Professional Finishing Techniques

Take your knitwear to the next level

About this experience

This popular and informative class will show you how to give your work a professional finish - tension; cast on methods; shaping techniques; button holes and picked-up edges; bands, collars; short-row shaping and three-needle cast-off for shoulder seams; blocking and pressing; putting in sleeves and sewing up using mattress stitch.

You Will Need To Bring:
Knitted Squares:  Please knit the following in smooth, light coloured DK weight yarn:

X3 squares in stocking stitch, 10cm by 10cm
X2 squares in garter stitch, 10cm by 10cm
•    1 pair of 4mm knitting needles (either straight or circular needles is fine)
•    50g of smooth DK weight yarn
•    Tapestry Needle. 
Skill Level:
You should be comfortable with the following
•    Casting On
•    Knit Stitch 
•    Increasing and decreasing stitches
•    Purl Stitch
•    Casting Off