Class length
3 hours or 6 hours
 
Skill level
Advanced
 
Class type
Design
 
Supplies needed
1.75 oz (50 g) smooth, worsted-weight yarn
1.75 oz (50 g) smooth, contrasting-colored, worsted-weight yarn
US 7 (4.5 mm) circular needles
US 7 (4.5 mm) double-pointed needles, approximately 7" (18 cm) in length
Graph paper
Pencil and eraser
Calculator
Blunt darning needle
Scrap yarn
Stitch markers
 
Materials fee
None
 
Homework
None
 
Techniques to be covered
Swatching with entrelac
Charting an entrelac design
Ratio of horizontal knitting to bias knitting
Flawless color changes between contrasting colors
Armholes
Neck opening
Joining the shoulders seamlessly
Neckbands and buttonbands
Sleeves

Designing with Entrelac

Designing with Entrelac photo

Class Description
Build on your basic entrelac skills with designing tips that are specific to this unique stitch pattern. Learn to swatch, plan, chart and execute a completely seamless entrelac garment. Prerequisite: “Basic Entrelac Techniques” class, or previous (successful) experience with entrelac.