Pressed Flowers is a delightful knitted shawl that has an interesting knitted/woven appearance in two colors with a geometric repeated floral motif. Previous experience with stranded colorwork recommended; we will learn to read a chart in this class. For those who like to mix it up, the border edging can be completed in reversed colors! Finished size is 75" wingspan and 33" deep at the point.
Materials and Equipment: Yarn: Model is done in Manos del Uruguay Milo Main Color: 2 skeins (548 yds) Flower Color: 2 skeins (448 yds) Needles: #6 32-inch circular or longer Notions: Stitch markers, tapestry needle Purchase pattern Pressed Flowers by Amy Christoffers for $5.00 on Ravelry: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/pressed-flowers-3
Yarn for the class must be purchased at Alamitos Bay Yarn Company before the first day of class. Yarn in skeins must be wound before the first day of class. Purchase pattern before the first day of class.
Please Note: If necessary, class and workshop fees can be transferred to another class or credited to your account up to two weeks before the start of the class. We cannot credit accounts or transfer after that.
Must be able to knit and purl and have experience with stranded colorwork. Learn to read a knitting chart
Must have yarn wound, if needed, before 1st class session.
Must bring or purchase correct sizes of circular needles to class.
Homework: Purchase pattern Pressed Flowers by Amy Christoffers at the following link:
Abby has been knitting for over 20 years, and has worked as a sample knitter. She grew up in Canada, where she worked in film & theater before moving to California in 2003. Her favorite projects always involve learning something new!