Instructor: Ingibjörg Sveinsdóttir
Date: Sunday, June 10, 2018
Time: 9am to 12 noon
Workshop Description: This crocheted button band looks like it is knitted horizontally, it is a beautiful finish to any Icelandic or Fair Isle cardigan. Each participant knits up a sample in the round with simple stranded colour work, then we teach you to make a crochet steek, crochet the button band into place and cut the steek.
Skill level information (INTERMEDIATE): You need to be able to knit up a sample in the round, with a simple stranded pattern, it helps if you have held a crochet hook before. Bring size 4,5mm (US 7) crochet hook and knitting needles of your choice for your preferred way of knitting in the round: double pointed needles OR longer circular needle (60 cm/24inches) to use magic loop technique.
Yarn: Participants bring their own yarn, Icelandic létt lopi or similar. Superwashed yarn is not suitable. You need three different colours. Needles: participants bring their own needles and crochet hook size 4.5 mm (US7). Hand out: Detailed description of how to make button band for you to take home.