Class Level: Intermediate|
Lopi hoodies were really popular in the seventies and continue to be so nowadays. In this class you'll learn to knit a tiny hooded Lopi sweater plus you'll get to steek it. The class contains all the techniques you'll need to know to knit and steek a hooded sweater of any size and of course Ragga's expert tips on Lopi knitting and care of
Lopi garments. Techniques covered: Provisional crochet cast on, yoke shaping, stranded knitting with 2 colors, dividing yoke into body and sleeves, loose cast off, shaping with symmetrical decreases, loose cast off, picking up stitches for hood, shaping of hood, three needle bind off, crochet steeking, finishing. Participants receive written instructions and a pattern for a tiny top down Lopi sweater.
During the class Ragga tells the participants about the Icelandic knitting heritage and how Icelanders have truly been a nation of knitters for centuries.
Supplies list: 50 yards of Lopi light in a light color and approx. 20 yards in a contrast color (can also be provided by teacher for a 5USD material fee), US5 32" circular needles (bring DPNs if you like), a piece of scrap yarn, darning needle, crochet hook size C or D.
Slater Mill Museum (View)
67 Roosevelt Avenue
Pawtucket, RI 02860
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|