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Portuguese Knitting - With Mary Jo Harris

Portuguese Knitting - With Mary Jo Harris

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PORTUGUESE STYLE KNITTING - With Mary Jo Harris

Saturday, February 24, 2024 - 10am - 1pm at the Holiday Inn at the American Center, Madison Wisconsin. 

NOTE: YOU MUST BE A RETREAT ATTENDEE TO PURCHASE THIS CLASS> PURCHASE YOUR RETREAT REGISTRATION HERE

In Portuguese-style knitting the yarn is tensioned around a knitting pin on your shoulder or around your neck.  Stitches are created by a flick of your thumb making this an easy way to knit without stressing your hands or wrists.

Participants will learn: The history of Portuguese Knitting

  • The advantages of Portuguese Knitting
  • How to Purl using the Portuguese method
  • How to Knit using the Portuguese method
  • How to Bind off using the Portuguese method
  • How to make a scarf using the Portuguese method
  • Increases using the Portuguese method
  • Decreases using the Portuguese method
  • Resources available on Portuguese Knitting

Length of Class:  3 hours

Skill Level:  Knowing how to cast on, bind off, knit, and purl helpful

Materials Needed

= Worsted weight yarn (no novelty yarn). 

= Either straight or circular needles in size appropriate for your yarn. 

= Usual knitting supplies

Homework:  None

Class Size:    3–15 participants age 12 and older

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