Class length
3 hours
 
Skill level
Beginner/Intermediate
 
Class type
Technique
 
Supplies needed
1.75 oz (50 g) smooth, light-colored, worsted-weight yarn
10 yds (10 m) smooth, contrasting-colored, worsted-weight yarn
US 7 (4.5 mm) straight or circular needles
Blunt darning needle
Sharp darning needle
Scissors
 
Materials fee
None
 
Homework
Cast on 30 stitches.
Ribbing section:
Rows 1-10: *K1, P1; repeat from * to end. 
Stockinette stitch section:
Row 11: Knit.
Row 12: K3, P24, K3.
Rows 13-30: Repeat Rows 11 and 12.
Seed stitch section:
Row 31: *K1, P1; repeat from * to end.
Row 32: *P1, K1; repeat from * to end.
Rows 33-40: Repeat Rows 31 and 32.
Second stockinette stitch section:
Row 41: Knit.
Row 42: K3, P24, K3.
Rows 43-60: Repeat Rows 41 and 42.
Garter stitch section:
Rows 61-70: Knit.
Bind off. Please don't weave in the yarn tails!
 
Techniques to be covered:
Joining new yarns into your work (same color vs. contrasting color)
Weaving ends diagonally/vertically/horizontally
Weaving ends using slippery yarns
Weaving ends into garter stitch, stockinette stitch, seed stitch, ribbing, lace
Weaving ends into stripes, Fair Isle, intarsia

Tying Up Loose Ends

Tying Up Loose Ends photo

Class Description
When is the last time a pattern told you exactly how to weave in those pesky yarn tails? Don’t you wish they would? Learn multiple methods for dealing with the ends in garter stitch, stockinette stitch, seed stitch, ribbing, and lace, and in color stripes, Fair Isle, and intarsia. Clear up the confusion so you can finish off your projects with ease.