BlockingKnits carousel.jpeg Horizontal TabsDescription Increase your knitting expertise by learning a variety of blocking techniques as well as how to properly care for your hand-knitted items in this half-day workshop with Sarah Peasley. Wednesday, October 17, 2018 to Saturday, October 27, 2018 Registration Fee: $60 *K-12 Educators: Earn 3 State of Michigan SCECH clock hours by attending this workshop. Register Here How do you wash your knitting? How confident are you in your blocking skills? Participate in an eye-opening demo and a practical discussion about options for laundering and blocking your hand knits, including tools, techniques, interpretation of those cryptic laundry symbols, and a basic tutorial on different types of fiber. NOTE: Please see Supplies tab for pre-class assignment and required materials. Register Here for the Knitting Skills PackageRegister for both Joining Yarn for Knitting and Blocking Hand-Knitted Work and receive a price discount. Enjoy a full day of knitting for just $95. Faculty Sarah Peasley Instructor of Visual Arts, Interlochen College of Creative Arts Schedule Supplies Students please bring: 50 gm smooth, wool, worsted-weight yarn US 7 (4.5 mm) circular or straight needles Homework (please complete before class) Swatch #1: Cast on 24 stitches. Work in k2, p2 rib until piece measures approximately 3". Bind off loosely in pattern. Cut yarn. Swatch #2: Cast on 16 stitches. Rows 1-12: K1, [yo, p2tog, k1] to end of row. Bind off. Cut yarn.