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JC Briar: Wedge Shawl Design

With National Instructor JC Briar

Stunning shawls are often formed of lace “wedges,” sections that gradually grow wider as the knitting progresses. Triangular shawls formed of two wedges are a familiar option. But shawls of three or more wedges are also possible, and often sit more securely on the wearer’s shoulders. Take this class to learn how to design a wedge shawl of your own. Pick from a selection of lace wedges, or learn to tweak your favorite lace pattern into a wedge shape. Choose your edgings, and a “spine” to appear between the wedges. By the end of class, you’ll be well on your way to a new, unique shawl.

Required Materials: 

  • Instructions provided by JC at class
  • Yarn - Lace weight to DK weight yarn to practice your shawl design (please do not select a lace weight yarn if you have never used it before!)
  • Needles - Size appropriate for your yarn (choose a needle 1-2 sizes larger than the size listed on the ball band of your yarn)
  • Notions - knit kit, including locking stitch markers, contrast color waste yarn, crochet hook, pencil & eraser (graph paper will be provided), stitch dictionaries (optional)
Homework - None

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 class are 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
Requirements: Students should know how to read basic patterns and understand basic lace techniques.
Instructor: JC Briar is the author of 'Charts Made Simple' and is a confessed "technique freak." She teaches throughout the United States.

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.