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Introduction to Modular Knitting: Crystal Fragments Shawl by Stephen West with Ute



From the designer, Stephen West:  Choose six colors to knit this geometric garter stitch shawl. Each section is knit with one color at a time while you pick up stitches and attach each new section to previous section, so there is no seaming. The long angular shape inspired by crystal formations features a large center section knitted with a self-striping yarn. The small sections framing the center self-striping shape feature semi-solid color pops. Collect a vibrant color palette and enjoy the magic of modular knitting.


The classes will introduce you to the concept of modular knitting.  What is modular knitting?  Basically, what it sounds like, any form of knitting that joins multiple pieces of knit fabric together by picking up stitches, no seaming involved.  NOTE:   The last class is significantly later, on purpose to give you time to complete the knitting before with work on the border.


Beginners are welcome, but you need basic knowledge of knitting and purling and bring an open mind. 


Join us on this adventure and let’s have some fun.


Skills learned in this class:

       *Modular Knitting
 
       * Experience how to join different pieces together

Materials to bring to the first class:

Crystal Fragments Shawl by Stephen West available on Ravelry to purchase


*Fingering weight yarn in 6 colors:  you can use Mini skeins, leftover fingering yarn in multiple      colors etc.

  Color A:  190 yds

  Color B:  150 yds

  Color C:  160 yds

  Color D:  130 yds

  Color E:  459 yds:  choose your other colors based on this skein, which makes up the middle piece,    number 5 in the picture.  

  Color F 250 yds


*US 5 needles.  You will need a long circular (40”) at the end for the finishing. 


*Removable stitch markers, tapestry needle

 






 


Skill Level: Intermediate
Skill Details: basic knowledge of knitting and purling
Materials Included: No
Instructor: Ute
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