WORKSHOP: HOLLI YEOH – ZIPPERS AND ENCASED EDGINGS
WORKSHOP: HOLLI YEOH – ZIPPERS AND ENCASED EDGINGS
WORKSHOP: HOLLI YEOH – ZIPPERS AND ENCASED EDGINGS
WORKSHOP: HOLLI YEOH – ZIPPERS AND ENCASED EDGINGS
The Fibre Nook

WORKSHOP: HOLLI YEOH – ZIPPERS AND ENCASED EDGINGS

Regular price $85.00

DESCRIPTION
Learn to create zipper closures that look great from both sides and hide all those messy sewing stitches. The zipper is hidden between a double facing that encloses all the raw edges. This technique can also be used to encase the selvedge when attaching button bands for a polished look. No more unsightly seams when your collar flips back and exposes the inside of your garment.

Nov. 3, 9-12 noon

SKILL LEVEL NEEDED
Knit, purl, pick up sts, bind off.

COST
$85 + GST. Note: Save 10% when you register for 2 or more of Holli's workshops using code Holli10 at checkout. Zipper required in this workshop is included.

MATERIALS TO BRING
• homework swatches (handout with description will be provided by TFN upon workshop registration)
• two colours of worsted weight yarn in a light to medium colour
• 4 mm (US 6) and 5.5 mm (US 9) knitting needles
• 4.5 mm (US 7) knitting needles (for homework swatch), not required in class
• straight pins
• sharp sewing needle
• sewing thread
• thimble (optional)
• basic knitter’s toolkit

Note on needle sizes: If you tend to be a tight or loose knitter, go up or down one size respectively, for all the needles listed.
• assortment of dpn or circular needles in size range from to 2-3 sizes smaller to 2-3 sizes larger than project needles
• crochet hook approx 3-3.5 mm (US D-3 / E-4) (exact size isn’t important)
• straight pins
• sharp sewing needle
• thread
• thimble (optional)
• fine tipped marker (Sharpie), fabric pen or tailor’s pencil
• basic knitter’s toolkit

A Note about Holli: Holli’s passion for knitting has spanned a lifetime, from learning to knit as a child to her arts degree majoring in textiles and jewelry, and a solid 15+ years of design and teaching experience. Her work has appeared in industry leading publications including Vogue Knitting, Interweave Knits, Amirisu and Twist Collective, as well as in her Ravelry shop and book Tempest, published in collaboration with Sweet Georgia Yarns. Holli feels strongly about fine craftsmanship, believing that while there’s more than one right way to do things, it’s important to do it right! To this end, she teaches skills that enable knitters to feel justified pride in their finished objects, while accommodating different knitting styles and preferences. Students leave her workshops with an arsenal of valuable techniques, deep understanding of the choices to be make in knitting, and new confidence.


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