Professional Finishing Master Class with Avril Best

Professional Finishing Master Class with Avril Best

Come to the home of Rowan, in the company of other knitters and with Rowan Tutor Avril Best, enjoy this full weekend workshop covering professional finishing techniques: the basics and beyond.

A practical exploration of different methods; styles; tools and techniques to improve your knitting. You will work on techniques in knitting construction including cast ons and cast offs; knitting in the round; knitting backwards; sewn finishes and blocking.

Then attendees will work on' knit to fit' techniques (inspired by Sharon Brant's new book) showing you how to take the correct useful measurements and put them into action: including working those curves with short row shaping and personalising a basic pattern for you

You will go home in command of a whole battery of tools and techniques to make your knitting more comfortable and confident and sure of a beautiful finished product every time.

Participants need to bring knitting needles (straights 3.75/4mm; DPNs (3mm) and/ two circular needles (3mm) crochet hook; sharp scissors and a sewing up needle. Participants also need to knit and bring with them two or three 10cm tension squares in DK stocking stitch.
Workshop cost £100


Rowan Mill
Tutor: Avril Best
Contact Name: Katie Battey
Contact Phone: 01484 681881
Rowan Yarns, 
Green Lane Mill, 
Holmfirth, W Yorks  HD9 3AZ 
United Kingdom 
Saturday, 14 June, 2014 - 09:30 - Sunday, 15 June, 2014 - 16:30