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Market Bag

November 3, 2018 9am - 12pm

In this 3-hour class, you will learn a whole bunch of techniques that you can use to knit the Ilene Market Bag, with the added bonus that you will use these skills in all sorts of projects. You will learn the following: picking up stitches, knitting a yo/k2tog lace in the round, and the 3-needle bind-off. We will also talk about working with linen as you work on this fun (and useful) project. You won’t be able to stop at just 1 bag (especially when you see all the fabulous colors!). We will be practicing on swatches with scrap yarn during the class. Homework required.

  • Skill Level:
  • Adventurous Beginner
  • Materials:
  • The pattern will be provided on the first day of class

  • 1 skein EuroFlax Sport Linen

  • Scrap yarn in worsted weight
  • US 4 (3.5mm) 24" circular needles
  • US 6 (4mm) 24" circular needles
  • US 8 (5mm) 24" circular needles
  • 1 extra US 4 (3.5mm) needle (a double pointed, straight, or circular needle)
  • 1 extra US 8 (5mm) needle (a double pointed, straight, or circular needle)
  • Homework:
  • With your size 8 needle and scrap worsted weight yarn, please cast on 30 stitches and knit 25 rows of stockinette (you will end after a wrong side row, ready to knit the right side). Leave your stitches on the needle; we will be practicing picking up stitches with this swatch. Please complete your homework before class because we will start right in on picking up stitches!
  • Date:
  • Saturday 11/3 9am-12pm
  • Fee:
  • $35
  • Instructor:
  • Nancy Lazerson

Class Policy: Class fees must be paid in advance to reserve your space. Class materials must be purchased at the shop. Teachers reserve the right to cancel a class with less than three sign-ups with at least 24 hours notice.

Cancellation Policy: We require at least 24 hours notice for the cancellation of a class or private lesson. We cannot refund, transfer, or provide store credit for class fees with less than 24 hours notice.