Class name, Knit Silver Birch Cardigan
Instructor, Dorothea Martin
Craft type, needle knitting
Class format, phone
Class dates, September 13 and 15 for first class and September 20 or 22 for second class
Class time, 7:30 p.m. Eastern
Sign up deadline, September 6
Description: This phone/email combo class will teach students how to measure ourselves for a cardigan and then knit the Silver Birch Cardigan from Premier Yarns:
The class will begin with two phone sessions with the first on 09/13 or 09/15 (alternate) to measure for the correct size and learn the Silver Birch stitch. We will begin the cardigan in the 2nd session, 09/20 or 09/22. Each person will then have tutorial sessions by phone or email that will be arranged until the cardigan is finished.
Know how to knit, Purl, cast on, bind off, increase and decrease.
- Premier Yarns DK Colors #1071-06 Foggy (to match the silver birch tree’s bark), (4-6) skeins
- circular knitting needle (32-inch or longer) size 7 or size needed for gauge 20 sts x 26 rows = 4” in Birch Stitch
- tapestry or darning needle (Lion brand makes the blunt-eye darning needles that are best)
a usable measuring tape.