FIXING KNITTING MISTAKES with Myra Rubin
Everybody makes mistakes when they knit—from small ones to big ones.
In this class we'll practice fixing some basic mistakes & tackle your
specific questions too. Techniques
covered: - how to rip out many rows without losing any stitches
- how to back out knits, purls, k2tog, yo, ssk, slipped sts, p2tog
- how to pick up dropped sts: knits, purls, yo, k2tog, & even cast on sts
- what to do when you run out of tail part way through casting on and how to
avoid running out of tail in the
- what to do when you're out of yarn in the middle of a bind off
Be sure to bring any projects you have with mistakes in them!
Class homework: Using size 8 needles and worsted weight yarn, knit a square as
Cast on 30 stitches. Knit 8 rows (Garter stitch).
Row 1: Knit,
Row 2: K5, P20, K5
Repeat these 2 rows for 2-3". Leave knitting on needle.
Please bring Size 8 needles, worsted weight yarn, a spare size 4 or 5 needle, 1
crochet hook (any size
between E and H) and tapestry needle.
Date: Saturday, Aug 14; 1-3 pm; Cost: $45