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Intro to Swing Knitting

Have you heard of Swing Knitting®? Join us and learn this fascinating technique using short rows to create fun and interesting bursts of color. Swing Knitting® terms will be taught and used - this is a whole new language for knitters! Your finished piece can be a cowl or a scarf. If you have not worked with short rows before, we recommend that you take The Knitter's Tool Box: Short Rows on February 8 before taking this class.

Skills taught in this class:
  • Swing Knitting® terminology
  • German short rows
  • Carrying yarns up the sides of your work
Required Materials:
  • Pattern - Swing Knits® Every Which Way by Brigitte Ellitt (included in class fee)
  • Yarn - Fingering weight yarn - one self-striping (e.g., Schoppel Wolle Zauberball, Lana Grossa Magico II, Noro Silk Garden Sock) and one solid - approximately 300 yards of ea
  • Needles - US6/4.0mm 16-24" circular 
  • Notions - knit kit, including locking stitch markers (two colors - at least 6 of ea)

Meets 4x

Cancellation Policy - Student cancellations must be made at least 2 weeks prior to the first session to receive a refund for the class fee. After that date, class fees are not refundable and cannot be transferred to another class. Any yarn or supplies purchased for subject to our regular return policy. 3 Kittens will only cancel a class if no students have signed up; however, we may need to reschedule due to weather or illness.
Skill Level:
Level 4 - Advanced
Students must be able to read a knitting pattern; know how to fix minor mistakes; be comfortable with reading charts; know how to do basic short rows

Intro to Swing Knitting

$ 60.00