Valentines Presents for all at the February 8th meeting!
Free Class: Fisherman's Rib Stitch at Feb. 8th Meeting
MATERIALS TO BRING IF YOU WISH TO PARTICIPATE:
1. TWO YARNS OF THE SAME WEIGHT AND TYPE - ONE DARK COLOR AND ONE LIGHT
2. CIRCULAR NEEDLE TO COMPLIMENT YARN - 16" LENGTH
3. DPNs TO COMPLIMENT YARN - 8" TO 9" LENGTH (OPTIONAL IF YOU DON'T HAVE)
Fisherman’s Rib is a squishy, reversible ribbing stitch pattern that can be used on all sorts of knitting projects from hats to sweaters. It’s super easy to work both flat and in the round, making it a versatile stitch to try in your next project. Often thought of as the “easy brioche”, the fabric created with the fisherman’s rib stitch is almost indistinguishable from basic brioche stitch. Dr. Agle will demonstrate both the one and two color stitch patterns.
Needles: When working fisherman’s rib or brioche, use a needle two to four sizes smaller than you would for stockinette stitch. The extreme depth and three-dimensionality of the stitch requires much higher tension in the yarn than a comparable flat fabric.
Yarn: Round, sturdy yarns that resist flattening or compression will create the best stitch definition. Because the fabric has such deep texture, projects worked in fisherman’s rib may require up to 35 percent more yarn than a comparable stockinette stitch project.