Saturday, June 4, 2011


Bulky Cowl
Tunisian crochet is on the rise again, this time novel techniques such as lace patterns and working in the round are allowing for a greater variation in designs. The test piece for this class is a two colored cowl, worked in the round, using a hand crafted oversized Tunisian crochet hook with a long flexible cord. Participants will get an insight into the possibilities of using Tunisian crochet as design elements in knitting projects.

Techniques covered: casting on, estimating size, Tunisian simple stitch, Tunisian purl stitch, seed stitch pattern, working in the round with one or two colors, increases, decreases and binding off.

Ragga (raggaknits on Ravelry) is an Icelandic knitting instructor, designer, entrepreneur and the CEO of KNITTING ICELAND.  Ragga’s classes are creative and fun and enlightening. Her firm belief is that knowledge liberates you and enables her/him to think outside the charts and beyond the patterns.

Tunisian crochet hook with a long flexible cord
Materials:  Knitting Iceland has recently put on the market an oversized hook for Tunisian crochet. Mr. Jumbo is both suitable for working on flat pieces and in the round and opens up many exciting possibilities for fiber enthusiasts.

Dates:  June 22nd 6:30-9:30 pm  Wednesday evening.

Material not included in the class fee: tool $28.00 yarn cost is separate.

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