with Tanis Gray
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Fair Isle Knit Mitts

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Class Overview

Bust your yarn stash and knit a pair of Fair Isle fingerless mitts! Knitwear designer Tanis Gray shows you how, without shaping, step by step. You'll learn to work key techniques including afterthought thumb, Latvian braid, double-pointed knitting and more.

Details

  • intermediate
  • 5 episodes
  • 1h45m

Included in this Class

1. Casting On
31m

1. Casting On

Get started as Tanis goes over the materials you'll need for your project. Then prepare your chart and discover the best way to cast on for circular knitting and get into the meat of the pattern.

2. Latvian Braid
17m

2. Latvian Braid

The Latvian braid is a spectacular technique that adds visual interest with a 3D effect. Look at some examples, then see how to incorporate them into your colorwork.

3. Fair Isle Technique
22m

3. Fair Isle Technique

Dive into Fair Isle as you explore the English, Continental and combination styles. Tanis explains the difference between "Fair Isle" and "colorwork,” shows how to avoid twisting your yarn, and shares her favorite way to trap floats.