Knitting Class: Stranded Diamond Dazzle Mitts

Diamond Dazzle Colorwork Mitts
(slip stitches, Latvian braids, and an afterthought thumb)
Two 2-Hour Classes: Saturdays 8/24 and 9/7 1-3 pm

Quantity: 15

Want to learn another form of colorwork knitting that looks very intricate, but only requires you to knit with one color at a time? Want to learn how to do those knitting braids that run perpendicular to your knitting?  Want to learn how to put in an afterthought thumb? Then join me for my Diamond Dazzle Colorwork Mitts Class and make yourself a stunning pair of mitts while learning the above skills.

Experience Level Required:  Some knitting and purling preferred

Materials Fee ($6 included in Registration Fee) for Diamond Dazzle Mitts pattern

Materials Student Brings:

180 yards of DK weight yarn for diamond outlines, cuffs, and thumbs (solid or semi-solid color)

130 yards of DK weight yarn for background color (gradient, variegated, hand-painted, or another semi-solid color), Note: Choose a high contrast from diamond outline yarn

Size US 1 ½ (2.5mm) needles either 32” circular DPNs or size needed to obtain gauge (8.5 stitches and 10 rows per inch in stockinette)

Tapestry needle

1 locking stitch marker

Small amount of contrasting color waste yarn

 

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