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Multicolor Techniques in Lace Knitting
Achieving a pleasing balance of color and design
An exploratory class in color theory, techniques and tips for lace knitting with multiple colors. e.g.
- changing colors and hiding ends
- design schemes based on Fibonacci numbers and the Golden Ratio
- working lace intarsia
- using variegated yarns (what works for lace, what doesn't and why)
Reversible Lace Cables Scarf in Heritage Yarns hand-dyed color Sagebrush
- Prerequisites: Basic lace knitting skills.
- Students bring yarn and knitting needles if they want to participate in practice exercises.
- Additional student materials fee: $10 per student (includes class workbook).
- Duration: 3 - 6 hours. The longer version of class allows time to cover all topics; for shorter classes and program seminars, not all topics are covered depending on time.
Interested in scheduling?
Contact Jackie E-S for availability and filling out a contract.
See Classes Offered for other knitting workshops and program seminars I offer.
References of some places where Multicolor Techniques in Lace Knitting has been/will be taught
Mosaic Yarn Studio, Des Plaines IL September 9, 2007 (3 hour class).
Knit at Night Guild 10 Year Anniversary Celebration, Houston TX August 25 - 27, 2006 (3 hour class).
Dallas Hand Knitters Guild, Dallas TX May 2, 2006. (program seminar titled "Lace Knitting in a 'Color Full' World")
YARNOVER 20th Annual Minnesota Knit Together sponsored by the Minnesota Knitter's Guild, Minneapolis MN April 29, 2006 (3 hour class).
Riverside Knitting Guild, Riverside CA October 7, 2005. (6 hour class)
Sixth Annual Boise Lace Knitting Retreat, Boise ID October 2 - 7, 2004 (4 hour class). During this retreat, I also taught Knitted Lace Edgings, What to Look for in a Yarn, and the "Designing and Charting Your Own Lace" module of Simply Elegant Knitted Lace.
Westchester Knitting Guild, Irvington NY Nov 13, 2004 (6 hour class).