Shawl Design Workshop - with Kate Atherley

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For adventurous knitters looking to expand their skills, and get creative! In this 3 hour workshop Kate explains key shawl shapes, and how to make them your own with stitch patterns and custom design details.

We’ll share tips for shawl knitting: stretchy cast ons and bind offs, and increase and edging options for decorative and functional purposes. We’ll talk about yarn choices and fabrics, how to use multiple colors, and stitch patterns that work for variegated yarns. Students leave with a set of pattern templates and the confidence and knowledge to start customizing and creating their own designs!

Skills needed: Intermediate to Advanced - Knitters must have made a few shawls, and have some lace skill. 

Please Bring: paper and pencil, calculator/app, patterns for any designs you want to adapt or alter, stitch patterns they wish to use, sketches or notes on design ideas

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