#121 PORTUGUESE STYLE KNITTING by MARY JO HARRIS WED 9AM TO 12 NOON
121 MARY JO HARRIS PORTUGUESE STYLE KNITTING
EXPERIENCE: Need to know how to cast on, bind off, knit, and purl is helpful.
Workshop Description: In Portuguese-style knitting the yarn is tensioned around a knitting pin on your shoulder or around your neck. Stitches are created by a flick of your thumb making this an easy way to knit without stressing your hands or wrists. Students will learn: the history, advantages, how to purl, knit, BO, increase and decrease stitches using the Portuguese Style. Will also learn resources available about Portuguese Knitting.
Participants should bring: worsted weight yarn (no novelty yarn), either straight or circular needles in size appropriate for your yarn and usual knitting supplies.
Material fee: $8, includes: for Portuguese Knitting Pin and authorized handouts
Class Limit: 15