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Ladderback Jacquard



Long Floats in stranded colorwork can be a knitter's nemesis!  The Ladderback Jacquard (LBJ) technique is often a game changer to manage long floats invisibly and with even tension.  In this class, you will learn how to incorporate the LBJ technique into any stranded colorwork project.  We will cover where and how to create a LBJ stitch when floats get long and then how to remove this stitch when it's no longer needed.  Voila - your colorwork may have never looked so tidy!  We will create the charming I'll Pack A Cowl for Rhinebeck for a great opportunity to practice all aspects of this technique.

Skill Requirements: Solid comfort with stranded colorwork in the round and reading colorwork charts.

Materials:
  • I'll Pack A Cowl for Rhinebeck by Deb Jacullo - free pattern on Ravelry here https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/ill-pack-a-cowl-for-rhinebeck
  • Worsted weight yarn - 100 yards main color (mc), 100 yards contrasting color (cc), 50 yards white, 25 yards black.
  • 24" US #7 (4.50 mm) circular needle or size to achieve gauge
  • Pencil, eraser, highlighter pen
  • A few stitch markers (solid or opening)
  • Tapestry needle
Homework
  • Obtain I'll Pack A Cowl for Rhinebeck pattern.  If you are unable to use Ravelry, we can get you the pattern at Acorn Street Shop.
  • Complete ribbing and first 12 rounds of colorwork chart per pattern.  Then we will be able to jump into the LBJ technique in class.
Age minimum - Sixteen years of age
Class minimum - 3 students
If the class minimum is not met, students will be notified prior to the class start date and a full refund will be given.
Skill Level:
intermediate
Instructor Name:
Jacquie Hubbard

Ladderback Jacquard

Cost:
$ 75.00
Fri, Jul 26, 2024 at 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
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