Stranded with Mary: A Stranded Colorwork Intensive with Mary Scott Huff ~ 5-Session Class


Jan242021

From 9:00 am until 4:00 pm

At Zoom Meeting

$175.00 + materials

Registration is now closed for this series of classes.

If you'd like to be added to our waiting list,

email Dana at events@bazaargirls.com.

 

 

Dates for all 5 sessions:

Jan. 24 from  9 am - 4 pm, with a break for lunch

Feb. 28 from 9 am-noon

Mar. 28 from 9 am - 4 pm, with a break for lunch

April 25 from 9 am-noon

May 9 from 9 - 11 am

All times are Pacific Time.

Fee: $175 + materials

Level: Intermediate. You must have some experience knitting in the round with two colors.

We know that for many of you, completing a stranded colorwork sweater from beginning to end is pretty much at the top of your bucket list. Well, as always, Bazaar Girls is here to help!

The one, the only, Mary Scott Huff will join us on Zoom for an intensive steeked colorwork sweater workshop: “Stranded With Mary”.

In 5 live sessions on Zoom, Mary will guide us through the construction of her Bazaar Girls exclusive design, “Victoriana,” from start to finish. Inspired by the Victorian influences in Port Townsend, the steeked cardigan is made from the exquisite Elemental Affects Shetland yarn. In addition to the workshop sessions, participants will receive the “Victoriana” pattern and Mary’s class workbook. Students will choose from 4 colorways: Winter, Spring, Summer, or Fall. Mary will also moderate a dedicated Ravelry group where workshop students can make friends, compare notes, and ask questions in between sessions. The skills you master with Mary will prepare you to make any kind of steeked garment you wish going forward, including designing your own.

The workshop size is limited to 20 students.

NOTE: After you have registered, we’ll be in touch with information about choosing your colorway, calculating size, and ordering yarn.

 Session I: January 24, 2021, 9 am - 4 pm PST, with a one-hour break for lunch

·      Exploring differences between styles of stranded colorwork

·      Managing charts

·      Faced hem edge treatments

·      Center-front steeks

·      Yarn strand management

·      Personal goal setting for session II

Session II; February 28, 2021, 9 am -12 pm PST

·      SleeveShaping

·      Working two sleeves simultaneously

·      Special considerations for sleeve charts

·      Managingincreases

·      Separation and finishing of sleeves

·      Personal goal setting for session III

Session III: March 28, 2021, 9 am -4 pm PST, with a one-hour break for lunch

·      Eeek!Steeks! Executing three different techniques for securing a steek

·      Managingbody tube stitches

·      Frontneckline shaping

·      Joiningshoulder seams

·      Picking up stitches for knitted edgings

·      Personal goal setting for session IV

Session IV: April 25, 2021, 9 am -12 pm PST

·      Settingsleeves

·      Edgefinishing

·      Trimand closure ideas and information

·      Personal goal setting for session V

Session V: May 9, 2020, 9-11 am PST

·      Show and tell party

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