Basic Entrelac Techniques (3 hours) (advanced beginner)

Class Description

Take some tilty squares and triangles, add a fancy French name, and you get a totally addicting stitch pattern! Whether they lean to the right or to the left, whether they’re right side up or upside down, you’ll have all of the building blocks you need to make any entrelac pattern. Bonus skills: knitting backward and flawless color changes!

Techniques to be covered

  • Left-leaning and right-leaning base triangles
  • Left-leaning and right-leaning side triangles
  • Left-leaning and right-leaning rectangles
  • Left-leaning and right-leaning top triangles
  • Picking up stitches knitwise
  • Picking up stitches purlwise
  • Knitting backward

Supplies needed

  • 25 gms smooth, light colored, worsted weight yarn
  • 25 gms smooth, contrasting colored, worsted weight yarn
    US 7 (4.5 mm) needles
  • 4 stitch markers

Homework

None