Skip to content

New Year New Skills

January 3, 2018

Ever wanted to clean up your seams or refine other knitting techniques? There’s no better time than now to commit to picking up some new skills with one of Vancouver’s most skilled knitwear designer, Holli Yeoh.

Holli 1

Fine Finishing Technique Series with Holli Yeoh

Uplift your knits from “home made” to “hand knit” by learning fine finishing techniques that rival commercially made garments. In this series of three skill-building workshops we’ll work on cast ons, seams, full-fashioned increases and decreases, grafting, weaving in ends and more. You will feel a sense of pride and confidence in your finished projects!

Minimum 4 participants and maximum 9

Take individual classes OR save on registration when you take all three

*****

Part I:  Fine Finishings – Beginnings

In the first class we’ll work on cast ons, selvages, fully fashioned increases and decreases and bind offs.

Materials needed:

Worsted weight yarn in a light to medium colour

4.5 mm (US 7) knitting needles

DATE: Saturday,  Jan 27th from 11:00-1:00pm

COST: $45 for the one class OR $110 for the series

*****

Part II:  Fine Finishings – Endings

After all the pieces of your project are completed you’ll want to prepare them for assembly and wearing. In the second class in the series we’ll cover blocking, ends, applied edgings and if time permits, buttonholes.

Materials needed:

Worsted weight yarn in a light to medium colour

4 mm (US 6) knitting needles

Homework swatch

DATE: Saturday,  Jan 27th from 2:00-4:00pm

COST: $45 for the one class OR $110 for the series

*****

Part III:  Fine Finishings – Seaming

Make sure to give your knitting the attention it deserves when seaming your garments. You’ll have a chance to try your hand at mattress stitch on both stocking stitch and garter stitch as well as false grafting. We’ll discuss the merits of reinforced seams and cover other seaming techniques as time permits.

Materials needed:

Two colours of Worsted weight yarn in a light to medium colour

Three 4.5 mm knitting needles

Yarn Needle

Homework swatches

DATE: Sunday,  Jan 28th from 11:00-1:00pm

COST: $45 for the one class OR $110 for the series

INSTRUCTOR: Holli Yeoh, of  Holli Yeoh Designs

 

holli 3

No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *