  2 colors of cotton yarn (high-contrast solid colors preferred)
    2.  Needles to suit yarn (one or even two sizes smaller if you knit loosely [most dishcloth patterns call for US 7, I use US 5 to get the same result]).

Kris Kyles (cable knitting):
1.    Worsted weight yarn
2.    US 7 or US 8 straight needles
3.    A cable needle or 1 double point needle

Kathy Potter (linen stitch):  Two choices

A. linen stitch scarf:
1.    2 skeins of sport weight or DK yarn (two colors that blend in a scarf)
2.    32” US 6 needles circular needles  
3.    Cast on 449 stitches


B. linen stitch sample:
1.    1 skein of sport or DK weight yarn
2.    straight or circular needles US 6

Vicki Jicha (weaving-in tails/blocking):

1.    Tapestry needle
2.    Swatch or small piece of knitting, either stockinette or garter stitch 

Becky Moore (fair isle knitting):

1.    Some colored pencils
2.    4-5 same weight remnant balls of yarn, (at least golf ball size) one should be  your dominant color 
     3.    Set of straight needles, appropriate size needles for the type of yarn you’re using

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