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 Registration Fee: $60 *K-12 Educators: Earn 3 State of Michigan SCECH clock hours by attending this workshop. This course is now closed. 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. 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.