If You Ain't Got That Swing, Then You Ain't Got A Thing: Denver's Swing Knitting Workshop Begins
This detail of a knitted piece by expert fiber artist Ann Myhre is an example of one of the most exciting trends in knitting today -- swing knitting. Complex color schemes combine with a stitching technique called 'short rows' to create organic and structured squares. If you are ready for fun and challenging handwork, this is a perfect workshop to take your knitting into the future.
Mondays, August 4, 11, 18 & 25, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Central Library, Level 1 Fresh City Lounge
Learn the hottest new technique in artful handwork – swing knitting. It involves short rows and turning your work as you knit; the finished product is a beautiful blend of Art Deco crispness and Bohemian color ways and Modern Jazz rhythms! Yes, it’s really that good. Be the first on your block to master swing knitting with our expert teachers, Ann Myhre and Janny Potter. $29 materials fee for this class; includes all yarns needed for your first project. No beginning students, please; prerequisites for this workshop: confidence in knit, purl, inc and dec stitches. Registration is required. Please register online or call 720-865-1206.
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