Knit Projects Part One

Bosc Pear Shawl

Bosc Pear Shawl

Beginning Knit Three

In this class you will be coached through your choice of 4 projects. Students should already have a grasp on basic knit techniques. This class is not for the first time knitter.

Dates: 2 sessions, March 5, 2017 & March 19, 2017 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Cost: $60

Instructor:  Jill

Skills Learned:


·        Practice your knitting skills

Skills Required:

·        Cast On; Bind Off; Knit; Pearl; Yarn Over, SSPO; K2tog; & SS

·        Experience Reading Charts/Patterns

Materials Needed:

·        340+ yards worsted yarn

·        Size 8 Knitting Needles


·       Students should arrive with all necessary materials, yarn caked, and homework completed. See individual project for specific notes.

Mohair Fishnet Poncini a Steven Be Pattern

Feza Fishnet Ponchini by StevenBe (pattern $7.00)


Materials:            924 yards worsted weight yarn 4 colors for even distribution choose 231 yards each. Or be creative and choose more or less of your favorite color              

                              (pattern suggests Feza Yarns Alp Natural)

                                             (other yarn can be substituted if a lacier or chunkier look is desired)


                                             Circular Needles – size US 11

                                                            32” & 24” cables

                                             Measuring tape

                                             Tapestry/darning needle


               Homework:         Using 2 strands of color A, CO 42 sts.



Interlude Shawl

Interlude Shawl

Interlude Shawl by Janina Kallio (pattern $7.13)


               Materials:            440 yards sock weight or fingering yarn

                                             US 6 Knitting needle or size to obtain gauge

                                             (pattern suggests Malabrigo Yarn Sock Eden Cottage Yarns Titus 4 ply The                                                             Uncommon Thread Posh Fingering)


               Homework:         Make swatch to determine gauge – not crucial, but helpful to determine                                                 yardage)

                                             20 sts. X 40 rows = 10cm/4”


                                             For project:  CO 3 sts and knit 9 rows



Bosc Pear

Bosc Pear Shawl by Tetiana Otruta (free pattern)


               Materials:            480 yds fingering weight yarn

                                             (pattern suggests 1 skein of Wolle’s Yarn Creations Color Changing Cotton, 100g)

                                             US 6 Knitting needles or size to obtain gauge

                                             Stitch Markers


               Homework:         Make swatch to determine gauge

                                             20 sts. X 32 rows in st. st. blocked

                                             Gauge is not crucial to this project, but different gauges give different finished                                                             sizes and may need more yarn to complete the project.

Cryin' Icicles by Plucky Knitter Design

Cryin' Icicles

by Plucky Knitter Design

Yarn weight:  Worsted (9 wpi) ?
Gauge: 16 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches
Needle size
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
US 11 - 8.0 mm
Yardage: 700 yards (640 m)